Sunday, May 30, 2010

Holmer Throws Down!!!

We are one day into the season and Jason Holmer of Minnesota Bass Fishing Blog already bested the big bass (which was his) of last years Derby. This one went 7lbs 3ozs

Details of the catch here... He caught it from the same lake as last years big fish.


BP Fills Limit thanks to Mille Lacs

Details of the catch here...

17.50"=3.30lbs Smallie
18.00"=3.60lbs Smallie
18.25"=3.75lbs Smallie
19.25"=4.40lbs Smallie



First Derby Bass of the year for BP

It was only 16.50 but it was a thick fish full of spawn and it went 3lbs. Caught in about a foot of water in rice and reeds on a watermelon red Zoom Horny Toad.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Friday, May 28, 2010

2010 Derby Rules

1. The Bass Pundit Minnesocold Bass Blogger Derby 2010 runs from May 29th 2010 to November 15th 2010.

2. The Derby is open to all bloggers and Bass Pundit blog readers who fish bass in Minnesocold.

3. Bloggers will be known either by blog name or by moniker.

4. Bloggers are fishing to fill a 5 fish bag of their biggest fish caught over the coarse of the Derby .

5. Bloggers "weigh in" by:
A. Leaving a comment on this blog or Bass Pundit giving the details of either a fish, or multiple fish's weight or length.
B. Sending an email to
C. Refering to a bass' weight or length on their blog (However there is no guarentee I will see the post so options A and B are preferred.

6. The Derby is on the honor system, your word is good. No need for the hassle of pictures. But having pics would be nice to show off.

7. Weights can be taken from official tournament scales or hand held scales.

8 . Lengths should be measured on an accurate ruler with the fish's mouth closed and tail pinched.

9. Length will be converted to weight and Ounces to hundredths of a pound. Conversion table

10. Largemouth and smallmouth bass caught only in Minnesocold will count this year.

11. Bloggers from states other than Minnesocold are welcome and will be allowed to participate provided the bass are caught in Minnesocold.

12. Bass Minimum length of 17 inches. Minimum weight 3lbs.

13. Weight will be figured to the hundredth of a pound.

These are all the rules I can think of for now. More rules may be added.