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paddle fish

Discussion in 'Indiana Fishing Reports' started by tedbower, Mar 22, 2007.

  1. this was caught by my 12 yr old son at pickwick lake in alabama 2 weeks ago ,trent was nice enough to post it for me because i couldnt figure it out, im 5ft 10 so you can see how long it is, it took him an hour to land it, med action rod 10 lb test,he had a battle on his hands
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  2. thats a big ol fish

    an hour you say?? thats good work men
  3. Steak that dude up into 1/2 inch slices, dredge it in your favorite dry fry mix and deep fry till crispy brown - great eating fish. :corkysm55
  4. Yikes! Nice fish!
  5. nice fish,a guy i work with used to fish for them for the caviar.used nets to catch,they eat microrganisms.did you snag it or it actually bit on a lure?
  6. GREAT FISH !!!!!!!!! :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown:
  7. They do eat good....... What a fish, wonder how old it was??????
  8. the line was looped around it once behind the gills , it wasnt even hooked
  9. i hear they are good to eat but are protected in alabama and was released , i contacted the guy that is the head of fisheries in alabama and emailed a pic ,he said it was between 30 and 40 years old based on length and would get back to me as to weight after he got the pic and had his people review it