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apparently i was an awful fisherman for the past 3 years.... Details
Name:apparently i was an awful fisherman for the past 3 years....
Created By:bassinbrooksy
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Details:well you guys wanted a shorter story so here it is lol. i went to my spot again lastnight and had 3 pike hookups 2 of which came off the hook and one i got to shore had it in my hands while unhooking it then i found myself playing tug of war with its tail as it flopped out of my hands back into the water before i could get a weight or any pics, BUT...... i went back this morning for a couple hours and threw the same swimbait and got a couple hits but couldnt set the hook (no matter what i do these specific swimbaits just suck with hook sets) so i switched to a mepps aglia and proceeded to destroy every fish in sight! i came... i saw.... i conquered..... i am no longer a pike virgin... short enough story for ya? hahaha
Location:special spot
Trip Date:7/4/2013
# of Hotspots:1
Hotspot Details: 1. pike conquerer lol Details: Hide
# of Fish Caught:1
Water Type:freshwater
Type of Fish:Northern Pike
Fish Length (Avg):0 inches
Fish Length (Max):0 inches
Fish Weight (Avg):8 lbs. 6 oz.
Fish Weight (Max):0 lbs. 0 oz.
Bait Type:In-Line Spinner
Bait Details:firetiger mepps aglia with a red treble hook and custom feather teaser tied on by yours truly
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# of Photos:3
# of Fish Caught:1
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User Discussion:
badlarry
Nice job I made the mistake of no net or glove when I hooked my first pike. Lost it lifting it out of water. Would love To get out there pike hunting with yah sometime.
07/05/13 05:09 PM

bassinbrooksy
Thanks frankie n you ain't kiddin bud. Carp.pull really hard but nowhere near as violent as a big angry pike! My drag is pretty much locked down just to.set the heavy swimbait hook I'm ising and tjey still make hard pulls and long runs
07/04/13 06:17 PM

frankiefisheye
Nice pike! Like I said earlier " nothing fights like a big pike". Congrats and keep on hooking them!
07/04/13 06:01 PM

bassinbrooksy
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07/04/13 02:08 PM

bassinbrooksy
Fun fact lol. Even though I cought this fish in almost the exact same spot as my first one the other night and the weight differance is only 6oz I know its not the same fish cause if you look at the dorsal and anal fins on my first pike are roun and in pristine shape, look at those fins on todays fish and they are all torn up and shredded. Tjis guy has been around the block and was one mean nasty fighter :)


07/04/13 02:07 PM

shawneramone
You gotta be quick when I'm around. Lol. Good idea on the gloves.
07/04/13 01:38 PM

bassinbrooksy
shawn lol you asshole i already noticed my "virdin"typo and fixed it hahaha. what i need to do is start wearing gloves when i handle these slimy bastards lol. impossible to hang on to lol
07/04/13 01:26 PM

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