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Offline gee-dub

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a beast in the northeast
« on: January 07, 2017, 05:53:51 PM »
6 years ago, i had never been ice fishing before.  but i stumbled on IF247 and met a bunch of really nice folks that gave me great advice and took me under their wings.  to this day, they still take me to great places to fish, help me out on the ice, and share everything they know.  i call them my friends.  so it was fitting that i was with many of them today when i landed a beast of a largemouth bass, the biggest freshwater fish i have ever caught.  what a way to start the season!

thanks to garyp, ranger22, lottie, kevin, (JT in spirit!) and everyone on this site that has helped me put fish on the ice.  also thanks to FM for running IF247 and giving me the jig that hooked this guy (know who makes it?  they are killer.).






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a beast in the northeast
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Offline Jiggerman

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Re: a beast in the northeast
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2017, 05:56:25 PM »
Looks like a jamming jig.   

I recognize 2 of the guys in the picture

Offline gee-dub

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Re: a beast in the northeast
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2017, 05:59:27 PM »
totally a jammin jig, purple #10 striper teardrop.  i shed a tear whenever i lose one, they connect with everything.  i need to refill.
« Last Edit: January 07, 2017, 06:12:13 PM by gee-dub »

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Re: a beast in the northeast
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2017, 06:38:45 PM »
nice fish.  Thanks for sharing the jig used.
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Offline CowDawg

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Re: a beast in the northeast
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2017, 06:45:02 PM »
That's a beauty!! !<>!

Offline Its ice

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Re: a beast in the northeast
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2017, 06:53:31 PM »
nice catch gee dub.......thats a fatdady.  nice work
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Re: a beast in the northeast
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2017, 12:17:21 AM »
Very nice.I catch a lot on them.
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Re: a beast in the northeast
« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2017, 07:16:35 AM »
Always a good time when that Motley crew gets together! You were just a little exited when that pig showed herself  :o LOL. We have to do some brainstorming for next weekend since you are free for the whole day  >:D .
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Re: a beast in the northeast
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2017, 07:18:56 AM »
cONGRATS gd,Nice fish.Looks like he was an big eater with that girth on him !<>!

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Re: a beast in the northeast
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2017, 07:25:35 AM »
Ok grasshopper you are on your own now...lol
nice catch
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Offline Filetandrelease

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Re: a beast in the northeast
« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2017, 07:29:58 AM »

Nice weed trout , hey wire I see you hiding back there  >:D

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Re: a beast in the northeast
« Reply #11 on: January 08, 2017, 07:35:52 AM »
Beautiful fish.  Nice job!

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Offline ice attic

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Re: a beast in the northeast
« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2017, 08:00:49 AM »
Congrats. That's a beauty.

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Re: a beast in the northeast
« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2017, 08:05:34 AM »
Nice bucket mouth!!! Well done on light tackle!!! 🕳🎣👍
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Re: a beast in the northeast
« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2017, 08:10:59 AM »
Toad!

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