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Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« on: April 21, 2015, 12:14:24 PM »
Here's a video of last weekend's shooting. TONs of fish!!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXjTr8AtwyE
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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2015, 12:22:11 PM »
Awesome Video!  I would watch that guy that you are fishing with though; he is a different dude. :chuckle:
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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2015, 12:24:34 PM »
 :tup: tons of fun right there great video
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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2015, 12:26:29 PM »
Good shooting  :tup: Sure like the bucket idea for taking off the fish  :tup:

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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2015, 12:33:36 PM »
Dang.  That's the fastest draw to shoot timing I've seen in any hunting. It looked like you never got to full draw, anchor, or aim before the arrow was gone. And you were thumping them! Good video!
Bring a GPS!  It's awkward to have to eat your buddies!

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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2015, 02:31:57 PM »
Thanks, shooting a few hundred times a day makes a huge difference. Todd, not sure if you bowfish but I'm looking for someone in your area for info. We really would like to come up there and host an event. I know that there use to be a tournament hosted there in the 90's. I've even heard there are some big fish to be had.
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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2015, 02:50:59 PM »
What size boat is that your running?

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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2015, 03:28:39 PM »
91' Alumaweld Vee Sled 2072
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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2015, 08:25:03 PM »
There used to be a tourney here. It may even still live on without any advertising, but i don't know. I can say that my wife and I were walking along the river yesterday, sat down on a park bench to rest and enjoy, and I saw a carp jump about 30 feet from shore which I told my wife was an 18 pound fish. And I guessed on the low side of what I saw. It was a 30" fish, no question.
Bring a GPS!  It's awkward to have to eat your buddies!

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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2015, 09:13:26 PM »
Video won't work for me :-(


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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2015, 09:55:02 PM »
Can you tell us more about that bow and reel you both were using?
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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2015, 10:14:45 PM »
91' Alumaweld Vee Sled 2072

Sure looked shorter than 91 feet :chuckle:

Very nice shooting.  Reminds me of the old days when Whackmaster and I used to put the hurting on them.  Now we just float around shooting arrows into the water for fun :o
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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2015, 11:14:56 PM »
"Nice Shooting Tex"  :tup: :tup:
I do like the bucket removal system you have  :tup:

What do you do with the fish at the end of the day ?
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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #13 on: April 22, 2015, 08:03:27 AM »
Most turn into fertilizer. Some turn into Catfish and Crawfish bait.
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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #14 on: April 22, 2015, 08:16:02 AM »
Looks like a great time!!
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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #15 on: April 22, 2015, 09:11:35 AM »
Thats Cool!!  :tup:
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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #16 on: April 22, 2015, 09:13:49 AM »
Wow that's cool! Nice setup. :tup:
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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #17 on: April 22, 2015, 12:09:42 PM »
Most turn into fertilizer. Some turn into Catfish and Crawfish bait.

I was wondering because I watch this show on the Sportsmen Channel called: bottom feeders.  These guys are netting carp and buffalo fish and selling them.  To whom and what there used for after that... :dunno:...I don't know.

I thought maybe you had a market for them so if you did I was going to ask that question.

But that sure looks like a lot of fun.   :tup: :tup: :tup:
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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #18 on: April 22, 2015, 02:09:42 PM »
There are a couple guys in Idaho that are making fish emulsion out of it. They'll give $.10 a lb for carp delivered. Average fish at potholes in 9lbs. I would love to have someone in the area pick up this trade, but it won't be me. I'm not ready to be the "stinky fish guy" just yet.
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Re: Potholes is HOT for bowfishing!
« Reply #19 on: April 22, 2015, 02:15:46 PM »
Cant wait. Silver arrow bowmen is having a club trip over onthe 15th of next month. I hope it doesnt slow down too much by then!

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