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Farm Pond Lunker

April 13th, 2012 3
William McDonough
Lexington KY
I was fishing from the dam on a 2 acre farm pond around 2:00 in the afternoon. I was making short casts with my carrot stick, swimming a 1/2 oz. black and blue football head jig with a super chunk trailer just below the surface, when the huge bass took off with my lure and headed for deeper water. I watched and waited for my rod to load up before setting the hook. As soon as I felt it, I knew it was a nice fish. I was using 30 lb. Spider Wire Stealth braid which allowed me to turn the fish and bring it into the bank within a matter of seconds. I couldn’t believe how big it was. I had finally caught my first trophy bass.
Species: Largemouth Bass
Date Caught: 03/21/2012
Kept / Released: Released
Region of Catch: Region 2
Length: 24
Weight: 8
Lure / Bait used: Lure | black with blue flakes 1/2 0z. football head jig w/ a craw trailer
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  • http://www.facebook.com/jamie.s.dulin Jamie Scott Dulin

    nice fish!!

  • Caitlin McDonough

    That is an awesome fish you caught Dad

  • tim wilkerson

    great fish, thanks for praticing catch and release!

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