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#11406387 - 02/10/16 07:54 PM Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass.
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Well I was going to scout sandbass this morning but my friends kid got sick at school. About two o'clock another friend calls and wanted to go chase some bass was a two hour drive but weather was to nice so said what the heck. I grabbed the 8wt and took off. I stripped and articulated baitfish pattern to be avail. I finally tied on a olive chatter sculpin. A few strips after a good sink then I would kill it and let it free fall. After a few cast before I could resume stripping the rod was almost ripped from my hands. They were real Bulldogs today. Just didn't want to give up. For about an hour right at the end of this evening they went on a feeding Tate. One just short of 8 another right at 5 two right at 4 and several others in the two to three lb range. Couldn't have been more pleasant for February.
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#11406519 - 02/10/16 08:39 PM Re: Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass. [Re: robert hunter]
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Nice dude!
If I knew you were messing around you could have come help me work on my boat.
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#11406584 - 02/10/16 08:59 PM Re: Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass. [Re: robert hunter]
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Hey I wasn't messing around lol
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#11406894 - 02/10/16 11:07 PM Re: Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass. [Re: robert hunter]
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Yea, I guess you ARE fishing and not hunting frkazoid
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#11406976 - 02/11/16 03:11 AM Re: Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass. [Re: robert hunter]
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Great Pics!!

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#11407309 - 02/11/16 08:45 AM Re: Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass. [Re: robert hunter]
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WOW , that is a nice bass ! Ok you took the 8-wt rod . If you took the 5-wt you talked about before do you think you still would have landed that biggest one without a problem ?
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#11407417 - 02/11/16 09:31 AM Re: Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass. [Re: robert hunter]
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Awesome Robert thumb

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#11407615 - 02/11/16 11:08 AM Re: Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass. [Re: robert hunter]
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Idk about with out a problem just little more interesting lol
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#11407710 - 02/11/16 11:46 AM Re: Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass. [Re: robert hunter]
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With this mild winter the grass did not die back much I was fishing heavy grass so you needed the backbone to drag them out
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#11408481 - 02/11/16 06:13 PM Re: Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass. [Re: robert hunter]
robert hunter Offline
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Ron I landed one bigger than that on my tfo 4wt in December. So it can be done but it was at a different lake in open water.
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#11410878 - 02/12/16 07:46 PM Re: Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass. [Re: robert hunter]
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I still think it takes more skill to catch them this size Robert roflmao roflmao roflmao


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#11411239 - 02/12/16 11:01 PM Re: Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass. [Re: robert hunter]
robert hunter Offline
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Hew bud I see you brought me some bait lol bolt
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#11411539 - 02/13/16 08:38 AM Re: Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass. [Re: robert hunter]
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Nice job Robert. Some Hogs there thumb
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#11411631 - 02/13/16 09:35 AM Re: Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass. [Re: robert hunter]
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Hey thanks Keith we need to hit the creek pretty quick.
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#11413286 - 02/14/16 09:40 AM Re: Took the eight weight after bass this afternoon after buddy had to bail on sandbass. [Re: robert hunter]
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coolphotos Nice fish and a solid thread. Good job. cheers
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