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Lake: Elaine T. Valente Open Space
Fish: Largemouth Bass

Got my personal best

Post By: tbonius monk      Posted: 10/14/2014 8:56:21 AM     Points: 12    
Had the day off yesterday and wanted to get some fishing in before the Avs game. Got me a nice 2.5 lber right at the get. At about 9:30 I got this guy in a section of the lake I rarely fish. He hit the spinnerbait ridiculously hard and was a real fight to land. I was so nervous that he was going to flip off the hook. I couldn't believe the size of him. 19" and around 4.5 lbs. Got my PB and the Avs won with .5 seconds left. What a day!
 Reply by: pikeNcolorado      Posted: 10/14/2014 9:29:30 AM     Points: 17421    
Well done, that's a nice fish. Keep at em' while Fall hangs on.
 Reply by: Mfishing      Posted: 10/14/2014 11:31:23 AM     Points: 777    
Nice bass man
Fall bight is pretty good
 Reply by: tbonius monk      Posted: 10/14/2014 11:41:16 AM     Points: 12    
That's a beauty Mfishing.
 Reply by: Dangly      Posted: 10/15/2014 4:39:14 AM     Points: 238    
told you that you'd get addicted, very nice fish. now you need a float tube.
 Reply by: tbonius monk      Posted: 10/15/2014 8:17:07 AM     Points: 12    
Thanks Dangly. Oh I'm hooked for sure. I was actually looking at float tubes at Bass Pro last time I was there. Not quite sure about it though. I fish a lot but I usually can't fish for hours on end. I get 1 to 2 hours windows where I can get on a lake. So a float tube might not be feasible right now.
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 10/15/2014 8:24:42 AM     Points: 50226    
Oh T Monk that's where you would be incorrect! Beautiful thing about a tube is you can get on the water in 10 minutes easy! And once you start catching fish from it.. welllll let's just say it can become an addiction. I don't think I have any more time this year, but if you would like, next year I would be willing to get together with you and let you float a tube. I have an extra.
 Reply by: tbonius monk      Posted: 10/15/2014 9:17:19 AM     Points: 12    
That's good to know Wannabe. I would be interested to take you up on that offer. I'm new!
 Reply by: the fishing dj      Posted: 10/15/2014 10:02:57 AM     Points: 25870    
Thats a great fish! congrats. If your going to get a tube, I'd suggest this one. [log in for link] its easy to manovure, keeps your butt out of the water, and its pretty comfy too.
 Reply by: tbonius monk      Posted: 10/15/2014 10:20:12 AM     Points: 12    
Thanks dj!
 Reply by: bratfish      Posted: 10/15/2014 10:32:27 AM     Points: 1093    
dang you guys are killing the bass. only place i see big bass is tv, youtbe and your pics. good stuff. i sure bet those are fun to catch.