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Old 04-02-2018, 04:28 PM
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Default Getting closer...Monster lake trout, be afraid

I'm coming for you...i'm on the right track...if there's still a monster down there i will find it...

Had a lot of hits that didn't hook up and dropped a heavy one on the normal go-to jigs...as hard as it was to switch it up from that, I did and it paid off. They started committing better to my homemade spoons and paddle tail/jig heads, than the usual tried and true jigging raps and blades.

Ended up landing my longest one yet at 29.5" (skinny as hell though, but fought like a beast) like i've said before, anyone that buys into the myths that these fish don't fight is missing out! this thing burned my drag back down 20 ft as i was bringing him up at one point!

It was a good day with a handful of avg fish as well after i got away from the lures they were continuously half-ass hitting.

Couldn't get my camera timer to work so all i got was a video, here is a still frame from it or you can watch the video at this link: https://www.nationalprostaff.com/pos...e-trout-length



and a happy selfie of one of the handful of avg ones:

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Old 04-02-2018, 05:33 PM
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Thatís a good one!!! You better get em soon before the last 7 disappear into somebodyís belly. Thatís a long Laker for sure! YEA BUDDY!
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Next state record gonna come outta there!!! Nice fish chris
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Old 04-02-2018, 07:02 PM
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Great job!

I think monster laker hunt is a worthy endeavor, there has to be a few more beasts swimming in those reservoirs. Did you upsize your bait? The couple of true giants I've heard about came on "normal" size tubes/jigs.
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Monster lake trout dude!!! They keep getting bigger. Next trip will be the 30.
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Old 04-03-2018, 07:10 AM
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dammit i knew i should have gone...way to execute!
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Old 04-03-2018, 09:15 AM
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Chris thats great, way to change it up and find what they wanted. Nice Laker
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cool report that was a nice fish. i liked the christmas eve photo.
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Great job!

I think monster laker hunt is a worthy endeavor, there has to be a few more beasts swimming in those reservoirs. Did you upsize your bait? The couple of true giants I've heard about came on "normal" size tubes/jigs.
i haven't upsized yet, using all 'normal' size lures 4-5" I probably should have a bigger lure ready to drop down if i marked something really big that didn't go after the norm...i guess, not sure about that yet. I'm reluctant to change what i'm doing too much, it seems to be working.

That's one lure i hear is popular that i haven't caught one on yet though, the tube.
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Put a 7-8 inch brown or yellow Bullhead cat on a 7/0 hook down where they live. Nobody ever listens to me!!! It will work. It has worked. They glow in the dark in that high mercury level water.
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