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As do I, Mabro! As do I....


Excerpt from Robert Crais' "The Monkey's Raincoat:"
"She took another microscopic bite of her sandwich, then pushed it away. Maybe she absorbed nutrients from her surroundings."

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Originally Posted By: Bruce Condello
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that made me dizzy.


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So THAT's how he makes the fish look so big! He's got tiny hands!! grin


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I have one tiny hand, and one huge hand. Never know when that'll come in HANDy.


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Having two hand sizes is indeed handy for the photogenic one.


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If you ever do your dentistry magic on my mouth please use your tiny hand


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Originally Posted By: Bruce Condello
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You just blew my mind.



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So THAT's how he makes the fish look so big! He's got tiny hands!! grin







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Freshwater drum.



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Nice hat, Freak.


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It was a present from my Dad when he went to Australia.


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Bruce, That is a big drum - sheephead. Those fish fight pretty hard and similar to a big walleye. I bet you thought you really had a prize fish with that one on the line.


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Bruce, was it around 18" long? (going by finger size in relationship to the fish)


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Its a 4 inch fish.. AMAZING TECHNIQUE!!.. smile


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Originally Posted By: esshup
Bruce, was it around 18" long? (going by finger size in relationship to the fish)


Close!

This fish was 22 inches, and weighed 6.05 lbs.


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Originally Posted By: Bill Cody
Bruce, That is a big drum - sheephead. Those fish fight pretty hard and similar to a big walleye. I bet you thought you really had a prize fish with that one on the line.


Yes!! These things are a blast to catch! They readily attack artificial presentations. Due to the high water flows in the Missouri River, people are catching tons and tons of 4-6 lb fish that range from 17-23 inches long. Always seems like a big walleye when it hits. They are enthusiastic fighters early in the fight, but late in the fight they fade fast and just roll into the net. I attribute this to the skinny tail. They just don't have that broad powerful stroke of a white bass or hybrid striper.


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Bruce, did you keep it for the freezer?


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We actually were fortunate enough to catch some awesome 12-14 inch crappie, and a few sauger in the 15-18 inch range that we kept for the freezer. But these big brute drum went back in the drink.


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Most underrated freshwater fish in my opinion. Has all the qualities of a sportfish.

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Nice!


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