Massive channel catfish - I broke my personal best channel catfish record

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  1. catchinghogs

    catchinghogs Well-Known Member

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    Broke my personal best for channel cat tonight with 17.5 pounder wow what a fish.broke in my new abu with this fish first nice fish caught on my new reel fought like a champ. Caught 2 flatheads also 8 and 10 pounder, caught the channel on my favorite bait stepped on bluegill.Only bad thing about tonight i twisted my ankle pretty bad got an ice pack on it now i guess the fish win this battle
     

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  2. Itch2Scratch

    Itch2Scratch New Member

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    Mark...looks like you had one heck of a night out there. Sure is a nice catch...CONGRATS Bro!:big_smile:
     

  3. squirtspop

    squirtspop New Member

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    Nice fish! Bet it was a fun fight. Sorry bout the ankle tho. Congrats.
     
  4. Baitkiller

    Baitkiller New Member

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    Very Nice CHANNEL, Congrats!!
     
  5. elphaba7

    elphaba7 New Member

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    Very nice, Mark! Can't wait til the gathering so you can show me how to catch one of those!:big_smile:
     
  6. BIG GEORGE

    BIG GEORGE New Member

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    Now that is one butt kickin channel! I'm happy for ya!
     
  7. Quackcephus

    Quackcephus New Member

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    nice fish catchinghogs
     
  8. dafin

    dafin New Member

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    congrats nice channel
     
  9. Darrell

    Darrell New Member

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    Nice fish brother! Good to see you guys having a good time!

    D
     
  10. Cattledogz

    Cattledogz Active Member

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    Nice fish Mark. What to go!
    Sorry about the ankle. Just keep looking at the pics of your catch and you won't notice the pain as much...LOL
     
  11. TNcat

    TNcat New Member

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    Great fish Mark!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats
     
  12. Myname

    Myname New Member

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    Big fish and an even bigger smile! Congratulations!
     
  13. copycat

    copycat New Member

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    Congrats on some awsome cats!!
     
  14. H2O Mellon

    H2O Mellon New Member

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    Man thats a big channel
     
  15. armynavy

    armynavy New Member

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    Now that is what I am talking about I would love to hook a channel like that, sorry to hear about your ankle.
     
  16. BIGCAT DADDY 71

    BIGCAT DADDY 71 New Member

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    thats a big channel cat, congrats.
     
  17. Larry

    Larry New Member

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    Nice fish Mate!
     
  18. Hook

    Hook New Member

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    your catch. I haven't caught one that big...maybe sometime.
     
  19. kaleigh

    kaleigh New Member

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    great looking cats.CONGRATS!!!!!! Where in Pa are you?
     
  20. IL Hunter

    IL Hunter New Member

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    a Twisted ankle isn't a bad trade for cats that nice...Way to go!