4 Monster Channel catfish and a big Striper last night.

Discussion in 'LOCAL OHIO TALK' started by smoothkip25, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. smoothkip25

    smoothkip25 New Member

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    Got out to the lake by myself around 8:30 last night, went to the marina and netted me some shad. Got setup around 9. 20 minutes later i had my first run, got him to the bank and was a 14# 31 inch channel. 20minutes later my clicker started screaming off my reel, picked it up and set the hook the fight was on, I thought it was a big channel cat, when i got him to the bank at first i wasnt sure what it was, took a closer look, (since I had no light). A big ole Striper, he took a live shad and fought like a bull. I then rebaited and threw back out. Not to much longer my clicker started screaming again, picked up and set. 17.5# 33inch channel. I then caught a 10#er that seemed like a baby compared to these other fish. LOL! It was around 11:30 when I was starting to pack things up due to being almost out of shad when my clicker starting ripping off again. Got him to the bank and a 16# channel. I tell ya it was an awesome night my hands look like they been in a meat grinder, Just wish I wasnt alone so I could have got some better quality pics for you guys. Im headed back out Sat. night with a mess of baits. Hope to have another night like last night and hope to get into some Flatheads.
     
  2. smoothkip25

    smoothkip25 New Member

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    58#s in 4 channel cats. Striper was 12.5# and 27 inches long!
     

  3. bnewsom71

    bnewsom71 New Member

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    Sounds like ya had a great night! Congrats!!
     
  4. smoothkip25

    smoothkip25 New Member

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    Pics of Striper
     
  5. x smokin joe

    x smokin joe Well-Known Member

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    Good night of fishing, congrats.
     
  6. Mr. Foster

    Mr. Foster New Member

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    Congrats on that fat Channel. I bet it was a good fight. My P.B. channel is 17.8 and it fought twice as hard as a 20lb flat.
     
  7. drpepper

    drpepper New Member

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    looks like you found a hotspot! nice!
     
  8. ryang

    ryang Well-Known Member

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    Great fish Kip, Val said hi by the way :wink::tounge_out::smile2:
     
  9. kenlaw76

    kenlaw76 New Member

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    Nice! I would like to get into some nice Channels. The ones I have been getting are about #8. And that is when they take my Flathead bait.
     
  10. BIG GEORGE

    BIG GEORGE New Member

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    Nice work indeed. :wink:
     
  11. Catmanblues

    Catmanblues New Member

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    Awesome catch Kip/ Congrats on a real good fishing time
     
  12. Netmanjack

    Netmanjack New Member

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    Nice go'n Kipper! :wink: I guess some of the big fish stories over there may be true! :big_smile:
     
  13. Motopro00

    Motopro00 New Member

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    Text book stuff there.:eek:oooh: I am still waiting for a night like that.:big_smile: thanks for sharing the photos.
     
  14. CatSlayer715

    CatSlayer715 New Member

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    Nice striper!! got a gut on him! that is good eat'n!
     
  15. smoothkip25

    smoothkip25 New Member

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    Thanks but I CPR all my fish!:cool2: I did think of hooking him up and throwin him back out though!
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2009
  16. rockbass

    rockbass New Member

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    One heck of a catch! Just one of those fish would be a good trip, but WOW
     
  17. RetiredToFish

    RetiredToFish New Member

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    SOme great fish there Kip ... Nice Job ,... Garry-
     
  18. prostreetS10

    prostreetS10 New Member

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    Nice fish bro. Thats a heck of a weight for 4 channels:wink:
     
  19. JEFFRODAMIS

    JEFFRODAMIS New Member

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    nice catch!
     
  20. s_man

    s_man New Member

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    Congrats on the fish Kip, The only thing I'm curious about is who added up all the weights for ya? You only got ten fingers and toes lol.