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Old 08-11-15, 03:04 PM   #21
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Nice ones, JKF. Gotta love bass on the fly.
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Old 08-11-15, 03:37 PM   #22
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Rather than a shoal bass, that first one sure looks like a redeye. Take any on top water? Jim
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Old 08-11-15, 03:54 PM   #23
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Rather than a shoal bass, that first one sure looks like a redeye. Take any on top water? Jim
No top water takes, we had to switch to subsurface to start getting bites. The only reason I suspected it could be a shoal bass was that it definitely did not have a red eye. I also looked at some pictures and tried to match it up. I am definitely not an expert, so I am not sure though.
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Old 08-11-15, 04:39 PM   #24
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Great pics. Yea I believe that is a redeye. There are a few species of black bass that have red eyes so only looking at the eye color cannot be used to differentiate.
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I'm not sure, but I think this is a shoal bass my friend caught on a black WB.

That's definitely a redeye bass and it's a nice one! BTW true redeye bass (Micropterus coosae) are native only to the Coosa River system (Mobile Bay drainage) while shoal bass are native to the ACF drainage. The two species do not occur together naturally.



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Old 08-12-15, 09:20 AM   #26
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ShoalBandit, great post!! I am definitely saving this information so I can better ID bass in the future. I've never caught a shoal bass or redeye bass before so I had no idea! Thanks so much for clearing that up. You learn something new every day!
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Old 08-13-15, 04:09 PM   #27
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That "blue eyebrow" is the simplest form of redeye identity.
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