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#1 Jenny81

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 01:04 AM

I was just wondering what kind of fish these are. It is a man made pond, so there are sunfish, bluegills, Largemouth Bass, maybe Perch and rumors (which I don't think are true) of a catfish.Posted Image

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 01:27 AM

Trout, not sure which kind

actually maybe bass. . .

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:29 AM

See the stripe down the body? Largemouth Bass, they are.

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:31 AM

Yep, Largemouth Bass. How big were they? It may be worth taking a pole with you next time. If the are not very big, try looking at them through your bins. I was at a park along a nearby river a while back and every bass I looked at with my bins looked like a twelve pounder!

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 12:28 PM

Thanks, that is what I thought they were. These were maybe 10 inches long or so. I have fished in this pond before (caught mostly sunfish) and several times I have seen some +15 inch long bass swimming in the shallows, but that was during breeding season so I couldn't fish for them then.

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 11:00 PM

Thanks, that is what I thought they were. These were maybe 10 inches long or so. I have fished in this pond before (caught mostly sunfish) and several times I have seen some +15 inch long bass swimming in the shallows, but that was during breeding season so I couldn't fish for them then.


Uh, why not? Lots of people fish for bass during spawning season...

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 06:01 AM

Uh, why not? Lots of people fish for bass during spawning season...


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Posted 25 July 2012 - 12:22 PM

Well, we know the person that owns the pond so we can fish in it, but it is a man made pond and a small number of bass were put in there not to many years ago. We could probably fish during spawning season now, seeing as the population has firmly established itself, but the rule sort of stuck from the time when if we fished during spawning season it would almost wipe out the small population there. So that rule was only for that pond, as Creeker said.

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