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#12438321 - 09/23/17 09:12 AM Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass}
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Just don't do it!! Unless you have a huge fish and can get it weighed on certified scales you just give a forum to every critic in bass fishing to bad mouth your catch. Have you ever noticed that this seems to be a trait of bass fishermen? I have never seen a pic of a big crappie that was said to weigh two and a quarter be bashed. Catfish? Can't recall any.Just bass. Says something about our crowd perhaps? IDK
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#12438329 - 09/23/17 09:20 AM Re: Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass} [Re: Fish AKA Jerry]
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But that's the fun of it. Love to see, "Guess The Weight" threads.
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#12438364 - 09/23/17 10:13 AM Re: Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass} [Re: Fish AKA Jerry]
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Some horribly gross over estimate their fishes weight.

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#12438383 - 09/23/17 10:25 AM Re: Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass} [Re: grout-scout]
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And some get horribly too offended by someone else's "over estimation"

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#12438384 - 09/23/17 10:26 AM Re: Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass} [Re: Fish AKA Jerry]
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My wife has been lied to for years about size, is it really that big of a deal ? (Pun intended)

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#12438758 - 09/23/17 05:00 PM Re: Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass} [Re: Fish AKA Jerry]
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I wouldn't get too upset by the opinions of some of the people on this forum.....there are some real winners.
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#12438800 - 09/23/17 05:26 PM Re: Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass} [Re: Fish AKA Jerry]
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It's easier for people to be jackholes behind a keyboard than to say, "Nice fish!" and move on.


Edited by M. Alexander (09/23/17 05:27 PM)
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#12438907 - 09/23/17 07:00 PM Re: Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass} [Re: Fish AKA Jerry]
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I trust my Boga to get me within 1/4 lb or less. If someone wants to look at my photo and say they can tell more than I can looking at my scale more power to them.
But I do get your point.
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#12439131 - 09/23/17 10:01 PM Re: Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass} [Re: ko bass attack 27]
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Originally Posted By: ko bass attack 27
My wife has been lied to for years about size, is it really that big of a deal ? (Pun intended)


I'd say on average it's not that big of a deal..
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#12439301 - 09/24/17 08:38 AM Re: Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass} [Re: Fish AKA Jerry]
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5.2lbs. Yesterday. Stock pond X

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#12439310 - 09/24/17 08:51 AM Re: Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass} [Re: Fish AKA Jerry]
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nice 2 pounder Collin LOL
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#12439312 - 09/24/17 08:51 AM Re: Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass} [Re: Fish AKA Jerry]
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#12439324 - 09/24/17 09:00 AM Re: Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass} [Re: Fish AKA Jerry]
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#12439340 - 09/24/17 09:12 AM Re: Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass} [Re: Fish AKA Jerry]
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Very nice!

Look at the size of that thumb--must weigh a pound or two itself! thumb
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#12439397 - 09/24/17 09:56 AM Re: Advice for posting weights of fish. {at least bass} [Re: Fish AKA Jerry]
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Originally Posted By: Fish AKA Jerry
Just don't do it!! Unless you have a huge fish and can get it weighed on certified scales you just give a forum to every critic in bass fishing to bad mouth your catch. Have you ever noticed that this seems to be a trait of bass fishermen? I have never seen a pic of a big crappie that was said to weigh two and a quarter be bashed. Catfish? Can't recall any.Just bass. Says something about our crowd perhaps? IDK


The only thing that bass fishermen lie about more than the weight of their fish is How fast their boat will run! LOL

It's all about the camera angle and how far the fish is from the camera Jerry. I've seen six pounders that look like ten and I have seen 10 pounders that look like six. You know what I'm talking about. wink


Edited by Ken A. (09/24/17 09:59 AM)

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