Nice catch! Those black spots are melanosis, which can be anything from little spots to covering practically the entire fish. Bass Pro in Grapevine has quite a few bass with melanosis in their waterfall tank.
New to angling. Catch and release. The dream - to catch at least one of every species in our great state (if I can manage to resist carp)!https://txmultispecies.imgur.com/
PB Common - 20lb 6oz
PB Ghost - 13lb 9oz
PB Koi - 9lb
PB Smallmouth Buffalo - 28lb 12oz
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