PB at Lake Monticello

Discussion in 'SOUTH CAROLINA LAKES / RESERVOIRS' started by Chalk, May 4, 2008.

  1. Chalk

    Chalk New Member

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    Went to Monti today and it was as calm as I have ever seen this lake. Sat for hours with not even as much as a nibble but I did run into Chris Blue and thats when I knew I didn't have a chance since he had already caught all the fish. :wink: I moved a couple of times and caught a few small blues then I moved one more time and thats when it happened. The rod bent down beside the boat and when I picked it up I knew this was a good fish and I was by myself. I finally got the fish up beside the boat and when I held the rod in one hand and put that net in the water with the other ,the big ol Blue took off again. I repeated this same sequence several more times before the fish finally gave up. I finally got the net around him and pulled him in the boat. After about 30 minutes I don't know who was more tired me or the fish but anyway I ended up with my PB Blue with a weight of 33lb. I took a pic of the Fish laying in the bottom of the Boat since I was by myself and had no other way to photograph this fish. What a killer catch my personal best and can't even get a decent pic. After I realesed the fish a guy who had seen the fight from accross the lake pulled up and offered to take a pic for me but I told him I had already let him go. He couldn't believe I released the fish but he wasted no time dropping his anchor.
     

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  2. kmcalester

    kmcalester New Member

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    Congrat's that's a heck of a fish.
     

  3. chrisblue

    chrisblue New Member

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    I hear ya big daddy!!!! You been gettin on a roll lately.Thats a nice big male blue.We didnt get one near that big today.We struggled pretty hard today.We got good numbers but nothin over 22 lbs, it was a male too and hardly any of the rest where any bigger than 8 lbs.Yesterday was alot better but thats Monticello for ya.
     
  4. catchaser1

    catchaser1 New Member

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    CONGRATS ON YOUR PB CHALK! FROM YOUR SPAWNING POST CHRIS I COULD EASILY TELL THAT WAS A MALE, THANKS
     
  5. fishmccall

    fishmccall New Member

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    congrats on your pb:smile2:
     
  6. uttatoo

    uttatoo New Member

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    CONGRATULATIONS ON THE PB BLUE CAT
     
  7. flatheadhunterx

    flatheadhunterx Active Member

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    you getting on monty alot here recently arent you chris? wonder whats up with that:confused2:
    congrats on the new pb that is a nice catch.
     
  8. huls1

    huls1 New Member

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    nice blue thanks for the pic
     
  9. catfisherman_eky3

    catfisherman_eky3 New Member

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    Congrats on your P.B fish that is one heck nice looking blue cat, I bet that thing put up a good fight glad to hear that you caught one and good luck to you here on out and hopefully you can catch some more fish.
     
  10. sarSWAMPFOX

    sarSWAMPFOX New Member

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    Nice catch Kevin, Congrats on your PB. I had the honor of being out there on Monty today with Chris. The fish seemed to be every where we set up, just all males as Chris said. I beleive the big females just took a day off. Still was a great day of fishing.

    Chris, Can't wait to go out fishing with ya again.
     
  11. chrisblue

    chrisblue New Member

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    It was blast even though the fish didnt co-operate.My cheeks and stomach are still sore from laughing so much.:smile2:
     
  12. QBQ

    QBQ New Member

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    CONGRATULATIONS ON THE PB
     
  13. Mo.Hick

    Mo.Hick Active Member

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    Nice fish chalk. Congrats on your new pb. Hope that is one of many to come.

    Tom
     
  14. martygreen

    martygreen Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Congrats on the PB Chalk:wink:,that is a good fish for sure,one to be proud of.
     
  15. rivercatsc

    rivercatsc New Member

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    Congrats on the hammer blue. I know that was a trill and kinda interesting trying to land a fish that size by yourself.
     
  16. brother hilljack

    brother hilljack New Member

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    Sounds like an excellent trip. Congrats on the personal best.
     
  17. JimmyJonny

    JimmyJonny Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on the Solo Pb !!! Thats a really nice blue.

    -Jim-
     
  18. RiverratSC

    RiverratSC Active Member

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    Congrats on the PB Chalk
     
  19. pop pop

    pop pop New Member

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    Way to go Chalk!!!!:wink: Super nice PB.
     
  20. Patmansc

    Patmansc Well-Known Member

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    Great job, Kevin! That's an awesome blue :smile2: