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Old 06-20-2016, 01:20 PM   #61
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Originally Posted by Pineedles View Post
During my vacation I rid the lake of dozens of rock bass right off my dock. Some boat fisherman were catching and releasing them to which I told them, rock bass aren't catch and release like most other species prior to June 15th. Throw them on shore or put'em in a bucket to dispose of later. It may be futile but the fact that I only hooked on to 1 bass while fishing makes me believe that they are negatively impacting other species.
I agree. This is the first year I've really seen them out at Rattlesnake, and they seem to be displacing our old resident bass. My son is having a great time pulling them up though.
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