personal best flathead this evening

Discussion in 'Catfish Discussion' started by flathunter, Sep 6, 2008.

  1. flathunter

    flathunter Mellons mentor

    I got lucky again, I landed my personal best flat, 55-lbs 48 inches.

    I caught it on a bass head.

  2. Congrats....thats a hawg!

  3. Fishman

    Fishman Catch bait???

    Grat's man, gotta admitt it's kinda sweet ya caught it on a basshead :D
  4. Way to go Jack!!! Flatties were shut off tonight up here, 4 hrs and 1 Channel run, Mellon got blanked so you did good!
    BTW, with all the big fish this year for you,I think I know how you hurt your back...;)

    Be sure to let us all know how that whopper taste, fried, grilled? or broiled?

  5. H2O Mellon

    H2O Mellon Hangin' With My Gnomies

    Paylaker! Geesh, that should only count 1/2 since you got it from a pay pond.
  6. You are my hero! :) seriously, no joke!!!

    How did the shad man ever get talked into using a bass head? Run out of bait? Oh, and I know that bass was caught illegally! :p Congrats flathunter!!!! You are the flatKING!!!!

    I also can't help to think this must also must be good luck for the browns tomorrow, well, I guess today. We will win!!
  7. flathunter

    flathunter Mellons mentor

    Phil, I could not get many shad, and used a bass as last resort..I guess flatheads will eat anything:)

    I love the browns, but I feel we will get killed!
  8. flathunter

    flathunter Mellons mentor

    Bryan, remember when we first fished together several years ago? You thought you were fishing with a profesional flathead fisherman.

    You were RIGHT;) :)
  9. Good God Man!!:B what type of Bass? smallie? largemouth? white bass?
  10. Columbusslim31

    Columbusslim31 Student of Finjitsu

  11. flathunter

    flathunter Mellons mentor

    Dink, it was a smallie head:)
  12. flathunter

    flathunter Mellons mentor

    The below tackle was used to land this fish.

    reel-abu 6500

    rod- american spirit nite stik

    line big game 20-lb test

    hook -gamma 8/0 circle.
  13. Very nice.I'm glad someone else uses bass;)
  14. Nice fish. I catch them on largemouth heads...but none that big. Where did you get him at? GMR?
  15. fishymcgoo

    fishymcgoo I DIDN'T SEE THE SIGN

    huge fish! i caught one a little smaller at the lmr this year also a pb. i use heads, bodies, tails of whatever fish i catch(except smallmouth) and it works. dont have it in me to cut up a smallie:)
  16. monsterKAT11

    monsterKAT11 Team Fatty

    holy crap jack!

    thats all i got!

    holy crap!
  17. One Legged Josh

    One Legged Josh Senior Member

    Congratz Jack. Get 4 or 5 more like that and we will have PA. whipped! (on the BOC)
  18. flathunter

    flathunter Mellons mentor

    Hey guys we are having a contest on the boc, it's ohio vs penn...Qualifying fish is a 7-lb or more channel, or a 25-lb flat..we need your help as we are tied, contest ends dec 1st