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What size y'all keeping? #14145740 09/30/21 01:33 AM
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I guess since the waters getting cooler the bigger ones are coming up. Where I've been catching 1-2lb, I'm now pulling up 3+. They were around 18". Had one that almost touched 14", but couldn't squeeze him enough. 5lb + always go back, but thought I'd see what y'all's take is on the 3lbers.

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Re: What size y'all keeping? [Re: TexasTNT] #14145788 09/30/21 02:16 AM
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I very seldom keep any. If they go in my livewell and die, I’ll keep them as not to waste game fish.


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Re: What size y'all keeping? [Re: SteezMacQueen] #14145821 09/30/21 02:37 AM
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I'm usually the same. My son likes them, so I'll keep him a few every now and then.

Re: What size y'all keeping? [Re: TexasTNT] #14146009 09/30/21 12:34 PM
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None.....if I want to keep a fish its crappie or cats


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Re: What size y'all keeping? [Re: TexasTNT] #14146139 09/30/21 02:12 PM
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Take out everything under 16 inches



Re: What size y'all keeping? [Re: TexasTNT] #14146212 09/30/21 03:17 PM
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It's all relative to the fishery involved. Well-managed trophy bass ponds/lakes may require harvesting 3-5lb fish to really push for giants. But, for public fisheries a more conservative approach is usually better. Ken's 16 inch or less is a good ballpark for most places.


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Re: What size y'all keeping? [Re: TexasTNT] #14146247 09/30/21 03:45 PM
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Zero. Only freshwater fish I eat around here is crappie. I'll keep specks, flounder and the occasional redfish to eat


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Re: What size y'all keeping? [Re: TexasTNT] #14146290 09/30/21 04:33 PM
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I would stick to bass less than 15"

Re: What size y'all keeping? [Re: TexasTNT] #14146445 09/30/21 07:38 PM
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I agree with Ken A. 16" and down and I don’t have no problems keeping spots.

Re: What size y'all keeping? [Re: TexasTNT] #14146464 09/30/21 08:00 PM
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Re: What size y'all keeping? [Re: TexasTNT] #14146789 10/01/21 12:45 AM
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I don't keep any bass. I put them back to grow bigger. There is plenty of other food to eat.

Re: What size y'all keeping? [Re: ezbassin] #14146829 10/01/21 01:16 AM
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Originally Posted by ezbassin
I don't keep any bass. I put them back to grow bigger. There is plenty of other food to eat.


There is also plenty of bass to eat

Re: What size y'all keeping? [Re: Dubee] #14147041 10/01/21 10:17 AM
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Originally Posted by ezbassin
I don't keep any bass. I put them back to grow bigger. There is plenty of other food to eat.


There is also plenty of bass to eat


To me crappie and catfish taste better than bass, so that is another reason I don't eat them.

Re: What size y'all keeping? [Re: TexasTNT] #14147390 10/01/21 04:06 PM
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None. But I also dont post weak troll attempts like this thread.

Wait....on second thought I do think I posted a googan squad thread once roflmao

Re: What size y'all keeping? [Re: TexasTNT] #14147395 10/01/21 04:10 PM
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>10" White bass only. I haven't eaten a LM in a long time.

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