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Smallmouth Surprise

Smallmouth Surprise
20" Mille Lacs Lake smallmouth taken through the ice.

Greg Clusiau

Keewatin MN



While ice fishing out of Lyback's Resort last weekend, we were fishing a small hump for walleyes, when this nice smallmouth inhaled my "Macho Minnow", which was tipped with a minnow head. I was hoping it was a big walleye but was pleasantly surprised with a big smallmouth instead.

Species: Smallmouth Bass

Date Caught: 02/18/2012




Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 1

Length: 20"


Weight:

Lure / Bait used: Lure | 1/8 oz gold/orange "Macho Minnow"

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