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    Should I go fishin hobo style under the bridge today?

    It's been raining, I'm not in a fantastic mood, and I think getting my line wet down at the river might be a good way to finish things off. Do you think I'll get shanked by hobos? My MTB ride got cancelled since it's been raining all day.

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    Skip the fishing and just go drinking hobo style.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim311
    It's been raining, I'm not in a fantastic mood, and I think getting my line wet down at the river might be a good way to finish things off. Do you think I'll get shanked by hobos? My MTB ride got cancelled since it's been raining all day.
    People fishing near bridges should be shanked by hobos. A few months ago, I was riding my bike across a bridge that people use for fishing. When one of the fishermen was casting, he did not look back and almost planted a fish hook into my face. Since then I have not been having good thoughts about fishing on or near bridges.
    I try to be perfectly civil, until someone really pisses me off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mymilkexpired
    Skip the fishing and just go drinking hobo style.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lot8con8
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    Must be rich hobo's in your 'hood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mymilkexpired
    Skip the fishing and just go drinking hobo style.

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    I was swimming at the Ichetucknee after some NNCing and there was a hobo under the bridge. He shouted across to me "How far is it to the Suwannee?" I replied that it was about 10 miles and he threw his hands up as if I had told him it was clear across the country. Apparently he didn't feel like walking that far. He was laying in his underwear under the overpass

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkS
    People fishing near bridges should be shanked by hobos. A few months ago, I was riding my bike across a bridge that people use for fishing. When one of the fishermen was casting, he did not look back and almost planted a fish hook into my face. Since then I have not been having good thoughts about fishing on or near bridges.
    I'm not fishing ON the bridge, that would be suicidal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim311
    I was swimming at the Ichetucknee after some NNCing and there was a hobo under the bridge. He shouted across to me "How far is it to the Suwannee?" I replied that it was about 10 miles and he threw his hands up as if I had told him it was clear across the country. Apparently he didn't feel like walking that far. He was laying in his underwear under the overpass
    I love the Ichetucknee.

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    Quote Originally Posted by c_kyle
    I love the Ichetucknee.
    Me too man. One of my favorite road bike rides is to park my car at the Itchy bridge, and ride out the Branford and back. It's like a 32 mile ride or something. Once I get back to the car I head down to the river and jump in for a swim. The current is swift there but damn it feels good, that water is ice cold. It's a great place to hang out aside from the hobos in their underwear. But I guess in my bike shorts I probably look like I'm in my underwear too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim311
    I'm not fishing ON the bridge, that would be suicidal.
    At least someone would see your death (or dead body). If you get shanked under the bridge, no one will see it and who knows how long it will take to discover your corpse.
    I try to be perfectly civil, until someone really pisses me off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkS
    At least someone would see your death (or dead body). If you get shanked under the bridge, no one will see it and who knows how long it will take to discover your corpse.



    Good point. Maybe I'll just go home and read a book on the porch and watch it rain.

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    htfu

    get your line wet

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    Here's me at the bottom of the headspring last year.


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    Quote Originally Posted by bane
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    Code-o-rama.
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    Awesome pic. I miss the springs in central Fla.

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    I'm not sure if I've made it to the very head spring. I always just tube from the tram points. It is definitely a gorgeous place to swim and hang out, but there are just too many damn people there during the summers, it's hard to enjoy when you feel like sardines.

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    a bad day of fishing is better than a good day of work... 'nuff said.

    go wet your line and put a bend in your rod!

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    you calling me a hobo? well my stepson anyway....

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    you might as well have gone to Taco Bell and had a Zima while dropping a blotter and snorting Tabasco. OMFG. ~ttug

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    Boo and Jackson also love to fish.
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    you might as well have gone to Taco Bell and had a Zima while dropping a blotter and snorting Tabasco. OMFG. ~ttug

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    That is Blue Hole spring. I was trying to remember how deep it was...37'. That's the deepest I've...snorkeled.

    That day, we swam the whole river, then came back and messed around in Blue Hole. That was the most fun I'd had in a long time. I'm ready to go back. I have a wetsuit now, so no hypothermia...unlike last time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bismo37
    Awesome pic. I miss the springs in central Fla.
    Blue Springs is a beautiful place full of fish.

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    you might as well have gone to Taco Bell and had a Zima while dropping a blotter and snorting Tabasco. OMFG. ~ttug

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    I got lazy last night and didn't go. Just wasn't feeling it I guess. The good news is that I didn't get stabbed by hobos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bane
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    I'll ride my MTB tomorrow for the group ride. Not sure what I'll do today after work. Either try to go fishing, or go for a run. I really need to pick up some fishin' worms but nobody locally sells them

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