Truman Dam Blue catfish

Discussion in 'Blue Catfishing' started by catfishjo, Jun 21, 2007.

  1. catfishjo

    catfishjo New Member

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    Heres my 40lb Blue I caught this morning at 1:30am on my 15ft Surf Rod- 20lb test Line at Truman Dam in Warsaw Missouri 42inch's long I caught it on a Blue Gill Head. Me and my brother caught 8 Blues from 15lbs and up to this 40lber.
     

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  2. on_the_fly

    on_the_fly New Member

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    nice fish !! how you like them 15 foot rods I just got my pair today and am eager to us them.
     

  3. Itch2Scratch

    Itch2Scratch New Member

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    Nice!:big_smile: Looks like a new Avatar to me Joe.:wink:
     
  4. jeffjbeard

    jeffjbeard New Member

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    real nice fish Joe hope you catch many more.
     
  5. blackhorse83

    blackhorse83 New Member

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    Post'er up that's a good'un.
     
  6. CJ21

    CJ21 New Member

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    Nice Blue catfish! thats a good un.
     
  7. jedt

    jedt New Member

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    Nice fish. Good job on the pic too. Makes it look bigger than a 40.
     
  8. catfishjo

    catfishjo New Member

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    I think it was a Female that just came off her nest, no eggs and the Stomach
    was empty, it sure felt bigger. :crazy: LOL
     
  9. WylieCat

    WylieCat Well-Known Member

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    Awesome fish! Great catch. You gotta love them bluegill heads.

    Did you keep that one or release it?
     
  10. daddio

    daddio New Member

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    kansas
    sweet fish thanks for the pic
     
  11. massa_jorge

    massa_jorge New Member

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    that blue is built like a torpedo.
    oh yeah, welcome to the boc!
     
  12. luvforcatfish

    luvforcatfish New Member

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    ms
    where is this dam located again?
     
  13. CATMAN1979

    CATMAN1979 New Member

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    WARSAW MO
    IT IS IN WARSAW MO. ITS ABOUT 90 MILES FROM KANSAS CITY. CENTRAL EASTERN PART OF MO.
     
  14. Whistler

    Whistler Well-Known Member

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    Click here to see a video of Joe's 40 lb Blue Catfish. Way to go Joe! Great catch and a good story. Thanks for sharing with all of us!
     
  15. cumberlandcat

    cumberlandcat Active Member

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    That is a nice fish man did you let it go or did it go into the freezer.
     
  16. emptyhook

    emptyhook New Member

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    north carolina
    congrats joe, on that beauty. bet you had your hands full
    on that 20lb. test? great job..
     
  17. cnwamw

    cnwamw New Member

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    nice fish !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  18. okie gal

    okie gal New Member

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    Great video! Great fish! I hope to catch a big one some day.

    Okie gal
     
  19. catfishing is fun

    catfishing is fun New Member

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    welcome to the BOC, and that is a very impressive fish.... also you know whats sad, i live 1 hour from that dam, and ive never been there lol some cat man i am
     
  20. baptistpreach

    baptistpreach New Member

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    Oklahoma!
    Very nice! Way to go, and I hope you break your record soon!