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Fish: Hybrid Striped Bass(wiper/palmetto)

New PB wiper!

Post By: Assassin      Posted: 4/25/2019 8:24:29 AM     Points: 1069    
Just about to give up for the day when this heffer slammed. Released to fight another day.
 Reply by: cookster      Posted: 4/25/2019 8:48:39 AM     Points: 63887    
Thatís a nice one, Congrats on the PB.
 Reply by: CACHEM ALL      Posted: 4/25/2019 9:10:22 AM     Points: 204    
Nice wiper.they are fun fish to catch.
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 4/25/2019 9:59:46 AM     Points: 59330    
 Reply by: tfotrout      Posted: 4/25/2019 11:17:08 AM     Points: 1449    
Nice fish!
 Reply by: GoNe_FiShIn_11      Posted: 4/25/2019 11:38:06 AM     Points: 12763    
Sweet!! That's one heck of a fish. congrats
 Reply by: Jacob J      Posted: 4/25/2019 12:00:16 PM     Points: 1591    
Nice! Congrats!

What bait/lure/rigging used?
 Reply by: skiman      Posted: 4/25/2019 12:14:40 PM     Points: 2352    
Nice! Well done!
 Reply by: SirGreg88      Posted: 4/25/2019 1:56:52 PM     Points: 68    
Nice tank!!! Those things fight like crazy. I caught a few by accident and was shocked how hard they fought.
 Reply by: jshanko      Posted: 4/25/2019 2:40:43 PM     Points: 8641    
That's awesome, I love catching wiper like that, I just vibrate for about 15mins after releasing them. I tell my son its an adrenaline catch.
 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: 4/25/2019 4:43:16 PM     Points: 8110    
Brad Holister . . . . .your jumping into a thread that's about a guys personal best catch.Please respect that thread and go start a new thread asking about the lights link you put up. Your just going to be ingnored for jumping in a thread about something totally different.
Just my two cents worth.
 Reply by: ass bass or cash      Posted: 4/25/2019 7:10:05 PM     Points: 1993    
Those Wiper can get your drag to scream for sure. Great catch, thanks for sharing Assassin!
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: 4/25/2019 7:33:28 PM     Points: 14439    
Very nice, one like that will get the blood pumping.
 Reply by: Assassin      Posted: 4/25/2019 7:45:19 PM     Points: 1069    
Brad, odd place to ask that but I'm glad you did. Check out this video my brother made and you can make your own light CHEAP and waaay brighter than anything you are looking at. He fishes the Colorado river below Hoover Dam and Lake Mead in Nevada/Arizona and makes our fish look like minnows lol.

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His channel is skippys outdoors, he doesn't have much but check it out.

We could post that in a separate thread so others can see it. It is so simple to make and unbelievably cheap. I have not used mine much here honestly, but back in Nevada I have seen literal swarms of shad by the boat, I am talking thousands.

But to everyone else thank you and tight lines! Caught it on a slip bobber rig with a lindy jig and shiner. The simplest rigs catch me the best fish more often than not.

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