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#12309500 - 06/24/17 09:24 AM State Record Spotted Bass Record from 'Pines
matt williams Offline
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Registered: 12/21/07
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Loc: Nacogdoches, Tx
I'm trying to locate Turner Keith, the angler who caught the state record spotted bass from Lake O' the Pines in 1966. Anyone know him, family or friends? Drop me an e-mail, mattwillwrite4u@yahoo.com

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#12309587 - 06/24/17 10:53 AM Re: State Record Spotted Bass Record from 'Pines [Re: matt williams]
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From the email i guess you're gonna write an article? smile
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#12309589 - 06/24/17 10:54 AM Re: State Record Spotted Bass Record from 'Pines [Re: matt williams]
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He's probably passed on. That was a long time ago.
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#12309721 - 06/24/17 01:25 PM Re: State Record Spotted Bass Record from 'Pines [Re: matt williams]
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I thought it was the 80's? Rayburn had the record for a while in the 80's. 5+ but I saw pics of a 6+ never turned in.

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#12309781 - 06/24/17 02:20 PM Re: State Record Spotted Bass Record from 'Pines [Re: Jaret Latta]
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Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
I thought it was the 80's? Rayburn had the record for a while in the 80's. 5+ but I saw pics of a 6+ never turned in.


I think it maybe an old record at the time.

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#12310248 - 06/24/17 09:54 PM Re: State Record Spotted Bass Record from 'Pines [Re: matt williams]
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The current Texas state record spot is a 5.98 out of Alan Henry, caught in Jan. 2016. Genetic testing showed that fish to be an Alabama bass. The American Fisheries Society declared the Alabama bass a separate species several years ago -- they are no longer considered "spots." As of Sept. 1, 2017, the AH fish will be moved to a new state record category for Alabama bass and the former state record from 'Pines will be reinstated as the state record spot. The 'Pines fish is likely hanging on somebody's wall somewhere. If it is, it would be cool to get a scale from the skin mount to have it genetically tested to see if it indeed was a true spot. It's a long shot, but that's what I'm looking for.

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#12310295 - 06/24/17 10:39 PM Re: State Record Spotted Bass Record from 'Pines [Re: matt williams]
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Rayburns spotted bass record says it was 27".....that has to be a misprint

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#12310444 - 06/25/17 08:00 AM Re: State Record Spotted Bass Record from 'Pines [Re: matt williams]
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Originally Posted By: matt williams
The current Texas state record spot is a 5.98 out of Alan Henry, caught in Jan. 2016. Genetic testing showed that fish to be an Alabama bass. The American Fisheries Society declared the Alabama bass a separate species several years ago -- they are no longer considered "spots." As of Sept. 1, 2017, the AH fish will be moved to a new state record category for Alabama bass and the former state record from 'Pines will be reinstated as the state record spot. The 'Pines fish is likely hanging on somebody's wall somewhere. If it is, it would be cool to get a scale from the skin mount to have it genetically tested to see if it indeed was a true spot. It's a long shot, but that's what I'm looking for.


Interesting, never heard Alabama bass

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#12310751 - 06/25/17 02:39 PM Re: State Record Spotted Bass Record from 'Pines [Re: matt williams]
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MOST spots in Texas are Kentucky spotted bass. The ones in AH were stocked from Alabama bass, because they (TPWD) felt that they adjusted well to vertical cover better than the Kentucky spots. The Alabama spots grow a little larger and faster, but still a different species of spots. Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

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