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Alabama Smallmouth Bass Caught By Anglers

Mrs. Jeanette McKelvey of Moulton used a flyrod to best this 7-pound, 14-ounce smallmouth bass August 2, 2007.  The smallie took a size 8 green wooly worm fished 18 inches behind a size 8 white popper with black hackle. The fish came from Wheeler Lake.

Tom and Jim with a stringer of smallmouth bass from Pickwick Lake
The coloration of smallmouth bass can be highly variable as this November Pickwick catch by Tom Fouts and Jim Bruce shows (fished with Steve Hacker on Pickwick Lake, November 2007.


Frank Wojchiechowski with a Pickwick Lake smallmouth bass
Frank Wojchiechowski shows a February 24, 2007, smallmouth bass from Pickwick Lake caught while on a trip with Steve Hacker.

Lawrence and Wes with smallmouth bass
Lawrence and Wes with some smallmouth bass.

Randy Wiek with a six pound smallmouth bass from Pickwick Lake
Randy Wiek holds a six pound smallmouth bass caught with a tube jig on March 20, 2007 from Pickwick Lake while fishing with Steve Hacker.

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A November 2006 client of Steve Hacker, Pickwick Lake smallmouth guide, shows two excellent smallmouth bass.

Five pound smallmouth bass
This young feller caught a five pound smallmouth bass using a Zebco Nemo fishing rod during March of 2007.

Five-pound three-ounce smallmouth bass
Jamey Tankersley holds a 5-pound, 3-ounce smallmouth bass caught from Lake Pickwick in April of 2007.

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Steve Fox caught this smallmouth bass on Pickwick Lake in early April of 2007

Pickwick Lake Smallmouth bass
Jim Bruce and Tom Fouts from Cornelia, GA, hold Pickwick Lake, Alabama, smallmouth bass.

Steve Hacker guided these smallmouth bass anglers on Pickwick Lake during the last day of November 2006.


Tom Fouts with his big catches of the day from Pickwick Lake.

Josh Darr with a fine smallmouth bass.
The highest numbers of smallmouth bass are caught in the fall, but the largest smallmouth bass are caught in the late winter and early spring.

Matt Darr shows off a colorful juvenile smallmouth bass.
Smallmouth bass come in a variety of patterns and colors.  Juveniles especially are often a tiger pattern of colors.

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