Mark Lim, Recreational Angler
- Laurel, MD
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Posted on April 17, 2013 | Permalink
My First Largemouth This Year
Location: Rocky Gorge Reservoir
This is the first Largemouth Bass I caught (and safely released) this year. I was bank fishing at around 10am on 4/12/13 at Rocky Gorge Reservoir (Scott's Cove area). This fish weighed 1.4 lbs and was caught using a Texas rigged, pumpkin colored, soft plastic stick bait in less than a foot of water. Conditions were cloudy, air temperature at around 60 degrees, with rain tapering off.
I saw several larger, easily spooked fish patrolling the shoreline and checking me out, but could not get them to bite. I also saw bass aggressively protecting what I assume to be spawning beds, but they were in areas inaccessible to me.