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My 2 Florida Trophy Catch Bass (Both 8Lbs)

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Over the past couple weeks I have been fortunate enough to land 2 Florida Trophy Catch Program fish. For those who may not know that's a program FL has that rewards you for catching, documenting, and most importantly releasing trophy bass 8lbs+. Each category qualifies you for different prizes on top of a Bass Pro Gift Card (Lunker Club: 8-9.99lbs $100, Trophy Club: 10-12.99lbs $150, Hall of Fame: 13+ $200 & free replica) & there are certain rules you must follow FL fishing license is required. This is an awesome program to help the conservation of big bass.

Both my fish came from the same spot just different area. Both were caught on a senko during the hottest part of the day, each time the temps were creeping towards 100°.

This was the first one. I caught her by myself and had my gopro recording.

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This one was my favorite catch in my bass fishing career. Went fishing this Sunday with my girlfriend and I told her that if I caught a big one at the spot we were going to that she would fall in the water getting it jokingly and she laughed at me. Reason why I said that is because I fell in landing my buddy's 9lber, my other buddy fell in landing his brothers 7, and my fishing partner Jermaine Davis fell in when he caught a 5lber by himself lol. So long story short she fell in the water while landing my 8lber. I have the whole thing on gopro and she will not let me show ANYONE the video so I took screen shots lol. Even though I have caught bigger this was by far my favorite and most memorable moment bass fishing simply because I shared it with the mother of my son and the woman I will spend the rest of my life with... She's a keeper!

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Tight lines!

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Nice fish for sure! what did each of them weigh?

 

Jeff

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Nice fish for sure! what did each of them weigh?

Jeff

Wow totally forgot to include that lol

Both of them went into the books at 8lbs even

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Great Story - Cool Pics

 

And a Hearty Double Congrats for Two Great Bass ~ !

 

A-Jay

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Thanks AJ I plan on taking that trip to Lake Baccarac with her one day can't wait for that trip you guys seem to get like 40 of these a day lol

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Thanks AJ I plan on taking that trip to Lake Baccarac with her one day can't wait for that trip you guys seem to get like 40 of these a day lol

 

You're Welcome - 

 

The trips south are great and there are some great bass to be caught there - but Like ALL of bass fishing, you don't Always get the big one.  And your two fish right here are both bigger that anything I managed on my last trip - so you may not have to go anywhere . . .

 

A-Jay

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Nice job AK. Time to shoot for the hall of fame category.

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Nice job AK. Time to shoot for the hall of fame category.

Appreciate it and yea man that's always my goal. I had one that was bigger than my PB, got the fight and her come off on gopro too, which would have qualified her as a hall of fame but we know how those stories go they don't count until you get them on shore for the picture lol.

That was at this same spot too so one day I will get her again!

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I wish we had a program like that up here in Massachusetts! The closest I've gotten to that type of winnings is getting five bucks for catching a tagged rainbow trout in New Hampshire lol! Great fish though!

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Awesome catches! Wish we had that program in ok too, ive seen pics of some BIG bass here in oklahoma...on stringers

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Dang! No summertime skinny fish there!

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Wow, you have a couple of nice ones right there!

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                                                                              CONGRATULATIONS!

 

 

                                                                                    :respect-040:   :respect-040: 

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