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Keith Combs Wins Toyota Texas Bass Classic in Dramatic Fashion

Combs Outlasts Mike Iaconelli in Sudden Death Fish-Off CONROE—The Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC), the world championship of professional bass fishing, had to go into overtime to crown a champion. Keith Combs of Huntington, Texas, outlasted Mike Iaconelli of Pittsgrove, New Jersey, in an unprecedented sudden death fish-off. Both anglers caught record-setting three-day totals of […]

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Lake Fork Catch Bodes Well for Coming Toyota ShareLunker Season

ATHENS—The 2010-2011 Toyota ShareLunker season start is only six weeks away—hard to believe in this August heat—but the big bass are already biting on Lake Fork. Fishing in 20 feet of water off a main lake point, Cameron Burnett boated a 14.44-pound largemouth July 31. “It was about 8:45 p.m., just before dark,” Burnett said. […]

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NEW WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BASS ON THE FLY FISHING TOURNAMENT ON LAKE FORK

Wanted you all to know about this new tournament  exclusively for fly fisherman targeting largemouth bass.  It is on May 8, 2010  at Lake Fork and they\’re looking for a record bass caught by fly rod.  They are planning  seminars, casting contests, and prize drawings so it should be fun. More  details at www.bassonthefly.org.Get a […]

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Babying Big Bass

How you handle a lunker impacts its chances of survival.ATHENS, Texas–One of the biggest factors that influences the survival of fish entered into the ShareLunker program is how those fish are handled and cared for prior to being picked up by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees. ShareLunker handling and care tips on the […]

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Another Lesson Learned

Another Lesson Learned Last month I fished the Alabama BassMaster Eastern Invitational on Lake Guntersville. I had never been to the lake but I knew that it had aquatic vegetation in the form of milfoil and coontail. Driving to Alabama I was putting together some possible seasonal patterns for mid-May. Topwaters, buzzbaits, spinnerbaits, and Carolina […]

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Rookie Jitters

Rookie Jitters Dewey Kendrick, the B.A.S.S Tournament Director, walked into the Jasper High School gym and slammed the door telling one of his staff members to fine anyone else who walked through the door. It was 7pm and in B.A.S.S. you are fined for being late to the meetings. This was a pre-tournament meeting for […]

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