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Kylersk

Finally bought my fishing licence and got out to do a little fishing

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Bought my fishing licence this past Saturday and even took my boat out for the first time. We decided to try for some eye balls.. We only fished for 3 hours or so because it was really slow. Only 3 confirmed fish bites. One was a bass that flipped off right before it got to the boat.

Then I got a nice bite, at first I thought it was a snag, but I quickly realized it wasnt. As I was reeling it in, it made a run and snags dont usually move under the boat and make you switch sides smile After a few minutes of it just peeling line I decided to try to bring it in. Once we saw it, we new it was a decent northern and knew that a net was needed. My buddy grabbed the net, scooped up the fish, started to pull it into the boat when all of a sudden, the fish was back in the water. It broke my net! I got a nice line burn on my finger but somehow I still had the fish on the line with the net in the middle. So we tried one more time to land it. Now I had to fight the net and fish but managed to land it (hole in net and all). After the battle I ended up landing a fairly nice, just shy of 35" northern.

It would have been nice to land a Walleye or 2, but or the first fish of the season, I cant complain and it made a nice story.

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Nice fish. You should post your pic and story in the Pike forum, maybe win a trip with JohnnyP next spring.

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