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giant pout

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a friend of mine just got back from LOW and said they did okay but he said he caught a 20 lbs pout. he said it was about 40" long. i'm sure that is very uncommon, but what is the largest pout you've ever caught. i'll try to get pictures later.

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I haven't caught one anywhere near that size...my biggest was likely 24"; but then again I have only caught a handful.

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well i haven't seen any pictures yet so i don't know if he is really telling the truth.

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man id like to see those pictures if its true that would be a monster pout

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My biggest is 14LBS, I have a few in that range, all on rattle reels.

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my brother caught a 27 incher last weekend up there.that thing was huge.

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king,

the state record is 19.3 lbs, and was caught on LOW a few years back, if it was 20 it could have been a new state record. would love to see the pics of that baby.

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pout, pout, cast your line out. get the pix. love to see a 40" pout. best I ever did was 31 in 90 min. on Mille Lacs 2 years ago. I was ring'in the pout bell. what a blast.

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WOW!! That is a nice pout...I caught my first 5 pout when we were at Arnesen's the weekend of Feb 16th!! Had a great time...the first 4 pout were all brown, yellow and black...but then I hooked into this fellar...my last pout of the trip wasn't close to 20 lbs but was a nice 29 incher and had real nice colors!!!

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they are some ugly fish!

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okay i saw pics today and he exagerated a little. it was 36 inches and weighed about 14lbs and he let it go after he took some pictures.

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Still a fun fish

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This one was about 32 inches and was caught out on the flats. First one I ever caught and man talk about ugly and slimy. This thing seemed to posses some form of intellegence. When I put it back in the hole it was tail first and went down about a foot or so and maybe cause of the ice came back up and slithered out of the hole back onto the ice and turned around and went back into the hole head first then swam away.

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gross people actually take picture of those darn things grin.gif.

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i bet you thought you had a nice walleye on!

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Yeah. Lucky the other line was up and being rebaited when I realized the bobber was down. Took about 10 minutes to get the thing in the house. At least now I know when the fish turns into a helicopter it is an eel pout not a real fish.

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A few years back a bunch of guy's I work with and I were up there fishing out of Bayview's houses. I'm the type of guy that has everything ready to roll and once everyone has their stuff in the fish house, I start fishing. I baited my bobber rod and set it down and as I was dropping a jiggin spoon down the other hole, my bobber disappears! I tell the guy's, who are still tying jigs on their line, "Fish on". I set the hook and my rod doubles over, "Big fish money is in my pocket, big 'eye!" I get it up to the hole and it's big ol' mister burbot. We still get a laugh out of that one.

Brian

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The pout you see me pictured with earlier in the post tangled up two other lines...what a rat's nest that turned out to be!!!!

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About 10 yrs ago or so, we used to get into some pout action out of Babblers...We never latched onto any thing with size. But, I chuckled when reading the posts on what it does to the other lines. Rats nest is the perfect word! No use trying to unravel the knot, just cut and start over.

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i was fishing with my uncles one time in a four man fish house and he caught one of those it got tangled and broke every line in the fish house

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I have a great picture of a pretty big pout, however it seems too hard to figure out how to post it. Wish you could just attach a file and be on your way!

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 Originally Posted By: Korns
I have a great picture of a pretty big pout, however it seems too hard to figure out how to post it. Wish you could just attach a file and be on your way!

Korns - if you want to email me the pout I will post it for you. You should be able to get my email addy in my profile by clicking on my name to the left.

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The wife's first pout.... Now she can't wait till dark to fish for them....

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Caesarfishinguytoo... just sent you the email with the picture, the title of the email is "Pout Picture".

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Actually Caesar... I got the email returned as undeliverable. Any other suggestions?

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