At ``secret spot number two,'' Dexter maneuvers the 65-foot Pacific Clipper next to an underwater rock that supplies cover for calico bass
Eddie at B&A Tackle reports Ben Pellerin took a 1-pound, 9-ounce calico bass
out of Indian Lake.
He was named the state's first Angler of the Year based on his trophy catches during 2002, which included smallmouth and calico bass
, landlocked salmon and white perch from the Quabbin.
Most area bait stores have recorded trophy catches of trout, salmon, largemouth and smallmouth bass, calico bass
or crappie, and blue gill.
1 -- 2 -- color) Kayak fishing guru Dennis Spike admires a calico bass
, above, while fishing from his kayak near Malibu's Broad Beach.
Brimfield Reservoir is consistently giving up trophy bass - from 5 to 7 pounds - while Big Alum Pond is a safe bet for big trout and Cedar and Walker ponds are catering to the crowd that favors calico bass
, yellow perch and pickerel; all are located in Sturbridge.
Today Morton lands a mixed bag: an undersized lingcod, a couple of sand dabs, several olive rockfish and some calico bass
Trophy pike and calico bass
catches highlighted the recent Brookfields' Lions Club Derby with anglers turning out in large numbers to participate in the annual event based at Quaboag Pond.
He says he also landed six calico bass
, all legal size.
Cash prizes ranging from $25 to $200 will be awarded in the adult division for the top 10 fish in five species: yellow perch, calico bass
, bass, pout and pickerel.
The Placentia angler likes to fish the inside of harbors for sand bass, calico bass
, halibut and squid.
seem to be the most active species, LeClaire said.
This does not affect fishing for other species, such as white seabass, yellowtail, halibut, barracuda or sand or calico bass
Minimum lengths have been increased for eligible fish - pike, 32 inches; bass, 19 inches; pickerel, 22 inches; and, yellow perch, calico bass
, and pout, 12 inches.
Anglers can have fun catching bonito, mackerel, halibut and calico bass