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Papa Grump

This isn't no walleye

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Papa Grump    0
Papa Grump

Took my good friend Scott from work out yesterday to chase some walters ,fished a few creeks and such and finally found some clear water, but not a single one to be found except this:

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37 pounds of "anything that comes near me is supper"

Took Scott a good 15 minutes to land this piggy.I even got a little nervous when I missed with the net, twice tongue.gif

Even LFC can net better than me today was one thought grin.gif

This was Scott's personel best and he was all giddy and wound up for the rest of the day. A few high fives and a couple of bumps later we headed for home to this nice sunset and a few more beers. sunset.jpg

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harvey lee    13
harvey lee

Looks like Scott and you had a great day on the water with the PB. What a beautiful sunset.

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DARK30    0
DARK30

Nice! Was that on walleye gear? This is a whole different river this fall.

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aanderud    36
aanderud

Wow, nice job Brian. I bet that was fun!

I am amazed when I drive over the river in Chaska as to how high the water is!

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Dan Thiem    0
Dan Thiem

Way cool post! The fish, the sunset, WOW!!! True blessings.

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Papa Grump    0
Papa Grump

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Nice! Was that on walleye gear? This is a whole different river this fall


Fireball jig and minnow on 15 pound spiderwire made for an interesting fight. Scott did a great job of keeping the fish out of the main channel. He asked me what would we do if it would have got out into the channel and my reply was, we got 40 miles of river and a good trolling moter to fight this thing.

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hanson    1
hanson

What a beauty!

I caught a BIG surprise this weekend as well! wink.gif

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Larry FlatCaster    0
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Even LFC can net better than me today was one thought
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Nice fish Mates!!!

I'm sensing something..... LOL.... I will admit I'm not the most confident netter... Though I manage to get them biggins in the boat.... I hope its not left overs from the BPCL finish this year. grin.gif

Cool post!!! Great to see there still hitting.

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Flaco651

Nice! cool.gif

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Papa Grump    0
Papa Grump

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I caught a BIG surprise this weekend as well!


New girlfriend? grin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gif

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hanson    1
hanson

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New girlfriend?
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Ha! Ha!

I didn't want to play the trump card but... Bam! There it is. grin.gif

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aanderud    36
aanderud

Chris, that's the coolest pic I've seen in a while! I bet that was fun! You look pretty stoked!

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Shack    16
Shack

Nice flat Papa! smile.gif

I heard the Griz cat a 40lbs plus flat last week fishing for walleyes some wheres down your guys way! At least that is what I heard smirk.gif

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Wiskers    1
Wiskers

Wow, thoses are both sweet catches... I have been skunked the last two times out on the river here... Man, the flow is still realy going strong. Not sure where to look here yet. Had a few bites yesterday but that was it. confused.gif

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