Springtime Smallies

Springtime Smallies

Dwight Hottle

Erie PA



I caught this smallie while fishing with a friend this spring. We were fishing jerkbaits over 20 feet of water.


Species: Smallmouth Bass

Date Caught: 05/06/2013


Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 5

Length: 22"


Weight:

Lure / Bait used: Lure | glass perch HJ12 Rapala husky jerk

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