I know where on Joe Pool they released the stocked bass fingerling.
I caught a few on fake baby shad.
Please when you catch these guys let them grow.
If they are taken out before being mature enough to breed,the bass population on this lake will never grow
If you're keeping fish within the slot, you're doing it wrong...
I read one time where some scientists have come to the conclusion that keeping some of the shorties actually boosts the population of larger fish, since there is less competition for forage and cover. Supposedly, there are enough small ones that make it to adulthood to keep the numbers up. Look at places like Fayette Co. where there are tons of fish over 2 lbs. and there's a slot limit there. That said, I don't like eating bass anyway and throw them all back.