Master Angler Football Season! Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Paul Strege Deerfield Wisconsin One of my favorite times of year is football season! Not because I like sitting on the couch watching college and NFL games. Rather, football-shaped smallmouth are more accessible this time of year more than any other. I caught this beauty fishing a new Terminator Super Stainless Rig tipped with Trigger X Slop Hoppers and silver willow blades off of a deep main lake flat. I did not believe this fish was as big as it was until I unhooked her. Almost as an afterthough, I measured it and discovered it was over 20 inches. Largest one of the season! Species: Smallmouth Bass Date Caught: 10/28/2012 Kept / Released: Released Region of Catch: Region 1 Length: 20-1/4″ Weight: 5 Lure / Bait used: Lure | 8″ Terminator Super Stainless Rig Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from In-Fisherman Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week Even More master-angler Show More Get the In-Fisherman Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. Best Fishing Times: Solunar CalendarRead Now! Advertisement ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services LIKE WHAT YOU'RE READING? Get 8 issues for the low price of just $8! Subscribe!