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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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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

Dramatically rendered trout appears to be leaping right through the books it holds erect-an exciting addition to your home library. Only $19.95 plus s/h. For more information, call PWM Enterprises, Inc. at (800) 826-8810 our mailing address is P.O. Box 1364, Crystal Lake, IL 60039. ###

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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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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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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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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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