Largemouth in the Wind


J K Quackenbush

Middleboro Ma.

Decided to wade a nearby pond after work in spite of the almost 20 mph wind. Fished 30 minutes with wind at my back, with a mix of smallish bass and a few pickerel. Then turned and fished into the teeth of the wind, switching to a larger Rapala yellow perch plug. Was within steps of the take out, and decided on one last cast along the shores standing weed-line. The bass crushed it. I fish Ultralite, so the battle was on. With the low light near dusk it was touch and go. I have had them make a last dash between my legs before ... and, this one read that chapter ... but, so had I. I was glad for the large soft mesh net. 22.5 inch x 14.5 inch.


Species: Largemouth Bass

Date Caught: 04/16/2013

Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 1

Length: 22.5

Weight:

Lure / Bait used: Lure | ~4 inch yellow perch Rapala

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