The Biggest Bass of my Life

8.6lbs, 24inches Largemouth Bass

Joshua Hoskinson

Johnstown Ohio


Species: Largemouth Bass

Date Caught: 07/30/2011


Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 1

Length: 24

Weight: 8

Lure / Bait used: Lure | (Hot Mustard) 2-3/4" 5/8oz Rapala Clackin' Crank CNC-74

On a hot July day in my hometown of Johnstown, OH. My 15 year old brother called me up out of the blue wanting me to take him fishing at a local pond. After contemplating because of the 96 degree temperature I decided to go ahead and take a trip to dick sporting goods with my brother for a new lure. When we arrived i had him choice his favorite one for an early birthday present. He picked out the brand new Rapala Clackin' Crank CNC-74 Hot Mustard. This lure quickly became my favorite as well when after just my second cast I landed the biggest bass of my life a Huge 8 1/2 pounder, measuring just over 24inches. It will be a day we will never forget. A special thank you goes to In-Fisherman for giving people like me the chance to share my story, to Rapala for making an awesome lure and to Dicks Sporting Goods for there great customer service.

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