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Jim Dicken
Louisville, KY

Weight:

8 pounds 1 ounce

Length:

28 inches

Girth:

Unknown

Catch Date:

April 13, 1992

Body of Water:

Beaver Lake, Ky

Lure or Bait Used:

Fox Spinner

Rod Used:

Ugly Stick

Rod Length:

6 Foot

Reel Used:

Penn Spinning Reel

Line Used:

14 pound Test

Scent Used:

Fish Location Before Catch:

In Brush Line

Fishing Method Used:

N/A

Electronics Used:

None

Preparation:

I planned on fishing areas of the lake that were not available to bank fishermen that were not fished as much. I had not planned on a 30 mph wind and temps in the low 50s as it had been very springy for several days. The fish hit the spinner after a short pull as the boat was blown down the lake.

Check Weather?

No

How Weather Checked:

Weather at Time of Catch:

Windy and Cold Front Moving in

Before or After Front?

During the front.. very windy

Moon Phase:

Full, I think

Were Satellite Photos Used?

No

Stealth Technique:

Let the wind blow me down the lake and did not use trolling motor except to keep off the bank occasionally

Fishing From:

Boat

Witnesses:

Alone

Scale Used to Weigh Fish:

Digital Scale

Bassin' Big Bass Contest?

No

Big Bass Record Club?

No

Member of (Bass Club):

Galyans Preferred Customer

Years Fishing:

More than I care to say

Introduced to Fishing By:

Great Grandmother

Sponsors:

Fishin.com / FGHP.com I operate Fishing Guides Home Pages web-site.

Favorite Big Bass Book:

Favorite Big Bass Video:

Favorite Big Bass Hunter:

Chuck Bauer / Doug Hannon

Released?

No

Email:

[email protected]

Website:

http://www.fghp.com

Significant Factor(s):

I went fishing on a day most would have stayed in the house.

The Story:

Keep the boat off the bank in the 30 MPH wind and keep tossing the spinner bait with the oversize willow leaf spinner blade..

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