New Blue Catfish Lake Record! Catfish Picture Attached!

Discussion in 'LOCAL OKLAHOMA TALK' started by HOLD-ACCOUNT, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. HOLD-ACCOUNT

    HOLD-ACCOUNT New Member

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    Well we just got a new Grand Lake Record for Oklahomas new program. My good friend Denny Halgren and I were fishing Grand today when he caught this nice blue. It was his first bite ever in Grand Lake!

    This is not a huge blue in some locations but it is a large one for Grand Lake. The record had to be at least 40 lbs and this one weighed 42. It was 43 inches long and had a 28 inch girth.

    We caught it in 50 ft of water on shad using a 5/0 DOUBLE ACTION catfish hook and a 2 oz. SMOOTH OPERATOR snagless sinker.

    I hope all the other catters of OK take advantage of this new program. The blue was released after we weighed it in. We also caught 8 other blues under 12 lbs.
     

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  2. baptistpreach

    baptistpreach New Member

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    Isn't Halgren the guy who's a flathead guide on Rock River? Thanks and have a great day! If he is, what was he doing fishing in Oklahoma?
     

  3. kmcalester

    kmcalester Active Member

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    THis is just wild, didn't I just post I can't believe there are not any bigger fish taken out of that lake.
     
  4. okiecop

    okiecop New Member

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    I'm not even sure what program this is and i live here on Grand. Sure was a nice blue though.
     
  5. HOLD-ACCOUNT

    HOLD-ACCOUNT New Member

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    Denny and I have fished/tournament fished together for many years now. He was at the house visiting and we decides to go catfishing for a while. Rest is history!
     
  6. FourWinds

    FourWinds New Member

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    Ray, it's pilot program by the Oklahoma Dept of Wildlife Conservation.

    Here's the link: http://129.15.97.52/fishsite/
     
  7. Flatheadhunter33

    Flatheadhunter33 New Member

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    That sure is a fat belly on that fish! thanks for attaching the picture!
     
  8. Bill61

    Bill61 New Member

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    I bet that is a nice lookin Blue! After I hit my post quota I'll come back and look at it..:cool2:
     
  9. neocats

    neocats New Member

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    Nice fish Jeff. When you're first bite is that good, it makes you want to keep fishing forever.
     
  10. healthydrink

    healthydrink New Member

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    I like it!!!! Nice Fish Jeff!