72lb flathead caught in a lake!

Discussion in 'OHIO LAKES / RESERVOIRS' started by flathead man, May 22, 2007.

  1. flathead man

    flathead man New Member

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    Well guys if i didjt see it i would't have beleved it no this is no typo error this is the actual weight of a flattie that was caught on may 19-07 but first.... I have to say my girlfriend is hooked on catfishing she caught her first channel cat may-19-07 it was 7lb 8oz her first and pb, she was so excited and i got a 12lb channel the night before which i took a pic and relecased her as with my girlfriends fish after weigh in and they survived and were healthy now on to big news i got a 65.5 lb flattie and i thought i had the biggest.. guess what..... i was wrong i was beat with a 72lb abd change flattie caught by another person...man it was huge made mine look small just thought u would all like to know how it went and i must say thax to catfishrollo,beetle,lionwizard and everyone else who gave me help along the way, tim hagen for the rig that i used. thanks a lot guys ......flathead man (will)
     
  2. rodpod

    rodpod New Member

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    Was this a public lake, or a lake you have to pay to fish in? Congrats on the fish.
     

  3. flathead man

    flathead man New Member

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    public lake guys no *** lakes do i fish lol
     
  4. teaysvalleyguy

    teaysvalleyguy New Member

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    Pretty awesome, hopefully that big boy was released to fight again.
     
  5. loanwizard

    loanwizard Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on the great catch!
     
  6. RiverKing

    RiverKing New Member

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    Any pics of either of them hogs?? What lake were thay caught from?
     
  7. fishhook

    fishhook New Member

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    Nice fish, was that taken at Piedmont?
     
  8. Barry Nelson

    Barry Nelson New Member

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    youre 65.5 wasnt nothing to sneeze at :big_smile:
     
  9. IL Hunter

    IL Hunter New Member

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    Sounds like some good fishing to me. I'd definitely enjoy some pictures.
     
  10. Mickey

    Mickey New Member Supporting Member

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    Tea I love and agree with your signature about DH. Guess what. There is no hope for him.
     
  11. catfishrollo

    catfishrollo New Member

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    thanks for the thanx, but no thanx lol if your catching and seeing fish like that, maybe you outta help me out so i can thank you:lol: i may even send some reps! j/k congrats, im glad you got a biggun....rollo
     
  12. feetdown

    feetdown New Member

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    PICS wheres the PICS:tounge_out:
     
  13. Baitkiller

    Baitkiller New Member

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    Very nice going, CONGRATS on that thar Flattie!!!

    :worship::worship::worship:
     
  14. tkbiker

    tkbiker New Member

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    Were you at Tappan Lake over the weekend?
    I seen pictures of a 65.5 lb flattie taken from there over the weekend at the bait shop on rt 250??
    Thats one big fish!!
     
  15. beetle

    beetle New Member

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    Congratulations to you and your lady! What lake? And where are the pics?
     
  16. hungoalie

    hungoalie New Member

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    huge fish.and to get beat by a bigger one.I gotta check out that lake.Where were you? John
     
  17. dylan543

    dylan543 New Member

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    nice catch bro good luck next cast:confused2: