Facebook fans debate quantity or quality

Hawgs win but only by a small margin

Matthew Minnick’s 6.8-pound bass
B.A.S.S. Facebook fan Jeff Crickenberger
Do you prefer quality bass, like Matthew Minnick’s 6.8-pounder, or would you rather catch multiple bass?

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Tyler Reed

Tyler Reed

Tyler Reed is the social media and B.A.S.S. Nation editor for B.A.S.S. Keep up with B.A.S.S. on Facebook and Twitter.

Do you look for the one fish of a lifetime, or are you happier catching lots of bass? This is the question we posed on the B.A.S.S. Facebook page Nov. 15, and the feedback was surely a mixed bag.

The vote was split: 37 percent chose quantity, and 41 percent chose quality. A large portion, 22 percent, wouldn’t pick a side: They’re just happy to be on the water, they say!

Here’s a selection of responses for each side. Which side do you take? Join the conversation on Facebook!

Quantity:

I don’t get a chance to go as often as I would like, so I like catching lots of bass. (Chuck Anthony)

I’m happy chasing lots of bass while searching for the fish of my lifetime! (Luis Zuniga)

I just fish to catch lots of bass because eventually that big one will hit. (Rory Joseph Saliger)

Quality:

That’s like asking me if I want $35 a day for 80 years or a check for a million dollars ... fish of a lifetime! (Michael Hoch)

I want to break the state record! (Eric Schrock)

Go big or go home! (Steve Kappel)

Both/Neither:

The best thing I ever catch is time with my son. (Andy Knepp)

Happy with both! Just love getting out on the water. (John Sullivan)

Both, definitely ... yes, please! (Dirk Van Der Merwe)

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