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Old 07-14-2012, 04:40 AM
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...the bass seeming to have reached their growth potential at 2-3 lbs. He stocked it 10 years ago and was expecting 8-10lb largemouth, but it just isn't happening.
Perhaps it's the 46" muskies?

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Default Re: Is this a KY Spotted Bass?

Looks like a Largemouth to me, too.
The spots below the lateral line are not in the solid horizontal rows usually found on a spotted bass.


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Looks like a Largemouth to me, too.
The spots below the lateral line are not in the solid horizontal rows usually found on a spotted bass.


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The mouth on the spotted bass in this picture looks significantly smaller, too. I think I might be catching stunted largemouth. Maybe we should be thinking more about shad.
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