Another bass trip

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Set out on Saturday afternoon to find a closer and easier bass fishing option, I investigated three road access lakes/ponds within an hour from home. All of them were muddy and had carp jumping all over the place. Finally came to the fourth choice. This one required a significant walk, but it turned out to a be flat and easy 40 minute walk.
Got the boat one the water stretched my line out, made one cast, and caught what would be the fish of the day.
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The picture doesn't do this fish (which was measured at 20" and fat) justice.

Fished along the side hooking the occasional bass to 18" and having a strike from ultra aggressive bluegill on most casts. The bluegill were decent size, dark and pretty, but it was weird to have them blow up on a 5 inch frog so often. Lost one bass that seemed to be huge, but then the ones that get away always are.

No snakes, ticks and only a few mosquitos tonight. A pleasant evenings fishing.
 

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