I made my way out to secret undisclosed location and met up with secret undisclosed angler.  It was a perfect day, about 70 degrees and the wind was just right.  We worked our way over to the point and started throwing spinner baits.  I was throwing one of my father in law's old chartreuse spinner bait.  I started fan casting the point and noticed there was a weed bed and some rocks about 20 ft in front of us.  I kept targeting the area changing up my retrieve and boom, maybe 5 casts and fish was on!  I could feel the weight of the fish and after a few minutes finally brought it up to the surface, it was a good size fish.  Landed the fish and then gave her a quick weigh, 3lbs!  My new personal best!  I only managed one additional fish after that but I was already more than happy just being out there fishing.  Great way to break up the work week and even better landing this beautiful fish.

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Darkstar72 replied the topic: #9580 25 Jul 2013 21:45

steakified wrote: lol chuck, I was trying to get my camera up to take a pic with my phone.

@Sooner, I hope so...


Congrats on the COTD!!!

Fives are FUN!!!!! :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:

We'll have to get out some weekend and see if we can get you one!
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steakified replied the topic: #9579 25 Jul 2013 21:07
Thanks guys, it was a whole another experience. lol, funny thing I forgot to mention. I was worried about the ticks and the high reeds so I hosed myself down with tick spray. Then on the way to the point, I totally bit it and fell down all up in the high grass....The fish made me forget about that and made it all worth it. I can't wait to hit some more ponds this weekend and keep the fishin' going.
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pondboy replied the topic: #9578 25 Jul 2013 20:29
Dude sweet fish!
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jmdog replied the topic: #9575 25 Jul 2013 17:57
That's a beauty!
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Deer Run Angler replied the topic: #9573 25 Jul 2013 16:50
:woohoo:

Great Catch Steakified!! Healthy looking fish!
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Deer Run Angler replied the topic: #9572 25 Jul 2013 16:47
Great catch Steakified. It looks healthy!
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redhook62 replied the topic: #9571 25 Jul 2013 15:48
Great COD. My personal best was on a spinnerbait also. Coincidence? I don't think so. Nice job!
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steakified replied the topic: #9570 25 Jul 2013 12:47
lol chuck, I was trying to get my camera up to take a pic with my phone.

@Sooner, I hope so...
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SoonerBass replied the topic: #9569 25 Jul 2013 11:44
Very nice fish steakified, I see a 5lber in your future!
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CSimon2 replied the topic: #9568 25 Jul 2013 10:57
Great job and congrats on the COTD! Next time, quit texting and smile for the camera when holding your pb largemouth! LOL! Just messing with ya!
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rapture replied the topic: #9562 25 Jul 2013 09:48
NICE BASS, STEAKIFIED

CHANGEING SPEEDS IS THE TICKET

RAPTURE
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Marty Rogers replied the topic: #9561 25 Jul 2013 09:14
I know the spot and the angler well. Great job and this is only the beginning!