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Cape Fear Trophy Gar 6 - 29 - 14

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Awarded by , 06-30-2014 at 08:12 AM (670 Views)
Quote Originally Posted by turtlestewsbro View Post
Got out on a section of the Cape Fear earlier today and caught some gar. One in particular, a 48'' specimen, that was completely out of the water, on more than one occassion. The fight was lengthy, and my net was, the least to say; not helpful. Luckily, my buddy Shawn, aka Tazzman, on this site, was present, and gave an assist. He took pix and also had a net that at least fit half the fish. We had it subdued, or so I thought, and in the water, in between both boats. While reaching over it, for some reason I cannot recall, the fish lept from the water and grasped both sides of my left forearm. The pain was tempered by the endorphin release I'm sure, but we quickly noticed I was bleeding pretty good. After several pics with measuring boards near, I released her unharmed into the river. Freaking epic. Caught on cut bream, fished under a small float. Thanks Shawn!
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  1. catmaster's Avatar
    They will hurt u...good job.