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58" Vermilion Musky

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Came across this elsewhere. Probably old news I guess to the Musky guys here:

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and also a 55

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Everything I am reading and hearing is that both fish are completely legit.

Congrats to the lucky anglers and excellent job job on CPR'n both fish.

RU

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I have no doubt in my mind whatsoever that if I still lived up there I would be in BIG trouble.

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That's the reason we do this crazy sport right there!

dtro: You do essentially the same thing here with the cats! How could it get worse? :-)

The guy with the 55 incher is 6'3"....gives you an idea of how big the fish really is!

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WOuld be nice to see the 58" fish with a "regular" hold....To be quite honest, If you showed me the pictures without telling me which one was which I would say the 55" fish DWARFS the other one

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Man that's alot of fillets. It would take a whole week in the smoker.

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The Big V is really producing.....

Add a 56" from guide Josh Borovsky to the list last week. WOW is all I can say.....

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WOuld be nice to see the 58" fish with a "regular" hold....To be quite honest, If you showed me the pictures without telling me which one was which I would say the 55" fish DWARFS the other one

The guy holding the 55 is a much smaller person too, so I proportion it looks larger. Either way, they are both giants. IMO there is no mistaking the first one is definitely bigger. The guy holding it is eclipsing the sun! LOL

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Interesting story:

Was fishing Big V last week and saw a fish that I didn't even believe could be at first due to the shear size, until it started swimming away. Saw her 3 times total once on quick sideways run at my lure. Was telling someone up there about her and he said that happened to be the spot where the 58" was taken, what a fish.

I saw more BIG fish last week than I've ever seen before. Pretty sure I saw about a half dozen different fish in the mid 50's...yes mid 50's not low. It was just amazing. You know things are good up there when Tony Grant, Greg Thomas, Bob Mesikomer, Hammernick, and I don't know how many other big names were all up there recently. I saw about half of these guys running around out there either doing shows or with their clients.

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That's great that you saw a fish that big Tippman. It's awesome when you can see one that can re-define your perception of the relative size of these fish.

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Sweet monsters! Too bad the exif data was stripped from those photos before posting. Could at least have gotten date and time of day that way.

Congrats to those two dudes!

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