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Hawg! Is she still swimmin? I caught one back in 89 that went 1#4oz. On Clearwater(Wright Co) opening morning fishin eyes. Raced over to BJ's bait to weigh it and then brought her back and released her in the same spot. Never had a camera back then, so all I have is the memory. Thanks for bringing me back. Great photography too.

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what a hog. reminds me of the time i got a 1 lbs 1 ouncer. for how small they are i think sunnies fight the best and are fun to catch if you can get big ones. my grandpa has one on his wall from the that went 1 lbs 15 ounce. its the biggest i have ever seen

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Nice fish. What would the length be on a fish like that?

around 11.5 inches would be my guess. Nice catch!

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It wasnt that big cyber.. this fish was flat out thick... Was over 10" but not quite 10.5"(closer to 10.5', the measure I did was very quick, to get the fish back in the water right away, I figurend the fish to be quite old and didn't want to stess it more than I already had).. It held its thickness from its head all the way out the tail.. was a mutant!

I do have some thoughts of getting a glass remake of it, I doubt I will ever battle a fish like that again.. but I hope it do!

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You kiddin me, that thing is tiny....J/K, thats a good one.

By the way you heading to JN's at all to do some bowhunting again this fall?

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Matt,

Iowa grows some dandy Bulls. About 10 years ago I caught a 11.75" fish that went 1# 15oz .

When I got it close to the boat I thought it was a bass because it was so thick.

Nice fish.

tweed

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Thanks again all.. I was flying on a cloud after catching that fish, then Matt had to post that pict of that sick monster in the other post... LOL

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RW- believe it or not, I was fishing for gills.. Most of the day I was fishing bass.. then I saw these gills smashing some minnows on the surface..I had a pannie rod in the rod locker.. I had a small jig head tied on and put a Mr.Mino a 2" tube bait by Mister Twister on and caught this fish and about 8 others just a bit smaller.. this was the largest... Then the feeding frenzy stopped and I went back to bassin.. LOL

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