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A Trio of 30 pounders (video)

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Yep Cool video and a great night by any accounts.

John I love the shirt grin

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Awesome video! What a great night! You each got into a good size fish, and the muskie man got one on his first outing. Perfect!

What's the deal with the bobber? is it added to float the bully a little or what? Or is it a secret?

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Looks like a great time! Does anybody actually weigh the fish anymore? The girth measurement would be off +/= a couple inches real easy....course I can't talk much about scales lately anyway blush

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Well I can't say for certain that those were all honest to goodness 30 pounders, but they were all 40"+ Rob's fish for sure was mid 30's.

Every once and a while I will toss one on a scale to cross reference the measurements. Sometimes over, sometimes under.

I guess I could've called it a trio of 40"ers. laugh

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Darren's got a good eye for guestimating weights and lengths on fish in person. Pretty incredible really.

He's also got a good feel for the size of the fish based on the bend in the rod and the fight.

What I'm still waiting for is guessing the size of the fish based on the chomp and run. That might take some ninja skills to get within a 5lb margin of error.grin

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Be it 30lber's or 40 inchers them was some dandy fish and in the same evening thats even more impressive

3rd guy to say same evening now. grin Anyone figure out how many guys must be in that boat? wink

I've heard Darren, John, Brian, Steve, Chris, Rob, etc.

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Be it 30lber's or 40 inchers them was some dandy fish and in the same evening thats even more impressive

Maybe not as impressive as it may seem.....see Hanson's earlier post wink

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Maybe not as impressive as it may seem.....see Hanson's earlier post wink

And 1 post up... sorry buddy. grin

I know there was only one 30lb plus caught when Rob was in the boat otherwise Cjac was probably next in line.

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Yep, CJac was on deck, and finally got up to bat but struck out.

We came to the agreement that it was either a turtle or a 60 laugh

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Yep, CJac was on deck, and finally got up to bat but struck out.

We came to the agreement that it was either a turtle or a 60 laugh

Bet it was a 60lb. Hate it when that happens. grin

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