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Offline Lee Borgersen

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Who is this...
« on: June 17, 2020, 11:34:25 PM »
    Who is this... :scratch:

...and what did they do with central-MN tourney dude Will Pappenfus? :confused:

Yup, that's  the same guy just a few months apart! Will said he wanted to drop a few lbs so that he "could at least make it to the end of the dock and not be winded," and now dude's down over 115 lbs!!!

Don't worry, Will's fish aren't getting any smaller: :tut:

Had to give Big Little Willie Style a shout to congratulate him on the amazing progress, and figured I might as well ask him a few super serious Qs while I had him on the hook...

1.  Can you still set the hook as hard as you used to, or is there less 'momentum' now?


> "I gotta get a little more of a swing into it now. Used to just do a little turn and now I need to get my body into it."
 
2.  What do you think is a more rigorous workout -- rip jigging plastics all day or 3 miles on the treadmill?


> "[Laughs] Probably plastics. Try ripping blade baits on the river for 8 hours...arms turn to Jell-O. Actually had to switch to left hand for a bit this spring!"
 
3.  What's the one food thing you have the hardest time saying no to? Like a Jigging Rap flying past a fish's face that's not hungry, but eats it anyway??


> "Probably fish...fish for sure. That's my cheat meal. Any time we keep fish...I can have THAT."
 
4.  Okay, serious question now.... How are you catching your biggest fish RIGHT NOW. Not talkin' dinks...I want the cheeseburger-eaters. If you had to go out and catch a 26- to 28-incher, what would you be doing.


> "Have to be creekers [creek chubs] or 'crawlers...meat-eaters! Half of my big fish are coming in 10-12' in weeds...otherwise out on the edge of deep (25-30') rockpiles.


> "That 7'3" ML fast-action Elliott Rod is soooo dirty for rigs. ...right length for a good sweeping hookset. Light enough you can feel the creek chub wiggle when she gets nervous, but enough backbone to drive her home on the sweep. The backbone-to-tip-sensitivity ratio is just perfect."
 
Sorry all, that rod is sold-out right now...actually looks like half of Elliott's open-water spinning rods have been wiped out...but they expect to get more in stock early July.

Keep doing your thing, Will! Amazing.  :happy1:

Yup, that's ^ the same guy just a few months apart! Will said he wanted to drop a few lbs so that he "could at least make it to the end of the dock and not be winded," and now dude's down over 115 lbs!!!

Don't worry, Will's fish aren't getting any smaller:  :bow:
 
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Re: Who is this...
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2020, 08:28:51 AM »
Don't know him I don't think.