Softshell Turtle

Discussion in 'INDIANA RIVERS TALK' started by Wallbass, Aug 22, 2007.

  1. Wallbass

    Wallbass New Member

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    Was out the other night just before all the rain and caught a Softshell 14" across. Thought I had a Carp. Whats the biggest you have caught??

    Jeff :smile2:
     
  2. river scum

    river scum New Member

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    thats about the biggest softy i have caught,but i have seen them twice that big.
     

  3. Larry Beever

    Larry Beever New Member

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    I caught one about the same size about a month
    ago. Excellent fried. Did you eat yours?
     
  4. treddinwater

    treddinwater Active Member

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    I've caught them probably about 20" in diameter, my dad hauled one in about a year ago that had to of been 24-25" in diamter
     
  5. Wallbass

    Wallbass New Member

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    nope! But it had the longest Neck I have ever seen ,nearly as long as the width. Gently put foot on head and took the hook out. it flew back to the water.....Jeff :feel_good:
     
  6. river scum

    river scum New Member

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    i dont eat turtles anymore. if a 10 year old fish is full of toxins,whats a 50 year old turtle have in it????????? i would love to see that toxicology report. lmao


    um yumy
     
  7. squirtspop

    squirtspop New Member

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    me and fishfryroy caught 1 apiece the other night about 16 inches across a I caught a smaller one about 4 inches across on garlic seasoned hot dogs.