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Those hooks will get ya!
« on: May 15, 2013, 06:45:14 PM »
Caught a big one today! Not a fish though!


Smokin' sharp man. 7/0 kahle straight in the finger towards the ring. Buddy just working down the line, not watching his hands on the line.

Luckily my third partner was very fast on the knife because this buddy was getting pulled out of the boat because the wind came up fast on us. He tried to cut the dropper first. Things were getting bad really fast. I yelled to cut the main line, and then we were in a little easier situation.

At the ER now. This one wasn't coming out on its own.

Made a VERY good point to The Inspector to watch his dang hands and pay attention. Not a sport for the weak at heart.

No flatheads, just a few nice channels.

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Re: Those hooks will get ya!
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2013, 06:53:43 PM »
I will post a couple pictures a little later. The doc at the ER made a little cut after juicing the finger up and backed the hook out.  It was really deep and really straight into his finger. These odd shaped hooks are a little spookier to me now.

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Re: Those hooks will get ya!
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2013, 07:31:34 PM »
Dang man that sucks diffently no fun taking a hook to the finger...been there done that!

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Re: Those hooks will get ya!
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2013, 08:44:08 PM »
I really wanted a photo of is palm up with the full example hook beside it, but he can't turn his hand that way due to an old arm injury. 

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Re: Those hooks will get ya!
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2013, 09:37:07 PM »
Ouch!

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Re: Those hooks will get ya!
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2013, 11:38:03 PM »
Ouch is right. That is one nasty looking hook. Especially looking at it in the finger.
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Re: Those hooks will get ya!
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2013, 01:20:52 AM »
That makes me cringe.  I've put a crappie tru-turn through the web of my hand, thought I was a big man cuz I cut it off and pulled it through.  But that, it gives me the oogies.

What scares me even more is that is exactly what my wedding ring looks like!  I'm not big on superstition but I'm not getting near any khale hooks. :eek:
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Re: Those hooks will get ya!
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2013, 01:52:55 AM »
He was actually able to save the ring Jon.  That was what had him fired up the most, because he was hell-bent they were not going to cut his ring. 

He kept his hand on the frozen bottle of water all the way to the hospital to ensure the swelling stayed down, and as soon as the doc got the hook out, he wanted "KY" to be able to shimmy it off of his finger.  He got it.  And at that point, he was back to happy and ready to get back to fishing.

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