Dads First Flattie of 2008 5-03 (Tusc River)

Discussion in 'Catfish Discussion' started by tcba1987, May 4, 2008.

  1. tcba1987

    tcba1987 Tuscarawas River Angler

    fished the Tusc river tonight for flatties with my dad (prochevy777) and my brother Mike. i didnt have a hit all had 2 runs and landed one nice flattie (14 lbs 4 oz)............Mike had one run that he missed. all of our hits came on live creek chubs !!

    Not a great night with the heavy rains and the wind but at least we had few Hits and Dad landed his new personal best flattie !!!

  2. pendog66

    pendog66 It swims its bait

    congrats, awesome fish

  3. Nice looking Flattie!! Congrats to you and your Dad.
  4. hunted

    hunted i missed again........

    congrats,nice fish
  5. Nice in the weather paid off.
  6. Nice Flattie, You were right it does look bigger than 14lbs...Beautiful Fish!
  7. Columbusslim31

    Columbusslim31 Student of Finjitsu

  8. bigdogsteve-o

    bigdogsteve-o The Catfishing God

    nice flattie, congrats
  9. Flathead King 06

    Flathead King 06

    tell your dad congrats on the first flattie of the year, nice coloration on the fish too.... I as well landed my first 2 flats of the season about a week and a half ago
  10. Congrats on his first flat :)
  11. tcba1987

    tcba1987 Tuscarawas River Angler

    they have AWESOME coloration from the Tusc...............i think it may have been alittle heavier then what the scale said but who knows ?? its still a darn nice fish !!!
  12. Any body going to be fishing the catfish Tournament on Saturday 10th. The Cripple Creek tourney.
  13. Pigsticker

    Pigsticker State record bass or bust

    How can something so ugly be considered sooooooo beautiful by anglers?:)

    IMO the thread title "Daddy's first flattie" would've had a better ring to it!:)
  14. katfish

    katfish Cats are where it's at!

    It is not just anglers! If other flathead didn't appreciate their beauty they wouldn't reproduce:)

    Flathead are genetically diverse because they are not stocked by ODNR.
    They change appearance due to water clarity, genetics, and temperature.
    Sometimes their brindle coloration makes them quite pretty.

    Their real beauty lays in their strength and size. Although difficult to
    locate, trophy sized flathead are available. Many anglers go through
    a feverish craze after landing their first big flathead attempting
    to recreate the battle they enjoyed.