Archive | Texas Bass Fishing

Treble Trouble

In 1989 I was fishing in a Dallas bass club and we were prefishing Possum Kingdom for the state top 6 tournament. One of my teammates patterned the fish in the old shoreline of the lake in ~8 feet of water, great. Problem was he had was catching said fish on a rattle trap, probably […]

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The Fred Arbogast Company

Founded by a Fisherman The Fred Arbogast Company was founded in 1930 by a man whose first love was fishing. His interest in the sport began as a hobby and grew to be the focus of a successful business Fred Arbogast’s to outwit the finny tribe was born one day when he was twelve years […]

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Go Salt Water Fishing? YUK!!!

Ask any die hard tournament or weekend bass fisherman that question and you will receive the same answer.YUK!!!! But ask Wayne Stark long time “BASS CAT” driver and local tournament angler that question and you will hear I LOVE IT! I LOVE IT! This writer and Wayne with a group of local anglers made an […]

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The “Wacky” Worm Phenomenon

Perhaps there is no finer time in the year to witness the explosion of spring than when a largemouth bass sucks in a “Wacky” worm on light line in shallow water and the fight is on! There is nothing quite like trying to wrench a bass out of tight cover on spinning gear with light […]

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Oso Blanco Lodge Falcon Lake

For the past two years I’ve been hearing about all the big fish being caught at Falcon. Not that any fisherman has every been known to misstate a fact but the tales of so many 20 pound plus 5 fish catches were a bit hard for me to believe at first. These stories started coming […]

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Golden Alga Blooms Causing Problems on Lake Granbury

AUSTIN, Texas — A couple of isolated and relatively minor active fish kills on Lake Granbury have been traced to elevated levels of golden alga toxins, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials. “We could be seeing the beginning stages of an outbreak or it could be some isolated incidents that just go away, […]

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Fly Fish Texas Draws Crowd to Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS, Texas—With hundreds of fly-fish enthusiasts filling the air with lines and lures March 5 as they cast for rainbow trout, one had to walk carefully around the grounds of the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center. While fishing occupied many people, hands-on learning and informal education about subjects as varied as the importance of water quality […]

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New Mexico Fly Fishing Report Summer 2005

Friends and Fellow Anglers, Runoff is winding down on most area streams and fishing this summer should be better than the past few drought plagued seasons. The Stonefly Hatch is in progress on the Cimarron and fishing has been excellent on the lower reaches of the river as they haven’t been releasing a significant amount […]

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Dead Sticking Bass

Dead-Sticking BassBy Steve vonBrandt When the weather is nasty, be it in the early spring or late fall, many anglers miss out on some of the best bass fishing of the year. When their boats are in the garage, and their gear is stored away, other anglers in the know, cash in on some of […]

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TPWD Unveils Possible Hunting and Fishing Rule Changes

AUSTIN, Texas — The success of resource management efforts on a variety of fronts has led Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists to recommend several possible changes to next year’s hunting and fishing regulations. Among the topics being considered include: an expansion of special regulations affecting the harvest of whitetail bucks based on antler characteristics, […]

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