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25 Years Of B.A.S.S. Highlights

I was surfing through the Internet the other night and happen upon some information that I think you readers will find very interesting. Bass Anglers Sportsman Association (B.A.S.S.) listed some memorable events that have taken place during the past twenty-five years. Here are a few…. 1967 – Ray Scott conducts the All American Bass Tournament […]

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Texas Bass Boat

HIDE AND SEEK

Last year left many fond memories for those anglers who took advantage of the low water conditions on Sam Rayburn. Stockpiles of big fish seemed to be found in every pocket on the lake. A 20lb stringer of bass might not even get you a check in a one day tournament. Don’t expect things to […]

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Polarized Bass Fishing Glasses

Seeing is Believing

As a guide on Sam Rayburn and Toledo Bend, I see a lot of people out on the water. Some are weekend anglers and others are locals who fish on a regular basis. Surprisingly there is a common link to many of these fisherman. Most all of my clients also share in this fact. They […]

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Texas Fishing Guide

Best Bass Fishing Lake in Texas?

Night work by fisheries biologists sheds light on honeyholes ATHENS—In reservoirs scattered throughout Texas, under the black skies of cool, fall nights, loud generators drone and bright lights beam from strange-looking boats built to transmit electrical current into the water to catch fish. Crews from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department  (TPWD) Inland Fisheries district offices use […]

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Canyon Lake Guide Report

Water gin clear; 62 degrees; 909.50′: Largemouth are very good early to 6 lbs in 6′-12′ on transition points & at the mouth of feeder creeks on Rat-L-Traps ( www.rat-l-traps ), green pumpkin Whacky Sticks (www.cremelure.com) and 7/16 oz. white Terminator tungsten spinnerbaits ( www.terminatorlures.com ). Upriver, working flats in 2′-8′ along channel turns with […]

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TBBU – A Great Organization

If you are not currently a member of Texas Black Bass Unlimited (TBBU) you sure need to be. TBBU is an organization that works for fisherman and is operated by fishermen. It’s a hard working group of folks that certainly look out for your best interests when it comes to issues involving the outdoors. And […]

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Lake Conroe Bass Fishing

With the Sunday Morning Tournament held out of ~StowAway Marina reaching five fish limit weights of over twenty five pounds it is obvious that the bass fishing in Conroe is improving. Various attempts seem to be paying off for an improvement in Lake Conroe’s black bass fishing. The improvement has been a gradual comeback which […]

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Fishing Cold Weather Conditions

It’s already the time of the year to start planning your winter bass fishing tactics. Cold weather is possibly the toughest weather condition to fish in because, not only does one have extreme temperatures, but one must also contend with finicky fish. Here are a few basic questions you may have when changing your tactics […]

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Family Boating Center Makes Waves

Family Boating Center has been doing business in the Houston area for about eight months. They opened their doors at the Humble location on January 2nd of this year and they’ve already captured a large share of the Houston boating market. The boat dealer is the exclusive dealer of Tracker boats in the Houston area. […]

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Find Great Things at Stow-A-Way in 1994

Stow-A-Way Marina is ready to provide another year of marina services for the fisherman, boater and other lake lover. Nancy Richardson, President and co-owner of Stow-A-Way, and her husband, Jerry, are eagerly awaiting the summer crowds with a season full of lake-related activities. Jerry owned and operated Richardson Chevrolet in Houston until 1987. He then […]

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Lake Somerville State Park

Nestled in the rolling hills of the farms and ranches near Brenham is a lake that offers a place to play and a place to relax just 90 miles from the hassles of Houston. Lake Somerville covers 11,460 acres and has 85 miles of shoreline. It provides water for the area and was constructed by […]

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Lake Livingston State Park

Just a little over a one hour drive north of Houston lies sprawling Lake Livingston. A huge lake, 85,000 acres, r built about 30 years ago for flood control on the Trinity River Livingston has gone through many cycles of boom and bust both for the local economy and for fishing. In it’s first few […]

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Top Texas Conservation Stories of 2004

When It Rains, It Pours — Texas’ natural resources showed their potential in 2004, thanks to higher than normal rainfall across most of the state. The abundance of water created lush habitat conditions, setting the stage for near-record production among many wildlife species, particularly quail and deer. While hunters were enjoying the rewards of a […]

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Penn 175 Baitcasting Reel

Truly our best selling reel ever. Made by Master this roddy 175 to compete with every baitcasting reel on the market. True one piece aluminum frame. Reel was made to the highest precision using CNC machinery. Great for heavy freshwater and light to medium saltwater baitcasting applications. Fluke, flounder, sea trout, schoolie stripers, bluefish and […]

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Lake Palestine, Texas

Fishing Report Email This Report to a Fishing Buddy Date of Report: 2006/05/24 Texas Fishing Report Fishing Area: Lake Palestine Mattern Guide Service Hello Everybody, God is our refuge and strength an ever present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the Earth give way and the Mountains fall into the heart of […]

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Toledo Bend Critically Low

These are difficult times, especially if you live in East Texas. It’s hard to imagine that many of our neighbors are still trying to recover from the effects of Hurricane Rita, or that local politics has become a circus, and that Toledo Bend Lake, the jewel of East Texas, is more than 10-feet low – […]

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Building A Better Brush Pile

Building a Better Brush Pile by Steve Masters, Bringitbaits.com ProStaff If you really want to get serious about setting out brush piles prepare yourself for some hard work, but it can pay off big later. Bass will use brush piles throughout the year but the heat of summer and winter are the prime times to […]

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Foundation Recommends Jasper County for New Hatchery

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation board has voted to recommend acceptance of the Jasper County bid to host a new East Texas freshwater fish hatchery for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The TPWD Commission must still approve the foundation recommendation at the commission’s Nov. 3 meeting. The Jasper County proposal […]

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SKATEBORDING IN ARIZONA

The skateboarding scene in Arizona is amazing. It offers boundless street spot’s and has a wide variety of free parks for everyone to enjoy. Summers are really hot but if you can’t take the heat get out of the kitchen. The winters offer an excellent twenty four hour a day session. Beutiful weather and down […]

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Catch Bass on Carilina Rig

The Carolina Rig is a method of plastic worm fishing that is very effective for structure fishing for black bass. There is a wide variety of structures in the lakes of East Texas. On Lake Conroe there are pond dams, old road beds, old railroad trestles, creek channels, ridges, and submerged timber. Most of these […]

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Bass Fishing Top 100

After fishing seven tournaments last Fall from here to the Canadian border in New York I feel confident in saying that a bass is a bass no matter where you are. I fished tournaments in New York, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Missouri, and Texas. Once I was near the bass the catching them was relatively […]

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Transition Bass Fishing

Recently, I was speaking with two of my fellow Skeeter Pro Staff buddies, Andrew Faterkowski and Mark Wheeler. We were going over our tournament plans and started discussing the transition stage from the late-spring post-spawn stage. That conversation inspired me to write about several of the most-asked questions we feel you should know and keep […]

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Rinker’s Spring ‘95

Rinker’s Boat World demonstrated its ‘95 line on February 25-26 at Del Lago Marina. The show was open to the public and boaters came from Houston, Dallas and New Orleans to see what the boat dealer is offering this year. Twelve of Rinker’s boats were shown from the 14’ 7” Rinker Rocket to the 28’ […]

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Lake Fairfield

Located an easy, interstate highway, 2 hour drive north of Houston on I-45 and a little over an hour south of Dallas lies a truly remarkable example of industry’s ability to exist in harmony with nature, Lake Fairfield and Fairfield State Park. This lake serves as a cooling water supply for the adjacent power plant […]

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Federal Bureaucrats Run Amok

Abuse of Power and insidious evil inherent in human nature, apparently. It takes many forms. You’ve all had run-ins with or heard tales of property owner’s organization member gone wild. Some ‘Joe Some” with too much time on his hands, gets elected to a subdivision restrictions board, looks up some obscure sections of the subdivision […]

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Fall Lessons on Sam Rayburn

No matter how experienced you are as an angler, you can always learn something new with every partner. In October, bass find topwaters, spinnerbaits, crankbaits, finesse baits, worms and jigs irresistible. You throw it and bass bite it, especially in October. The lakes are scarcely populated due to many anglers being off into deer season […]

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Wireless Internet Service Debuts in Five Texas State Parks

AUSTIN, Texas — TengoInternet and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are starting a pilot program to offer wireless Internet service at five Texas state parks — Choke Canyon State Park (Calliham) near Three Rivers, Blanco State Park near Blanco, Balmorhea State Park near Toyahvale, Goose Island State Park near Rockport, and Ray Roberts Lake […]

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Texas Bass Fishing Reports March 2005

ALAN HENRY Water lightly stained; 49 degrees; .07′ low. Black bass are fair on shad-colored jerkbaits and jigs suspended in trees. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. AMISTAD Water fairly clear; 58 degrees. Black bass are very good on Carolina rigged watermelon seed, watermelon seed red, and red shad soft plastics and deep diving […]

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Fishing in Iraq

This is the real story of what a little support from home means to the troops. I came to Iraq about 15 months ago and things were pretty hot, mortars and rockets were pretty much a nightly thing and you didn’t get much of a break from the war. The Camp I’m working out of […]

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Jumping Trout Bookends

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Lake Fork Fishing Report 25OCT06

Lake Fork Day and Night Guide ServiceFISHING REPORT Licensed Guide Clint Wright Well, hello fellow fishermen and fisherwomen. This report is for Lake Fork, Texas 14OCT06 until today 25OCT06. REPORT: Last night I had the pleasure of doing a seminar at Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits store in Mineola, Texas. We all had a great time. […]

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