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#10967616 - 07/10/15 12:17 AM New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!!
Grease Bath Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/15/11
Posts: 1694
Loc: Ft. Worth
Last night(this evening) I got to fish my first Mariner Sails Working Mans event of the year and boy am I glad I did! It was a little windier than I'd like out there but it was only three and a half hours of fishing on a lake I know pretty well, so "what the hell". The evening started pretty slow on my favorite spot, so I did what everyone does and beat the bank looking for a small limit. I caught my first fish shallow on a TX-rigged craw(14.75),then my second(14") on a trap, third (10")on a Bass Pro Stick-o, and fourth(10") on a Bass Pro Speed shad. To say I was killing it was definitely an overstatement...

The wind was persistent but I knew I only needed one last fish for a small limit. The last hour of the tournament I went to an area I've fished dozens of times. I knew where some off shore structure was so I set-up casting upwind to hold my position. It didn't take five minutes and I felt a tick in my line. I gave the bass a quick second before I drove the hook home in what was soon to be my biggest bass (officially) in North Texas. After a pretty decent battle at the boat and me screaming that I had a F*CKING MONSTER to some of the other kayakers, the short battle was over and she was mine, a 24.75" 10.47lbs. Marine Creek beauty....(thanks for the scale NINJA!!)



Photo cred goes to Bryan, thanks bud thumb (if anyone else snapped some pics please PM them to me if you don't mind)




I ended up taking 1st and Big Bass, Thanks to Bryan Row, Jason Delfraise, Duc Tran(even though he was absent), Aris Tsamis, and everyone responsible for putting on these events! They sure are a great way to get out and grow the sport!





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#10967666 - 07/10/15 05:33 AM Re: New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!! [Re: Grease Bath]
Fish ZoMbiE Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 03/25/09
Posts: 9822
Heavy in deed cheers
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#10967683 - 07/10/15 05:58 AM Re: New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!! [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
armadillomojo Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/28/11
Posts: 2510
Loc: Cleburne,Tx
NICE! Congrats on the new PB Matt! thumb

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#10967728 - 07/10/15 07:00 AM Re: New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!! [Re: Grease Bath]
pelican Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/27/11
Posts: 2428
Loc: Grapevine
Congrats Matt, were you surprised / shocked when you realized what was on the other end? OMG
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#10967730 - 07/10/15 07:01 AM Re: New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!! [Re: Grease Bath]
RobMoe Offline
Angler

Registered: 06/25/14
Posts: 322
WOW!!! Nice fish man! Congrats on the DD and the win!

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#10967759 - 07/10/15 07:30 AM Re: New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!! [Re: Grease Bath]
stanh Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/14/12
Posts: 27
Loc: Richland Hills, TX
WOW! That is fantastic! Congratulations, Grease Bath.

Stan

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#10967775 - 07/10/15 07:42 AM Re: New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!! [Re: Grease Bath]
pontiactech Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/18/12
Posts: 1024
Loc: Haltom City Tx
Congrats again Matt was a beauty !!!!!!!!

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#10967847 - 07/10/15 08:17 AM Re: New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!! [Re: Grease Bath]
Todd™ Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 01/21/11
Posts: 3372
Loc: On my kayak
Big bass Matt! Congrats dude!!! That's one nice chunk! cheers
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#10967926 - 07/10/15 08:47 AM Re: New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!! [Re: Grease Bath]
BankBassin Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/14/11
Posts: 1163
Loc: Allen, Texas 75002
That's an awesome fish! Was she released to fight again another day?
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#10967927 - 07/10/15 08:47 AM Re: New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!! [Re: Grease Bath]
Astro77 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/03/13
Posts: 940
Loc: Tyler, TX
Thats a fatty, nice catch cheers
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#10967947 - 07/10/15 08:52 AM Re: New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!! [Re: Grease Bath]
GrantGoodner Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/21/14
Posts: 29
Loc: Austin TX
Congrats nice fish!
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#10968006 - 07/10/15 09:10 AM Re: New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!! [Re: Grease Bath]
Txwhitacre Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/26/11
Posts: 1707
Loc: Lakeside, TX
Super fish Matt! Its a really Pig.

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#10968064 - 07/10/15 09:27 AM Re: New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!! [Re: Grease Bath]
Rhino68W Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/06/14
Posts: 6257
Loc: Benbrook, TX
To say I am jealous would be an understatement! Great stuff and congratulations!!!

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#10968096 - 07/10/15 09:43 AM Re: New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!! [Re: Grease Bath]
txfireman2004 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/12/11
Posts: 80
Loc: Texas
Nice! Especially for that lake.

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#10968411 - 07/10/15 11:51 AM Re: New PB -- DD @ the Mariner Sails Working Mans!!! [Re: Grease Bath]
HERROUTDOORS Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/12/02
Posts: 2515
Loc: Richardson, Texas
That's awesome

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