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Old 12-04-17, 10:04 AM   #11
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Sweet fish! Congrats.
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Old 12-04-17, 10:11 AM   #12
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OMG! Congrats man. That's quite a fish. Good work!
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Old 12-04-17, 01:09 PM   #13
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Good fish man. Thats awesome you were able to stalk up on the action and try a few things, then having it connect.

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Old 12-04-17, 02:20 PM   #14
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Nice fish Erik!!! Longest 5min of your life but well worth it in the end!!! Even has a nice kype jaw starting as well!!! Congrats!!!
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Old 12-04-17, 04:19 PM   #15
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That fish has reached the "how the hell is that thing head so Big? And so wide?" Status.

After 20 or so inches their heads just seem to take up way more real estate.
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Old 12-04-17, 05:56 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by GoutUnlimited View Post
Just for wearing that ridiculous boonie (not as bad as that homeless ironic woolie you wore yesterday), its safe to say that fish is at least 21".

I hope you took it home, otherwise all those other browns are going to reach a growth plateau Congrats man you deserve it, especially after that other one.

I want my leader back!
Heís visiting with the taxidermist at this very moment!
Iíll be honest, part of me was questioning every knot you tied in that thing, and another part of me was thanking god that I had retired that old leader the night before.

Seriously though, after losing a fish of a similar size a few months back I canít describe how good it felt to land this one. I hope I never forget that first loooooong run he took, the moment I knew that this was gonna be one heck of a fight!
I ended up fishing another hour or so. I hooked a few baby browns, but I just couldnít quit thinking about THAT fish. So, I packed it up and called it a day.

I bet Iíve pulled up the photos and the release video over 100 times since yesterday.
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Old 12-04-17, 09:45 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by erikclymore View Post
I bet I’ve pulled up the photos and the release video over 100 times since yesterday.
Hahaha yesss - I do the same
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Old 12-04-17, 09:48 PM   #18
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Great fish and great report!
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Old 12-05-17, 09:13 PM   #19
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Really nice fish!!!!!!
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Old 12-05-17, 09:19 PM   #20
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Hope you didnít actually bonk it. Thatíd be a shame. Way to get into the streamer game.

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