Went out for a quick test ride after making a repair to my Optimax (first one in 9 years...Thank you Mercury). Coil on #2 cylinder went bad, easy fix.
Figured as long as I was out there....
Headed up to the dam and threw a #5 Shad Rap into the tailwater off the old gates and WHAM!! 10 minutes later I had 31.5# of Flathead in the net! Not foul hooked either, he ate it!!
For perspective the Golden Rule in the pic is 22.5" L.