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Almost a trophy #13750735 10/31/20 06:14 PM
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Not sure what was wrong with her, but she was sickly. I saw her swimming like she was struggling to stay upright. Still smacked that swim jig.

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Re: Almost a trophy [Re: TryHard] #13750759 10/31/20 06:46 PM
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Nice. Huge head.

Re: Almost a trophy [Re: TryHard] #13750765 10/31/20 06:56 PM
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Man if she was filled out, even post spawn, she would have been a good'un. Maybe just an old timer.

Re: Almost a trophy [Re: TryHard] #13750768 10/31/20 06:59 PM
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Huge fish. Thanks for sharing.


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Re: Almost a trophy [Re: TryHard] #13750814 10/31/20 07:55 PM
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Re: Almost a trophy [Re: TryHard] #13750953 10/31/20 09:09 PM
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Maybe she’s full of senkos, power bait worms and creature baits.Nice clap


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Re: Almost a trophy [Re: TryHard] #13751089 10/31/20 10:29 PM
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Good gawd. She'd be 14 at spawn at least with that head


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Maybe she’s full of senkos, power bait worms and creature baits.Nice clap


Probably truer than you think.

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Originally Posted by BrockstaRama
Good gawd. She'd be 14 at spawn at least with that head


Let’s not get carried away.

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She could have a belly fulla plastic but my money says she's OLD. That fish may have gone 12+ a few years ago. Still a big ole fish but I woulda loved to have seen her a few years ago.

I had a rottweiler years ago that went 110# in her prime. I put her down at the age of 13 and she was barely 60 pounds. I watched her waste away to skin & bones due to disease & tumors. I believe many large bass do the same thing.

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Originally Posted by Ken A.
She could have a belly fulla plastic but my money says she's OLD. That fish may have gone 12+ a few years ago. Still a big ole fish but I woulda loved to have seen her a few years ago.


Did you notice how pronounced the bone above her eye was? You can zoom in on it- I don’t think I’ve ever seen that before. Had to of been an old, old fish. We were fishing grass lines in clear water at the back of a creek and she came wobbling through the water. Looked like she was struggling to keep from turning over on her side like we’ve seen dying fish do. I just happened to have my swim jig coming right at her the same time I saw her. She choked the bait hard but didn’t put up much of a fight. Was a neat experience.

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