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PB Pickerel on Icy Lake
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Added by: ssheldon1
02/07/16 12:43 PM
PB Pickerel on Icy Lake
The sun came up strong today and thawed out a nice spot to fish a jerk bait. This pickerel is 27" with serious girth. I've caught them in the 20-25" range and could easily grab them behind the head with my hand wrapped around them. As you can see from the picture, I couldn't get a decent grip on this guy hence the dirt and pine needles all over. He choked the shadow rap and got pinned with all 3 trebles. It took some finesse to get the bait out with out hurting the fish or myself. I had to snap a quick pic and get him back in. He darted off as soon as he hit the water.
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ssheldon1
02/08/16 05:42 PM
At first I thought that I finally popped my 2016 bass cherry with a monster. He was peeling drag on my spinning reel which I always keep tight. The real battle happened trying to get the 3 trebles out without pliers.
jimbuoy
02/08/16 11:24 AM
Way to go! How was the fight?

jettydog
02/07/16 07:49 PM
Great fish. Well done.
 
  


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