Caught this one wading in East Galveston Bay! My biggest to date 27 inches and 7 and a 1/4 pounds!! Wading in 3 ft of water with Corky devil. My previous record was 27 and a half inches and 6 and 1/4 pounds so I had NO intention of bringing this one home. I always told myself it would take 30 inches for the wall! I know a lot of people have heard this story before but it is the truth! I am a true conservationist and my intention was to C.P.R. this fish! This fish hit my devil like a freight train and missed it and it foul hooked in its side. I fought the fish for well over five minutes not knowing what it was! When I got it to me it was belly up! I tried to revive it until well after dark with no luck so I brought her home. Weird to have such mixed feelings about the fish. I was freeking out excited but also felt really bad about killing it. Anyway, I guess she is going on the wall being that she is sooo fat! I am going out of town tomorrow so I need suggestions on a good taxidermist in southeast texas ASAP! Also, if I do have to store it for a couple days, any suggestions on the best way to do that would be appreciated! Thanks.
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