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#11458212 - 03/05/16 08:05 PM Accidently snagged this sucker on ultra light gear...
MrNovice Offline
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...and it took about 20 minutes to wear him out, so I could retrieve my lure back. 4lb test line and got him right through the top fin!


Edited by MrNovice (03/05/16 08:09 PM)
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#11458261 - 03/05/16 08:29 PM Re: Accidently snagged this sucker on ultra light gear... [Re: MrNovice]
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Bet you thought you hooked a monster bass at first! Rooster tails are a great lure

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#11458281 - 03/05/16 08:36 PM Re: Accidently snagged this sucker on ultra light gear... [Re: CopenhagenPete]
MrNovice Offline
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Originally Posted By: CopenhagenPete
Bet you thought you hooked a monster bass at first! Rooster tails are a great lure


I wasn't sure what it was for the first 10 minutes. He kept pulling my line out everytime I got him close. Then he finally floated sideways and I saw I had snagged him. Took another 10 minutes of wearing him out to finally beach him.
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#11458338 - 03/05/16 09:16 PM Re: Accidently snagged this sucker on ultra light gear... [Re: MrNovice]
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#11467449 - 03/09/16 09:35 PM Re: Accidently snagged this sucker on ultra light gear... [Re: MrNovice]
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Nice smallmouth buffalo! And yes, a member of the sucker family! grin cheers


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#11470738 - 03/11/16 09:45 AM Re: Accidently snagged this sucker on ultra light gear... [Re: MrNovice]
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Bet that was a blast on that small tackle! Congrats!
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#11483086 - 03/17/16 08:43 AM Re: Accidently snagged this sucker on ultra light gear... [Re: Nathan at Fork]
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Originally Posted By: Nathan at Fork
Bet that was a blast on that small tackle! Congrats!







Plus #1.

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#11492999 - 03/22/16 09:18 AM Re: Accidently snagged this sucker on ultra light gear... [Re: MrNovice]
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great job on 4lb line eeks
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#11493178 - 03/22/16 10:20 AM Re: Accidently snagged this sucker on ultra light gear... [Re: SOCALCARPER]
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Originally Posted By: SoCalarper
great job on 4lb line eeks






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#11493191 - 03/22/16 10:25 AM Re: Accidently snagged this sucker on ultra light gear... [Re: MrNovice]
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Did you harvest the meat?
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#11493263 - 03/22/16 10:47 AM Re: Accidently snagged this sucker on ultra light gear... [Re: MrNovice]
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That's a nice blue fin tuna you caught

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#11493798 - 03/22/16 02:20 PM Re: Accidently snagged this sucker on ultra light gear... [Re: MrNovice]
MrNovice Offline
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I let him go, he's still there maybe. Looked like he took some damage tunneling through the dam at Lavon when it was pouring out, or maybe those are fat sores from sitting on the bottom so long? I heard they are okay to eat (oily) and nice white meat, but those scales were the size of half dollars and I would have made a huge bloody mess. Fish that big always scare me that I'll find worms or something in the meat. He was fun to land though, much harder since I snagged him I'm sure, but I'd love to do it again in a heartbeat!


Edited by MrNovice (03/22/16 03:46 PM)
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#11493807 - 03/22/16 02:22 PM Re: Accidently snagged this sucker on ultra light gear... [Re: MrNovice]
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You should have taken a picture with the fish like a true carper and posed in a very provocative position with the fish

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#11493835 - 03/22/16 02:34 PM Re: Accidently snagged this sucker on ultra light gear... [Re: Huckleberry]
MrNovice Offline
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Originally Posted By: Huckleberry
You should have taken a picture with the fish like a true carper and posed in a very provocative position with the fish


Pose with it in front of me, holding it closer to the camera so it looks like it's 4 ft long and 3 ft tall, lol! By the way, that is my size 12 Nike beside him. He made my feet look midget sized.


Edited by MrNovice (03/22/16 02:35 PM)
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