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2021 Show Your BASS Off!!
« on: January 17, 2021, 04:36:03 PM »
Post up those beautiful 2021 bass! (please help keep this thread bass only, thanks!)  :tup:

Smallmouth, largemouth, rock bass, all bass count! Anything goes on size.
Pic only if you prefer, include a story if you like, share a hot location or fun trip ideas and locations! Can't wait to see what you all get  :tup:
« Last Edit: March 06, 2021, 09:27:29 PM by bassquatch »

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Re: 2021 Show Your Bass Off!!
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2021, 04:50:52 PM »
You just be sure to share you hot locations bassquatch

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Re: 2021 Show Your Bass Off!!
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2021, 08:34:01 PM »
Unfortunately for me, 25 years of just dealing with tennis elbow has caught up to me. Trying everything to avoid surgery as it means six to twenty months of rehab and no fishing!  :bash:

My travels and trips will be limited this season. Will be counting on this thread to help me through lol. It's frustrating already and it's only January!  :yike:

I did manage to get things started this afternoon though! Had to lumberjack storm damage all morning but dipped out for three hours and got this dude and one super tiny one  :tup:

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Re: 2021 Show Your Bass Off!!
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2021, 06:22:24 PM »
What are some good type of general baits or lures that are good for bass this time of year?


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Re: 2021 Show Your Bass Off!!
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2021, 06:56:40 PM »
Drop shot works. Iíve throw some jigs with a. Small trailer and they will pick it up. Hard fishing right now

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Re: 2021 Show Your Bass Off!!
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2021, 07:01:10 PM »
Drop shot works. Iíve throw some jigs with a. Small trailer and they will pick it up. Hard fishing right now
Thank you! Iíve got all those in my box, Iíll have to get out soon


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Re: 2021 Show Your Bass Off!!
« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2021, 12:27:49 PM »
Drop shot, shakey heads, Carolina rigs and jigs deep until the water temps tick back up into the high 40's. Then mix in jerkbaits, lipless crankbaits and umbrella rigs.

Their primary transition from deep to shallow is around mid March. Largemouth will seek out wood and rocks  in the five to fifteen foot range for warmth. It only gets better as the water temps climb into the 50's in April through early May. Great time for swim jigs, swimbaits and spinnerbaits. Focus on the full moon phases now until the end of February and don't forget to share your pics please  :tup:

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Re: 2021 Show Your Bass Off!!
« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2021, 05:39:52 PM »
I donít usually start finding them until May, but Iím looking forward to some inspiration from this thread!
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Re: 2021 Show Your Bass Off!!
« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2021, 05:57:39 PM »
May is usually the month I take a break lol.  :tup:

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Re: 2021 Show Your Bass Off!!
« Reply #9 on: January 20, 2021, 06:04:28 PM »
Not 2021  but close. :dunno:  How about a river bass that turned into a shore lunch on a float hunt/ fish trip. :tup:
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Re: 2021 Show Your Bass Off!!
« Reply #10 on: January 20, 2021, 09:06:27 PM »
Nice to keep it 2021 fish but bet that was tasty.
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Re: 2021 Show Your Bass Off!!
« Reply #11 on: February 08, 2021, 02:31:11 PM »
A little pre-Super Bowl chunkster  :tup:

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Re: 2021 Show Your Bass Off!!
« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2021, 08:06:30 PM »
First smallie of 2021 on Moses Lake
"I'd rather have a slow hit than a fast miss"

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Re: 2021 Show Your Bass Off!!
« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2021, 08:21:12 PM »
Not a bass but for those that like walleye they are biting too
"I'd rather have a slow hit than a fast miss"

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Re: 2021 Show Your Bass Off!!
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2021, 05:03:57 PM »
Thats some good eating right there. Did you launch at Blue Heron?

 


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