Ah, fall in the Ozarks, when a largemouth bass’s thoughts lightly turn to eating littler fish. When the weather turns cool, these bruisers come up from deeper water to feed on baitfish. And some of the biggest, the lunkiest, live beyond the reach of gasoline.
“Around here you got a lot of little lakes where they don’t allow gas-powered boats,” said Dale Eberlin, owner of Eberlin Boats & Motors, in Hermann, Mo. “A lot of them are lakes in the middle of subdivisions,” he said. “There’s nowhere for the water to go, so you can’t have a bunch of gas engines puking in the water.”
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