52 lb Blue Catfish from the James River

Discussion in 'VIRGINIA RIVERS TALK' started by Madtom, Aug 10, 2009.

  1. Madtom

    Madtom New Member

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    We made it out last Sunday. Here is a fishing my wife caught. We thought we had a gaint on but it turns out he was tail hooked. We did manage some smaller fish, but this was the biggest of the evening. fishing 002.jpg

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  2. Mickey

    Mickey New Member Supporting Member

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    Wayne Welcome to the BOC, from So. Illinois. Thanks for sharing the pics of a nice blue. Congrats to the wife on a great catch.
     

  3. JPritch

    JPritch New Member

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  4. SGTREDNECK

    SGTREDNECK New Member

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    That sure is a nice fish.
     
  5. Paraguayguy

    Paraguayguy Active Member

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    Excellent! Way to go Mrs. Madtom!
     
  6. MiseryMike

    MiseryMike New Member

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    Welcome to the Boc & Congrats on the Catch :wink:
     
  7. Bomberman

    Bomberman New Member

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    Nice! That smile says it all!
     
  8. brother hilljack

    brother hilljack New Member

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    Very nice fish! I would call that a giant regardless of where it was hooked. Congrats!
     
  9. CatHunterSteve

    CatHunterSteve New Member

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    Excellant fish Wayne, congradulations to you and your wife! Great job! Thanks for the report and the pic!
     
  10. fishinfreak19D

    fishinfreak19D New Member

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    that is one heck of a fish
     
  11. rclark

    rclark New Member

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    Great looking fish!
     
  12. bluecat69

    bluecat69 New Member

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    Welcome to the BOC. Very nice fish and beat it put up one heck of a fight.
     
  13. catfishcrazy256

    catfishcrazy256 New Member

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    Welcome to the B.O.C. Nice Blue !!! :cool2:
     
  14. jeremiad

    jeremiad Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the BOC, Wayne! :0a25:

    That is indeed a great catch you have there, and the fish, too! :eek:oooh::big_smile:
     
  15. jmanion8

    jmanion8 New Member

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    Welcome to the BOC, great fish!
     
  16. radish

    radish Member

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    Congrats to your wife on that fine blue.
     
  17. Reel_Blues

    Reel_Blues New Member

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    Congrats to your wife on a very nice fish and welcome to the Boc.
     
  18. Bill in SC

    Bill in SC New Member

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    Welcome to the BOC from South Carolina! That's a GREAT blue in anybodies book! I hope to get back to the James later this fall. It's a fine fishery!

    Bill in SC
     
  19. ccjfamily

    ccjfamily Member

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    Defenitely a nice fish and a nice pic!!
     
  20. Steve Knox

    Steve Knox Active Member

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    So where exactly where you?