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crappieman67
02-21-2009, 06:07 PM
Hit it o dark 30, Trolled for 3 hour without a hit. Set up around the boat rental area to drift some crawlers, Inflated. Nothing for 10 mins then Bam, fish hits and takes off, 3 or 4 minutes later I see a big fish on the other end very nice trout, so I really take my time and a few minutes later fish in the net. It's a brute, but you can tell it's a planter, No Tail, But the shoulders on this fish, it was 24" L at it's widest point 7" girth and then went down to 2" by it's tail as you can see in the images. I tried to gets weight but the shack was closed, So I assume 6+ pound Easy.
http://img153.imageshack.us/img153/734/lenthrg3.th.jpg (http://img153.imageshack.us/my.php?image=lenthrg3.jpg)
http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/2648/img1843gc0.th.jpg (http://img12.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img1843gc0.jpg)
http://img153.imageshack.us/img153/1985/girthpk4.th.jpg (http://img153.imageshack.us/my.php?image=girthpk4.jpg)

Get my line back in the water 1/2 hour later same rod goes off and it feels pretty good, get it to the boat, 20" catfish, released. Another bite hear and there nothing sticking. Troll around for a few more hour for nothing, threw everthing at them.
http://img153.imageshack.us/img153/6951/img1833gd9.th.jpg (http://img153.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img1833gd9.jpg)
http://img153.imageshack.us/img153/3764/img1821vw5.th.jpg (http://img153.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img1821vw5.jpg)
Great day out there a little slow, just good to be out. The place was packed with bankers and about 8 boats. No one seemed to get alot of fish that I could see or hear, but there where some fish being caught.
http://img13.imageshack.us/img13/1969/img1837lp3.th.jpg (http://img13.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img1837lp3.jpg)

Owe Yeah got the stars on the boat now :D :D


Chris

ShamWow
02-21-2009, 06:14 PM
Good deal. Whats that big bobber? Looks like a bbq. Lol.

crappieman67
02-21-2009, 06:16 PM
Thanks, it's a Floating cooler, holds a twelve pack!!!!! :D ;D :D ;D :D

ShamWow
02-21-2009, 06:19 PM
Thanks, it's a Floating cooler, holds a twelve pack!!!!! :D ;D :D ;D :D


Aahahhahah, good deal man...what a cool day.

fishingfan
02-21-2009, 07:13 PM
wow. nice fishey! ;D thx for the report

tyeroflies
02-21-2009, 09:12 PM
Good job Chris. Nice fat fish.

freon
02-21-2009, 09:15 PM
Nice pig Chris, congrats on the good day ;)