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#11080039 - 09/02/15 09:34 PM Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!!
Minnowkiller Online   content
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Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 980
Loc: Alvarado, TX
Well started school started for me this past Monday and I've definitely taken advantage of my free time doing some fishing down here at the coast, catching some nice specks, flounder and the occasional slot redfish, but today was different. We took a stroll down to our campus pier for a little flounder fishing, naturally I'm going to throw my redfish rods out while I try for flounder, I have 2 12' ugly sticks with an Abu 6500 spooled with 30lb mono. Caught a couple flounder when all of a sudden one of my big rods starts screaming! Took off, set the hook and the fight was on. This fish almost spooled me on the first run but finally gained some line back and dug in for the long haul. Total it took me about 45min to get it in and when I did it was a huge surprise. The whole time I was thinking I had a 50"+ redfish that picked up the live sand trout I had on the line but when I got it to the bank it was a 5'8" bullshark!! Biggest shark anyone has seen caught off the campus pier, and my biggest from the bank. I just want this to be a wake up call for the doubters of a good catfish setup, CATFISH GEAR CAN CATCH BIG FISH!!!






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#11080085 - 09/02/15 09:54 PM Re: Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!! [Re: Minnowkiller]
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Loc: saginaw,tx
Cool catch!
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#11080191 - 09/02/15 10:47 PM Re: Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!! [Re: Minnowkiller]
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Way to go Ag! Gig em
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#11080206 - 09/02/15 10:53 PM Re: Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!! [Re: Minnowkiller]
Minnowkiller Online   content
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gig em cheers


Edited by Minnowkiller (09/02/15 10:54 PM)
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#11080396 - 09/03/15 07:10 AM Re: Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!! [Re: Minnowkiller]
BrianTx01 Offline
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We are believers here. How did you rig the up?

That's a nice fish Sea Aggie.
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#11080732 - 09/03/15 09:39 AM Re: Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!! [Re: Minnowkiller]
Minnowkiller Online   content
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How did I rig the up?
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#11080905 - 09/03/15 10:57 AM Re: Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!! [Re: Minnowkiller]
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nice
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#11081715 - 09/03/15 04:38 PM Re: Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!! [Re: Minnowkiller]
stubby77 Offline
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Nice job now that a fish woot
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#11081825 - 09/03/15 05:36 PM Re: Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!! [Re: Minnowkiller]
Marine 2/3 Offline
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Registered: 06/05/11
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Loc: Fort Worth
I see you killer!!!
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#11081830 - 09/03/15 05:40 PM Re: Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!! [Re: Minnowkiller]
central texas Offline
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Registered: 07/01/07
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Loc: Belton
Miss the coast fishing, when I was in the service we would go 5 days a week. Lots of good sharks , but never a bull shark . Congrats !
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#11083573 - 09/04/15 01:18 PM Re: Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!! [Re: Minnowkiller]
onebaddj Offline
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Registered: 01/20/13
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Nice catch! I always use the same tackle for cats as I do saltwater fishing. always gotta be prepared!
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#11083783 - 09/04/15 03:09 PM Re: Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!! [Re: Minnowkiller]
BrianTx01 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Minnowkiller
How did I rig the up?


Leader, hook, bait, etc.
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#11083810 - 09/04/15 03:18 PM Re: Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!! [Re: Minnowkiller]
Minnowkiller Online   content
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Registered: 12/03/09
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Loc: Alvarado, TX
Ohhhh I gotcha, I had like a 3ft heavy duty mono redfish leader, 4oz spider weight, prob about a 14/0 circle hook with live sand trout
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#11084004 - 09/04/15 05:20 PM Re: Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!! [Re: Minnowkiller]
BankfishinDave Offline
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Registered: 01/28/08
Posts: 1334
Loc: Sachse,TX
Great fish, Nice work man!!!!
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#11084115 - 09/04/15 06:45 PM Re: Who says catfish gear can't catch big fish!!!! [Re: Minnowkiller]
WillieRip Offline
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Registered: 01/05/15
Posts: 267
Wow! 14/0!
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