Monday, May 10, 2010
Chubby bucket “Clyde”
There are a number of lakes along the Front Range that I frequent a few times a year. It is possible that I catch the same fish now and again. I may have caught this fish around Easter weekend. The upper portion of the jaw is thick and the fatness of the head seems fairly distinguishable. I think that I shall name this fish “Clyde” and hope that it sees just as many releases as it does catches. (The larger bass typically tend to be the females so the proper naming may actually need to be “Claudette”)
Link to post with picture from earlier this season. What do you think? Is this the same fish?
I caught a handful of other bass that day but didn’t recognize any of those fish. Can’t say that I was really trying too either. What is important to stress is practicing Catch and Release to help save the quality of sport fishing. It is very tempting for some people to keep a chubby fish like ol Clyde here. But to kill this fish is the same as killing the sport for everyone else. Catching this fish for the second time is like shaking hands with an old friend.
My name is Matt and I’m a fishaholic!
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