Palmetto Backlands TV on YouTube posted this video a while ago but somehow I’ve missed it until now. While fishing a Strike King KVD Caffeine Shad
, the angler hooks into the bass of a lifetime while his cameras were rolling. I thought it was pretty cool how well this video shows the power of a double-digit bass because in all honesty, it’s hard to understand it until you’ve experienced it. This big female bulldogs him all around his Jon boat and it had me a little nervous for him at first. But the angler did a great job fighting her and eventually ends up lipping her over the side of the boat.
I think it’s also worth mentioning how well he handled this big fish. We’ve done studies and written at length about the safe handling of big bass and this guy did pretty much everything right. He also gently released the fish so she can “be a state record” as the angler says.
Enjoy this video and maybe it’ll give you some motivation to get on the water this weekend!