1. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Chigger Craw

    This lake is a hidden goldmine for bass. It's a virtual guarantee that any day at dusk I'll nail at least one. This Friday I got 2 in 30 minutes. Good times.

  2. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Chigger Craw

    16 incher. Put up a damn good fight. I was gonna toss him back but he swallowed the hook so I figure it's a good time to filet my first bass and see how it tastes.

    1. charles113 0
      HE11 yeah @AFleschman
    2. AFleschman 0
      adda way charles @charles113
    3. Jeff Russell 0
      That's awesome @telerush
    4. Jeff Russell 0
      That's awesome.
    5. telerush 0
      @jruss @lainedillard I grilled it inside foil with loads of butter and Italian dressing. Tasted great. Even my 2 toddler boys loved it. I mostly catch and release ...more but my boys wanted to try one out!
    6. charles113 0
      That's terrible
    7. Joey Russell 0
      I know the law, it's just a shame that a 2.5-3# fish had to die when you could have just cut the line and given it a chance @telerush
    8. telerush 0
      @joeyfishes What are you talking about? He's 16 inches. Texas minimum to keep is 14. Not like I filleted a baby. And fat chance of a fish living with a big bass ...more hook deep in throat.
    9. Joey Russell 0
      You could have just cut the line as soon as you saw he was gut hooked. No reason that fish should have died, especially a fish that size. What a shame
    10. plugger 0
    11. Laine Dillard 0
      Try a piece with just salt and cornmeal and standard of me is different based on the fish some I like skin on some skin off some but usually with bass I grill on ...more the half shell with skin an scales on
    12. telerush 0
      @jruss corn meal sounds good.
    13. telerush 0
      Nice, I might try corn meal.
    14. Jeff Russell 0
      Yes no bone or skin. I usually corn meal with salt and pepper.
    15. telerush 0
      @jruss I'm thinking breaded and dried with lemon juice.
    16. telerush 0
      @lainedillard You mean a standard filet?
    17. telerush 0
      Any preference for bass? I might try breaded and fried with lemon juice.
    18. Laine Dillard 0
      I agree with @jruss just get the skinn off of it
    19. Jeff Russell 0
      I prefer bass over bream or crappie. And they don't taste like chicken. Lol. I mostly catch and release but will keep a couple to fry up every once and a while.
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  3. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Chigger Craw

    Third day in a row coming up with bass at this lake. It was a fun weekend. Weather was flawless for some good pre-Spring fishing. Still waiting for the big catch ...more on this lake. I know he's out there.

  4. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Chigger Craw

    Second night in a row, pulled in this decent sized largemouth. They are really tearing up the chigger craws (weightless and slow). As you can see it's nighttime ...more around 7pm. No wind, water calm.

  5. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Chigger Craw

    Caught using a weightless chigger craw along bottom and reeled slowly. Time was just before dusk. Wind was ripping pretty good.