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#12564726 - 01/04/18 08:35 PM Re: How would you land a 150#er? [Re: Sumfish]
Capt. Michael Littlejohn Offline
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Registered: 02/04/04
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Weighing in the net is by far the best way to go for the fish if you are trying to get a ball park weight on a heavier Fish. We do that with all our fish tha look 60lbs and up
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#12564820 - 01/04/18 09:40 PM Re: How would you land a 150#er? [Re: Sumfish]
clk Offline

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#12565363 - 01/05/18 11:18 AM Re: How would you land a 150#er? [Re: WillieRip]
Blues Offline
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Registered: 01/23/12
Posts: 2015
Originally Posted By: WillieRip
Originally Posted By: Blues
That's why big fish should be weighed in a sling or left in the net, so they are supported. I get what you're saying but big fish can be handled with the fish's
safety in mind.

That sounds great, but how many fishermen are going to do hat? What can be done and what is being done are two different things. Big Sam is exactly right.

I can assure you on my boat he'd be weighed and returned quickly, unless I'm in a tourney. Can't control what others do. No pick up rides or hacked up, I weigh them and let them go where I catch them. American Weigh Scales and a few other places sell scales that go up to 150+ and they are certifiable.

#12566754 - 01/06/18 06:18 PM Re: How would you land a 150#er? [Re: Sumfish]
Muzzlebrake Offline
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Registered: 12/26/14
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Loc: Euless
Is that Shelby Stanga's boat? Looks like something he might have for fishing.

Edited by Muzzlebrake (01/06/18 06:25 PM)
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#12569446 - 01/08/18 05:37 PM Re: How would you land a 150#er? [Re: Sumfish]
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#12574318 - 01/11/18 04:14 PM Re: How would you land a 150#er? [Re: Sumfish]
WhiskerFisher Offline
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Registered: 01/10/18
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Lol, if I landed a catfish that big, it would either snap my line, or my rod, and then probably pull the remainders of my pole and reel into the water back with it, never to be seen again. :P

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