Mike L

7.0 lb. Bowfin caught by Mike L fishing in North Carolina on 04/21/12

Posted by Mike L over 8 years ago

7.0 lb. Bowfin caught by Mike L fishing in North Carolina on 04/21/12
7.0 lb. Bowfin caught by Mike L fishing on Saturday April 21, 2012 at 12:24 near Dover in Craven County, North Carolina (NC), United States North America using a bluegill a Baitfish

I was sitting back in the shade beached eating lunch with one line in the water floating a bluegill on circle hook. I looked up and saw my line starting to go sideways, grabbed the rod, set the hook and it was game on!
The fish refused to come in and when it finally did it was a huge female. She was a fighter, even bouncing around while I was trying to take a picture as I lost her and the grip at one point, but luckily she didn't know it so I was able to reach down and grab them both before she took off again. This fish wore me out...

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Jeff Rappa

Wow, Im gettin close to that size, matter of trips vs clean offs they got some serious teeth

Posted by Jeff Rappa over 8 years ago

Mike L

Thanks for the tip on bluegill, I was planning to go striper fishing this weekend, bluegills hadn't even crossed my mind as bait!

Posted by Mike L over 8 years ago

Daniel Plaza

wish we could use bluegill again they are striper candy

Posted by Daniel Plaza Elite Member over 8 years ago

Ever Aguilar

i cant say enuf about circle hooks man great hooks for bait fishing....cool story cool fish...

Posted by Ever Aguilar Expert Member over 8 years ago

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