Backyard Bigmouth

by Tony Corbitt
(Sarasota, Florida)

Big Backyard Bass

Big Backyard Bass

I have lived on a small creek for seven years and never really thought about fishing it until I spotted a large fish swimming by. This creek is literally 60' from my back porch. I bought some 6" Creme Lure worms and on my second cast, I was hooked into this fellow.

The sun was almost down and it was getting dark fast. The hook was too deep down his throat to retrieve so I decided that if he was going to die anyway I might as well enjoy something I haven't had since I was in high school. Garlic-lime baked bass! Delicious.

I have since seen lots of bluegill, gar and of course more decent bass now that I am looking for them. Wish I would have started casting that creek seven years ago.

Tight lines fellow fishermen.

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Must be nice...
by: R Rodriguez

I'd love to have a place to fish that close to the house with bass like that!


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