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  1. BDAHMS

    BDAHMS Be here Now

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    Largest flathead to date- picture does not do this justice. heck of a fish- released him back to the water


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    Here is one of mu buddies holding it as well- big fish

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    Damn what a fish great catch what's the guess on the weight 55-60 pounds? And glad to here he went back
     
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    BDAHMS Be here Now

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    Not sure if it was pregnant or what. Was just about 70 on the scale. Extremely fat belly I love flathead- just can't bring myself to keep one that large. Want to catch him again in a few years :)
     
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    That's a giant!
     
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    Heck of a fish, congrats!
     
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    Diddy polling or rod and reel ?? I'd love to catch a big flatty some day on rod and reel
     
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    BDAHMS Be here Now

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    Diddy- this would be a bucket list rod and reel for me!
     
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    Dream fish there!! Congrats!!
     
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    BDAHMS Be here Now

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    Will upload pic Monday when I'm back in the office -but last night about 100 yard from the first one- caught another giant flathead. 55lbs
     
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    Wow, that's a hog! Congrats!
     
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    2nd big one from friday night

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    How do you rig your poles?
     
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    Awesome thread. Ever get any big turtles on your bank lines?
     
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    Use PVC tubing about 8' long and about 1.000" diameter. Cut one end to a
    Sharp point- drill 2 holes in the other end. I use 200lb line (purchased from Mudbum store). And also use their circle hooks. I don't put any weight on there and push the pole into the bank so the bluegill or bullhead is just below the water surface. I haven't caught any turtles but I've caught 1
    Blue Herron crane so far.
     

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