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3-1-14 Attica Res #1
03-01-2014, 10:07 PM,
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3-1-14 Attica Res #1
Fished the old res. of my hometown today with my son. Beautiful day with some sun and temps in the upper 30's.

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Slow day, did not mark a ton of fish. After a few hours (and only a few bites to show for it) he decided he had enough. He asked if mom could come and pick him up. We had fun, but he missed out on the big fish of the day. A 26" channel cat!

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Took about 15 minutes before i could wear it out and turn its head up through the hole. My gas auger cuts 8" holes.... but when i saw its head i was nervous it wasn't going to turn and make it up! Biggest fish through the ice for me. Cool

Ended the day with only 5 keeper gills. Cleaned them and right into the oven for an appetizer before dinner.

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Candy even got some of the scraps before i took them out to throw in the garden.

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03-01-2014, 10:35 PM,
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Very nice catfish! Looks like fun was had. Cool
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03-01-2014, 10:38 PM,
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03-01-2014, 10:41 PM,
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Sweet!
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03-01-2014, 10:43 PM,
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Heck of a fish Russ. Great pics,that actually made icefishin look like fun ! And the meal ain't too bad either Wink
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03-01-2014, 11:01 PM,
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That is Awesome!! It tickles me to no end to see Ice fisherman like yourself pull big ol fish like that through that lil hole in the Ice. I'm sure i would Love Ice fishing if i .....well........If I Didn't have to actually be on the Ice. I have this fear of my big ***** taking a polar plunge. How thick of Ice do you consider "Safe" Ice?
Just One More Cast Before I Go!
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03-01-2014, 11:38 PM,
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we walk on sheets of 1/4 inch plywood with only 2 inches. but at the moment we still have 30 to 37 inches yet. gonna be a late spring here...
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03-01-2014, 11:45 PM,
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Funny lookin water yall got there! That's a nice cat!
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03-02-2014, 12:01 AM,
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3-1-14 Attica Res #1
Wow! That is awesome.
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03-02-2014, 01:11 AM,
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How old is your son?
Looks painfully like beautiful fun. Don't know how y'all handle it......
That cat looks like an Op? Big and Purty fish. Waaaay Purtier than you.
Eats look likes smiles. Thx for the good story,
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