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#1 Dwight Hottle

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Posted February 11 2013 - 09:08 PM

Made it out to the golf course honey hole last evening with South Fla, aka Robert. I had just got a new st croix jig rod and wanted to break it in. Usually frogs are the bait of choice on this water. Naturally Robert was throwing a frog, duh. Stubborn me was casting a jig until I got bit & landed my first fish on the new rod. Robert had three bass on the frog before I finally got a bite. Anyhow the jig rod felt great. Naturally the best fish of the outing hit the frog.

 

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#2 DarrenM

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Posted February 11 2013 - 09:50 PM

Nice hogs, Dwight!

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#3 A-Jay

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Posted February 11 2013 - 11:00 PM

Nice job Guys ~

 

And that's a Cool handle on the St Croix Dwight -

 

Will that new stick be making the trip South of the Border in March ?

 

and btw - I'm going to ignore your thread title . . . . . . . .

 

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#4 Bluebasser86

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Posted February 11 2013 - 11:34 PM

A couple nice fish and an a very good looking jig set up! Looks like a Calais? The handle looks great too.


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#5 Tuckahoe Joe

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Posted February 12 2013 - 12:23 AM

Awesome fish!



#6 tomustang

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Posted February 12 2013 - 12:33 AM

Sounds like it was a sweet time :Victory:

 

 

How is that Extreme? I can't get past the feel of the handle


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Posted February 12 2013 - 06:25 AM

Great fish, thanks for the pics.


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#8 Dwight Hottle

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Posted February 12 2013 - 09:09 AM

Sounds like it was a sweet time :Victory:

 

 

How is that Extreme? I can't get past the feel of the handle

 

 

The handle is very comfortable. I broke last years legend extreme & St Croix gave me the option of replacing it with the dd model or the new one. I chose the new one. Every rod I have ever owned was a cork handle. The new handle immediately felt at home when I started using it. I have the LXC78MHM for cranks, jerks & other treble hook baits & just got the LXC74HF for jigs, texas rigs & plastic swim baits. One of my buddies has the LXC78MHM on order.


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Posted February 12 2013 - 09:40 AM

Sweet set-up and nice fish!  Keep at em!
 

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Posted February 12 2013 - 10:15 AM

WOO-HOO!

 

 

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#11 RyneB

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Posted February 17 2013 - 08:21 PM

nice fish, i would love the new Extreme, but its beyond my budget. I have to stick with my Rage rods.


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Posted February 18 2013 - 09:23 AM

You guys are on fire!


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#13 jignfule

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Posted February 18 2013 - 05:59 PM

Good job (life ain't fair)



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Posted February 24 2013 - 01:51 PM

Nice fish. Glad you broke in your new rod. I am jealous of that honey hole though, man that place produces some sweet fish.

 


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Posted February 24 2013 - 11:32 PM

Nice fish man this weekend I am checking out this new spot by an old golf course. Hope I can get one big enough to post in this section
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