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#11358542 - 01/20/16 12:38 PM Big Bass Survey
pelican Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/27/11
Posts: 2431
Loc: Grapevine

Did you catch more LMB 24" and bigger in 2014 or 2015.
How do you feel about your chances this year with all this new water in the North Texas lakes?
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#11358764 - 01/20/16 02:07 PM Re: Big Bass Survey [Re: pelican]
BigBassB Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/18/16
Posts: 286
Loc: Van Alstyne
Biggest Bass I caught this year was just under 20". Bummer I know....lots of fish under that though so not too much to complain about


Edited by BigBassB (01/20/16 02:08 PM)
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#11358791 - 01/20/16 02:20 PM Re: Big Bass Survey [Re: pelican]
jasoniam Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 1202
Loc: Bedford
Biggest on a yak for me is a 10..... banana
So this year I am going to break that probably by accident crappie fishing while clinging to the yak for dear life..... frkazoid
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#11359890 - 01/21/16 12:05 AM Re: Big Bass Survey [Re: pelican]
Txwhitacre Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/26/11
Posts: 1707
Loc: Lakeside, TX
2014 I got about 8 over 24 with a couple just over 25". 2015 I had zero 24" but 5 over 25 and one over 10. I hope this year to do better with all the flooded vegatation I'm look for a good spring.

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#11360442 - 01/21/16 09:54 AM Re: Big Bass Survey [Re: pelican]
LSM Offline
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Registered: 07/29/15
Posts: 236
I just returned to bass fishing in 2015, so none in 2014. I managed 3 over 24", one being my PB. I don't fish up north much - I live in SE Texas.

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#11361930 - 01/21/16 07:34 PM Re: Big Bass Survey [Re: pelican]
pelican Offline
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Registered: 08/27/11
Posts: 2431
Loc: Grapevine
I caught more + 24" LMB in 2014 than 2015. I think a lot was due to all the rain and poor fishing conditions. I have no idea what to expect in 2016.
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#11362606 - 01/22/16 08:30 AM Re: Big Bass Survey [Re: pelican]
gutcheck Offline
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Registered: 07/28/08
Posts: 2469
Loc: Dallas
It's odd... In 2014 with low water I caught A LOT more fish in the 21-23 inch range. Literally dozens more. No fish over 24 though. This last year I caught a lot fewer quality fish, but I did get some 24 plussers.

I just can't imagine this spring not being really good with all the flooded cover, but heck I thought this last fall would've been better too... we'll see.


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#11362659 - 01/22/16 08:49 AM Re: Big Bass Survey [Re: pelican]
Todd™ Offline
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Registered: 01/21/11
Posts: 3377
Loc: On my kayak
2014 was much better than 2015. 2016 has started out decent for me so we'll see. Winter has been warmer than usual and depends on spring rains. Hopefully the fish are getting used to their newer surroundings and it won't matter how much rain we get.
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#11362835 - 01/22/16 10:02 AM Re: Big Bass Survey [Re: pelican]
Oldtrackster Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 09/12/09
Posts: 872
Loc: Blackwell, TX
I also caught more big fish in 2014, including a few 23+ (my ruler is 23). I suspect 2014 was the best year for big fish ever for me. Funny I never thought about it as pattern for everybody. I just assumed it was a lucky year for me.
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