Flipped a rope lure with a dead chub hooked to it about 8" from his nose. He was sitting in the shallows like a stick. He hit it hard and I gave him some line. The fight was awesome. The river I fish is full of Gar and Carp and that's about it. It's nothing to see 4-6 Gars while wadeing across the river. He was 29 1/2" long, my longest to date. My daughter wanted the skull for a Biology project so we took it home to "clean it". When we gutted it and found a 2/0 hook with 3" of line on it in its stomach ! Won't take anymore home to much work for little meat of "low" quality.