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I ordered a new Predator rod from Thornes at the Expo, it was waiting for me when I got home tonight. Great looking and feeling rod can't wait to get out and put some hours on it. I topped it with a new Toro 60 Revo all she needs now is line and shes ready to rock.

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You hittin the tourney this weekend?

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Nope fishing the IOWA tourney next weekend ( May 3rd)

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Have you tested out your new combo yet? How did it work for you?

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Got out and casted a little with it today, worked great. Those glittertails look amazing in the water to. Tourney next weekend it will get a better workout.

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what do you think it will take to win your tourney next weekend?

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Catch a fish grin No idea it will be my first time fishing there but a few have been caught already this year there. All depends on fish mood and weather how the bite is, if it's on then may take 3-4 fish near 40" to win it. If it's off 1 legal may do it.

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are most of the fish in the high 30's low 40 range? What strain are they?

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Good question on strain, I should know that but not sure if it Leech or not. I know theres some upper 40's fish in there not sure what lake average is. I hear people say they saw a huge fish caught there but huge to a bass guy is a small fish to a muskie guy. I'll know more after fishing it over the weekend. Hopefully worth the 5 hour drive.

I know whatever strain they are they are all taken from the brood fish on my home waters same as the one in my pic to the left.

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Rumor has it those Iowa beasts are out of Macanzie(sorry for the spelling) lake in WI. Same fish that are the big striped ones that come out of Millelacs.

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We have both spotted and striped, I should know this since I do help with the spring netting.

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EM, those are looking like leechers. Come to think of it, I have never caught a Wisconsin strain. I've just seen pictures.

MF, good lord that is a monster! Also, your pics are backwards, you have the Muskie in the Chapparral or whatever it is and the little Northern in the Ranger.

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Wendelsmusky.jpg

These two look like twins, big bad I wish I would of cought them twins cool Not leech fish, they are macenzie fish a lake in western WI and the genes these fish possess are special.

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I think John's has a couple inches on it. It's tough to tell with the different holds. I was thinking that John's was close to a 50lber but he is a little closer to the camera and a smaller back drop. We have come a long way in cameras too.

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My friends was caught in 06 I think maybe 05, not bad for an Iowa fish.

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I never thought that we would be comparing an Iweageon monster to a sconnie monster on here! laugh

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The one in the pic with [h]'s head cut off was longer than the dead one.

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Who said anything about a dead one? It was still alive in the pic. But yes he did keep it, his choice.

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I never thought that we would be comparing an Iweageon monster to a sconnie monster on here! laugh

Look back a couple issues of MI theres a bigger one in there from here to. Guys name was Clayton Will.

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