My Buddy Got a Big'n at San V. - 4.20.2019

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  1. HereFishyFishy619

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    My buddy and I went to San V yesterday. Got there early. Rented the boat. Headed up Toll Road Arm. Could see plenty of fish hanging out along the shore lines. Just had a really difficult time getting any to bite. Our main strategy was drop shotting 4 inch worms. Nothing happening. We changed to different strategies here and there. Still, nothing happening. Decided to stick with the tried and true drop shot and my buddy pulls up this baby...

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    Unfortunately, for us we had no scale on board. So we can only guesstimate at what we think was a 9 pounder. What do y'all think?

    My buddy did end up catching one more fish. Nothing worth posting a photo of. We fished till about noon thirty. I got skunked. None the less... Great day fishing!
     
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  2. tony91723

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    My guess 6lbs.
     
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  3. Fishtricks

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  4. gatorfan

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    No scale? No ruler? Lake record easy! Nice fish :emoji_grinning:
     
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  5. RippinLip619

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    The fish there are super picky right now, if you don’t give them exactly what they want than they aren’t biting (all the way down to the color). I recommend changing baits often and experimenting until you get bit!
     
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    5 lber or so... invest in a scale
     
  7. Troy

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    I’d say 6 but......... without a scale I’d definitely say 8+
     
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    Nice fish! I'm in the same ballpark as others have already said....5.5 - 6lbs
     
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  9. EZdoesIT

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    Nice catch! 6.4375 pounds would be my guess.
     
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  10. Nute

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    . You should know better 'asking' a weight anywhere on social media. Immediately everyone is an expert and/or biologist. Or at least they knew a guy thats uncle was one. Get a scale.
     
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  11. Basshunter619

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    My profile picture is what a real 9.0 lber looks like. Big difference in yours and mine. But still a very nice fish.
     
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    I know your buddy is a big guy and can make fish look smaller.

    They can be deceiving....especially if you don’t catch them on a semi regular basis. NICE FISH for San V. May have went 7 + in pre spawn.
    KEEP IT UP!

    GET A SCALE!
     
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    Pictures rarely do the fish justice unless done right. Nice catch, healthy looking fish
     
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    I caught one about that size today, it weighed 4-1 that doesn’t look above 5# in my opinion
     
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    Very nice, maybe 6,
     
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    Very nice!
     
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    Since this happened close to a month ago ....I might as well pipe in and while I am no expert, I would say that bass weighs close to 6 pounds.
     
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    Nice fish...sometimes we put to much emphasis on weight. It's all relative to the day and fun.
     
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