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Fish: Smallmouth Bass

Texas bass?

Post By: culinarypunk      Posted: 12/3/2013 12:50:59 PM     Points: 84484    
Oh come on guys/gals!
Let's see and/or hear about some Texas bass!
I'm starting to lose the stereotype of big bass
Here's my Wyoming smb
 Reply by: Lloyd Tackitt      Posted: 12/3/2013 2:15:51 PM     Points: 18748    
I have got to find that camera!
 Reply by: culinarypunk      Posted: 12/3/2013 3:01:50 PM     Points: 84484    
Yes you do!!!
Looks like my WY bass puts TX to shame! :-)
 Reply by: cookster      Posted: 12/16/2013 4:55:47 PM     Points: 64860    
Texas bass fisherman are a lot like Colorado laker guys, tight lipped. When I was growing up there we always caught some monsters and just never thought about taking picture, but that was pre internet. Dang I feel old now. I started a few Texoma guy trolling the site but they are more into stripers. Nice smallie by the way.
 Reply by: Flyrodn      Posted: 12/17/2013 9:09:46 AM     Points: 184621    
Everywhere you go there are a few tightlipped folks. I'm ok with that. But it always amazes me how many of those "secretive" types will pump another angler for information harder than a thirsty man at an hand pump well.

The great thing about Fish Explorer is that we don't except anyone share a "spot" just general information about water conditions that everyone appreciates knowing. And maybe asking/answering a question or two about techniques.

Over the years I've gotten better about carrying a camera to take a few shots of fish and scenery.
 Reply by: Lloyd Tackitt      Posted: 12/17/2013 9:39:28 AM     Points: 18748    
This time of year I'm happy to catch a bass of any size. Well okay...any time of year I'm happy to catch anything. But the bigger bass are much harder to come by right now. Part of that is the cold water, but a lot of it is that the cold water is caused by very low river flow due to the on-going drought conditions. Still haven't found that camera, maybe Santa will bring me one.