A photo of Swamp Mafia's catch

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Swamp Mafia
3/2/2016 8:28:25 AM

First "big" flathead of the year. This one was caught in 6 FOW on a steep bank with lots of structure. Water is up a little and a slow current. The sky was overcast, windy, temps in the low 60's. The live sunfish was 2' under a jug, hooked just behind the dorsal fin and above the spine with a 11/0 mustad circle hook.

Catch Details

Flathead Catfish
Lake Houston

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    1. bruton9 0
      Judging by the pic I'd say 60 or 70, but regardless it's a friggin tank, nice job man
    2. Swamp Mafia 0
      @bruton9 I did not get a length, just photo and released.
    3. bruton9 0
      *guestimate length
    4. bruton9 0
      Lol wow auto spell
    5. bruton9 0
      Did u get a length? Or at least a fiesta ate length?
    6. Swamp Mafia 0
      @bruton9 I did not weigh it, what's your weight estimation?
    7. bruton9 0
      Nicely done.....weight?
    8. Swamp Mafia 0
      @catfishkid i would be happy to share. I have never jugged the Guad, but it sounds fun. I'm sure I can find some fish in there.
    9. catfishkid 0
      We need to trade fishing trips ;) come jug these back water Guadalupe see what's hiding deep in the private property banks
    10. ThomasOwen7 0
      You love catching your catfish!!
    11. Capt_Jack 0
      Monster!!
    12. Awesome nothing like the addiction of a hook set !
    13. Glen Barton 0
      Sweet!! Still looking for a big flathead like this one.
    14. Reel_Smooth 0
      Beast
    15. Swamp Mafia 0
      @Esgar272 sunfish for bait
    16. Esgar Montalvo 0
      Bats? For bait?
    17. Swamp Mafia 0
      @glen007 get after them! Big live bats are working.
    18. Swamp Mafia 0
      @MagicYaker I gotta get my big fish fix somehow.
    19. Glen Barton 0
      Looks like I'll be going jugging soon.
    20. Back it it again with the huge cats!
    21. Ken 0
      Good looking fish
    22. Swamp Mafia 0
      @ddhtown it sure is. @jeffreybravo_sj thanks.
    23. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      One word WOW!!! Totally astonished, nice fish
    24. Swamp Mafia 0
      @ddhtwn I catch them from my kayak when I go.
    25. Swamp Mafia 0
      @ddhtown I jug for them more than R&R but I do R&R fish for them.
    26. Swamp Mafia 0
      @reelgame it was a good fish.
    27. Swamp Mafia 0
      @King_Fisher @randall22_ I have caught a few this size, some bigger. Lake Houston has some good cats.
    28. Swamp Mafia 0
      @TennesseeTroutboy at least a small child eater. @MulletHead it was a fun fish.
    29. Swamp Mafia 0
      @bigcatch0516 that fish is not "small" even by my standards.
    30. Swamp Mafia 0
      @paul_376 I do like big cats. @seaturtles thanks
    31. Swamp Mafia 0
      @ddhtwn thanks @Slightchop I'm not sure
    32. ReelGame Saucedo 0
      Whoa one huge Flathead
    33. randall22_ 0
      Had no idea there was flatheads that big in lake houston!
    34. King_Fisher 0
      That's a true monster!
    35. Gabe Mitchell 0
      Boom!!
    36. TennesseeTroutboy 0
      That's a man eater
    37. bigcatch0516 0
      That is small the fish is just closer to the camera
    38. Sean Wilms 0
      Beast!
    39. Paul 0
      Classic @SwampMafia !
    40. michael michael 0
      What it weigh
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