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Muc33 lands his first Flatty

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On very short notice, Chad made the 2hr drive up from Worthington to fish with WWG and I. It didn't take long at all from him to learn the "agony of the defeat" part of this game as it was a swing and a miss about 5 minutes into it.

The wind picked up and we had to tuck into some snags close to shore. Right away WWG drove the hook home and landed a little guy. Now that Chad seen how it was done, he was told by WWG that "the next one is yours".

Not much longer it was smiles and high fives all around as he boated his first flathead:

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Shortly after that I boated a nice 20lber and while unhooking it, Chad set the hook into another fish and I was thinking "alright, double" but a few cranks into it, the fish came came unbuttoned....bummer.

It was a pretty eventful night with all of us boating a fish and a few others that were missed.

It sure is fun to take a river rookie out and show him the ropes. Thanks for coming up on short notice Chad and thanks for the great guide service WWG!

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I had a blast! And for never being on the river, and never catching a flathead..... you two were first class guides! Put me on fish right away, be forced to move due to weather, and be right back on fish again! Awesome. The river pro could become addicting! Nothing like fishing in a boat that is just like a 20' Jet Ski! I got my first flatty, got my first river expierience, got to enjoy a good 4 hours on the Harley, and best of all, I got to fish with two river pro's.... Thanks WWG, hope I didn't leave any stains in your boat...... And thanks Dtro, the invite was greatly appreciated! I'll be back!

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Very nice!

Congrats on the first flat, it will soon become an addiction if you let it.....

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Way to go, guys. Sounds like a good evening out there. It might have been Chad's first flathead but I bet it won't be the last!

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Nice fish Chad. After dropping the dog off after she nearly swallowed a 6/0 circle hook, Special Ed (The Bullhead King of the Upper Midwest) and I got into a flat apiece.

Congrats on the good fishing. The access sure was full!

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Softshell Ed, Special Ed, Bullhead King...they're all the same man. The dog is good.

I heard your dog passed a hook once, so at least I wasn't in uncharted territory. dtro almost needed to bring the hydrogen peroxide, and if that didn't work I'm guessing surgery would have been a little spendy!

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Congrats Muc33 on your first flattie i am guessing you are now hooked these are some of those nights that a guy will remember for a long time. We may have to hook up and take you out around Mankato sometime.

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Softshell Ed, Special Ed, Bullhead King...they're all the same man. The dog is good.

I heard your dog passed a hook once, so at least I wasn't in uncharted territory.

Yeah, he passed one, it was one of those floating jig head things, walleye-sized. So, much smaller than what you were dealing with.

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Nice fish Chad. After dropping the dog off after she nearly swallowed a 6/0 circle hook, Special Ed (The Bullhead King of the Upper Midwest) and I got into a flat apiece.

Congrats on the good fishing. The access sure was full!

We had a channel somewhere in there and a few missed bites to. Don't forget your flat was tagged.

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