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Alabama Anglers with their Largemouth Bass

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Largemouth Bass over 8 pounds or 23 inches may qualify for a Master Angler Certificate.
Largemouth Bass over 10 pounds or 25 inches may qualify for a Trophy Angler Certificate

 6-pound bass from Walker County Lake
Seth Skalnik caught and released this 6.05-pound largemouth bass on March 27, 2014, from Walker County Lake.
 Seth Skalnik caught this 5.85-pound bass around one of the marked fish attractors on Walker County Lake, March 24, 2014.
Seth Skalnik caught this 5.85-pound bass around one of the marked fish attractors on Walker County Lake, March 24, 2014.
Sandi with bass
Sandi caught this bass at the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop, March 2014, during "Angling Adventures."
 13-pound and 9-pound
Karl and Don Williamson with a 13-pound and 9-pound bass from Escambia County Lake, March 11, 2014.
Kelly holds a fine bass.
Kelly holds a nice bass taken at the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop, March 2014.
Adam Densmore with a large 2014 bass.
Adam Densmore holds a large March 9, 2014 bass caught on a Rapala Scatter Rap from a private lake.
 Joe Mixon with bass
Joe Mixon of McKenzie shows a nice bass from Monroe County Lake, March 2014.
6-pound bass
Nineteen inch bass weighing six pounds? It is on the way to being a real hog.  Nice job, Andrew. March 2, 2014
3.5 pound LMB
There is a reason for getting out early in the season. Caleb landed this three and a half on March 2, 2014. 
Eight and a Half
Kasie Goodson holds a 2014 eight and a half pound largemouth bass from Lake LU.
Aaron Matin from AaronMartens.com
Aaron Martens enjoys pre-fishing Lake Guntersville for the BASS Classic in February 2014, from aaronmartens.com.

 9-pound, 10-ounce largemouth bass
Jonathan Perritt caught and released this 9-lbs. 10-oz. bass on opening day, February 1, 2014, from Leon Brooks Hines Lake.

Cub Scout land 5-1/2 pound largemouth 
Zeke Lockett, BSA Pack 29 caught a 5-1/2-pound largemouth bass using a plastic worm at the Annual Cub Scout Fishing Rodeo on East Lake, Birmingham, Alabama, September 28, 2013. The fish was 22 inches long.
12-pound bass by Mr. Manville
Mike Manville landed this twelve-pound January 11, 2014 bass using a Shad Rap in a St. Clair County pond.
Mike Manville with a 10-pound bass
Mike Manville landed this 10-pound bass on October 5, 2013.
Big Bass
Pond management
and smart angling can lead to giant catches like this 13-pound largemouth bass. Congratulations, John Holcomb.  October 5, 2013

Six Pound Bass
Mr. Caiden Roesler, age seven, fooled this monster bass with a Texas-rigged watermelon candy Baby Bush Hog at Coffee County Lake on September 9, 2013. It weighed almost six pounds. 

Andrew with a seven-pound bass
Eleven-year-old Andew Ekema holds a 7.3-pound whopper he just landed using a lipless crankbait.

Adam Mitchell landed this 6-1/2-pound largemouth bass from Madison County Lake on August 24, 2013.
Seven Pound Largemouth bass
John Holcomb used a deep-diving crankbait to catch and release this seven-pound pond bass from St. Clair County, August 24, 2013. 
Nine and a half pound bass by Dustin Love
Dustin Love caught this nine and a half pound bass in a St. Clair County lake during August 2013 by using a crankbait.
5-13 bass
Adam Mitchell caught this seven and a half pound Madison County Lake bass on April 7, 2013.
6 pound bass
Amy Sharpe landed this 3-1/2-pound largemouth
bass during May of 2013 from Madison County Lake.
Big Bass
Tania Thompson caught this 17-pound, 23-1/2-inch bass from Catoma Creek off Wheeler during the summer of 2013.  The bait was an artificial frog.
Seven Pound Bass
This seven-pound largemouth bass took a drifting threadfin shad below Wheeler Dam, June 1, 2013.

Drew Metzler caught these bass on plastic worms below Lake Harding Dam on the Chattahoochee River, March 30, 2013.

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Largemouth bass caught from an Elmore County pond on May 16, 2013.

Two pound largemouth bass
Andrew Ekema shows off a personal best, 2.2-pounds, from Guntersville Lake, May 25, 2013.

Big May bass
This is a man-sized bass. It was caught May 20, 2013 from Clay County Lake.

Four-pound bass
Night fishing can be a lot of fun as Johnny Masters attests with this four-pound bass from Guntersville Lake, May 10, 2013.
Largemouth bass
Austin Ringler took this bass from a private pond in Baldwin County using a Beetle Spin on May 10, 2013.  Nice job.
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 Kyle Head
Kyle Head hooked this 11-pound, 4-ounce largemouth bass on Harris Lake using a 3/32-ounce shaky head jig with a Lake Fork paddletail worm on six-pound line, April 6, 2013.
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Stan Mayfield caught this 24 inch largemouth bass on ultra-light gear while fishing for crappie from his dock on the Alabama side of Lake Oliver. 
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 Marlo Holley
Marlo Holley shows off a fine five pound plus largemouth bass from Neely Henry, April 7, 2013.

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This angler came from Canada to fish at the Alabama Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop in March of 2013.

 Rosemary Holcomb
Rosemary Holcomb caught this 11 pound bass in St. Clair County on March 2, 2013.
John Holcomb
John Holcomb caught this 9 pound bass in St. Clair County on March 2, 2013.
William Davis
Local angler boats a 11.14 and then a 11.83 the next day on Pickwick
William Davis of the Shoals Area was doing what a lot of tournament bass anglers do before a tournament - checking out places to fish and looking for honey holes on Pickwick Lake with an Alabama Rig®. Davis was fishing several miles downriver from Florence, AL, McFarland Park. He was working a ledge in the Waterloo, AL area fishing eight feet of water when Davis' Hammer rod bowed under a tremendous strike on his Alabama Rig.
Read the whole story on Southern Fishing News Home Page and click on the News-Stories menu. Picture courtesy of Southern Fishing News. 

 big bass from Lay
Jayme Aman caught this 9.46-pound largemouth bass while fishing during the March 9, 2013, ARC of Shelby County Tournament out of Beeswax, Lay Lake on March 9, 2013.

Paul Aul
This 11.2 lb. largemouth bass was caught from Lake Tholocco on Saturday, March 2, 2013 by Paul Aul.

Rick Benson
Rick Benson caught this nine-pound, one ounce largemouth fishing with Steve Hacker on Pickwick Lake, February 25, 2013. 
 Tim Creighton
Tim Creighton is smiling about his 12-pound Lake Guntersville largemouth bass he took with a Rat-L-Trap, February 22, 2013.
2013 Rattletrap Classic
The 2013 Rat-L-Trap Classic was held at Lake Guntersville on Feb 2, 2013. Anglers from over 9 states came in to see who would be the best on the Rat-L-Trap that day. Nineteen teams weighed-in over 20lb. bags with the big-¬fish weighing 9.6 lbs. And, this was with water temps at 49 degrees and snow coming down in the morning.
 Ron Glover
Ron Glover holds a fine early season largemouth bass from Pickwick Lake using a jig and plastic pig, February 6, 2013.




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