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Old 05-18-2012, 05:37 PM
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Default Re: Went after carp and had a surprise...

Originally Posted by wabi View Post
Love those channel cats. They're like hooking on to a bulldozer that's heading away.
I couldn't agree more. That catfish just would not come in. It gave my 8wt a workout. I would get him close and he would just pull away. I honestly didn't think that I would land him. It got pretty gnarly when he hit the fast moving water. I had to chase him, get spooled, or lose him.

My crappy little cell phone camera didn't do the catfish much justice regarding size. I have Godzilla hands and I couldn't get my hands around him. It was probably one of the biggest channels I've caught.
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