Awesome Fish Day

Awesome Fish Day
That's as big as i'll ever catch !

That's as big as i'll ever catch !

Scott Deffenbaugh

Quinton  VA

Species: Smallmouth Bass

Date Caught: 04/09/2011

Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 2

Length: 23 inches

Weight: 6

Lure / Bait used: Lure | blue 1/4 oz Tube bait

Two days of fishing for smallmouth with Cousin Perch. First day high wind and heavy rain shut us down--two fish all day. Second day, river is stained. My buddy Troy caught one 20" plus first thing. Late morning bite improved. Caught and released four 18-19" fish. Then, a cast to shoreline rocks resulted in a good hit. Drag starts screaming and my St. Croix 6'6" bent way down. Worked her toward the boat and saw her; we knew it was a very big fish. She took off on a big run. got her to the boat again and tried to net her. She ran again. Once more to the boat and Perch scooped her up. I think I heard a rebel yell come from the boat. Good times.

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