Just from the bite, you can tell it’s a good one, far more aggressive than previous strikes of the day. The bend in your rod and the screaming drag indicate this fish has some shoulders. And all at once, the possibilities are flying through your head: Is this my personal best? Maybe even a state record? After a moment that seemed to take years, the big brute finally tires and is brought boat-side, where it’s quickly netted and welcomed aboard. The boat erupts in high fives and smiles, but the behemoth flopping around on the deck is likely already jeopardizing the quality of the mount you might seek from your local professional taxidermist.
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