August outing

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August outing

Postby crankybass » Aug Mon 12, 2019 2:54 pm

After spending this past Saturday morning at the DMV, I decided to head north for an afternoon expedition. The conditions weren't bad, but my solunar app didn't forecast a good day. Well, I am glad that I take other factors into account. I landed 4 in a little over 4 hours, with my PB (length 22", weight 4.45lbs) coming in the late afternoon during some cloud cover, on a T-Rigged Strike King Rage Bug in Moon Juice. GP Rage Bug landed the other three, one 17", one 15", and two 13". Here's the big girl:

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Re: August outing

Postby vman01 » Aug Mon 12, 2019 4:33 pm

There's an expression that says it all. 4.45lbs :mrgreen:
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Re: August outing

Postby Skifish1 » Aug Mon 12, 2019 5:10 pm

Nice fish a PB in dog days of summer
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Re: August outing

Postby minstrel » Aug Mon 12, 2019 5:39 pm

What a catch!! I can totally understand the look on your face as that must have been a kick! :D Congrats.
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Re: August outing

Postby Aux Pleins » Aug Mon 12, 2019 5:44 pm

Sorry you had to deal with the DMV. Great bass to ease the suffrage.
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Re: August outing

Postby jmdog2003 » Aug Mon 12, 2019 8:52 pm

The face says it all. Actually, the bass speaks volumes too.
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Re: August outing

Postby Peter Piper » Aug Wed 14, 2019 7:17 am

well done, they bite any time of the day don't they!
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Re: August outing

Postby urbanHog312 » Aug Wed 14, 2019 8:48 am

shes a big pig yep yep
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Re: August outing

Postby cletedius » Aug Wed 14, 2019 9:07 am

Nice going, CB. Good call ignoring the solunar table!
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Re: August outing

Postby Woohoodude11 » Aug Wed 14, 2019 10:26 am

Great seeing you and really cool to see you land that beaut from the opposite bank :lol: Wish I was a little closer to help you photograph. You mentioned the solunar thing on the phone that day and I kinda chuckled myself, I've learned to take that with an absolute grain of salt. Wasn't too shabby of a day on my side of the lake either, though I'm happy I had the balls to bring a chatterbait with this time since the frog got one blowup all day and squat else.
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Re: August outing

Postby Lip_Yanker » Aug Wed 14, 2019 10:31 am

Nice one!

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Re: August outing

Postby crankybass » Aug Wed 14, 2019 2:53 pm

Woohoodude11 wrote:Great seeing you and really cool to see you land that beaut from the opposite bank :lol: Wish I was a little closer to help you photograph. You mentioned the solunar thing on the phone that day and I kinda chuckled myself, I've learned to take that with an absolute grain of salt. Wasn't too shabby of a day on my side of the lake either, though I'm happy I had the balls to bring a chatterbait with this time since the frog got one blowup all day and squat else.


The chatterbait in August on a weedy lake does take some stones! I can attest to the great catches you had out there. I forgot to add to my post that when I put her back, I had my thumb and thumb-side of my hand in her mouth--I was holding her and moving her back and forth to get some water moving through her gills. Well, she chomped down on my thumb/hand! Man, she left some marks. :o
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Re: August outing

Postby HEDDONFROG » Aug Wed 14, 2019 9:03 pm

Great catch Cranky!
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Re: August outing

Postby toyasu » Aug Thu 15, 2019 12:06 am

Nice fish, Cranky!
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