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Sorry I didn't read the whole question.The LM was caught on a shad rap in early spring.The SM was caught on a Lucky Craft Sammy 100 in the fall.

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Largemouth - 10.5 lbs. (in picture) - Crankbait

Smallmouth - I am with el_jewapo, I have only caught 5 in my life all caught on Hawg Woolytails in Grasshopper Green, and I have never targeted them. They all were caught while fishing for Largemouth. There aren't many lakes where I live that have therm and the lakes thet do have low populations of them.

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Largemouth, 5-14, just 10 days ago on a Sizmic Toad used like a buzzbait. Smallmouth, not weighed, 20", estimated to be just under 4#, on a Jitterbug.

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Largemouth 8lb 8oz.......spinnerbait (in picture)

Smallmouth 5lb 8oz.......hula grub

Both were caught in tournaments this year!!

Largemouth came in April and smallie just this past weekend. Both caught in Washington state.

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do u use wolly hawgtails alot i do i was wondering what rigs u use and were are the most effective

You could say that. I use them a whole lot ;D ;D. I bet I have caught over 75% of the bass I have caught this year on a hawg woolytail. I usually T-rig them with either a 2/0 or 3/0 Gammy wide wap hook and usually a 1/4 oz bullet weight. I also carolina rigged them for a couple hours this weekend and had some sucess. I have never fished them weightless, but I might give it a try sometime. As for where I fish them................. EVERYWHERE, but I seem to have the most sucess with them in the grass. Do you use the Grasshopper Green color? It's the best color on the market in my opinion. My only wish would be that YUM would come out with a bigger version so I could really go Hawg Hunting.

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I "accidentally" caught my largest (a 5lb 9oz Largemouth) while fishing with a bobber for bluegills on a small piece of live night crawler on an ultralight rig spooled with 4 lb test line. The fish was 19.75 inches long and 15 inches around. Never caught or even had the opportunity to fish for smallmouth,but will jump at the opportunity when it arises.

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*sigh* Still no wall-hanger.

About 8 years ago in Texas, 23 7/8"...depending on the scale, between 7lb 8oz and 7lb 12oz. It was on a watermelon fluke in April.

This spring, caught one in March on Lake Seminole.

Weight unknown, digital scale wouldn't weigh it.

It went just at 25", and got a picture.  Best guess,

8lb and a hair.  It was caught on a brushhawg off a spawning flat.  Big-mamma.  

Both fish were left to fight again.  The next one that close to those sizes will NOT.

Largest smallie was this week with Pro Guide Cedar1.  Scale said right at 4lb 1oz, on a white spinner bait with a white blade of break wall rocks.

Have a picture, hope to post it soon.

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Largemouth 4-11 is my biggest in michigan where i live but ive caught three over 5 lbs in florida so i guess 5+ lbs

smallmouth 3-9

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largemouth=7 3/4 at night on a black clacker buzzbait.smallmouth = 4-11 50 feet down on a 1 oz.luhr jenson spoon hopped on the bottom.

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Largemouth:

Six 10s, four from private ponds, one from a public pond and one from big water (Pickwick Lake). All midday, all on 6" Senkos.

Smallmouth:

Just over 8 lbs, the long one in the avatar. Caught on a live shiner on the Tennessee River below Pickwick Dam (1/15/05). The fat one in the picture was the best fighting fish I have ever caught in freshwater. That fish was just over 7 lbs. I release all my smallmouth, including these two.

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Mine was A 6.5lb Largemouth caught on a frog colored Pop'n Image by Excalibur.

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5 1/2 lb largemouth on a chartruse buzzbait in October. 4 lb smallmouth on a zara spook in May. Both fish caught in Michigan inland lakes.

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A 10.3 pound large mouth + another 8.6 lber no smallmouth

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14.3 largemouth caught in 1969 below Columbus GA. Largest stringer was 1973, me and a friend caught 28 bass, smallest was 6.9, largest was 9.3, nine were over 8 lbs caught in Clark's Hill (Ga side) cranking Waterdogs. The sad part, that was back before we had enough since to release big fish and cared less about catch limits. Old saying goes, wisdom comes with age. Might catch one a year like that now in that lake.

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Actually, that was not a day, that was just a couple of hours.  We had been night fishing for white bass under Raysville Bridge, an hour or so before daylight we headed back to the car to get some sleep.  On the way I cast a Waterdog to the riprap and caught a big fish.  They were stacked in their like cordwood and up until a little after daylight we were pulling two at a time a lot.  No telling how many missed strikes and a number slung the bait.

Just a couple of weeks ago we got into 2 - 3 pounders like that on rattle traps, boated (and released) over 30 but can only look at the pictures and dream of a day like 73 again.  In Jan/Feb we do get into the 10 - 15 lb strippers like that at times but they don't count.

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