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#12657520 - 03/04/18 09:20 AM Smallmouth on GVine
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Registered: 02/24/10
Posts: 59
Loc: Argyle, TX
Well, I didn't expect this. I fished Grapevine and landed my first ever smallmouth. She was 20.25" long and weighed exactly 4lbs. She was caught in 6 feet of water on a chatterbait. I caught a few largemouth as well and all fish came off areas where wood and rock structure came together. The water was muddy and there is a lot of trash in the lake from the flooding. Water temps for me ranged from 54 - 59.4 degrees (all on the mid to lower end of the lake).

I was fishing solo so the picture quality isn't very good.



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#12657591 - 03/04/18 10:13 AM Re: Smallmouth on GVine [Re: TexasTechsan]
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Registered: 09/12/12
Posts: 1066
Loc: Denton, TX
Good looking fish.

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#12657603 - 03/04/18 10:22 AM Re: Smallmouth on GVine [Re: TexasTechsan]
361V Offline
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Beautiful classic colored smallie despite the muddy water! thumb


Edited by 361V (03/04/18 10:23 AM)
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#12657902 - 03/04/18 02:49 PM Re: Smallmouth on GVine [Re: TexasTechsan]
scott123456789 Online   content
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Registered: 11/19/08
Posts: 587
Loc: Weatherford, TX
Lake record?

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#12657924 - 03/04/18 03:11 PM Re: Smallmouth on GVine [Re: scott123456789]
Bullock24 Offline
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Registered: 12/01/17
Posts: 26
Loc: Arlington TX
Record I think is 4.9 and like 23”... nice fish man, I’ve had the pleasure of catching a few of those out there as well.. great tournament fish out there !

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#12657985 - 03/04/18 04:10 PM Re: Smallmouth on GVine [Re: Bullock24]
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Nice chunk
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#12658086 - 03/04/18 05:29 PM Re: Smallmouth on GVine [Re: TexasTechsan]
JDJ01 Offline
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Registered: 04/24/14
Posts: 334
Loc: Keller, TX
Very nice! Warmed up since Friday I see. Also second the trash... pulled a bags worth out

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#12658095 - 03/04/18 05:34 PM Re: Smallmouth on GVine [Re: TexasTechsan]
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Registered: 07/02/04
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Loc: NRH, TX
Nice smallie!!
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#12658106 - 03/04/18 05:39 PM Re: Smallmouth on GVine [Re: TexasTechsan]
markson Offline
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Registered: 06/19/16
Posts: 131
Loc: ATX
Originally Posted By: TexasTechsan
I was fishing solo so the picture quality isn't very good.


Nice Smallie!!!

If your phone has a selfie camera you can use it and see how your picture will turn out before you take it, also use the verbal feature to take the picture if your phone has it.



Edited by markson (03/04/18 05:40 PM)
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#12658120 - 03/04/18 05:48 PM Re: Smallmouth on GVine [Re: TexasTechsan]
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Nice one!
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#12658253 - 03/04/18 07:04 PM Re: Smallmouth on GVine [Re: TexasTechsan]
pop r Offline
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Registered: 09/25/17
Posts: 399
Loc: Dallas,& Freestone counties
clap Nice job. Thanks for sharing.

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#12658256 - 03/04/18 07:05 PM Re: Smallmouth on GVine [Re: TexasTechsan]
pop r Offline
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Loc: Dallas,& Freestone counties
clap Nice job. Thanks for sharing.

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#12658315 - 03/04/18 07:46 PM Re: Smallmouth on GVine [Re: TexasTechsan]
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Registered: 03/20/14
Posts: 111
very nice fish good job....

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#12658328 - 03/04/18 07:55 PM Re: Smallmouth on GVine [Re: TexasTechsan]
TexasTechsan Offline
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Registered: 02/24/10
Posts: 59
Loc: Argyle, TX
Thanks guys! I was pumped when I got the fish in the boat. Unfortunately, it wasn't a lake record but a trophy to me nonetheless. I think the lake record is 4.95 pounds. I actually caught this fish on Friday afternoon. With the sun high in the sky all the fish I caught were up tight to cover. I can't wait to hit up Grapevine again. It will have to wait though as I'm going to Lake Murvaul this weekend with the family. Hopefully I'll have some pictures from that trip to share with you all.
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