I was searching for aquatic plants on Smith Lake and located two submersed aquatic algae, Stonewort ( Nitella spp.) and one that resembled Spirogyra spp. Both make up the basis for the food web, with Nitella being most famous for its name "shrimp grass."
Sometimes Opens anglers send in pictures with no names attached. We celebrate the following anglers as The Unknowns. If you send us something, remember to tell us who you are! Unless you are Kevin VanDam. We know what Kevin looks like.
Bigworm Ludwig found a nice one in practice.
Matt Lee says even a blind squirrel finds a nut. Maybe we just found a new nickname for Matt as well.
If you see fish schooling on Smith Lake, don't stop. These sow bellies will try to take your stuff away from you.