My first flathead catfish of 2006

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  1. C_wernett

    C_wernett New Member

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    Went out fishing this past weekend for cats and bowfin on the Cape Fear river. The bowfin were hitting like crazy! I was hoping for a few channels or a blue, but low and behold I ended up catching a 2 or 3lb flathead! What a monster, I know! But he hit my cat rod which I had set up with a 4/0 circle hook which I had three impaled 3" shiners on. I haven't seen a flathead since last November, so I'm not complaining one bit!
     
  2. aaronm283

    aaronm283 New Member

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    congrats on your first flat of the year
     

  3. JAYNC

    JAYNC New Member

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    Thats pretty cool, havent been out in a couple weekends but hopefully will soon. I can't wait till I get some more flatheads, a fish that actually fights for its life. It seems like all the big blue I have caught just come right to the boat, or maybe its my gear, I don't know.
     
  4. Baitkiller

    Baitkiller New Member

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    All Flatheads are real nice looking :) !!
     
  5. wolfman

    wolfman Well-Known Member

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    Walter Flack
    congrats on your first 2006 flathead
     
  6. balddaddy91

    balddaddy91 New Member

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    congrats on your flatty:) :)
     
  7. bigfish

    bigfish New Member

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    congrats on you first 06 flat. hopefully many more to come.
     
  8. delawareriver

    delawareriver Member

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    well you gotta start somewhere and they can only get bigger hopefully. way to go! i wish i could get into a cat or two!
     
  9. khershey

    khershey New Member

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    :thumbsup: Gratz on your first flathead for 06. can't wait till i get mine lol.
     
  10. C_wernett

    C_wernett New Member

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    Yeah, chances are that I'll catch more that just this little guy. Last year was my first year targetting flatheads, and I caught a 48 pound bute! Not to mention several fish from 7-20lbs. I really didn't start untill mid-summer and at that time had very few spots to choose from. But I have confidence in having some good flathead stories this year....however, I haven't caught a blue cat in over 10yrs!!!
     
  11. fat_fish55

    fat_fish55 New Member

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    congratz
    i havnt got into a cat all year cept the couple that got in the way of my 10/0 treble on accident :(
    couple more weeks i hope (been sayin that for 2 months)
     
  12. mudcat_xpress

    mudcat_xpress New Member

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    Congrats on the first of the year...I hope to get my first real soon