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Alright guys I know all competing in the Bass tournament are fired up and time is money, but... I fished in several tournaments also. Yesterday we fished the east end with great success other than nearly being ran over in my friends boat on 2 seperate occassions. Both times we were heading through the Brule in the neck down areas which offer very limited wiggle room. These boats never broke speed coming directly at us at an estimated 60 mph. Thats ridiculous! Obviously sporting your flashy shirts with your hats on backwards probably had too tight of a squeeze on your little brains. PLEASE NOTE! No Fish is worth risking my life for! I could care less if your willing to trade your own for a smallie! Also make no mistake about the fact that boat collisions do happen and yes they are ugly! On the otherhand I did run into another tournament fisherman whom harnessed some common sense and courtesy on the lake. So trying not to generalize, but come on! If your familiar with the last red/Green exiting the brule into the East end this is where we were nearly erased (TWICE). We hugged the inside heading east not having any idea where the rocket was heading as he screamed right at us. As we completely let of the throttle he flew past us as if we were in the wrong! Note to this gentleman I surely hope you realize your not that much of a "big shot", and just because I wasn't in my "big boat" doesn't give you the right to run me over with your overpriced sparkly rocket powered smallmouth chaser. Hope the Lake police can catch up with you! Most of all hope you don't kill anyone with your senseless behavior. Also note to tournament directors please advise participants that this is not accepted practice. Killing someone will surely hinder the growth of this tournament! Try stay alive out there!


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