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Old 03-18-2017, 10:09 PM
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Started out off RR23 and marked a few, missed one.

Packed up and headed to Norglenwold for the afternoon. Drilled a hole, sat down... BOOM!!!



Weighed in at 4lbs and fought like hell. Snapped off at the top of the hole and I just managed to
scoop/toss it out of the shack. Fun as hell on 3lb line.

All I could hear in my head was Zip yelling "get the net!!".

My new PB for a Sylvan white, made my day.


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Use stronger line

If you are worried about line shyness then use fluorocarbon tippet. Twice as strong for the same diameter of mono or fluoro line.

That is a nice Sylvan white, all mine have been small out of there.
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Old 03-18-2017, 11:03 PM
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Was targeting perch using a Palm rod with 3lb fluoro.

My whitefish setup has 8lb fluorocarbon.

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Bwacky, stupendous white for Sylvan!!

Angler of the year in my books

Congrats man.
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Thx SNAP

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Started out off RR23 and marked a few, missed one.

Packed up and headed to Norglenwold for the afternoon. Drilled a hole, sat down... BOOM!!!



Weighed in at 4lbs and fought like hell. Snapped off at the top of the hole and I just managed to
scoop/toss it out of the shack. Fun as hell on 3lb line.

All I could hear in my head was Zip yelling "get the net!!".

My new PB for a Sylvan white, made my day.


Cheers,

Scott.


Wow ... Scott that's the Mother of all Sylvan Whites ... never/ever seen a White that big on Sylvan .... what a Trophy and on 3 lb line, perhaps that's one for the G.B. of records. Wish I was there to share in the moment and yes I would be saying we need to drill a bigger hole & get the net!!!!!

Real Bty, hope you saved the GPS Waypoints need to work this spot over the open water season.

Congrats my friend.

David

P.S. .... it was +35C or 95F here today, should be similar for the first day of spring tomorrow, only ice around here is in my rum & coke, 3 more weeks before we start thinking of migrating north with the Hummingbirds.

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