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Susanville man lands giant Alaska halibut

 

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GUSTAVUS, Alaska - A Northern California man caught what may be the biggest halibut landed so far this year in all of Alaska during a trip to the Glacier Bay area in mid July.

John Schaap of Susanville reeled in a giant 88-inch, 380-pound halibut July 14 while fishing with Capt. Andy Martin out of Alaskan Anglers Inn in Gustavus, Alaska.

Eagle Claw gets ready for ICAST

The Eagle Claw team is busy in Orlando, FL getting ready for ICAST

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Bob and Al set up Eagle Claw Rods

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Al carring more boxes of rods to set up.

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We have alot more to go

Miami Fishing Report, Capt. Dean Panos. 7/4/12

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In the past three weeks, I did a trip to Bimini, half a dozen trips on the edge, and a couple of mahi trips in the Gulfstream.

Do you know this man?

 

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Believe it or Not! The man on the famous Eagle Claw snelled hook package is a real person long associated with the Wright & McGill Co.

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A Satisfied Customer

On Friday August 12, 2011, my son (Mike Fry, 14 years old), my husband, and I went fishing on the Ohio River Bank near Dilles Bottom Ohio. My husband left one pole to re-bait another. My son yelled “Dad! You have a bite!” My husband told him to grab it, and reel it in. My son picked up the pole, which was strung with 8 lb test Eagle Claw line, set the hook, and thought he got a snag. My husband took the pole. It wasn’t a snag. He had hooked a fish, and the fish started running the drag. He handed the pole back to my son. After a grueling battle, he landed a 37″ 23# Channel Catfish.

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The Holy Carp

My friend Chris and I decided that we would go fishing for perch on Edgemere road. We had caught 20 perch before it began to rain.  As we were packing up I noticed that my light action rod was being dragged into the water. I ran over and picked the rod up, set the hook, and felt what I thought was a whale.  It took a grueling 45min to real in this mud puppy! I was forced to run up and down the road to avoid running out of line or snapping the 4lb test. When I finally landed the monster it felt like a cylinder block. It ended up weighting 53.4lbs.

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Field Testing

This past week our marketing team decided to get out and do a “field test” in beautiful South Park, Colorado. It started out with a scare when we almost were involved in an accident on I-70, but luckily we had Colleen “Super Mom” driving. Her parental driving skilled helped avoid the cars that were sliding back and forth like pinballs on crowded I-70. After that thrill we had a nice and pleasant drive up to the mountains. We were all glad we made it safe to enjoy our fishing trip. The fish were very active in these high mountain lakes. Linda stared off the day by catching the first fish.

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New Record Salmon at Lake Champlain

 

So it’s true: a chick caught the record breaking salmon at Lake Champlain over Father’s Day Weekend at the LCI tournament! It was awesome to say the least. Effie Mayhew had spent the better part of the tournament driving the boat so the boys could fish. They already were having a great weekend and lots of fish were caught. She did manage to sneak in a catch on Saturday, a nice 20.5 inch steelhead, but for the most part Effie just sat back and found the fish for the boys. Monday, her boyfriend Jeremy caught a really nice 25″, 5.18 lb. salmon that was weighed in.

 

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