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Heartland Outdoors Forum | how much would this spawning male weigh?
 
   
 
how much would this spawning male weigh?
Posted: 21 June 2011 03:12 PM   [ Ignore ]
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i caught this at the delavan pond sunday. it was almost exactly 24” long, but we dont have a scale, and all the bait shops were closed. i tried some of those online size to weight calculators, and i think it weighed more than 6 lbs. hell, the head alone weighed that! LOL

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Posted: 21 June 2011 03:33 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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and ps: we didnt cause the wound on its head. i hear they fight when spawning. we caught another one like that last night in the river.

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Posted: 21 June 2011 06:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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depending upon what the girth was i would say 4-6 lbs.

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Posted: 21 June 2011 06:22 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Heck of a nice fish regardless.  6 pounds doesn’t sound unreasonable to me.

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Posted: 22 June 2011 07:46 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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I agree. Somewhere between 4-6 sounds about right.

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