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Old 12-10-2011, 11:29 PM
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Well, it finally happened.
After sharing our pond with various denizens of the deep, one of them tried to board a ship.
It happened so quickly, we weren't sure we'd actually seen what we had seen, but when the USS Franklin D Roosevelt returned to port, there was the proof. The attacker had lost several scales on the edge of the flight deck.
It's suspected the culprit was a juvenile mullet, known to leap when the model ships approach.
Previously, we'd struck sunbaking carp, but none of them tried piracy...........
Old 12-11-2011, 12:18 AM
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A few years back I witnessed a similar incident a few miles up the road from you (Lemon Tree Passage) when a small mullet dove ahead of a boat running at speed. Unfortunately for the mullet it was an RC airboat and there were many pieces of mullet thrown in the air. I believe I have a video of the event stashed away somewhere. Got to watch those mullet!!
Old 12-11-2011, 05:09 PM
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Caught in the rudder on my Laser one day at the bay.
Old 12-12-2011, 06:29 PM
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My square-rigger USS Constitution has been attacked multiple times by carp while sailing in a local manmade pond. It is very shallow and the keel almost touches the bottom, so it's probable I simply ran into them and the fish merely expressed their discontent.
Old 12-15-2011, 08:33 PM
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Imagine trying to sail where the Asian Carp have invaded...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfG4vsJ5_xI[/youtube]

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Old 12-23-2011, 12:56 AM
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That would be what we scale warship combat skippers call a "target rich environment".

The occasional non-scale "depth charge" would tend to control the situation somewhat.....not that I endorse dynamite fishing of course.

Not at all.

Nope, not me.

You guys listening, out there in Homeland Security world?

LOL.
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ORIGINAL: hendocap

Caught in the rudder on my Laser one day at the bay.

Edible?

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We could feed starving people all over the world from this river alone!





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