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Hey all went out last weekend out of Rosehill Resort. Caught a nice largemoouth on a tip-up, 20" between 7 1/2 - 80 lbs (closer to 7 1/2 from my guess) Let him go to go back and make more puppies, but I put pictures up when I figure out how to. And I will also make a replica.

[Here is podunks bass, nice fish sir!]

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Take care all

good fishin'

podunk

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7 1/2 to 80lbs! WOW wink.gifCatching those through the ice is a blast. I am going to fish some christmas trees and catch some bass jigging this weekend.

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podunk- Feel free to e-mail me the picture and I will try to put it in the post for you.

Chisago Lake chain is a very good bass lake with plenty of very good sized bass, congrats on the great catch. Chisago lake is a catch and release lake only so a replica will be a great memory of this event for you. Not to burst your bubble, and I dont mean to disrespect in any way, but a 20" bass will not be as heavy as you think it is. Most 20" bass this time of the year will be about 4.5 Lbs... I fish chisago a ton, more than any other lake in the state, my largest out of there is 6.6 and was 22.5"... and that was in the fall when they were on the feed bag.

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I agree with Deitz - that bass would have to have some incredible genetics to reach 7 let alone 8 lbs at 20 inches. I've caught two 21" smallies - one of them through the ice that I guessed around 5 1/2 LBS. But anything's possible - I'd love to see some pics of that hog nonetheless!

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I never have done actual measurements and I thought you just measure till the "tail" is done and not the fin but, since you do, you can add on a couple, but as far as the scale, it was my grandfather's spring action and it could be off, but I will email the pics to deitz ( I believe that is who it was and then it can get posted.

Take care all

good fishin

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