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NHL Hall of Famer Mike Gartner lands huge pike

Jun. 16, 2005


He shoots, he scores! Mike Gartner scored many goals during his career... in fact he's sixth on the NHL's alltime list with 708. Today he put another one in the top shelf at Aikens! He's here with Kris King and the Full Contact Fishing television crew to star as Kinger's co-host for an upcoming episode of Full Contact Fishing. Today was the first day of filming and did Mike ever come through! As Mike was trolling the shoreline near Rob's Rubble, a monster pike decided that she would like to be a television star! This 42" sow fought hard but they were able to land it all the while capturing great footage for the television show. There are two more days of filming... let's see if other aspiring trophy fish decide to showcase their talent!

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