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Flying fish...

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So we were fishing a Metro lake on sunday morning. Sitting in about 10 ft of water. I was using fairly heavy gear:

7' MH Kistler Helium LTA

TD Fuego L

50lb PP

I feel a nice bite and set my hook...... SNAPPPP!!!!! nothing. I couldnt believe it. I turn around and start my F bombs.. *$&&#&%$ this and &@^&$ that. about 5 seconds later, I hear a splash, something wet hits my right leg, I look around on the boat and there's the bass... with my jig in its mouth. It jumped up, Im guessing trying to throw the jig, and landed in the boat. I got my lucky 3/8 All Terrain in black/blue back along with a nice 2.5lb bass.

Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!! My buddies and I laughed for a good couple minutes about that. Still counts as a landed bass right?

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It only counts as a landed bass if it was legaly hooked!

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Hahaha... I dunno if it counts as a landed bass or not, but that is a great story!

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It only counts as a landed bass if it was legaly hooked!

I say he hooked it legally... grin There was just one slight problem, the line didn't stay connected! crazy Great story, and I'm glad you got your lure back!

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Now that is a lucky lure. I'll give you 10 points for the landing but I have to take off half point for snaped line, good enough for GOLD.

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i would get the fish mounted for that story alone. sounds like a crazy time

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Holy cow. Very lucky! I lost a fish this weekend that jumped over 3.5 foot reeds, Seeing that was cool but losing that 4-5 pound fish hurt.

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Yeah, I think it was a bad knot. Cause I remember, we were coming up on some nice looking water and I had to get my jig in the water as fast as possible. So I tied a half-a$$ed knot, not my usual palomar. Lesson learned.

Ill only use that jig now when the fishing is extra tough.

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I think your new tag line should be "Snap....Splash...Flop, Flop, Flop....dang there's my Jig."

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I agree with sstracker, you should get the fish and the jig mounted just for the story!

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Holy cow is right. Wow! What a hook set! 50lb power pro? Either that Powerpro is cheep s#@% or you get way to excited. I know I wouldn't want to be anywhere near you when you get a fish on.

Calm down!

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