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I am creating a new podcast series called - Fish Tales. So, I am curious, what is your best fishin story? Please make it appropriate for all ages. You can share it here, or email me at mark@jewelloutdoors.com.

Anyone that wants to be involved in the podcast can email me direct.

Happy Fishing!

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Ok here are a couple that I recall.

First one my buddy and I were fishing a local metro lake and I was trying a new bait (Nori Bug and it was new at the time) and second or third cast I had a bite so I set the hook and made a big deal out of it because he was making fun of me for throwing that bait. Well a good rod bend and the fish was gone I said "you know that was probably the next state record" well in a few casts later he gets a fish on his plastic worm sets the hook and reels in a 2-3 lb bass as he is on hooking it he notices my bait in the fishes throat so he looks at me and says" world record Hugh?, here is your bait back. And he handed me my red shad norobi bug back.

Same buddy and I were fishing a tourney on Whitefish and I had a brand new Yammamoto rod with a brand new stradic on it. We were fishing near an inlet to a marina and I had cast out my bait and was dead sticking it so not paying attention I set my rod down to get a drink or something as a big pleasure cruiser was just entering the marina. Well as you can guess I watched in horror as my rod traveled across the back deck over the gunnel into the drink. It had apparently got caught on the boat entering the marina so i thought and I was not going to follow the boat and ask him if I could check his boat to see if my rod was still connected. I was pretty unhappy thinking that a brand new $300 rod/reel was lost to such stupidity on my part, it really dropped my spirits at the time. Well we kept on fishing in the area and about 30 min later my buddy indicates he has a bite and I should get the net ready. He sets the hook and starts to reel but thinks he has weeds so as continues pulling it up out of the water pops a rod tip and we realize he has caught my rod/rell combo I am very happy about this and grab the tip and pull my setup to the boat and to my amazement I can feel a fish on the line so I reeled on a 14" inch fish. It was better then winning the tourney for me and apparently it wasn’t the boat entering the marina that pulled my rod in it was the fish.

Good Fishing!!

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