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Fat Boy
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Poster jstiz Offline
Posted 09/01/17 05:25 PM
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Caught this hog on a full grown bullfrog alive. Had to swim in for him, after he got hung up in the middle of the pond. Came in at 25in 8lbs.
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#479364 - 09/01/17 05:31 PM Re: Fat Boy [Re: jstiz]
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Registered: 05/17/13
Posts: 119
Loc: IN Batesville
Been watching him for over a month. He would follow the mower around the pond. Tried every lure known to man. Couldn't get him to bite on anything. After seeing a frog go in, he destroyed it. So I caught one and the rest is history. Both frog and bass are back in the pond smile

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#479467 - 09/04/17 11:54 AM Re: Fat Boy [Re: jstiz]
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Registered: 06/13/12
Posts: 1936
Loc: Ontario, Canada, Eh.
What a beauty. It is incredible the food they can eat. Guess you only get that big if you feed the beast.

Well done.
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#479525 - 09/05/17 02:30 PM Re: Fat Boy [Re: jstiz]
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Registered: 09/12/14
Posts: 1019
Loc: Deep East Texas
How big is your pond and approx. age of fish?? What state are you in? Beautiful fish!!
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#479550 - 09/06/17 09:52 AM Re: Fat Boy [Re: jstiz]
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How did the frog survive the 'encounter?'
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#479661 - 09/08/17 08:13 AM Re: Fat Boy [Re: jstiz]
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Registered: 05/17/13
Posts: 119
Loc: IN Batesville
They pond is just north of half an acre. Not sure on age of the fish, the pond is 12 years old.

Sunil, SOO... I hooked the frog through the bottom lip and lightly tossed him out into the pond. The frog took care of the rest swimming around until catching the eye of the bass. When the bass hit the frog got the hooked push through and was sliding up the line. It was crazy to see but one great story. I took a picture of the frog because I think i'm going to get him put into my replica mount somehow.

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#480788 - 10/06/17 01:48 PM Re: Fat Boy [Re: jstiz]
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Registered: 09/29/17
Posts: 5
Loc: Wisconsin
That Bass is a HOG! NICE!

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