Caught A New PB Flathead Catfish

Discussion in 'LOCAL OHIO TALK' started by jason454ci, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. jason454ci

    jason454ci Active Member

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    Went out fishing for a few hours tonight with my wife, friend John and my nephew. Caught plenty of shad in no time and decided to throw a live one out. Probably the first time I have ever used a live shad for bait. I was standing there talking to the wife as she was complaining about how boring it was and you can't catch fish without using nightcrawlers when the rod tip started bending down slowly. Picked up the rod and told her I had a fish. I just thought it was a small flathead until the drag started pulling and I could feel the head shake. After a few minutes of a nice battle I got it to the shore and my nephew Bubba Boy Ellis on here got it out of the water. He did a great job of grabbing the fish. Of course I let him know that his life was on the line. lol. It tipped the scales at 45lbs even and after a few photos was released to be caught another day.
     

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  2. big riggin' younggun

    big riggin' younggun New Member

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    that looks like a good healthy fish... you have to love live bait.
     

  3. x smokin joe

    x smokin joe Well-Known Member

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  4. MiseryMike

    MiseryMike New Member

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    Wtg on the new pb nice fish
     
  5. fishinfreak19D

    fishinfreak19D New Member

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    nice fish, congrats on the new pb and the CPR
     
  6. USCA-RECLAIMED-ACCOUNT

    USCA-RECLAIMED-ACCOUNT New Member

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    NICE Flattie Jason!CONGRATULATIONS!:wink:
     
  7. BubbaBoyEllis

    BubbaBoyEllis New Member

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    u dont kno how scared i was that i wasnt goin to get that fish for him
     
  8. stangcrazy85

    stangcrazy85 New Member

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    congrats on the new PB at the spillway did you have to walk him down the wall??
     
  9. Garrett Cope

    Garrett Cope New Member

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    Nice PB Jason! Congrats man.
     
  10. catfishcrazy256

    catfishcrazy256 New Member

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    Nice Flathead !!! :cool2:
     
  11. HRCats

    HRCats New Member

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    Congrats on your new pb and one nice flattie!!!
     
  12. buckdoe270

    buckdoe270 New Member

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  13. bream reaper

    bream reaper Member

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    Congrats on a beautiful flathead!
     
  14. shanelures

    shanelures New Member

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    way to go on the new pb!! nice looking fish man! shane
     
  15. Joey6500

    Joey6500 New Member

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    Nice fish man.Did anyone there try to buy it from you???:smile2:
     
  16. cats gone wild

    cats gone wild Member

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    Great job Jason, that is a nice fish! I really am happy for you. BTW, I love the look on your face.:wink:
     
  17. ryang

    ryang Well-Known Member

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    And just who does he call to tell them that the bad luck from shaking his hand is off :smile2:
     
  18. CBH

    CBH New Member

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    Very nice fish! Way to go.........and thanks for releasing it.
     
  19. Netmanjack

    Netmanjack New Member

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    Well all I have to say is this has been one remarkable year and just half over! You didn't tell us Jason, was your knees shaking and did you pee your pants? lol Day time? Great fish...........:smile2::cool2:
     
  20. Catmanblues

    Catmanblues New Member

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    Now that's a healthy fish there. Hope the wife thinks live bait fishing is fun now :)