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#11128419 - 09/25/15 11:30 PM 2/0 through the eyes of a 6" perch
kiteman Offline

Registered: 06/06/14
Posts: 22
I caught a small perch with a bass bait. The 2/0 hook went through both the eyes and it was bloody. I've ready they rarely live when you hook them in places like the eyes. So, I cut his head off and threw him back. Is that bad? What's crazy is about 3 minutes later I saw a massive LMB swallow that carcass whole, so at least someone benefited from the kill.

#11128438 - 09/26/15 12:13 AM Re: 2/0 through the eyes of a 6" perch [Re: kiteman]
Ox190 Offline
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Registered: 01/19/06
Posts: 6026
Loc: Grapevine,TX
Yup should have left the hook in him and tossed him back in.
"There has never been an occasion where a people gave up their weapons in the interest of peace that didn't end in their massacre." Louis L'Amour

#11128673 - 09/26/15 09:05 AM Re: 2/0 through the eyes of a 6" perch [Re: kiteman]
361V Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 3964
Loc: somervell county
Yep, should have taken the 2/0 hook out and replaced it w/a 5/0 hook...attached to your line! That "massive LMB that swallowed the carcass whole" would be your bass!

#11128678 - 09/26/15 09:10 AM Re: 2/0 through the eyes of a 6" perch [Re: kiteman]
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Registered: 01/09/15
Posts: 2210
Loc: Plano
Bass waiting down below, waiting for you to toss it back, it saw your lure and the perch and said I'll take the perch and waited


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