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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Tuesday Night Thunder 4/14/09 - 3rd Place

Brandon and I fished in the first Tuesday Night Thunder of the year and finished in 3rd place out of 20+ boats. We had 3 fish that weighed 10.26 lb. Two were smallmouth, 19 and 21 inches, and one was a largemouth, 14 1/4 inches. We also won lunker smallmouth with the biggest being 5.12 lbs.
We started out where we had planned to, but didn't move as soon as we had planned due to the fact that we caught 2 keeper smallmouth in that area and believe there are more there. We tried a different technique that we were not very comfortable with, but after tonight we are. I think we could have had a huge bag if the sun would have stayed out longer.

First place was Joel Wheelon and John Dunn with 13+ lbs and 2nd place was 11.2 lbs, but I forgot their names.

We had a great time, learned a new technique and are planning on using it all day this coming Saturday during the Blount County Habitat for Humanity tournament. So, the rest of you better eat your Wheaties! I may have to eat these words later, but that'll be alright.

Hit the water and have fun!


Kenny Breckenridge said...

Jon, man, that is truly a remarkable catch you have there! Beautiful small mouth bass! Keep on keeping on, and you will have a great year! Good luck and may you have a lot of success!

Basspastor said...

Nice Smallie! My PB is 20 inches. Mille Lacs lake where I normally fish smallmouth has minimum 21+" 1 fish limit. I think I have seen 21+ smallmouth swimming around but I've never managed to hook one of those beasts. Maybe this year.