Archive | Texas Bass Fishing

EMS Bass Tournament a Success

The Emergency Medical Service Benefit Fund, Inc., held a benefit bass tournament at Lakeview Marina on May 7th, which proved to be a beautiful day, for the Alan Schlein family of Montgomery County. Schlein was only 29 when he passed away, leaving behind a wife and young son. He served as a paramedic in Montgomery […]

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The TBBU Houston Galas

A Texas Black Bass Unlimited Houston Gala is held whenever the conservation group sees the need to raise funds for the aid of Houston area lakes. For three of the past four years, the Houston chapter of TBBU has raised funds to aid the Houston area lake determined to be in the most need. TBBU […]

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Public Opinion of Aquatic Vegetation

Aquatic vegetation affects every fisherman in every body of water. It attracts fish seeking shelter and harbors food for fish. It generally serves to clear the water and improve the quality of the water. I spoke to several fishermen, both professional and weekender fishermen, about aquatic vegetation, and got a variety of responses. Most of […]

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Sam Rayburn Record

This is truly a fish tale. After catching this massive fish and wanting to see just how big her trophy was the couple went to Piney Point Plaza on March 12, to weigh it in. The scales at Piney Point were Postal scales and they are certified but…. they were missed read by the weigh […]

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Jig vs Carolina Rig

Jig vs Carolina Rig: A couple of years ago, my nephew (Chris) and I were fishing a tournament at Lake Jacksonville. He was using Carolina rig (CR) and I was using a jig and he was catching all of the fish! At that time I did not like the CR and considered myself a jig […]

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RINKER BOAT COMPANY TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS

SYRACUSE, IN–When Lossie Rinker gave up dairy farming in 1945 to build fishing boats, it was unlikely that he envisioned his efforts growing into one of the largest independently-owned boat companies in the world. From their shop along the banks of the White River in Noblesville, Indiana, Rinker and his sons, John and Jan soon […]

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Skeeter/Yamaha Makes You Money!

Sounds like a furniture store advertisement, but if you were to ask Charles Latham from Orange, Texas or Tim Palculict of Beaumont, Texas, they would both tell you it was true, Skeeter Boats and Yamaha Motors makes you money! This Texas duo teamed up to win the first Bass-N-Bucks 2000 East Texas Team Tournament with […]

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POST SPAWN BLUES – What to do!

Post spawn generally causes anglers to question their ability in locating and catching bass. Many anglers are presently facing the inevitable question: Where are the bass hiding? Rest assured the bass are there, close to their spawning flat, traveling the route they utilized to enter areas for nesting. Post spawn is characterized by bass moving […]

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Wardens Made Much Progress on the Border Last Month

ZAPATA, Texas — At and around the Falcon Lake area on the Mexican border, game wardens had a busy November. “Efforts of game wardens in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies have been very successful in the past few weeks in the Falcon Lake area,” said Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Law Enforcement Director, Col. […]

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