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Nature's Christmas Present Details
Name:Nature's Christmas Present
Created By:eaglefishing
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Details:Today I went fishing with my sister at this special spot... and boy was it a blast. I at first caught a small bass that was fine, but then... we went to a new spot and after literally 3 casts, I was using 4 lbs test because it's more fun and I had a big pickerel pulling a ton of drag. Cause my test was so light it took some time to reel the big guy in. He shattered my previous record for biggest pickerel. Sadly, my sister didn't get any good photos but its fine. Less than 5 minutes later, my sister who has never fished that much before ends up hooking a pickerel about 20 inches and weighed about 1.6 lbs. It was great, I hadn't handled any pickerel that big so for mine especially i had issues getting the lure out. Which made me stressed out because I always do my best to cause as little damage to the fish as possible (but they swam away fine:)). The lure I was using I call "old faithful". It was my first lure of my serious fishing career and I caught my first bass and pickerel with it. It's all dinged up, but it still clearly works! Merry christmas! (Fish length measurements are all estimations)
Location:Stearns Mill Pond
Trip Date:12/24/2015
# of Hotspots:1
Hotspot Details: 1. Great Day Details: Hide
# of Fish Caught:2
Water Type:freshwater
Type of Fish:Chain Pickerel
Fish Length (Avg):22 inches
Fish Length (Max):25 inches
Fish Weight (Avg):1 lbs. 8 oz.
Fish Weight (Max):2 lbs. 16 oz.
Bait Type:Lipless Bait
Bait Details:Greyish, green, red face
Location Details:Left side of Dam
# of Photos:2
# of Fish Caught:2
Trip Views:This trip has been viewed 1460 times.
User Discussion:
rangerdanger
2lbs 1oz , and 17 grams .
02/08/16 01:20 PM

pocketfisherman
Just saw pic of scale, reads differently than some obviously. My bad :-)
12/28/15 12:20 PM

pocketfisherman
2.16 ounces would be 3 lbs.
12/28/15 12:15 PM

purpleturkey
Nice job,Merry Christmas!!! I retire successful lures when they get too beat up and hang em on the wall above my work bench
12/25/15 07:13 AM

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Date Updated:12/24/15 08:28 PM
Date Created:12/24/15 08:18 PM

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