High school angler catches big bass

Fourth big bass this month from Lake Fausse Pointe

A high school junior had mixed emotions after watching the 7.25-pound bass he had just caught, weighed and videoed suddenly become rambunctious and swim away before he could get a decent keepsake photo.

Andre Weber of Jeanerette wasn’t upset over its release, which he planned anyway after he hooked it on a Cajun Boss spinnerbait while fishing alone on March 19 in Lake Fausse Pointe, which has given up at least half-a-dozen 7-pound plus bass since February. It just shook out of his grasp and left him photoless save for the brief video of him weighing it that, he said later, didn’t do justice to its impressive size….Full Story and Video