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Got to Release a Giant Today #13925069 03/16/21 06:57 PM
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This is the biggest striper I’ve ever seen seen in person. 33” long with a 27” girth. She got her picture taken and was released right back into Whitney where she came from. This fish fell for a Heavy Glow Thump Daddy on a one ounce chartreuse ball jighead.

I am incredibly thankful I got to be the guide who shared this memory with the Kennedy family! Man what a fish.

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Re: Got to Release a Giant Today [Re: Laner] #13925101 03/16/21 07:38 PM
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Man what a fish! Congratulations to you and the Anglers and to Lane for the great products!


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Re: Got to Release a Giant Today [Re: Laner] #13925133 03/16/21 08:04 PM
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Great fish, your dog liked it too👍



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Re: Got to Release a Giant Today [Re: Laner] #13925186 03/16/21 08:47 PM
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That's an awesome catch AND release, way to go!!!


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Awesome fish!! Estimated weight?

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cheers haven't seen one that big out of Whitney since the 80's.


Re: Got to Release a Giant Today [Re: Laner] #13925376 03/16/21 11:43 PM
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Nice fish and most important a Lifetime Memory! Good job. cheers


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Awesome fish. What was the weight?


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Re: Got to Release a Giant Today [Re: Laner] #13925428 03/17/21 12:42 AM
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Hey thanks guys!! I’m not sure on the exact weight, as we just got a length and weight measurement, but I would assume it was around the 20lb mark, give or take a couple pounds either way.



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Great to see a fish like that Laner! Congrats to you and Mr Kennedy. thumb


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Nice one! Likely a fish of a lifetime and trip of a lifetime as well! Good job Laner!

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Wow! Fish of a lifetime!


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Awesome fish. Good job Laner.


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Originally Posted by Laner
Hey thanks guys!! I’m not sure on the exact weight, as we just got a length and weight measurement, but I would assume it was around the 20lb mark, give or take a couple pounds either way.


Wow, what a beautiful fish. That would put a smile on my face too. Based on the length, the fish should be 15 to 17 pounds. However, that is a fatty, so I agree with your weight estimate. Great job all around. thumb

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I don’t know if this helps in the weight guessing, but that’s a 65lb Chessie trying to get a taste test in the bottom picture.



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