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Ready to mount my new PB (11.6) on the wall... #13086657 03/09/19 01:01 AM
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Yep, ready to mount my 11.6 PB (personal best) on the wall.

Finally got around to framing her up (16x16x2") shadow box style frame.

Added the lure, the line, and the permits.

Won't have to dust her off ever, and, in fact, can still go out and fight her again even... if I get so lucky, she's probably a teener this year! banana

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PS Framed her myself, had to get into the framing business back in '83, too much of my own art to display.

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Re: Ready to mount my new PB on the wall... [Re: otay michael] #13086718 03/09/19 01:59 AM
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thumb Great idea and presentation. Thanks for sharing....


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Re: Ready to mount my new PB on the wall... [Re: otay michael] #13086719 03/09/19 02:00 AM
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Re: Ready to mount my new PB on the wall... [Re: otay michael] #13086860 03/09/19 04:46 AM
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Nice fish and nicely done! Good job. cheers Congratulations on the DD! thumb


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Re: Ready to mount my new PB on the wall... [Re: otay michael] #13086869 03/09/19 05:02 AM
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Man I really like that idea! I decided not to get a replica of my PB 11.62 this summer for the same reasons listed. But this might just be the ticket!


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Re: Ready to mount my new PB on the wall... [Re: otay michael] #13086953 03/09/19 01:00 PM
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I'm still on the fence about getting a replica made. Thinking its a lot of $$$ to hang on the wall in the garage.

Re: Ready to mount my new PB on the wall... [Re: tmd11111] #13086955 03/09/19 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by tmd11111
I'm still on the fence about getting a replica made. Thinking its a lot of $$$ to hang on the wall in the garage.


I've wasted more on less....

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Great Idea............I like it


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Re: Ready to mount my new PB on the wall... [Re: otay michael] #13087602 03/10/19 04:55 AM
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Thanks folks.
My previous PB was a 9.4, got her on a Whopper Plopper. Framed the photo of her, the lure, permits etc.. This will look real nice right next to it. Have one framed of my wife fighting her first ever bass, then holding it up (a 2 pounder, she was so proud), and permit and her lure (Storm swimbait, which she named 'Charlie'- women). Great memories.


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Originally Posted by Txduckhunter
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I'm still on the fence about getting a replica made. Thinking its a lot of $$$ to hang on the wall in the garage.


I've wasted more on less....


Sounds like something I would say. Now I gotta eat my words

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Originally Posted by tmd11111
I'm still on the fence about getting a replica made. Thinking its a lot of $$$ to hang on the wall in the garage.

IF It's done well it should be hung with pride in a place of prominence in your home, Just like artwork .And, If its only mediocre work don't get it done! Congratulations!

Re: Ready to mount my new PB on the wall... [Re: banker-always fishing] #13087836 03/10/19 03:59 PM
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Originally Posted by banker-always fishing
Nice fish and nicely done! Good job. cheers Congratulations on the DD! thumb






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Otay, Hodges, San V or where Michael?

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Re: Ready to mount my new PB on the wall... [Re: Mike Keenan] #13088386 03/11/19 05:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Mike Keenan
Otay, Hodges, San V or where Michael?


Hi Mike.
Caught this monster on my namesake lake, Otay Lake, south San Diego (Chula Vista).
As you know, the closest lake to Mexico in California there is (couple of miles).
Thanks to the good Lord, we've had some good rains this year, it's already up some 10',
which in the shallow ends, is a big deal. the frog bite will be outstanding.
Ciao,
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