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First Alaskan Largemouth Bass Record Has Been Set at 7.5 Inches

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Craig Medred
Alaska Largemouth Bass

Believe it or not, this is bad news for fishery in Alaska. 

Just about everywhere largemouth bass swim, anglers revere as the king of gamefish. Well, that’s true for about everywhere, but Alaska. There, people consider bass an invasive species and a fish nobody wants to see. Thankfully for Alaska, this hasn’t been a problem, until now.

After being caught over Labor Day weekend, a 7.5-inch bass became the first of its kind ever reported for the 49th state. Therefore, by default, it’s the now the all-time largemouth bass record.

At this time, little is known about how the first Alaskan largemouth bass ever caught actually got there. Many suspect a local may have stocked it illegally. Others on social media suggested people may have dumped them by accident after purchasing bait online. Regardless of how it got there, the state is hoping it’s the only one.

As it was reported, largemouth bass are actually considered an invasive species. They tend to rise to the top of the food chain where they go. Seeing as they’re in Alaska, they would already have to battle some pretty big fish to take the crown, but this isn’t a match the state wants to see.

With any luck, this Alaskan largemouth bass is just some freak that somehow got in the lake. Without any luck, it’s the beginning of a new trend that could have disastrous consequences.

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Craig Medred
Alaska Largemouth Bass

Believe it or not, this is bad news for fishery in Alaska. 

Just about everywhere largemouth bass swim, anglers revere as the king of gamefish. Well, that’s true for about everywhere, but Alaska. There, people consider bass an invasive species and a fish nobody wants to see. Thankfully for Alaska, this hasn’t been a problem, until now.

After being caught over Labor Day weekend, a 7.5-inch bass became the first of its kind ever reported for the 49th state. Therefore, by default, it’s the now the all-time largemouth bass record.

At this time, little is known about how the first Alaskan largemouth bass ever caught actually got there. Many suspect a local may have stocked it illegally. Others on social media suggested people may have dumped them by accident after purchasing bait online. Regardless of how it got there, the state is hoping it’s the only one.

As it was reported, largemouth bass are actually considered an invasive species. They tend to rise to the top of the food chain where they go. Seeing as they’re in Alaska, they would already have to battle some pretty big fish to take the crown, but this isn’t a match the state wants to see.

With any luck, this Alaskan largemouth bass is just some freak that somehow got in the lake. Without any luck, it’s the beginning of a new trend that could have disastrous consequences.

NEXT: THIS HOMEMADE APPLE PIE MOONSHINE RECIPE IS THE REAL DEAL

WATCH

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O’Reilly Auto Parts Named Official Ticket Outlet and Auto Parts Store of the Ohio Outdoor/Life Field & Stream Expo

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — (February 14, 2019) — O’Reilly Auto Parts has signed on as the Official Ticket Outlet and Official Auto Parts Store of the expanded Ohio Outdoor Life/Field & Stream Expo presented by Suzuki KingQuad in Columbus. The Expo is March 15-17 at the Ohio Expo Center in the Celeste Center and Bricker Building. The partnership is the first […]

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Public Lands Get Some Love in Bipartisan Spending Package

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Senate and House vote today to advance the bill, sending it on to the president’s desk WASHINGTON – Public lands and waters are among the beneficiaries of a bipartisan spending bill passed by Congress today. Backcountry Hunters & Anglers signaled support of the legislative package, which boosts funding for the Bureau of Land Management and […]

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