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Big Nasty

Big Nasty

Travis Bennett

cherokee al

Caught this 65lb Blue Cat below Pickwick Dam on cut Skipjack Herring

Reel: Abu Garcia 4600C4

Rod: AllStar 6'6" Med. Heavy Pro Series

Line: Trilene 15lb. Test big game

Rig: 2 oz. Egg sinker w 1ft mono 20lb. Leader

with a 2/0 demon circle hook

Species: Blue Catfish

Date Caught: 05/15/2013

Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 2

Length: 68in

Weight: 65

Lure / Bait used: Bait | Skipjack Herring

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