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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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Web Design and Hosting

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Post News About Your Lake

Tell us about upcoming tournaments, marina openings, boat shows, safety concerns, environmental issues, tournament results, your favorite chow stops, big fish, new motels or any other news you think might interest bass fishing members. Compose your ews offline in your favorite word processor. Spellcheck it and proof read it before bosting. Follow the Submit News […]

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TBBU Habitat Improvement Projects

Get Ready!!! The Texas Black Bass Unlimited (TBBU) Houston Gala and Conservation FishFest ’96 in Dallas are on their way. TBBU, it’s fine members, and platinum sponsors, will join together to promote a project involving the revitalization of aging Texas fisheries. The Houston Gala and Conservation FishFest ’96 fundraising will champion the cause for re-establishing […]

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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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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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The Weekend Warrior

If you are like most fisherman who work full-time during the week spending lunches and any chance they get to daydream and do research for their upcoming weekend tournament or fishing adventure then you are part of the bass fishing and tournament society known as the “weekend warrior”. Being successful in tournaments can be a […]

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Budweiser Sharelunker Program Has Biggest Year in a Decade

ATHENS, Texas–The Budweiser ShareLunker 2004-2005 season closed April 30 with 24 fish entered, the highest total since 1996. A large measure of credit for this year’s performance goes to Lake Alan Henry. The 2,880-acre lake southeast of Lubbock produced nine ShareLunkers, largemouth bass weighing 13 pounds or more. Lake Fork contributed seven, Sam Rayburn Reservoir […]

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Game Wardens, Parks, Wildlife Areas Cope in Rita’s Aftermath

AUSTIN, Texas — Dozens of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens continue to deliver food, water, medical assistance and peacekeeping support to East Texas counties still reeling from Hurricane Rita. Meanwhile, the number of state parks temporarily closed by Rita is down to four from about 20 two weeks ago. State wildlife management areas […]

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Resaca de los Cuates

The Resaca de los Cuates, located in the lower Rio Grande Valley (extending 63 miles from Rancho Viejo to just south of the Arroyo-Colorodo inlet), is simply infested with largemouth bass. Latley I have pulled at least one four pounder on every trip (catch and release only – remember kids, you can’t keep ’em all). […]

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The other side of sponsorship

The Other Side of SponsorshipBy: Steve Masters – Bringitbaits.com It seems that most tournament fishermen are willing to stop just short of selling their souls to be sponsored. I was recently on a website that had several tournament fishermen listed and their sponsors. Some of these guys had eight or ten sponsors and have never […]

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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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