Great Tip on Unhooking Gut-Hooked Bass

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the_doctor
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Great Tip on Unhooking Gut-Hooked Bass

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Well, it is that time of year again: SENKO TIME. Unfortunately this usually means a few gut hooked bass, even from the most careful anglers who watch their lines closely.
After gut-hooking one yesterday I decided there must be a better way than just cutting the line or ripping it out. I found this great tip and I just had to share it because I think it will save many bass' lives this year if word gets around! Really wish I knew this before. Try it out!!! I am starting to crush the barb when fishing CPR for bass, too.

Video demo: https://youtu.be/9FIJ74-79pk
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Re: Great Tip on Unhooking Gut-Hooked Bass

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Good stuff Doc... Thanks for the post!
Matt B

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