Tom Maslak

Smallmouth Bass caught by Tom Maslak fishing in Great Pond in Maine on 07/18/07

Posted by Tom Maslak over 11 years ago

Smallmouth Bass caught by Tom Maslak fishing in Great Pond in Maine on 07/18/07
Smallmouth Bass caught by Tom Maslak fishing on Wednesday July 18, 2007 at 19:35 in Great Pond 5.91 km from Oakland in Kennebec County, Maine (ME), United States North America using a Popper a Topwater Bait

Well, no fish pic here, but a good story.

My nephew is 5, and he's never caught anything but little sunfish. I decided to take him out on the dock and get him something bigger. It was a nice calm night, so I threw a brand new topwater plug, and bingo... smallmouth! I handed him the rod and helped him hold it as he reeled it in, and soon he had his first bass!

I reached down to pick it up (was only about a pound), and he twitches just as I get my had to his mouth and sends one of the treble hooks into my finger, then procedes to have a fit. Ouch. Those brand new hooks were nice and sharp.

I hate treble hooks.

After I got the hook out and had a gulp of bourbon, we got him another, this time with no injuries. Now he's a true fisherman.

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Brandon Mabrey

ouch great story though

Posted by Brandon Mabrey Elite Member over 10 years ago

Pedro Pacheco

NICEEEEEEE!!!!!!!

Posted by Pedro Pacheco Expert Member over 11 years ago

Albert Scantleberry

Great story even though it would have nice to have a pic.
Take care and wish you the best in 08.

Posted by Albert Scantleberry Expert Member over 11 years ago

Sam Pych

I like catching small mouth basses!

Posted by Sam Pych Expert Member over 11 years ago

Tom Maslak

So many funny videos of that guy! Watch out for the water snake... http://youtube.com/watch?v=p_UnV3RbCtg

Posted by Tom Maslak over 11 years ago

Joe Pych

OUCH! Great story. I'll bet you replaced all those treble hooks after that.

Check this video out, where Bill Dance says "oh it's past the barb... call a doctor" http://hooked-in.typepad.com/hookedin_stories/2007/12/bill-dance-is-h.html

Posted by Joe Pych Elite Member over 11 years ago

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