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This Lake Belle Taine smallmouth bass, which measured just over 20-inches, was simply too greedy for it's own good. The fish had a crappie, which was nearly half the length of the bass and ultimately caused the predator's mortality, stuck in its mouth. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)

Biting off more than you can swallow

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With so many crystal clear lakes in the Park Rapids area, anglers often insist on light tackle for most species. This includes smaller diameter fishing line, down-sized presentations and an attitude that you have to offer smaller portions to get the fish to bite.


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