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#1773719 - 10/20/19 06:53 PM Piketoberfest XVIII: Sun, Oct. 20, 2019 RESULTS
PDona Offline

P.Donna at one time

Registered: 07/31/02
Posts: 14837
Loc: Southern Ct



Piketoberfest XVIII: Sun, Oct. 20, 2019 RESULTS

1ST PLACE CHAMPION - Baldpelican 25 3/4"
2ND PLACE by raffle - KeyWest Glenn
3RD PLACE by raffle - PaulD
Remainder of prize money, Scotty J, and P.Dona
Pictures to follow.
Beautiful day may have played a factor of the pike bite.
Thinking of changing the picnic time to 3 or 3:30 pm, Thoughts ?


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Paul Dona

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#1773726 - 10/20/19 08:49 PM Re: Piketoberfest XVIII: Sun, Oct. 20, 2019 RESULTS [Re: PDona]
CWood Man Offline

Stop Bitchin' And Get Fishin'!

Registered: 02/13/04
Posts: 19384
Loc: Northville CT
Well......

Fishing Factory III
(860-344-9139)
Where friends and fishermen gather!
http://www.fishinfactory3.com
Team MOY





"How about a Fresca?!"

Don't call me on a Tuesday, I'm on the water!






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#1773757 - 10/21/19 09:46 AM Re: Piketoberfest XIX: Sun, Oct. 20, 2019 RESULTS [Re: PDona]
BaldPelican Offline

Member

Registered: 04/18/06
Posts: 310
Loc: Wallingford, CT
This is a Connecticut river northern pike, a subspecies currently being considered for listing under the Federal endangered species Act. Caught on a Smithwick perfect 10 rogue using a slow steady cranking retrieve after long casts using a spinning rod, 20lb test braid, tied to 2 ft 20 lb test fluoro leader tied to ~18 inches 20 lb test surflon micro supreme camo wire and a small cross-lock snap. Thanks to Paul, Mitch and all the organizers and those who donated prizes for a great event. Thanks to Riverroamer for a good day of fishing and the net job. It was good fun talking and meeting others after fishing!



Edited by BaldPelican (10/21/19 11:24 AM)

Baldpelican

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#1773762 - 10/21/19 11:44 AM Re: Piketoberfest XVIII: Sun, Oct. 20, 2019 RESULTS [Re: PDona]
LargeFry Offline

The V.P.

Registered: 06/09/06
Posts: 1138
Loc: Chester


There is a picture up there, the only fish landed all day. I set the hook on a decent fish but I cane unbuttoned afterwords, no clue what it was. Then I had a bump, kept reeling and another bump, still not on as the lure came into view a respectable size pine flairs it’s gills and and gives it one more bump as it flashed the boat broad side. After a few casts we gave the area a rest and came back to nothing. Still not a bad day for fishing the after party was great, I came close to placing in the raffle but it wasn’t my day.



Edited by Mitch P. (10/21/19 04:58 PM)
Edit Reason: Pic added.
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#1773782 - 10/21/19 05:26 PM Re: Piketoberfest XVIII: Sun, Oct. 20, 2019 RESULTS [Re: PDona]
Mitch P. Offline



Registered: 05/04/01
Posts: 28483

The Piketoberfest XVIII (2019) crew!

Had a fun day fishing with Paul for the first time together on his boat.





Making a move after the morning fog had lifted.

We've certainly had worse weather at Piketoberfest.






This boat has seen better days.


A few boats in Chapmans.


Paul continuing to work from the bow.


Lunker for the day.

Despite our best efforts, we could only manage a few hits on lures and baits, but we got nothing to the boat. skunk


Thanks to Paul, Kapt. Ron & Hooker Beer for the nice line-up of prizes.







Congrats to BaldPelican for getting it done and catching the lone pike to claim victory!




With no other fish caught. Second and third place prizes were awarded via raffle. Key West Glenn was so happy to be "winning" via this route again. He took home the 2nd place prizes. biggrin

Murph was the lucky 3rd place winner. (sorry Murph, I missed getting a pic of your glorious win).


Glenn going to work again this year with his portable fire pit, complete with wood! Thanks, Glenn!


As usual, a really fun crew to shoot the breeze with after the fishing.

Great to see a visit from FL resident Jeremiah. Also nice to see DEN out on the water with Paul D.


The Pauls having some fun.


Special props to Frank & Scott J., who hold the record for attending the most Piketoberfests since the start in 2002. (Kapt. also holds this distinction but, is home on the mend after his fall.)

Brandon passing the torch. The trophy is in need of some repairs, so Brandon went easy on him. (Kapt., get well and re-enforce this thing for next year!)



And last but not least, the food! Sorry, I didn't get too many pics, but as usual, it's impossible to leave Piktoberfest hungry!





Until next year! beerchug
















Edited by Mitch P. (10/21/19 05:52 PM)
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#1773789 - 10/21/19 06:24 PM Re: Piketoberfest XVIII: Sun, Oct. 20, 2019 RESULTS [Re: PDona]
CWood Man Offline

Stop Bitchin' And Get Fishin'!

Registered: 02/13/04
Posts: 19384
Loc: Northville CT
Will 100% be there next year, missed it!!!!!! Damn one pike!!! Back to Lilli next year??? LOL Congrats BP!

Fishing Factory III
(860-344-9139)
Where friends and fishermen gather!
http://www.fishinfactory3.com
Team MOY





"How about a Fresca?!"

Don't call me on a Tuesday, I'm on the water!






Chris
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#1773795 - 10/21/19 07:05 PM Re: Piketoberfest XVIII: Sun, Oct. 20, 2019 RESULTS [Re: PDona]
JohnS Offline

Life Time Member

Registered: 01/19/02
Posts: 11180
Loc: Wallingford/Florida
Great job keeping the tradition alive and well.

New House 5/18
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#1773799 - 10/21/19 07:30 PM Re: Piketoberfest XVIII: Sun, Oct. 20, 2019 RESULTS [Re: JohnS]
MtbMurf Offline

Member

Registered: 09/24/10
Posts: 196
Loc: Burlington, CT
Awesome times! Thanks everyone!
Oh- and i didnt get 3rd place raffle.... dont remember who did...
(I still say a beer drinkin castin contest was in order.... lol)

No pike but great company... still a good day!

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#1773801 - 10/21/19 07:41 PM Re: Piketoberfest XVIII: Sun, Oct. 20, 2019 RESULTS [Re: PDona]
Mitch P. Offline



Registered: 05/04/01
Posts: 28483
Hah ha, maybe it was Paul D who took 3rd.
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#1773806 - 10/21/19 10:06 PM Re: Piketoberfest XVIII: Sun, Oct. 20, 2019 RESULTS [Re: PDona]
Don P Offline

Member

Registered: 05/03/07
Posts: 10302
Congrats Bald Pelican and all attendees for this long lived CTF event!

I think a on dry land casting contest whoever gets in or closest to the frisbee, hoop,net, beer can wins 1st, 2nd, 3rd as the Pike or lack of Pike dictate.

Great burn barrel KWG!

Well done all.
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