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Prespawn Bass Fishing

Prespawn Bass Fishing

Early prespawn bass fishing gives anglers an excellent opportunity to catch monster bass. As the bass emerge from their deep, wintertime haunts in preparation for the spawn, they are notoriously indiscriminate when it comes to their feeding behavior. The result is simple—giant bass and lots of them. Whenever you approach the beginning stages of the […]

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Texas BASS

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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Locating Bass on Structure

The fact that Lake Conroe lacks vast amounts of aquatic vegetation requires us to extensively use our electronics to find fish. Fish live on structure, therefore, we fish structure whether it be dropoffs, creek channels, roadbeds, pond dams, humps, rocks, or standing timber; these are the areas that you will find concentrations of fish. Taking […]

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Bass Fishing Little Things

My January column titled “Little Things” was about all the little steps you take as a fisherperson and how they all work together to make you a better angler. I am going to be writing about some of the little things that you can do that will make you a better angler, regardless of your […]

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Lake Conroe Restores Aquatic Habitat

The Lake Conroe Restocking Association, the Lake Conroe Marina Association, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Texas Parks & Wildlife Department are continuing their efforts to improve fisheries habitat at Lake Conroe. Working together, these organizations hope to once again make Lake Conroe one of the best fishing lakes in the country. In the […]

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Black Bass Magazine

As we reach the end of another year it’s time to reflect on our accomplishments and take a look at our goals for 1999. Most of our members and sponsors are probably unaware of what a critical year 1998 was for Texas Black Bass Unlimited and our Black Bass magazine. One year ago this organization […]

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Fishing Links A Tribute to Dad

Childhood memories are very special and none are as emotionally stirring as those first memories of fishing with dad. There is something very magical about those innocent times. In a little person’s world dad knew everything and there was so much to learn about life that one could barely sit still long enough to take […]

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Lake Conroe Grass Carp Public Hearing

Urgent Press Release for ALL Texas AnglersImportant Public Hearing you MUST attend!Tuesday, November 15th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Lone Star Convention Center, 9055 Airport Road (FM 1484) Conroe, Texas HistoryLake Conroe, hydrilla, and grass carp are five words that when used together, will get many bass anglers blood pressure rising. Between […]

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Rough Water Bass Fishing

Last month on the first competition day of the Texas Invitational I encountered some rough water that I believed only existed in the Gulf of Mexico. Sure I have been on Toledo, Livingston, Conroe, Rayburn, and Richland Chambers when they have gotten profoundly rough due to high winds. But this first day of the tournament […]

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Bass Fishing Changes

Living on Lake Livingston for the past six years has lead me to several understandings about bass fishing and this lake itself….change. Because of the “change” that I am referring to this lake sometimes gets a bad rap from bass fishermen who visit it occasionally. Being that the massive Trinity River feeds this lake and […]

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Riverside Lures

If you want to up your average on catching your fish, try some of the new Fortified Riverside soft Plastics. Riverside, Big Wag, Big Claw, and Big Foot are now hyper charged with the same all-natural, real crwfish extracts found in Riverside Real Claw attractant. The Riverside Grub and Big Gun are hyper-charged with real […]

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Lake Conroe Dive Team

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department Dive Team is one of the best group of divers in the state. It is a unique organization made up of 32 members, all of whom have full-time jobs which they leave when a crisis develops. The head of the Dive Team, or the Team Dive Master, is Sergeant Robert […]

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Bassmaster Casting Kids State Champion

Wesley Russell was born a fisherman. His father, Don, gave him a rod-and-reel when he was born and destiny was fulfilled when Wesley recently became the Texas State Champion of Bassmaster Casting Kids at the age of six. The tournament trail began on Lake Conroe in August at the annual Lake Conroe Take-A-Kid-Fishing Tournament, held […]

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Lake Texoma – Striper Headquarters

Jumpin’ Jahozephat!! You’ve found the fish! Just as fast as you can get ’em in the boat, you’ve got your limit! It only took you seven and a half minutes to land 18 stripers once you found the fish and now, at 8:15 AM, you’re through for the day. You haven’t even finished your first […]

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TBBU Gala

Texas Black Bass Unlimited is planning what is shaping up to be “The Event of The Year,” a fund raising event to place channel markers in the Trinity River on Lake Livingston from the Highway 190 bridge to the Highway 19 bridge. As many of you know running that area of the Lake can be […]

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Bass Sense

Many anglers have fished for years, not understanding the physical and mental make-up of a bass’s system. To increase productivity in anything, one must first do some homework on what makes anything “tick”. And, that includes the bass. A bass’s senses include sight, hearing, smell, taste, and feel, however they are different than human’s senses […]

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Gunns Guide service

Happy New Year! Hope everyone had a great Holiday Season. This week on Lake Fork the water temp is back up into the low 50’s and the lake is full and in great shape with the grass still green. The weather is to say the least interesting. We fished two days after Christmas and the […]

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A.B.A. tournaments

The American Bass Anglers will be having a tournament at Bridgeport Lake, November 6th, 2005, Launch will be at the wise county park. Also the A.B.A. will be having a tournament at Lake Coleman and Lake Proctor this weekend. They are a great bunch of guys come fish with them.

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