Out Fishing Dad


Noah Ransom

Carlisle IA

I planned a fishing trip with my son, Noah, to a quarry we suspect has some trophy bass. A couple of hours in he decided to try and see if he could hook up with any crappie with his new micro-light. By the end of the day he had pulled off a trophy-fish trifecta landing 3 different crappie each over 14 inches with this one being the biggest at just over 14 1/2.


Species: Crappie (Black or White)

Date Caught: 09/30/2012

Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 1

Length: 14.5

Weight:

Lure / Bait used: Lure | Beetle Spin

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