Master Angler The One That Didn’t Get Away Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Ryan Dirks Mcpherson ks My dad and I had been nailing the Whities and Wipers for the last two weeks. We had some bigger fish that would hit and end up breaking our lines before we could get them to slow down, major dissapointment. The next week I went out fishing with my wife and son and had another big fish hit. She started to run and I decided to not put very much pressure on her since I only had 6lb test. I fought the fish for a good 10 minutes and finally was able to get her up to the surface. She was big!! “Get the net” I yelled to the wife. She lowered the net into the water, the fish turned, and she missed it! The second time the fish was not as lucky. As I pulled the fish out of the net I noticed the hook was hanging on the gigantic fish’s lip by a thread. Turned out to be the biggest wiper I’ve ever caught. Species: Hybrid Striped Bass Date Caught: 10/24/2012 Kept / Released: Released Region of Catch: Region 1 Length: 27 3/4 Weight: Lure / Bait used: Lure | White 5″ Flatback Shad Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from In-Fisherman Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week Even More master-angler Show More Get the In-Fisherman Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. Best Fishing Times: Solunar CalendarRead Now! Advertisement ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services LIKE WHAT YOU'RE READING? Get 8 issues for the low price of just $8! Subscribe!