South Dakota Smallmouth Bass State Record Broken

South Dakota Smallmouth Bass State Record Broken

The South Dakota smallmouth bass state record has been broken for the 19th time by resident Derek Valnes. The 7-pound even state record fish was caught at Horseshoe Lake in northeastern South Dakota on Oct. 26, 2013. Valnes’ bass beat the previous record of 6 pounds, 9 ounces caught from Lake Poinsett in 2008 by ...

The South Dakota smallmouth bass state record has been broken for the 19th time by resident Derek Valnes.

The 7-pound even state record fish was caught at Horseshoe Lake in northeastern South Dakota on Oct. 26, 2013.

Valnes’ bass beat the previous record of 6 pounds, 9 ounces caught from Lake Poinsett in 2008 by Darin Laue of Castlewood, S.D.

The new state record smallmouth was 21 1/2 inches long and had a girth of 18 inches and it wasn't the only nice smallmouth Valnes caught that day.

State record smallmouth bass broken in SD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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