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#881469 - 08/22/08 03:01 PM does anybody have a state record
easy45
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buddy of mine caught what would have been the state record shortnose gar in Mississippi if not for one thing, we forgot to get the girth measurement, we had pics on certified scales and everything.
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#881565 - 08/22/08 03:46 PM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: easy45]
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I have two. Neither have anything to do with fish. But why do you ask.
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#881935 - 08/22/08 08:32 PM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: bowriter]
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a guy told me that he saw them shocking up LM on Cordell Hull last year and they were told they had 4 that would break the state record that day.

a guy I work with has a 54 pound rockfish on his wall,,no record but man what a fish..

I caught the worlds smallest sauger last spring..
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#882126 - 08/22/08 10:44 PM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: mr.big]
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Friend of mine would have the Alabama record for one of the hybrid fish. (Two that crossed and I know it wasn't the Smallmouth/Spot cross) Seems it was sauger and something else.

They took pics and carried it to be verified by a state biologist.

He then MISIDENTIFIED the fish. Pics were shown to my friend who is a fisheries biologist and emailed to several more and all agreed, EXCEPT the one who would have verified the thing.
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#882158 - 08/22/08 11:27 PM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: AlabamaSwamper]
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 Originally Posted By: AlabamaSwamper
Friend of mine would have the Alabama record for one of the hybrid fish. (Two that crossed and I know it wasn't the Smallmouth/Spot cross) Seems it was sauger and something else.

They took pics and carried it to be verified by a state biologist.

He then MISIDENTIFIED the fish. Pics were shown to my friend who is a fisheries biologist and emailed to several more and all agreed, EXCEPT the one who would have verified the thing.

Man thats how it goes. Was it possibly a Saug-eye (Sauger/walleye)

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#882307 - 08/23/08 07:21 AM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: cbcs1987]
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http://www.tennessee.gov/twra/fish/FishRecTbl.html

My guess is I have a shot at "Quillback"...and a few other non-entries...

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#882390 - 08/23/08 08:58 AM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: Taylor]
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I caught what would have to have been the state record pumpkinseed about 4 years ago. The state record is a mere 5 ounces, I would say this fish would have gone at least 12ounces. If only I knew then what I know now.
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#882468 - 08/23/08 10:21 AM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: Kimberman]
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I've had several that would be line class records for carp on the fly rod, but I suspect dozens of folks have caught and never recorded carp. I mean, who is a big enough loser to want to be known as the dude with the carp records? Besides me, of course! \:D

In the same vein, several friends and I have caught some skipjack that might have made the state record, but who goes to the trouble to find certified scales for a skippy?
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#882543 - 08/23/08 11:43 AM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: gil1]
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just curious bowriter
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#882716 - 08/23/08 02:53 PM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: gil1]
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 Originally Posted By: gil1
I've had several that would be line class records for carp on the fly rod, but I suspect dozens of folks have caught and never recorded carp. I mean, who is a big enough loser to want to be known as the dude with the carp records? Besides me, of course! \:D

In the same vein, several friends and I have caught some skipjack that might have made the state record, but who goes to the trouble to find certified scales for a skippy?


should have used it to catch the WR rockfish,,them things are a blast on an UL when things get slow below the dam.
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#884166 - 08/26/08 03:52 PM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: ]
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I've been trying for record trout just not happen yet but getting close I belive the record bluegill lives in my pond but it want bite
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#886314 - 08/27/08 04:06 PM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: cbcs1987]
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 Originally Posted By: cbcs1987
 Originally Posted By: AlabamaSwamper
Friend of mine would have the Alabama record for one of the hybrid fish. (Two that crossed and I know it wasn't the Smallmouth/Spot cross) Seems it was sauger and something else.

They took pics and carried it to be verified by a state biologist.

He then MISIDENTIFIED the fish. Pics were shown to my friend who is a fisheries biologist and emailed to several more and all agreed, EXCEPT the one who would have verified the thing.



Man thats how it goes. Was it possibly a Saug-eye (Sauger/walleye)



That's it. Why I didn't think of Walleye I don't know. Fish was caught on Pickwick btw.
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#888730 - 08/28/08 11:25 PM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: bowriter]
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 Originally Posted By: bowriter
I have two. Neither have anything to do with fish. But why do you ask.


Can't help but ask...what two records do you have?

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#891757 - 08/31/08 07:23 AM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: baller_9]
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baller, I would venture it has to do with at least one of two things.
Both involving bull.

Ridin or shovelin \:D
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#896119 - 09/02/08 11:11 PM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: RUGER]
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Woulda, shoulda , coulda, if just, almost, if it werent for!!!!!!LMAO And I will agree ol BW should hold atleast 2 maybe more!!!
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#900620 - 09/05/08 01:41 PM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: mr.big]
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#903890 - 09/07/08 09:49 PM Re: does anybody have a state record [Re: mr.big]
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I caught a coosa bass when I was a teenager that would have weighed easily over two lbs, but I thought it was a kentucky bass and threw it back. I caught a 5lb. 1oz kentucky bass this year that gave the record a scare. I was in a bassmaster tournament three years ago that a guy weighed in a 5lb. 6oz kentucky, and my friend caught a 5lb 8oz kentucky out of his farm pond in the early 90's that would have tied the record, but he did not know it was a kentucky until a game warden identified it at the taxidermist. I think the spotted bass record will be broken well before the largemouth or especially the smallmouth record.
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