Willard Gage @ Watershed Tackle

12.0 in. Largemouth Bass caught by Willard Gage @ Watershed Tackle fishing in Michigan on 05/19/12

Posted by Willard Gage @ Watershed Tackle Expert Member over 7 years ago

12.0 in. Largemouth Bass caught by Willard Gage @ Watershed Tackle fishing in Michigan on 05/19/12
12.0" Largemouth Bass caught by Willard Gage @ Watershed Tackle fishing on Saturday May 19, 2012 at 18:30 near Walled Lake in Oakland County, Michigan (MI), United States North America using a #8 Hook / dropp-shotting redworm a Worm

Water temperature on Walled Lake about 68-70 degrees between 6:30 & 7:30pm. I was able to catch 1 largemouth bass (12 inches) and 6 more sunfish (see next post) male pumpkinseeds about 8 inches. All were caught on a drop shot using #8 hook & redworm. Interesting still no bluegill . All fish caught on extremely long casts at the edge of weedbeds where the firm bottom transition allows for the proper spawning habitat – grouped very close together. Looks like even though I got an early start it may be challenging to get my second Master Angler award for pumpkinseed this year.

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