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hawkeye7708 02-22-2012 10:29 AM

Watersports helping out with the Illinois River carp
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...otation_227057


haha this is hilarious. Taking boarding and skiing to a whole different place

wakerider111 02-22-2012 10:53 AM

funny stuff.
the skier does the splits trying to bat one of the fish at 2:20. :D

wakerider111 02-22-2012 10:56 AM

AND apparently Elmo from sesame street was there riding the boat.
Elmo laugh at 2:30
made me laugh even more than the skier doin' spits

great find. havn't laughed so hard. great way to start my day before work

jfergus7 02-22-2012 12:23 PM

Seen this video several times the last few weeks and still laughing just as hard!

hawkeye7708 02-23-2012 7:54 AM

Showed this to a buddy during one of our lectures.... bad idea. We were laughing quietly at it... then the dude whipped out the sword haha Cover was blown. Jim, I agree. It's like a christmas fruitcake, it just keeps on giving.

srock 02-24-2012 8:15 AM

Interesting group of guys. I can see how the carp ruin the ability use the water, brutal.

DealsGapCobra 02-24-2012 8:47 AM

That was pretty funny but what a bummer to have a waterway ruined by these fish. Has anyone here experienced this?

dyost 02-25-2012 7:46 AM

Rob I used to ride that river all the time, and a bunch of my riding buddies are still up there. The fish really don't bother while you're riding. Wake boats don't excite them that much. It's shallow water, aluminum johnboats, and outboard motors that really get them going.

Having said that, I have seen two people get hit while riding, but that's over three seasons averaging 2-3 days a week from mid march to late oct. so it's pretty rare.


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