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#3198955 - 03/21/13 05:53 AM Re: Caught 420 white bass below Cheatham Dam [Re: agelesssone]
mathews338
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that's just crazy, glad they got caught.
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#3198993 - 03/21/13 07:24 AM Re: Caught 420 white bass below Cheatham Dam [Re: agelesssone]
easy45
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I would love to know what the fine will be
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#3199056 - 03/21/13 08:20 AM Re: Caught 420 white bass below Cheatham Dam [Re: easy45]
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 Originally Posted By: easy45
I would love to know what the fine will be


I would love to know that as well as, were they in this country legally and whether or not they have to pay ANYTHING.

Gonna do my best to keep track of it.
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#3199145 - 03/21/13 09:16 AM Re: Caught 420 white bass below Cheatham Dam [Re: RUGER]
beechnut
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Maybe 420 was there problem to begin with.....
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#3199174 - 03/21/13 09:34 AM Re: Caught 420 white bass below Cheatham Dam [Re: beechnut]
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That is funny right there beechnut \:D
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#3199345 - 03/21/13 11:34 AM Re: Caught 420 white bass below Cheatham Dam [Re: beechnut]
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 Originally Posted By: beechnut
Maybe 420 was there problem to begin with.....
Something has to account for that much dumb! \:\)
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#3199394 - 03/21/13 12:16 PM Re: Caught 420 white bass below Cheatham Dam [Re: vanleerbuckbuster]
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 Originally Posted By: vanleerbuckbuster
 Originally Posted By: brmaster
wow, you would think they knew better.
DUMB



they know better. they just dont care. glad they finally got busted down there.


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#3199704 - 03/21/13 04:46 PM Re: Caught 420 white bass below Cheatham Dam [Re: BlountArrow]
Mudbone
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I wonder how long it took to catch that many? I guess when they are biting like that, about 840 minutes if u can keep the pace. That is a lot of fish!! I hope the twra makes an example of them.
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#3199789 - 03/21/13 06:08 PM Re: Caught 420 white bass below Cheatham Dam [Re: Mudbone]
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This is on Doug Markham's FaceBook Page:

Wildlife officers commonly issue citations to people who keep more fish than legally allowed, but on Tuesday the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency charged four adult men with the possession of 90 fish above a long-established creel limit.
“That was 90 fish over and above the limit for each of them,” noted arresting Wildlife Officer Brad Bagwell. “The most they could have had in their total possession was 60—or 15 white bass per person-- but they had a total of 420 when they finally quit fishing.”

Also known by many anglers as stripe, this is the time of year when white bass prepare to spawn and school in rivers where eddying current creates ideal habitat for them. Experienced anglers take advantage of this late winter run in the tail-waters below Cumberland River dams.

“Part of the idea of establishing creel limits is to help spread out the amount of fish available to everyone,” noted Bagwell. “This was a lot of white bass that could have been enjoyed by others whether as table fare or just to catch and release.”
The four men, all with Nashville addresses, are set to appear in Cheatham County General Session Court April 24 for a preliminary hearing. Khamnovan Keomanychanh, 60, Kongkham Phenevongsa, 68, So Akhom, 70, and Phay Souksavong, 78, will each face charges of exceeding the daily creel limit six times.

“When I saw how many fish there were, I had the four suspects help separate them into piles of 10 fish each,” said Bagwell. “When we got all them separated there were 42 piles and that came out to 90 fish over the limit per man.”

Bagwell and assisting officers Major Cape Taylor and Wildlife Officer Eric Tummins—called by Bagwell to provide backup--confiscated as evidence ten fishing rods and reels, and the 360 white bass in excess of the legal limit.

“Sometimes we have problems with people illegally netting game fish, “ said Bagwell, “but everyone of these white bass were caught in day with rod, reels, and artificial tackle.”

You can see a picture here: https://www.facebook.com/dougmarkhamoutdoors
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#3199815 - 03/21/13 06:32 PM Re: Caught 420 white bass below Cheatham Dam [Re: agelesssone]
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Can anyone pronounce their names...lol
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