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#11740701 - 07/25/16 08:38 AM I finally got an over on fork
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I was fishing the cowboy bass church tournament and around 1:00 pm I got a bit ( under a dock) and set the hook. She came up and I knew it was an over. She was long.. 24 1/2 inches long. Got her in the boat and man it was an ugly fish. Long and skinny like me and just about as ugly. Took her to weigh in and she was 5.99 lbs. Her mouth was a 8 to 9 lber but not her body. I finally get an over but not what I was expecting for an over. To bad it was not a paper tournament.
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#11740708 - 07/25/16 08:41 AM Re: I finally got an over on fork [Re: coachallentca]
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Originally Posted By: coachallentca
I was fishing the cowboy bass church tournament and around 1:00 pm I got a bit ( under a dock) and set the hook. She came up and I knew it was an over. She was long.. 24 1/2 inches long. Got her in the boat and man it was an ugly fish. Long and skinny like me and just about as ugly. Took her to weigh in and she was 5.99 lbs. Her mouth was a 8 to 9 lber but not her body. I finally get an over but not what I was expecting for an over. To bad it was not a paper tournament.


Not sure why it would matter if it was a paper tournament, Either way it counts
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#11740731 - 07/25/16 08:54 AM Re: I finally got an over on fork [Re: coachallentca]
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Because if it was a paper tournament... the weight on 24.5" fish is closer to 8.82lb.

see this link: TPWD Bass Weight Estimation Chart

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#11740842 - 07/25/16 09:53 AM Re: I finally got an over on fork [Re: dandeeks]
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Ohhhh, the only paper tournaments I have ever fished were catch, weigh then take photo, none of this well it probally weighed this according to this method.
But ok.
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#11740971 - 07/25/16 10:51 AM Re: I finally got an over on fork [Re: coachallentca]
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I wonder if this might have been the reason for the skinny fish that you caught?

http://www.bassresource.com/fish_biology/skinny-fish.html

Originally Posted By: coachallentca
I was fishing the cowboy bass church tournament and around 1:00 pm I got a bit ( under a dock) and set the hook. She came up and I knew it was an over. She was long.. 24 1/2 inches long. Got her in the boat and man it was an ugly fish. Long and skinny like me and just about as ugly. Took her to weigh in and she was 5.99 lbs. Her mouth was a 8 to 9 lber but not her body. I finally get an over but not what I was expecting for an over. To bad it was not a paper tournament.

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#11741050 - 07/25/16 11:23 AM Re: I finally got an over on fork [Re: coachallentca]
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Originally Posted By: coachallentca
Got her in the boat and man it was an ugly fish. Long and skinny like me and just about as ugly.


ANY Over in a Tournaments is GORGEOUS!! I don't care how skinny they are! thumb

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#11741103 - 07/25/16 11:44 AM Re: I finally got an over on fork [Re: coachallentca]
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Exactly.... Quit telling the story. roflmao


You've got an over! bow_down

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#11741185 - 07/25/16 12:30 PM Re: I finally got an over on fork [Re: coachallentca]
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good job

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#11741202 - 07/25/16 12:43 PM Re: I finally got an over on fork [Re: Ken A.]
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Originally Posted By: Ken A.
Originally Posted By: coachallentca
Got her in the boat and man it was an ugly fish. Long and skinny like me and just about as ugly.


ANY Over in a Tournaments is GORGEOUS!! I don't care how skinny they are! thumb


and we did win with her..
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#11741204 - 07/25/16 12:44 PM Re: I finally got an over on fork [Re: coachallentca]
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cheers peep

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#11741246 - 07/25/16 01:13 PM Re: I finally got an over on fork [Re: coachallentca]
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That is the smallest over I have heard of, seen some in the 6's but not 5+, over is a over congrats on the win.
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#11741249 - 07/25/16 01:14 PM Re: I finally got an over on fork [Re: coachallentca]
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Looks like the Whiteys took it's food.
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#11741758 - 07/25/16 05:38 PM Re: I finally got an over on fork [Re: coachallentca]
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thumb Good to meet you out there that afternoon. Congrats!---Whitt
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#11742432 - 07/26/16 06:05 AM Re: I finally got an over on fork [Re: B.Hollingshead]
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Originally Posted By: B.Hollingshead
That is the smallest over I have heard of, seen some in the 6's but not 5+, over is a over congrats on the win.


There was a 5.74 in an event a couple years ago. Might have been Sealy Outdoors. It was one of the big events at Fork.

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#11742489 - 07/26/16 07:21 AM Re: I finally got an over on fork [Re: coachallentca]
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You sure you didn't catch a striper
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