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#10967636 - 07/10/15 12:56 AM New PB Marine Creek DD
Grease Bath Offline
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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 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!

Edited by steve hummert (07/10/15 07:10 AM)
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#10967641 - 07/10/15 01:13 AM Re: New PB Marine Creek DD [Re: Grease Bath]
TxDanFishMan Offline

Registered: 12/06/09
Posts: 445
Loc: Keller, Texas
Wow! great fish, congrats. Bet that was a blast in the Kayak.
You just never know when one like that is gonna bite. thanks for sharing the story.
Slide right, coming in .... Fish On!

#10967647 - 07/10/15 02:44 AM Re: New PB Marine Creek DD [Re: Grease Bath]
txfsh Offline

Registered: 03/28/04
Posts: 292
Loc: Weatherford
WOW!!!! Any time you catch a DD this time of year it a real accomplishment. I didn't know Marine Creek had that quality of fish in it and now that is the second one caught in a couple months. All I can say is WOW! Congrats to you.
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#10967649 - 07/10/15 03:19 AM Re: New PB Marine Creek DD [Re: Grease Bath]
Ken A. Online   content
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Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 9115
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
That is a True Toad bud! Congrats!!

#10967662 - 07/10/15 05:16 AM Re: New PB Marine Creek DD [Re: Grease Bath]
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Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 367
Loc: Jacksonville, FL
Great fish! congrats!
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#10967702 - 07/10/15 06:32 AM Re: New PB Marine Creek DD [Re: Grease Bath]
Lee in Texas Offline
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Registered: 03/23/13
Posts: 9137
Loc: Wise County Texas
Nice!!! Knew there are some nice size fish in there.....
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#10967724 - 07/10/15 06:55 AM Re: New PB Marine Creek DD [Re: Grease Bath]
timwins31 Offline
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Registered: 02/04/11
Posts: 5545
Loc: DFW
Awesome man. And another pic of a LEGIT 10 lber. That fish looks HUGE dude. If you had told me it weighed 12 I'd believe it.


#10967735 - 07/10/15 07:07 AM Re: New PB Marine Creek DD [Re: Grease Bath]
Brent S Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/04/13
Posts: 3094
Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
Wow that fish is huge. You catch it on a plastic?
Brent Shimanek

#10967745 - 07/10/15 07:19 AM Re: New PB Marine Creek DD [Re: Grease Bath]
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/11/10
Posts: 2026
Loc: Arlington,Tx
Congrats on a great bass!!!!

#10967766 - 07/10/15 07:34 AM Re: New PB Marine Creek DD [Re: Grease Bath]
lipjerk Online   content
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Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 2290
Loc: Lantana,Tx
Congrats awesome fish, that's a truck!

#10967770 - 07/10/15 07:38 AM Re: New PB Marine Creek DD [Re: Grease Bath]
Jersey Dan Offline

Registered: 01/01/07
Posts: 6427
Loc: your sisters house
Very impressive

#10967798 - 07/10/15 07:53 AM Re: New PB Marine Creek DD [Re: Grease Bath]
HatCamBass Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/21/09
Posts: 1067
Loc: Ray Hubbard
Great pics. Congrats!

Jeff Amaro

#10967815 - 07/10/15 08:02 AM Re: New PB Marine Creek DD [Re: Grease Bath]
collincountytx Offline
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Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 14252
Loc: Dallas, TX
Awesome! Fat, fat bass!

#10967828 - 07/10/15 08:07 AM Re: New PB Marine Creek DD [Re: Grease Bath]
Kevin Bryant Offline
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Registered: 09/23/04
Posts: 3549
How accurate were those scales? That fish has got to be bigger than 10.47....
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#10967860 - 07/10/15 08:22 AM Re: New PB Marine Creek DD [Re: Grease Bath]
GrassProShop Jim Offline
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Registered: 01/19/10
Posts: 1417
Loc: Grapevine, TX
Looks like I need to explore some new bodies of water in my yak!

Congrats on the awesome catch!!
"Hoping to catch a double digit!"
Personal Best LMB - 7.1 pounds - Caught from pond on 3-15-15
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