Summer Is Officially Over, Boat In Dry Dock

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by FullClip, Oct 1, 2020.

  1. Fanner50

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    Move to Florida, we never put out boats in dry dock. :)
     
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    To me, fall is officially here when I have to get out the flannel shirts.

    I'm heading to Guntersville Sunday to bass fish for a week and when I get back it's time to get on the water here until they pull the docks at the lake....normally in mid November.
     

  3. FullClip

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    Ha-Ha....my little boat ain't near that class, but same idea. In the spring when the salmon and trout are biting, or early summer when the bass are hammering everything tossed into the water, I gots all kinda' "friends". Come time to pull things out and get ready for winter, all the sudden they are wicked "busy" with other stuff.
     
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    And the mosquitoes are on the job year round and work overtime......
     
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    Nice boat. I winterized my little fishing boat last week. Weather will be colder with rain with only a few days to fish. I just bought a new Tacoma, and they don’t want you pulling a trailer for the first 500 miles anyway.
     
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    Rich people problems.

    I really dig the shark mouth.
     
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    I’ll know summer is over when I can turn off the A/C and open up the house. 87* today but the weather guessers say a cold front is coming so maybe soon.
     
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    Winter cover on the pool. Pump shut off.
    Ah, blessed silence.
     
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    Damn, it seems like it just thawed out up there. Time flies.
     
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    Pulled battery from the toon and then went and sat in a tree bow hunting.
     
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    Yeah probably in about three weeks or so,lol. It’s starting to get darn cool at nite, heck we had our first serious snow in October last year and it snowed up into May of this year. :fist:
     
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    I love your boat! Time on the water is special time. And we both know that a bad day fishing beats a good day at work. Captaining your own ride is a bonus.

    I hear you about "fair weather friends." They're all over you when game fish are running. OTOH, when there's work to be done...radio silence.

    I think I've earned my ride by putting over two decades of sweat-equity into engine, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems design, construction, repair and maintenance. I think this because in return my friend is so generous toward me that I have never once had to reach for my credit card when we tied up at the fuel dock with 600 gallons of air where diesel fuel needs to be.

    We're in drydock in the mid-Atlantic now undergoing some heavy maintenance, refits and modernizations. We need to winterize the fresh and raw water systems to prevent freeze damage. When we look for volunteers, we're met with nothing crickets. I guess I'll be busy for a couple of upcoming weekends. That's what genuine friends do.

    DON'T FORGET TO WINTERIZE!
     
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    When I can leave my windows open in the evening and I start making soups and chili. We're a long ways away from that considering it's still 104 here.
     
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    It was 59 this morning and hit 76 this afternoon. I spent the day bass fishing wearing shorts and even did a little wading when I got tired of riding around in the boat.
     
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    In Vegas, you know it’s fall, when it gets below 90 and the wimmin’s break the Ugg’s out.
     
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    102 on my drive home today from work (tucson).
     
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    When temps in Tucson drop below ~95 I switch from vodka tonic to St James Gate beer. :D
     
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    When it stops being 100+ degrees outside
    That’s when summer is over.