Bass injury guess.

Discussion in 'Fishing' started by Iceman35, Jul 23, 2019.

  1. Iceman35

    Iceman35 12 pointer

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    FC66DDE2-2D20-4943-BF67-F8490612F9E5.jpeg 42DECAB2-2303-44AC-9E44-8C74209580E4.jpeg 97FD840F-BDA0-412D-94C6-8CFF8D05B73E.jpeg Caught this 12 incher today. Had this injury. My guess is snapping turtle. No Pike or other large predatory fish in this lake....that I know of anyhow.

    Anyone?
     
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  2. Iceman35

    Iceman35 12 pointer

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    Could be that too I guess. One was following me around all day yesterday, and the beginning of today. My daughter caught a couple of smaller bluegill, so I tossed them to the Blue Heron who proceeded to eat them. He then left us alone and I guess flew off to take a nap.
     
  3. HappyHunter

    HappyHunter 8 pointer

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    Saw a heron eat a 18 inch rainbow on the Cumberland River.
     
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  4. bgkyarcher

    bgkyarcher 12 pointer

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  5. Meatstick

    Meatstick 10 pointer

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    Blue heron.
    I hate blue herons. Especially that noise they make when you troll around a point and spook the nasty sumbitches. Had one picking off the baby wood ducks on the farm back in April
     
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  6. bgkyarcher

    bgkyarcher 12 pointer

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    They destroy a frog pond
     
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  7. Nock

    Nock 12 pointer

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    BH. He didn’t aim low enough.
     
  8. bgkyarcher

    bgkyarcher 12 pointer

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    Was this in a creek, near a bridge in Northern Ky? lol
     
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  9. Iceman35

    Iceman35 12 pointer

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    No, so no bow hunting dammit.
     
  10. Iceman35

    Iceman35 12 pointer

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    The pond behind our house, when we moved in 4 years ago contained thousands, possibly millions of frogs and zero fish. The croaking at night was deafening outside. I’d kill 50 small ones every time I mowed. Then the Blue Herons and a pair of Green Herons found the pond, and I’m happy they did. Probably cut into the frog population by 80% and I’m not exaggerating.
     
  11. Feedman

    Feedman Cyber-Hunter

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    Could it have been foul hooked
     
  12. bgkyarcher

    bgkyarcher 12 pointer

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    By a vampire!!
     
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  13. kyhunter99

    kyhunter99 10 pointer

    El chupacabra if i ever seen it
     
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  14. Nock

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    Sometimes pull outs happen. Or sometimes should.
     
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