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#3263982 - 06/08/13 01:37 PM FLATHEADS while Bass fishing?
DKO77
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I'm sure you fellas have caught some big ones over the years, I caught one yesterday on Watts Bar close to 30 lbs dragging a worm around. They pull a little harder than an ol bass.
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#3263985 - 06/08/13 01:46 PM Re: FLATHEADS while Bass fishing? [Re: DKO77]
SEC
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They are better eating than an ol bass too.
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#3263989 - 06/08/13 01:54 PM Re: FLATHEADS while Bass fishing? [Re: SEC]
DKO77
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I agree - big cats were blowing up on shad everywhere yesterday
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#3263994 - 06/08/13 02:09 PM Re: FLATHEADS while Bass fishing? [Re: DKO77]
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I hate catching them things. Nasty fish.
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#3263999 - 06/08/13 02:26 PM Re: FLATHEADS while Bass fishing? [Re: Model70Man]
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 Originally Posted By: Model70Man
I hate catching them things. Nasty fish.


i'll take one over them glorified sunfish any day!!
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#3264022 - 06/08/13 03:16 PM Re: FLATHEADS while Bass fishing? [Re: stik]
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Flat Heads are predators just like bass and hang at the same spots.Ive also caught some 25 to 30's bass fishing.
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#3264045 - 06/08/13 04:11 PM Re: FLATHEADS while Bass fishing? [Re: ClubHead]
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Someone posted a picture of a big one just the other day.

Think he was fishing with Kirk.
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#3264085 - 06/08/13 06:19 PM Re: FLATHEADS while Bass fishing? [Re: stik]
catman529
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 Originally Posted By: stik
 Originally Posted By: Model70Man
I hate catching them things. Nasty fish.


i'll take one over them glorified sunfish any day!!
ditto that, I haven't caught a flathead over 5 lbs, would be more excited over a 30 lb flathead than a 5 or 10 lb large mouthed fish of the lowly sunfish family \:D
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#3264100 - 06/08/13 06:33 PM Re: FLATHEADS while Bass fishing? [Re: catman529]
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Caught one yesterday that would have gone 8-10 lbs on a jig while bass fishing. I usually catch a few a year while bass fishing, a few blues too. I don't really see what all the fuss is about, I would rather catch a 3+ lb smallmouth any day.
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#3264153 - 06/08/13 08:21 PM Re: FLATHEADS while Bass fishing? [Re: catman529]
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 Originally Posted By: catman529
 Originally Posted By: stik
 Originally Posted By: Model70Man
I hate catching them things. Nasty fish.


i'll take one over them glorified sunfish any day!!
ditto that, I haven't caught a flathead over 5 lbs, would be more excited over a 30 lb flathead than a 5 or 10 lb large mouthed fish of the lowly sunfish family \:D
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