I CAUGHT THE BIGGEST SMALLMOUTH BASS OF MY LIFE!!! (Ultralight Tackle)

I FINALLY DID IT!!! I shattered my PB smallmouth bass record fishing the Potomac River on a tandem kayak! The day started off in a typical fashion, with Eric and I catching 12-15 smallies up to 12″ using small tubes and swimbaits as we drifted along the river. As the sun started to set, we switched over to topwater lures and that’s when it happened… My 5th cast after tying on a 1/4 ounce popper, I gently popped the bait a couple times, when I noticed a small boil and I saw the bait get ever so slightly slurped under the surface. Immediately I set the hook on my 6’3″ ultralight rod and 6 pound test, and that’s when all hell broke loose XD

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Rod/Reel/Line/Lures used:

-Big Bite Bait 3.5″ Tube (green pumpkin, 1/8 ounce tube jighead)
-Yellow Magic Japanese Popper (1/4 ounce, firetiger) http://bit.ly/2vkhsrd

-Suffix 832 braid (10 lbs) http://amzn.to/297TGzf (Affiliate)
-Seaguar Red Label fluorocarbon (8 lbs – leader) http://amzn.to/2vgwiLj (Affiliate)
-G Loomis GLX 6’6″ med/fast
-Shimano Ci4+ 1000 Spinning Reel

-Suffix 832 braid (6 lbs) http://amzn.to/297TGzf (Affiliate)
-Stren Original monofilament (6 lbs – leader) http://amzn.to/29anbkI (Affiliate)
-Favorite Yampa River 6’3″ ultralight/fast spinning rod http://amzn.to/2eZZ9k1 (Affiliate)
-Shimano Ci4+ 1000 Spinning Reel

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Location: Potomac River – Potomac, Maryland
Date: July 25th, 2017
Primary Pattern: Dragging a tube along the rocks in 3-5 feet of water & slowly fishing a popper in 1.5 – 3 feet of water
Time Fished: 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Air Temp: High of 83 degrees
Water Temp: 82 degrees
Water Clarity: 4 – 6 feet
Conditions: Partly cloudy with winds from the N up to 10 mph

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Playlists:
Epic Fishing Challenges – http://bit.ly/fishingchallenges
Multi Species Vids – http://bit.ly/multi-species
Fishing my home waters – http://bit.ly/fishinghomewaters
Fishing around the U.S. – http://bit.ly/FishingtheStates
Fishing the World http://bit.ly/fishingtheworld
How To Vids – http://bit.ly/how-to-fish
Collabs with Legendary Anglers – http://bit.ly/fishingcollabs
Bass Tournament Vids – http://bit.ly/BassTournaments
Fishing with my Subscribers – http://bit.ly/SubFishing
Saltwater Fishing – http://bit.ly/SWfishing
Subscriber Fishing Tournaments – http://bit.ly/SubTournaments
Mystery Tackle Box Slams – http://bit.ly/MTBslams
My Tackle Collection – http://bit.ly/bassFtackle
Other Playlists – http://bit.ly/1R1Rplaylists

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Gopro Hero 4 silver (first person filming) http://bit.ly/hero4gp
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