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#12259548 - 05/23/17 04:41 PM How long do you think this fish is?
Chris G Offline
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One of my employee's son caught this in a pond near Kerrville a couple of days ago. Has to be one of the longest bass I've ever seen. It obviously needs some food as well. And yes he released it back into the pond, hopefully to put some weight on.


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#12259600 - 05/23/17 05:25 PM Re: How long do you think this fish is? [Re: Chris G]
SkeeterRonnie Offline
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Dannng!! (Best joe dirt voice!) lol! That would be an awesome fish to put in a big healthy aquarium to see he fat you could get it!! That's a monster length!! 30" maybe?
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#12259602 - 05/23/17 05:26 PM Re: How long do you think this fish is? [Re: Chris G]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Hard to say being long armed by a kid. It could be 30" but could also be 25

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#12259616 - 05/23/17 05:35 PM Re: How long do you think this fish is? [Re: Chris G]
Chris G Offline
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His Dad told me he thought it was easily over 26". I agree with the weird angle of the picture plus the long arm, but it's obviously very very long and with some weight could be truly giant.
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#12259637 - 05/23/17 05:50 PM Re: How long do you think this fish is? [Re: Chris G]
Ricky Bobby Offline
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Caught one like that at Martin Creek several years ago. Was 29 3/4" and weighed 9lbs even.

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#12259802 - 05/23/17 07:44 PM Re: How long do you think this fish is? [Re: Chris G]
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I'd guess 26 1/2- 27". I'm surprised how thick the tail is for being that skinny. I bet it's an old fish. Congrats to your buddy's son! Still a great fish! Did they weigh it? Probably about 7lbs.

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#12259805 - 05/23/17 07:47 PM Re: How long do you think this fish is? [Re: Chris G]
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We caught one on Caddo this year 29in and 5.5lbs. Lol
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#12260079 - 05/23/17 10:31 PM Re: How long do you think this fish is? [Re: DKennimer]
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Originally Posted By: DKennimer
I'd guess 26 1/2- 27". I'm surprised how thick the tail is for being that skinny. I bet it's an old fish. Congrats to your buddy's son! Still a great fish! Did they weigh it? Probably about 7lbs.


I was going to say 26" too.
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#12260114 - 05/23/17 11:00 PM Re: How long do you think this fish is? [Re: Chris G]
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25 to 28 inches! Just guessing.

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#12260276 - 05/24/17 07:22 AM Re: How long do you think this fish is? [Re: Gitter Done]
senko9S Offline
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22"
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#12260363 - 05/24/17 08:19 AM Re: How long do you think this fish is? [Re: senko9S]
tsspencer2887 Offline
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Originally Posted By: senko9S
22"


^^^This. Kid's hand gives it away. Not as big as it looks. Still a nice catch!

I caught one similar to that when I was a tyke. Don't remember the exact measurements but it was over 21" and only weighed about 3 pounds.

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#12260390 - 05/24/17 08:30 AM Re: How long do you think this fish is? [Re: Chris G]
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25 ish
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#12260412 - 05/24/17 08:40 AM Re: How long do you think this fish is? [Re: Chris G]
Chris G Offline
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The fish was actually weighed. It weighed right at 10#. So now, how long was it?
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#12260433 - 05/24/17 08:50 AM Re: How long do you think this fish is? [Re: Chris G]
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Young man is about 12 inches wide. so i would say very close to 30 inches
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#12260437 - 05/24/17 08:52 AM Re: How long do you think this fish is? [Re: Chris G]
Brent S Offline
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10 lbs? Must be 3 feet long.
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