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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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Skeeter ZX 300

Yes, forevermore, your place will be out in front. At SKEETER, we had a growth spurt with the all new 21’10″ ZX300 powered by the Yamaha VZ300 engine. This powerplant produces a class-leading 300 horsepower engine combined with the largest bass boat ever in the SKEETER lineup…with thoughtfully planned, over-sized casting decks, extra tackle and […]

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Another Bass Fishing Lesson Learned

Last month I fished the Alabama BassMaster Eastern Invitational on Lake Guntersville. I had never been to the lake but I knew that it had aquatic vegetation in the form of milfoil and coontail. Driving to Alabama I was putting together some possible seasonal patterns for mid-May. Topwaters, buzzbaits, spinnerbaits, and Carolina rigged french fries […]

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Lake Conroe Bass Fishing School

For the past for years Marshall Brown, a top fisherman and former guide of Lake Conroe, has been organizing a fishing school that has helped hundreds learn more about Lake Conroe. This school is designed for amateurs as well as veteran fisherman. Top tournament pros and guides from Lake Conroe come and share many of […]

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Bass on Flies

Asking ten anglers to define finesse fishing would likely result in ten different perspectives. To many, finesse fishing is equated with light, ultralight, or microlight tackle and vague concepts such as splitshotting, slipshotting, doodling, shaking, stiching, and other mysterious techniques. Consequently, finesse fishing is frequently dismissed as too slow, too complicated, or necessitating fragile tackle. […]

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Texas to Get New Harvester

Ed Parten, Randy Kindler, Ray Scott and several other local fishermen recently held a telephone fundraising campaign to raise money for the Tennessee Valley Authority for the rent of their Mechanical Harvester used on Lake Bastrop to demonstrate the need in Texas for this machine. The harvester was just the tool needed to rid the […]

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Adventures in Mexico

Adventures in Mexicoâ„¢ brings the excitement of the Mexican bass hunt to the homes of Web users around the world. The Web pages were designed by Pat McCarty to attract fishermen to the excellent resources that Mexico has to offer. Mexico offers the bass angler the finest bass fishing in the world and McCarty presents […]

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You Wanna Braid My Hair?

It was a simple enough misunderstanding to start with, the only kinda braid I knew about was the kind girls put in each others hair at bunking parties. The old timers remember braided line, but hey us 31 year olds fish with the new stuff, monofilament. Then a semi-oldtimer from Livingston named Randy Dearman hammered […]

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Big Sam is in Big Trouble….

You know you have a problem when every fishing tournament since July of 98 has had a significant reduction in catch. You know you have a problem when all the old tournament hands stand around the way-in, scratchin’ their heads and saying things like “where have all the fish gone?” You know you have a […]

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Wake Up Bubba

Wake up “Bubba” it’s time to sell your bass boat. You know that shiny new metalflake rig out there in the garage? You need to take it down to your local boat dealer and see what they’ll give you on trade for a flat bottom, cause while you were settin there on your butt someone […]

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Pond & Creek Bass Fishing

Fishing small back waters, ponds, tanks and creeks can be lots of fun and exciting entertainment. If you are like most anglers, it doesn’t matter where you fish, just so long as there is enough water to dangle a hook, line and bait in, with the hopes of enticing a fish to bite! One of […]

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Cronkite Narrates Texas Water Program

AUSTIN, Texas – Walter Cronkite has narrated a one-hour video program about Texas water resources, which will air Feb. 3 on all Texas public television stations. “Texas: the State of Water—Finding a Balance” explores what’s at stake in the struggle to provide enough clean water for wildlife and the environment, cities, industry and agriculture. “I’m […]

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Budweiser ShareLunkers Reach Dozen Mark

ATHENS, Texas — Anglers contributed two lunker largemouth bass to the Budweiser ShareLunker program over the weekend, bringing the number of fish entered into the program this season to 12. Mark LeBlanc of Orange caught a 13.59-pound bass from Sam Rayburn Reservoir about 10:00 a.m. Saturday. Roger Frazier, Jr., of The Colony took a 13.9-pounder […]

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Fishing The Power Drop Shot

Fishing The Power Drop Shot RigBy Steve vonBrandtDec 27, 2004, 01:05 Most people believe that the drop-shot rig is only for finesse fishing, but there is more than one way to skin a cat! (or Fish), as the case may be. The new Power Drop-Shot style started by Kotaro Kiriyama, is fast becoming the way […]

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Operation Pescador

ZAPATA, Texas – Game wardens from across the state are converging on Falcon Lake along the Texas-Mexico border in a concerted effort to clean up illegal commercial fishing activities and prevent water safety violations, as well as to enforce other state laws. “Operation Pescador” will involve game wardens stopping vessels on Falcon Lake to ensure […]

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Lake Fork Trophy Bass

Lake Fork Fishing ReportSubmitted July 1, 2006Guide James Caldemeyer As June comes to a close and July begins,summertime fishing on Lake Fork is really heating up!The HOT action in deep water is here, and if you’relike me, there’s nothing more exciting than catching atrophy, from this lake’s numerous deep structure areas. Lake conditions are good, […]

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Little Things in Bass Fishing

So many of the “little things” in bass fishing are overlooked by anglers. They still catch bass because they do enough things right to overcome the things they may not do completely right. Over time a bass fisherman develops a confidence in his productive methods and fishes himself into a rut. Gaining a particular confidence […]

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Bass Fishing Line Size

How often are you fishing a lure and know that you are not throwing it on the right pound test? Too often probably if you are like me, and simply don’t want to strip all of that line off to replace it with smaller or larger line. If you know the line size is not […]

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Bass Boating Safety

The wary days and nights are upon us again and night fishing is beginning it’s annual surge of popularity. From now until hunting season, nighttime traffic on the lake will be at it’s peak. Along with the increase in traffic the Lake Patrol will be receiving more callouts for nighttime accidents. If history repeats itself […]

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Mike Hood Propellors

Mike Hood has built quite a reputation in Houston as the man to see about a boat propeller. He is well known to both sal*****er and freshwater fishermen and boaters. Mike has been repairing boat propellers for 30 years. He opened Mike Hood’s Marine Propeller Service, located in Houston near Hobby Airport, in 1971. Here […]

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BERKLEY FIRELINE

World’s Strongest Superline Enhanced SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA – Now the world’s strongest superline is improved with better colorfastness and improved resistance to fraying. Berkley FireLine is the only superline to meet or exceed the rated test at the Palomar knot across all pound tests. The small diameter FireLine has the same high sensitivity and smooth […]

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The Bass Fishing Game Plan

In an article a few months ago I mentioned how you should always approach an outing with a game plan, I have been asked since what exactly I meant by the term game plan. Nothing can impact your fishing results like time on the water but there are a few things that will consistently help […]

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High Desert Bassin

The high desert of the west. New Mexico … Arizona…and lake in the country. Breathtaking scenery, wild burros, big horn sheep, coyotes, dry intense heat. The scene of this story. My Evinurde powered boat is sitting here in Texas, waiting for the next B.A.S.S. tournament. I’m at Lake Mead practicing for the U.S. OPEN in […]

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FREE BAITS FOR 5 DAYS ONLY!

SPECIAL!!!!! Anyone who places an order from the Delaware Tackle Store for ANY items, in the next 5 days, will receive 2 packs of “FREE” Kid Lizard plastics, a “FREE PACK” of YAMAMOTO, and a “FREE PACK” of Netbaits “ACTION CAT”. LIMITED OFFER, so hurry. You will never get an offer like this anywhere. Just […]

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