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Interesting catch on the maumee

Discussion in 'Northwest Ohio Fishing Reports' started by phisherman, Jul 6, 2004.

  1. phisherman

    phisherman can't land em Teddy

    Attention wade fishermen! Watch your toes! We were cat fishing yeaterday on the river, and pulled out the biggest snapping turtle I have ever seen other than at the zoo or something. My friend thought he was bringing in a log, but this was no log, and definately no joke. I'd say this guy could have easily snapped off a finger or toe. I'd estimate (because I was getting the measuring tape anywhere close to this guy) that he was about 20"x14" across the shell, with a neck that extended about a foot. So let this be a warning. WATCH OUT FOR GIANT MAUMEE RIVER SNAPPING TURTLES! They Bite... believe me he wanted a piece of me, but I wasn't having anything to do with him. No thanks
  2. You mean you threw away a tasty dinner like that. Them snappers are yum yummmy

  3. awwwwww tossed back dinner!!! :(
  4. I don't know if I'd eat anything that my have eaten someone's finger.
  5. Man dont knock it till you try it. You eat pork and look what pigs eat :confused: