1. 4+lb smallmouth caught while slowrolling chatterbait on the river ledge.

    4 lb. 9 oz. 20 in. Smallmouth Bass with a 3/8 oz white and silver chatterbait with kietech trailer

    1. Eddie Goode 0
  2. Details: 2 lb. 3 oz. 14 in. Largemouth Bass with a green red flake brushhog

    Caught this fish behind the dock between the bank and dock ramp at the corner. The fish never let the bait hit the bottom. Caught during the FLW collegiate tournament.

    1. Chas Watkins 0
      for the heat there nice size
  3. Details: 3 lb. 15 in. Largemouth Bass with a Keitech 3.5 inch swimbait

    Caught using keitech swing impact fat with underspin slow rolled through the submerged grass at mid morning.

  4. Details: submerged grass and grass mats

    Saw several 4-5lb class fish cruising in this spot during FLW collegiate tournament this weekend.

  5. Early spring flooded buckbrush hog snatching.

    11 lb. 3 oz. Largemouth Bass with a beaver style flipping bait black red neon

    1. Ralph stewart 0
      WOW! That's a monster!
    2. Jeff Weathers 0
      Hawg!!! Congrats!
    3. Mike Hulsey 0
      Wound up being a 30 plus pound day with five fish on Barkley. Best day I have ever had on this lake and I have been fishing it all my life. Will likely never be ...more able to repeat it
    4. Eddie Goode 0
    5. Scott Johnson 0
      Well, I'm throwing away my fishing poles and selling the boat....lol
      That is one huge bass. Congrats.
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  6. If the water is up in the buckbrush during early spring, you can count on some giants being here.

    Largemouth Bass with a Beaver style bait Black with red flake

    1. Scott Johnson 0
      Not questioning the 2 pigs you are showing. I would love to hook those. Respect given. Just would like to see the 11 pounder... Anticipating next week!
    2. Mike Hulsey 0
      I plan on posting its picture in next weeks photo competition. These two aren't small ones by any means though, as one was over five and the other was right ...more at seven pounds. All of them were caught pitchin into the brush with a bps beaver style bait in black neon, which is black with red flake. I was using a pegged half ounce tungsten weight on a snelled Trokar flipping hook, 65 pound braid and a heavy flouro leader. To say that this was a magical day would be an understatement for sure. Too bad it wasn't a tournament day. Over the years I have seen some monsters pulled out of this brush. I really debated on posting the location as it has been so productive and people tend to just run right by it on their way out to the main lake, but it is so good that it just has to be shared. It tends to heat back up in the fall when the bass start schooling and running shad on the flats. Just be careful running your boat back there as there are a few stakebeds and it is usually shallower this time of year.
    3. Scott Johnson 0
      You posted these 2 over an 11 lb. Large mouth?!?
      C'mon man! Show and tell......
    4. Mike Hulsey 0
      Can be shallow when the water is low, but in late winter/early spring the water is usually up high enough to fish the brush effectively and averages about 3' ...more deep at that time. The water has been lower than average this past winter and spring and made it difficult to fish the area, but the fish were still there. I had over 30 pounds in the boat with five fish on this particular day, with one of them being an 11 pound freak. Figured I would post pics of that one another day.
    5. Scott Johnson 0
      Very Nice!! Shallow?
    6. Phillip Russell 0
      Awesome catch!
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  • Species Bass
  • Waterway Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley
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