Lake Marion 6-18 62lbs

Discussion in 'SOUTH CAROLINA LAKES / RESERVOIRS' started by outoftheboat, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. outoftheboat

    outoftheboat Active Member

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    Started out fishing this morning with a friend that has only fished Lake Marion once. We started drifting and the second fish he caught was his personal best of 38lbs. Beat his previous one of 8lbs.

    Then around 11:30 I was hungry and got a turkey sandwich which he had provided. I was half-way done eating the sandwich and chips...and the rod went down. I was sitting on the front deck while holding the sandwich, got the rod out of the holder, and held on. By this time he had come to the front of the boat. Being his first time to fish Santee, I was letting him catch all the fish.

    I almost handed him the rod, but instead I gave him the sandwich. After several runs, and getting into a stump, he put her in the net. She went 62lbs. I could not believe my eyes!!! My personal best had been at 40lbs. We took a few pictures, revived her and saw her swim away. I'm sure glad this post was not of a turkey sandwich. We ended up catching 9, but what a 9 it was. Drifting threadfin shad, 17' of water, temp - 81. This is one day I will never forget.
     

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  2. pop pop

    pop pop New Member

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    Awesome!:wink: Congrats on the PB! Thanks for the report.
     

  3. newfish 41

    newfish 41 New Member

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    great catch guys :wink: im going down saturday to try my luck
     
  4. billy29435

    billy29435 New Member

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    awsome fish!congrates
     
  5. katman#1

    katman#1 New Member

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    congrats on the nice blue
     
  6. SanteeCatHead

    SanteeCatHead New Member

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    awesome fish! good job on the catch and release. did you get to finish your sandwich?
     
  7. nanny patrol

    nanny patrol Member

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    WOW what a pig!!! Congrats
     
  8. red1691

    red1691 New Member

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    Great fish Kelley, Gongrats on your new PB.
     
  9. Redneck in a Skiboat

    Redneck in a Skiboat New Member

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    Nice Fish! Sounds like a good lunch break! Turkey and fish slime.
     
  10. deerhntr22

    deerhntr22 New Member

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    Nice report...glad to see a good report off of Marion...congrats on the 2 PB's...:big_smile:
     
  11. outoftheboat

    outoftheboat Active Member

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    After about 30 minutes, I finished the sandwich. The second half sure tasted better than the first.
     
  12. crclhuk1

    crclhuk1 Member

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    Nice catch and congrats on the two pb.:cool2:
     
  13. Sunbird

    Sunbird New Member

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    That my friend is a Smackdown!:eek:oooh: Congrats!!!:wink:
     
  14. Cutbait101

    Cutbait101 New Member

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    Sweet!!!!!:big_smile:
     
  15. AWESOME JOB!!! Nice to see a good report/big fish coming from my neck of the woods.
     
  16. catmandosimpsonville

    catmandosimpsonville New Member

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  17. Gomer

    Gomer New Member

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    Thanks for the report and congrads of your PB kelly
     
  18. KC Jayhawk 78

    KC Jayhawk 78 New Member

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    Awesome fish to say the least !!! :big_smile:
     
  19. Bill in SC

    Bill in SC New Member

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    GREAT fish!! Congratulations!!

    Bill in SC
     
  20. shanelures

    shanelures New Member

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    great job guys! congrats on the pb! shane