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Can anyone give me a weight estimate on this fish?

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5 hours ago, Tennessee Boy said:

My thinking on estimating the size of a fish it that it's unfair to the fish to underestimate it's weight so I always try to error on the high side. 

 

So lets just call it¬†an 8 pounder¬†¬†ūüėĀ¬†

LOL. I lost count of meeting people who caught ''8,9,10 or more pounders'' just to see a picture of a bass that is under 24 inches with not much girth. I just smile and tell them they caught a nice fish and walk away letting them believe what they caught is a trophy bass. That is why it is best to weight the fish on a decent quality scale or at the very least get a length and girth measurement for a close estimate. There will always be doubts on the size of a bass if a person does not get good measurements.

6 hours ago, stratoliner92 said:

One trick is cut 2 pieces of fishing line for length and girth and use formula @soflabasser gave you. I'd guess #4.5-5.25

 

Thank you @stratoliner92. The bass in your avatar is the type of bass I like to fish for. The line measuring technique you mentioned is very good and every bass fisherman has fishing line so there should be no excuse when it comes to getting the length and girth measurements.

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1 hour ago, OCdockskipper said:

Tall with a young face, that combination will do you well over the rest of your life.

 

Knowing you are even taller than I thought just makes the fish bigger, so it is a no doubt 5 lb in my opinion.  Congratulations again.

Thanks so much!

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I'd guess around 4.5, time to buy a scale!

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Nice fish! I'd guess it's around a 5lb'r.

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Looks like a Conesus bass - Big body small mouth.  Means it is well fed and grew fast.  You can safely call it a 4.5.  Get a decent scale!

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On 12/29/2018 at 12:50 PM, Aiden Aguirre said:

I am actually about 6 ft in this picture. Hopefully that makes it a good 5? thanks for the input!

Just say you're 6'5" in the picture.  That'll make the fish 7 lb. easy.

 

Seriously though, 4-4.5 lber for sure

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Welcome aboard!

 

I'm with those guessing in the 5 pound range. Very nice catch, Aiden.

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I would say 4-5 pounds but fish always look smaller in pictures than in person so I’ll say just over 5 pounds. 

 

Nice catch!

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