Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Bass Thumb:


Neither Peacock Bass and Largemouth Bass have teeth.  Yet their inner jaws are armed with a hard, rasp like surface which helps prevent their prey from escaping.  The best way to land both species is by hand, using your thumb.  You know when it’s been an eventful day as your digits suffer from what is commonly known in these parts as “bass thumb”…P1010295

        ~Handling a fish correctly~              ~The hard interior of a peacock bass~









“Bass Thumb” a nice infliction to have…