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Lake: Elaine T. Valente Open Space
Fish: Largemouth Bass

Saved a fish with a little help from a friend

Post By: tbonius monk      Posted: 8/23/2014 11:23:41 AM     Points: 12    
I spent the morning fishing on the very foggy back lake with no luck. As I was leaving I decided to toss it in a few times on the front lake. After a couple of casts I tried again and sort of miscast into an area between two trees. The spinnerbait was hit almost immediately. It caught me totally by surprise. I started reeling in and the fish made a b-line for and got caught in a submerged branch. Dang! I could see that it was a decent fish and try as I might I couldn't get him free. I didn't want the fish to die tangled up in my line and the branch. I was about to cut my line but then I noticed a guy in a belly boat across the lake. I decided to walk around the lake and ask him if he could make his way over to save the fish. He obliged and a few minutes later he was there and freed the fish and retrieved my lure. The fish turned out to be nice! He asked me if I wanted to hold the fish but I said no but asked if I could get a pic of him with the fish. Thank you kind sir! What an awesome morning and I didn't get skunked.
 Reply by: SnipeHuntin      Posted: 8/23/2014 12:55:43 PM     Points: 6832    
 Reply by: Kev-o      Posted: 8/23/2014 9:33:47 PM     Points: 53607    
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 8/23/2014 10:19:45 PM     Points: 50311    
good stuff
 Reply by: lvrider      Posted: 8/26/2014 10:15:54 PM     Points: 60    
That's a new kind of 2fer1. Way to go on getting a pic!