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The One that Did NOT get away!

The One that Did NOT get away!
Large Small Mouth

Douglas Hall

Columbus MI

I was fishing on Lake St Clair early Sunday morning with my 3 kids when I hooked into a Large mouth bass. The rod then shattered into several pieces and my son had an issue getting the net into the water and we lost that fish. I was only 15 minutes later I caught this 24" small mouth and when I brought it up to the side of the boat my son did an incredible net job and we got it into the boat. I told the kids that is how hard work pays off and not to get frustrated. They also caught bass in the 19-20 inch range that day.

Species: Smallmouth Bass

Date Caught: 06/11/2012

Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 5

Length: 24 Inchs


Lure / Bait used: Bait | Worm

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