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Tyler Holm

Had a Bone to Pick at Willow (1 pic)

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Last time I was out at Willow Creek on my 2nd cast I had this enormous boil. Just by the water it slung I knew it was a decent fish. This came on a Moss Boss and I threw it several dozen times back at the spot where the fish boiled and it never returned.

This morning I grabbed a pannie rod and a bass rod and headed down for 30 minutes. The gills were tearing it up around the dock. Absolutely one after another about 18” under a tiny float with a 1/32 jig and a tiny piece of crawler. Nothing big on the gills, so I grabbed they bass rod. 2nd cast with my firetiger skitter pop and I had a small boil. I made my way to the spot where I had the enormous boil mentioned above and the she hit again on about the 10th cast. Quite a little tussle later and I landed this nice largie. I’ve caught a few largies in the 16” range out there, but I believe this one is my new personal best at Willow Creek. I didn’t have time to dig the tape out of my box, but I would guess it at or a hair over 17”.

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Not a monster my any means, but a nice one for Willow. I know there’s much bigger ones in there too.

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Nice fish, don't you ever work? tongue.gif

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Nice fish, don't you ever work?
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I work plenty, but sleep....nope...

Life's short man. Gotta catch'em when ya can.

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Nice avatar Wilson!

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Nice avatar Wilson!


I'm hoping it's short-lived as in changing it next Tues AM with one like yours and Rugby's.. Only bigger!

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Hopefully after tonight I will be able to have one like that as well. I'm getting a little pumped with the nice weather and all.

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nice one!! I was there probably 15minutes after you and JOdie left and caught a quite a few gills and sunnies and couple of smallies till I had to go.

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