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Need Help - 49" Muskie on Mantrap

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I realize this is a shot in the dark but I am desperate so here it goes.

On July 21st I caught and released a 49" muskie on Mantrap and had left the camera in the cabin, a nearby boat took a digital picture for me and I gave him my buisness card, he said he would email it to me and I haven't got anything yet. He was about 30 years old with a couple of other guys, I remember him saying he was staying at the campground. If any of your friends have talked about how they took a picture of a fish for a guy but lost his business card I could use your help. Any info would be appreciated, thanks.

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It didn't look like this did it???

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No, it was a great release, very short fight, barely hooked, only out of the water for only 20-30 seconds, no vertical hold, and it swam away nicely. I suppose any relesed muskie has a chance of not surviving no matter how well it was handeled, but I highly doubt this one didn't make it. That is a sad sight.

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Too bad for that fish. So my man here needs some help everyone! I personally believe he caught the 49", but I also would love to see what it looked like! So hopefully someone will see his cry for help and hook a brotha up with the picture! I have a good feeling Brian, that you will see your 49" soon! Keep the faith!

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Yeah, he caught it all right. I netted it and gave him plenty of crap about the first time, and probably the last, that he forgot the camera!!

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That's one good thing about what happened, I'll never forget a camera again. Or spare batteries for that matter.

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Stanley Sterile, you and feach must be the 2 most unprepared fisherman I've ever known. I don't know if you've ever planned out any of the trips you've gone on. I heard a story the other day that you made 2 bad decisions in canada and didn't even have a camera along to prove it. Come on, you have to have a backup in the boat. They teach you that in Kindergarten.

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