For years, saltwater fishermen watched from the sidelines as freshwater bass
and walleye anglers raked in hundreds of thousands of dollars fishing in Bassmaster and Wal-Mart FLW Outdoors tournaments.
Along with heavy offshore tackle, savvy anglers pack lighter gear in the 6- to 10-pound class - freshwater bass
and trout gear is perfect - to target quarry a stone's throw from their accommodations.
Some freshwater anglers release their catch but if you like eating freshwater bass
you are allowed five largemouth bass per person and only one fish can be over 14 inches.
By lipping the fish in similar fashion to how a freshwater bass
fisherman releases a largemouth, the calico isn't injured by being bounced on the deck.
Our position is that limited recreational fishing should be allowed, just as in management of freshwater bass
, snook, deer and dozens of other species.
The $29 seminar will concentrate on summertime tuna and freshwater bass
I've made this dish over the years with snapper, yellowtail, redfish, snook, grouper, sheepshead, grunt and croaker; also with fillets of freshwater bass
and large freshwater panfish.
An adaptation of a freshwater bass
lure that imitated a minnow, plastic is designed for light tackle - the lighter the line and more limber the rod, the greater the cast.
Lake Santa Fe should be a good bet for a freshwater bass
bite that keeps you busy.