Travelogue: Heading south for real Florida bass

DeLAND, Fla. — In the last decade or more, Chickamauga Lake out of Chattanooga’s own backdoor has gotten tons of national attention, thanks largely to Tennessee fisheries biologists stocking Florida bass fingerlings. The effort stocking has improved the genetics creating significantly larger largemouth bass in our lake.

However, sometimes all hardcore area anglers desire a dose of TRUE Florida bass. Such was the case for me and Randy Holder last week. A few months ago, we booked our fishing date with guide DJ Williamson through…READ MORE.

by Richard Simms

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