December Largemouth

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December Largemouth

Postby modernist » Dec Sat 02, 2017 8:00 pm

First of all sorry for the subpar photos especially in light of my first meaningful post on this forum but all I had handy was my aging and failing iphone camera. Anyways, this was my only catch today but thats winter I guess. She measured out at 17” on the bump board and hit a Bitsy jig with craw trailer in gin clear water. Saw the take and so glad she beat he much smaller companion to the strike. Released to fight another day.
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Re: December Largemouth

Postby lmz3000 » Dec Sat 02, 2017 8:11 pm

long live the bitsy jig! the best coldwater jig
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Re: December Largemouth

Postby jmdog2003 » Dec Sat 02, 2017 8:29 pm

Love it. The coldwater bite is the most rewarding imo.
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Re: December Largemouth

Postby Woohoodude11 » Dec Sat 02, 2017 9:19 pm

modernist wrote:First of all sorry for the subpar photos especially in light of my first meaningful post on this forum but all I had handy was my aging and failing iphone camera.

Pics are fine! These phones made in the last decade have made point and shoots obsolete and outside of zoom can even outdo some lower end DSLRs.
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Re: December Largemouth

Postby HEDDONFROG » Dec Sat 02, 2017 10:57 pm

Pics look fine to me. 17” bass is a nice one anytime of year but double bonus points for December. Seeing the bass pick it up had to be exciting as well. I have probably 10-12 different brands of jigs in my jig box but what do I have rigged for tomorrow? A black/blue 1/2oz bitsy flippin bug. Love that compact but heavier package. Good job and keep the posts coming
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Re: December Largemouth

Postby modernist » Dec Mon 04, 2017 8:24 am

I agree with you guys about the Bitsy jig. It has been a great producer for me especially as of late. Also, jmdog I agree with you about the coldwater bite. There is something very rewarding about it even if at times the numbers aren’t there as in other times of the year. It feels as though the fish that are caught were ‘earned’ sort of speak.

I’ll try to be more proactive about posting from here on out. Thanks
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Re: December Largemouth

Postby Zenfish » Dec Mon 04, 2017 1:22 pm

Nice healthy looking bass. It's all about the slow and small presentations from here on out for bass.
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Re: December Largemouth

Postby tacklebox » Jan Wed 03, 2018 3:51 pm

One of my favorite gigs. Nice bass!
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