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shagbark shakedown

PostPosted: Feb Thu 07, 2019 10:59 am
by urbanHog312
we're having a couple cold ones last friday and one of my buds casually mentions he has family that lives on the private shagbark lake... :wtf:

what ensued the following morning was the most action packed day of ice fishing for largemouth i've ever witnessed. there were quite a few mind blowing instances but what takes the cake is 3 flags in under 8 minutes to start the morning. that's right, 3 for 3 on the first sets within 8 minutes including one instance where while unhooking a bass, i left the mangled roach in the hole ( :moresarcasm: ), only for another bass to gobble it back up.

overall specimen size in this little sanctuary is outstanding. sight fishing for these blimps was incredible through clear water.

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Re: shagbark shakedown

PostPosted: Feb Thu 07, 2019 11:15 am
by HEDDONFROG
Had to look that up. First I've ever heard of it. Looks like a gem of a lake. Those 2 with the broken lines are pigs. Get us permission to night fish it this summer!! lol

Re: shagbark shakedown

PostPosted: Feb Thu 07, 2019 11:35 am
by Phil6
dude... WHAT!!! Never seen so many LMBs pulled from the ice!


Edit- was so impressed by this report I started re-reading it and saw this

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Now it makes sense :lol:

Re: shagbark shakedown

PostPosted: Feb Thu 07, 2019 11:47 am
by urbanHog312
those pics are maybe 1/2 of what we landed with probably a half dozen misses. truly incredible how well these fish do when they're not in a bucket. go figure.

Re: shagbark shakedown

PostPosted: Feb Thu 07, 2019 11:50 am
by Aux Pleins
Ole Shagy for the win!!!

Re: shagbark shakedown

PostPosted: Feb Thu 07, 2019 12:05 pm
by vman01
Those are some beauties

Re: shagbark shakedown

PostPosted: Feb Thu 07, 2019 12:23 pm
by SmalliesNEyes
Damn. That's some fun through the ice...

Re: shagbark shakedown

PostPosted: Feb Thu 07, 2019 12:43 pm
by Rambler
Cool. I always wondered about that place.

Re: shagbark shakedown

PostPosted: Feb Mon 11, 2019 1:29 pm
by JB
Tanks! Nice.

Re: shagbark shakedown

PostPosted: Feb Thu 14, 2019 9:01 pm
by Islandfisher
Damn, HOG HEAVEN! Well done.

Re: shagbark shakedown

PostPosted: Feb Fri 15, 2019 6:16 pm
by badger75
Beautiful fish.