1. Details: Largemouth Bass with a 7ft St. Croix Premier casting rod, medium heavy action/ Lew's BB1 bait casting reel 7:1:1 gear ratio/ 50lb Power Pro braid/ Black Kvd ...more half ounce spinnerbait with trailer hook/single largecoloradoblade

    Perfect spring day, high in the low 70s, breezy with clear sky. Hooked around 5pm in 3 feet of water. Relatively rocky towards the entrance of a cove. Weeds have ...more not emerged yet making the use of a trailer hook hassle free. Third and largest of the four total bass caught that afternoon. Solid first day out of the year.

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      @ReelFishnTx @simmsrenegade61 @liamshay @malone thanks everyone, and this was caught at Ross' pond eastern ct
    2. malone 0
      Nice bass man. I'm from CT too what lake/pond are you on?
    3. liamshay 0
      Nice CT bass
    4. simmsrenegade61 0
      Nice fish
    5. ReelFishnTx 0
      @860LMB What a hog bud! Nice job!!!
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  2. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Bass Pro shops 1/2oz Buzzbait with trailer hook

    Mid 60s, 8:30pm 7fow, very weedy. Casted the buzzbait over a fallen down tree and she nailed it between limbs. Medium retrieve. St Croix Premier casting rod/7ft ...more fast action/Lews BB1 speed spool/ 50lb power pro braid. Improved clinch knot.

  3. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Berkley Havoc "Pit Boss" in Green Pumpkin color| Weightless rigged| size 4 Owner EWG hook| 20lb suffix braid with 12lb 2ft Seaguar ...more invisix fluorocarbon leader| Palomar knot

    Sunny, 70 degrees, light wind, 3 FOW, lots of vegetation and stained water. Casted the craw deep into a reed line, it fell lightly into the water and was eaten immediately ...more afterwords. Dove right under a limb of a sunken tree but still managed to land her in the yak.

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      @bassinboy01 can you add "Williams lake" in Connecticut?
  4. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Reaction Innovation "kinky beaver" in hematoma color| weightless rigged| Owner size 4 EWG hook| Suffix 20lb braid with 2ft Seaguar ...more Invisix leader

    Partly cloudy, low 70s, no wind, 3 FOW, very stained with a lot of vegetation. Switched to a dark color and the bite was on. Slow retrieve through the lily pads, ...more pausing to let the bait fall in between pockets of open water. Most of the strikes happened on the fall.

  5. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Berkley Havoc "Pit Boss" in Perfection color| 20lb suffix braid| 12lb Seaguar Invisix Fluorocarbon leader (2ft)| Texas rigged (weightless)| ...more Owner size 4 EWG hook| Palomar Knot

    Mid 70s, partly cloudy, little to no wind, very stained water with lots of vegetation, 3 FOW. At this point 3/4 of the bass are spawned out in CT including this ...more girl. Caught her casting onto the bank and slowly reeling outwards towards my kayak. She bit the craw on couple second pause.

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      I'm not 100% sure, but I think texas has weight on it, and weightless rig has no weight
  6. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Bass Assassin Pure Craw in "Alabama Craw" color| 20 lb Suffix braid| 12 lb Seagur Invisix 2 1/2 ft fluorocarbon leader| Owner size ...more 4 EWG hook| Palomar Knot| Texas rigged (weightless)

    Bunch of pickerel and bass caught today while yak fishing. Quantity was there but not quality. Mid 70s, sunny, fairly windy, afternoon around 1:30. Caught in 3 FOW ...more around submerged stumps and branches. Casting parallel to the structure with a slow retrieve. Faster retrieves enticed the pickerel bites.

  7. Details: Largemouth Bass with a White 3/8 ounce Chatterbait| Zoom "Pearl" Super fluke trailer| 50lb Power Pro braid| Lews BB1 speed spool 7:1:1 gear ratio| St Croix ...more Premier casting rod 7'

    Windy, High 70s, scattered clouds throughout the afternoon. Stained water with a lot of weeds. Caught in 4 FOW. Was mainly working the banks, but caught this one ...more in open water. Medium retrieve with the occasional pause/bounce off the bottom. Ripping through weeds when hung up.

  8. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Reaction Innovation "Sweet Beaver 4.20" in Hematoma color/ 20lb suffix braid/12lb Seagur Invisix flurocarbon 2 1/2ft leader/Gamakatsu ...more 4EWG red hook/ weightless texas rigged

    7:00 pm, partly cloudy, mid 70s temperature, 2 FOW, stained water, very weedy with lots of vegetation. Casted under an overhanging tree right off the bank with a ...more slow retrieve back to my kayak with the occasional pause and twitch. 4th of the evening all using this technique.

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      Dang selfie Tuesday @Gunnar7
  9. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Havoc "Pit Boss"/ Big Texan color/ 20lb Sufix braid with 2 1/2ft flurocarbon leader, Seagur invisix 12lb/ size 4 EWG Gamakatsu ...more red hook/ Texas rigged (weightless)

    Sunny, warm, low 70s, slightly windy, Stained water with lots of structure. Working the shallow banks roughly 3ft of water. Caught numerous throwing around timber ...more as well. Medium retrieve with the occasional pause to let the craw fall. Biggest of the 15 caught.

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      Thanks man! @ccbryant06
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      Nice catch bro and good info!
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  10. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Berkley Havoc "Pit Boss" in Big Texan color/ size 4 ewg hook

    Same day as last blert, so same conditions. Second largest of the afternoon. This bass came from a patch of weeds, medium retrieve.


Eastern Ct is where I fish. Strictly catch and release.