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#1303325 - 04/24/09 08:43 PM Stretch VS The Big Blue
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Stretch and Ruger migrated East to Chattanooga to chase big blues this weekend. We decided to make just a quick "exploratory" foray onto the water this evening. We stuck two or three small fish real quick, but hadn't had lines wet for ten minutes when Stretch's line got stretched BIG TIME!

I knew it was a decent fish... but I piddled around getting lines out of the water, searching for "The Grabbers" and getting situated for a big battle. When I looked back the fish was STILL taking line, showing no signs of stopping. It turned into a trolling motor chase for a while.

It was great fun... Stretch isn't a real emotional man, but I believe I saw him grin once or twice when this 50 lb. bruiser showed himself. Of course Ruger was jumping up and down in the boat like a little school girl.


We knocked off a few 5 - 10 lbers. after we got done high-five'n over this one. We'll be back at it at sunrise.

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#1303331 - 04/24/09 08:49 PM Re: Stretch VS The Big Blue [Re: rsimms]
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#1303391 - 04/24/09 09:24 PM Re: Stretch VS The Big Blue [Re: hunter drew]
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Ole Larry done good.
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#1303455 - 04/24/09 09:58 PM Re: Stretch VS The Big Blue [Re: CBU93]
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#1303466 - 04/24/09 10:03 PM Re: Stretch VS The Big Blue [Re: Cuttin Caller]
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Fun without a doubt.

120 pounds of catfish in just a couple of hours. Not bad for a warm up for the real thing. \:D
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#1303531 - 04/24/09 10:57 PM Re: Stretch VS The Big Blue [Re: RUGER]
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wow!
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#1303554 - 04/24/09 11:27 PM Re: Stretch VS The Big Blue [Re: Blue5]
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50 pounds of fun. I hope you guys got to bed early tonight.
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#1303611 - 04/25/09 03:59 AM Re: Stretch VS The Big Blue [Re: Kirk]
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Kirk,
Told ya to book early dude. \:D

We got in bed around midnight.
I still couldn't even sleep.
Absolutely can't wait to get back out there!
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#1303642 - 04/25/09 07:27 AM Re: Stretch VS The Big Blue [Re: rsimms]
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 Originally Posted By: rsimms
Of course Ruger was jumping up and down in the boat like a little school girl.




Glad y'all had a good time. \:\)
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#1303776 - 04/25/09 11:05 AM Re: Stretch VS The Big Blue [Re: CBU93]
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Big cat right there.
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