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Whitney's Undersized White Bass #13302248 10/05/19 12:37 PM
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I fished Whitney on Friday for white bass. I found them at a couple of places on the main lake area. I was fishing by myself and I caught at least 50 white bass using slabs and 1/16 oz jigs. The problem is that all but 4 of them were 7-8 inches long. I was even catching these little guys on 3/4 oz slabs. I try to eat fresh fish if possible, so I released the 4 keepers at the end of the day as they weren't enough for a family meal. I assume next year may be a bonus white bass year at Whitney as I've never encountered so many small white bass there.


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Re: Whitney's Undersized White Bass [Re: Anejo] #13302469 10/05/19 08:04 PM
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Not sure why, but Whitney has never had a great sandy bite to me

Re: Whitney's Undersized White Bass [Re: Anejo] #13302636 10/06/19 12:14 AM
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A 8 inch white should be a perfect size for a big striper meal.

Re: Whitney's Undersized White Bass [Re: Anejo] #13302862 10/06/19 07:13 AM
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Small whites in a lot of the lakes this year. Next year should be a great sandbass bite if the weather holds out.



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Re: Whitney's Undersized White Bass [Re: Anejo] #13302870 10/06/19 10:15 AM
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I brought my 12 and 11 year old girls out to Whitney Friday. They each caught 30-40 and couldn't have cared less they were short fish! Good times


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Originally Posted by ToasterWEyes
I brought my 12 and 11 year old girls out to Whitney Friday. They each caught 30-40 and couldn't have cared less they were short fish! Good times


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Re: Whitney's Undersized White Bass [Re: Anejo] #13303703 10/07/19 12:24 AM
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On Saturday I caught probably 15 whites and they were all 12-15". Now stripers....out of 25 or so only had 4 legal fish.

Re: Whitney's Undersized White Bass [Re: Anejo] #13303755 10/07/19 01:11 AM
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Lots of smalls at my lake right now from the bank..


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Re: Whitney's Undersized White Bass [Re: Anejo] #13304013 10/07/19 01:01 PM
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The small fish, both whites and stripes will be perfect size next spring. So, leave them and find another lake. I move to another lake and or another spot on same lake if small fish are prevalent. I also purchase slabs with barbless hooks as not to destroy the mouths of those fish of the future !

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