44lb blue catfish new PB

Discussion in 'Blue Catfishing' started by langstaff, May 12, 2007.

  1. langstaff

    langstaff New Member

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    caught this 44lb on chickamauga near sequioa nuclear power plant on tennessee river. used med weight rod and reel with 14lb cajan red line ,1?0 circle hook with raw shrimp. battled 2hr 10min until i won. after photos releasedback to fight again
     

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  2. Mickey

    Mickey New Member Supporting Member

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    Congrats on your 44# Blue and PB. Great fish and thanks for sharing. I like the CPR practice. Good Job.:cool2: :smile2:
     

  3. south_va_fisherman

    south_va_fisherman New Member

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    tackling the giants on light gear! congrats, thats a really big fish there
     
  4. fwmud

    fwmud New Member

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    Congrats man!
    Nice catch.
    Sure beats my best by a mile.
     
  5. EricM

    EricM Active Member

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    Watch this one boys & girls. This man can fish! See you out there. Reps to ya. Eric
     
  6. TX Fisherman

    TX Fisherman New Member

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    congradulations!!!! on the huge fish and the new PB, might i add that thats pretty awesome considering you caught it on 14ib test! CONGRATS!
     
  7. kat in the hat

    kat in the hat New Member

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    Heck of a fish, and heck of a fight! Never fought one that long. Then again, I've never gaught one that big on rod and reel. I do love cajun red though. Welcome to the BOC!! And reps to ya langstaff. You are a trooper.
     
  8. kat in the hat

    kat in the hat New Member

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    Oh wait...member since August 2005. Maybe you should welcome ME to the BOC!
     
  9. cumberlandcat

    cumberlandcat New Member

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    Nice fish man, That beats any fight I've ever had with a fish.
     
  10. CJ21

    CJ21 New Member

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    Congrats on a nice catch.
     
  11. my4x4awd

    my4x4awd New Member

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    Thanks for letting it go! Nice catch!
     
  12. slipbobber

    slipbobber New Member

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    one nice blue my friend
     
  13. barney leonard

    barney leonard New Member

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    Way to go on your new PB:cool2:
     
  14. Baitkiller

    Baitkiller New Member

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    Way to go langstaff, nice PB.

    :003:
     
  15. Chad32

    Chad32 New Member

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    Great fish, and sounds like an awesome fight! :cool2:
     
  16. nkccatman

    nkccatman New Member

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    Congrats on the nice blue cat!
     
  17. Bait Boat

    Bait Boat New Member

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    very nice blue man.
     
  18. Catgirl

    Catgirl New Member

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    Barry, that is just AWESOME. Good lookin' fish there buddy! Thanks for sharing the story/pic, and CONGRATULATIONS :cool2:!
     
  19. Skipper

    Skipper New Member

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    Thats a long fight. Congratulations on a huge fish.
     
  20. beetle

    beetle New Member

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    Congratulations on a new PB Blue cat!