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I wish! This is taking most of my ready cash and free time these days. She's cute, but she is expensive.Season opens in 9 days if you want to book a trip let me know. If we kill one it gets sold and you get 50% off the next trip...
I don't. For two reasons: First, I don't like the taste of freshwater fish except for trout (Based on my personal experience). Second, my local lake is heavy on the dioxin pollution and I don't want to poison myself.Here is a newbie question:
Does anybody eat the large mouth bass they catch in Massachusetts ponds or lakes? If not, why not?
Some, not all. The .gov keeps a list of the ones that are unsafe. Proximity to cities and industrial zoned areas (or historically industrial zoned areas) seems to be a good hint.Thanks for the reply. Are the pollution levels bad all over Mass or are there just certain areas to avoid?
Another way to ask is: Are there any non-polluted lakes or pond where a person would be safe eating the bass caught?
I have never tasted a large mouth bass. My friends from down South say they are a good eatin' fish. Maybe I will have to go to South Carolina or Georgia to find out.