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Bass fishing: The Mystic Lake (South-Western France Part 2)

A trip to the Mystic Lake has been one of my most memorable fishing trips ever. It’s where I caught my first largemouth bass and most of all, I had the opportunity to experience fishing in the South-West of France with David Mailland and Sylvain Garza.

A picturesque shot of the Mystic Lake in South-Western France of the article featured in Rod&Line magazine (June 2011 issue).

It was early summer and the weather was just near perfect. It felt as though the bass were there waiting to be caught. I got involved in the action straight away by landing a 40 cm+ fish near some sparse cover. That was to be followed by loads more decent size fish. In a way, it was a day that I got to experience first hand bass fishing.

My first largemouth bass (40 cm+). I caught the fish on a 1/4 oz finesse jig with a 3" craw trailer.

A big one by David Mailland.

Sylvain Garza in action with the 'wacky rig'.

A page of The Mystic article as featured in Rod&Line magazine (June 2011 issue).

My host for the trip, David Mailland and Sylvain Garza were both great people and excellent anglers. As for those of you who’ve managed to catch a glimpse or read the article in Rod&Line magazine, thank you very much for following my blog.

One of the over 40cm largemouth bass of the Mystic Lake.
[ 2011/10/08 21:53 ] Category: None | TB(0) | CM(0)
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