Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Bank fishing spots in Miami?

You can catch Largemouth Bass and Peacock on them using them like a fluke (weightless or with a small 1/32 or 1/16oz). Or just Largemouth using …

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2017 Fishing Forecast for Central Mississippi Lakes

“We also saw an increase in overall condition and abundance of largemouth bass compared to last year,” said MDWFP fisheries biologist Ryan Jones.

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Fishing News

“We always have an incredible lineup of speakers at the Suffern Show, and this year is no exception with bass fishing’s top competitors,” said show …

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Tusculum College Team Wins At Guntersville

The victory earned the Tusculum College bass club a $2,000 club … last season at the Bassmaster College Series Southern Regional at Lake Martin.

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NWA Fishing Report

James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said black bass fishing is good with Alabama rigs and fair with jerk baits and crank baits. Bluff ends …

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Hospice patient enjoys final fishing trip

18 at High Rock Lake to enjoy a relaxing fishing trip with his family. … as much time as possible, no matter the weather, fishing for bass on the lake.

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Horton Wins 2017 BASS Elite Series Event on Lake Okeechobee

Horton caught his first keeper bass on Sunday at 11 a.m., but not at the spot where he had been fishing the past three days. “When I arrived at my spot …

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

NNY Bassmasters Club gears up for fishing season

Chris Roach will serve a second year as director of the Northern New York Bassmasters Club, which kicks off its 2017 schedule June 10 on Lake …

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owner Mosquito hooks

I have some Berkely Gulp 4" night crawlers I got on sale at MC sports in the fall. I’m trying to get stocked up on fishing stuff I need for this spring.

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Whopper Ploppers, Ned Rigs are hot sellers in the bass fishing world

Two of the hottest baits in the bass fishing world continue to be Whopper Ploppers and Ned Rigs. Bass anglers seem to be sold on both, said Billy …

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BIG BASS TIME

Bill Tharp of Moore holds a near 9-pound largemouth bass that he caught at Northeast Lions Park in Norman, one of several “Close to Home” fishing …

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Nine streams are tops for late-winter smallmouth bass

Mention smallmouth bass fishing, and many anglers think of the world-famous fishing available in Canada, the Great Lakes region and the Northern …

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Rhodes: No better time than present to go fishing

Late last fall, I decided I was going to fish for some truly big bass in January and February on one or two of our area lakes that contain many. Our mild …

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Outdoors: White bass spawning run commences in Central Texas

It doesn’t take much money or fishing skill to have a successful day catching white bass during the run, and if you hit the right spot at the right time, …

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Money fishing events are coming to Lake Wylie. Here's when.

Fog shrounds the snowy shoreline of Lake Wylie as two anglers ready their boat for a day of largemouth bass fishing. Several large fishing …

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Sweetwater Marina

They ended up with 49 speckled trout, 4 sheephead, 6 bass and 5 reds! … Our captains specialize in in-shore fishing; usually, the catch consists …

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duo realis/megabass

Has anyone else ever really che ked out there megabass and find the baits all differ in suspend or float they still catch fish so I’m not about to change a …

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Approaching the Starting Line

… in the past, has seen me taking necessary steps to have my rods, reels & all things bass tackle related, in preparation for the next fishing season.

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St Croix Bass X Series vs similarly priced 13 options

Now that the Bass X has been out for a few months, I’m wondering if anybody has any real feedback? Most of the online reviews I’ve read are more …

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Tim Horton leads Bassmaster Elite at Lake Okeechobee

Tim Horton leads Bassmaster Elite at Lake Okeechobee … Tim Horton of Muscle Shoals, Ala., caught a 30-pound, 4-ounce limit of bass Friday for a … we could see the fishing actually get better over the next two days,” he said.

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Fishing Report

BLACK BAYOU — Some bass are being caught on lizards, jigs and crank baits. Crappie fishing has been fair on jigs and shiners. Contact the Honey …

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Smallmouth bass sets state record

“Havasu is one of the top bass fisheries in the country,” said Marine Association President Jim Salscheider. “It’s a testament to the fisheries program …

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PB AZ LMB

Nailed a baby-1 minus. Postspawn bass that was feeding on crappies in a 2 acre pond. A pair of joggers took my pics. That day made up for all of my …

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Horton Leads Elite Tournament On Lake Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. — After weighing the second limit of the tournament that crested 30 pounds, Tim Horton of Muscle Shoals, Ala., took control on …

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Striped bass river, inlet season starts Wednesday

Coming up Wednesday, we have the opener of the striped bass season in the inlets, bays, … “It is shaping and looking good” for early-season fishing.

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Friday, February 24, 2017

Hundreds cast lines during annual Fishing in the Park event

Members of the Copperas Cove Bass Club offered professional fishing advice to both young and old, and Rabbit Fest Royalty were on hand to sign up …

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Kentucky Afield Outdoors: The peak of float-and-fly fishing is upon us

Kentucky Afield Outdoors: The peak of float-and-fly fishing is upon us … The author holds a 20-inch trophy smallmouth bass caught last week from …

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Why does LC use junk hooks?

… trebles on my baits so when a fish touches it, he’s hooked, any video of a bass eating a crankbait and rejecting it should be enough proof as to why.

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There is to being a pro angler than catching fish

Bass fishing has started to pick up as many fish are starting to make their migration towards the shallows. Swimbaits are still the lures of choice for …

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DeFoe Takes Commanding Lead In Bassmaster Elite On Lake Okeechobee

(Feb 23, 2017 - Okeechobee, FL) Florida’s famous big-bass factory showed off … DeFoe caught one of his big bass at his first stop early in the day, but … “I didn’t have a very good practice, so today I just went fishing and learned a lot.

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Fishing Report: Warm weather favors inshore anglers

Warm weather over the past week provided excellent fishing for the inshore anglers. … Bottom fishing is producing excellent catches of black sea bass.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - February 25, 2017 weekend

LAKE SEMINOLE ( * ) – Bass fishing is good. Most fish are in spawning or pre-spawn mode. There are many bass in the shallows at present.

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Fishing in the Wind

When I first started seriously bass fishing I was mostly using rubber worms weightless. I would cast out and watch the line as it sank. I grew to dread …

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For the best in February bass, follow these five tips

Why do bass fishermen circle February on the calendar? Maybe because cabin fever has reached the point where it’s breaking down all of their fishing …

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Regional fishing report, 2/23

ALAN HENRY: Water clear on the main lake, stained toward the river; 50 degrees; 1.42’ low. Black bass are slow on shakyhead jigs with pro Senkos, …

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DeFoe takes commanding lead in Bassmaster Elite on Lake Okeechobee

Anchoring his limit with two giant bass that weighed 8-6 each, the … “I didn’t have a very good practice, so today I just went fishing and learned a lot.

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Fishing report: Bass getting larger

So the lake’s bass fishery has added gizzard shad to its previously rich diet of blueback herring, with the result very pleasing to fishermen.

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Spinnerbait water temps???

I’ve caught hundreds of bass over the last couple of years but I’m a slow soft plastic/jig/frog kinda guy. Looking to venture into moving baits this year.

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Fishing Tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box …

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Sweetwater Marina

Good, good news: fishing has turned on down here at Sweetwater! … They caught 44 Specks, 13 Sheephead, 7 Reds, 6 Bass, 2 freshwater Catfish …

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Not catching fish

Is the bass become conditioned to you !! There is one pond I fish that has a big momma in it.. last time I caught her was this past summer n she was 24" …

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bass mafia jerkbait coffin

I checked it out at bass pro. It’s a neat design, but what’s wrong with a plano 3700? The 3700 will always be the norm because of how convenient it is …

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FLW AND COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR LAUNCH EXTENSIVE PARTNERSHIP

MINNEAPOLIS – The world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, … advertisements in FLW Bass Fishing Magazine and on FLWFishing.com.

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caught cheating in bass tourny

We left and were spotted coming out of the canal at 7:05(is what the tournament official said) heading to legal fishing waters. Fished all day then …

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Texas Fishing Report

Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and … Black bass are fair on black/chartreuse Curb’s hair jigs, jerkbaits, and Texas …

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Another 'X'

We often hear the term “reaction bite” in our bass fishing circles, as if we’re forcing the fish to feed out of defense or territoriality, but I wonder how often …

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Late February's pre-spawn great for bass success

Simple – get out there and get busy fishing because the March Madness of the bass angling world may actually arrive just a little bit ahead of schedule …

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2017 Roanoke River Management Area striped bass season opens March 1

These sampling updates will be supplemented with information on striped bass fishing and boating access areas on the Commission’s fishing page.

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Freshwater fishing map (2/22)

1 Around Lakeland, three bass in 8-pound class and one in 9-pound class at Tenoroc Friday to Monday, reports FWC biologist Keaton Fish. Overall …

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Texas Fishing Report

Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife … Black bass are good on perch colored Rat-L-Traps and crankbaits.

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Upstate Outdoors: How we became the sweetheart of bass fishing

For the third time in just more than 10 years, the Bassmaster Classic will be held on Lake Hartwell. Last week, officials for BASS, Anderson County …

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Fishing report

BLACK BAYOU: Some bass are being caught on lizards, jigs and crank baits. Crappie fishing has been fair on jigs and shiners. Contact the Honey …

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North Oconee High bass fishing team currently ranks No. 1 in state

A bass fishing team from North Oconee High School is currently ranked No. 1 in the state with only three fishing tournaments remaining until the state …

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San Marcos Business Owner Meets San Marcos River Local While Fishing

Bubba Ward, an angler and owner of Bubba’s Family Tattoo, was fishing for Bass on a San Marcos River bank when his kayak was swept away by the …

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Help me choose a baitcaster

If no bass pro is close then find a deal on excelers for $50 or buy the tatula on ebay. The tatula will be my next reel after all the great things I’ve heard …

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Bow-fishing tournament scheduled for April

It’s bow-fishing, and area enthusiasts will get a chance to test their skills in an … In response to bow-fishing’s popularity, Bass Pro Shops had added a …

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Fishing buddies catch bass at Sutton Lake

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has enacted special bass fishing regulations designed to protect the fish that enter the discharge canal in …

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Bass Champs' Cedar Creek winner takes home $20000

Bass Champs teams are on a roll, kicking off the North Region’s 2017 season on Cedar Creek with 252 teams participating in a $71,880 payback …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Bag a backyard bass

Will Blackwell of Stuart was fishing with friend Ryan Tobiasz of Jensen Beach in a backyard pond in Jensen Beach when he caught and released this …

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Crankbaits : Chrome & Blue vs. Chrome & Black ?

With respect to the subject title - what goes into your decision process as to when you use a chrome & blue vs. a chrome & black crankbait ?

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Consider fishing bass in 2017

A couple of dozen fish a day is common when bass fishing Minnesota lakes, even during summer’s heat. Plus, it’s hard to beat the fight and struggle a …

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Pirch off to nice start in Bassmaster Elite season

The Rim Country’s favorite hometown angler, Clifford Pirch, was among the 106 pros competing in the 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series held Feb. 9-12 at …

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Senko replacement

I’m much more of a finesse fisherman than a power fisherman for bass (mainly because 90% of the bass I have caught have been on UL spinning …

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NWA fishing report

Striped bass fishing continues to be good with shad or brood minnows in the Point 12 area. Walleye are biting crank baits. Black bass are hitting …

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February Topwater In WV

Needless to say, the little lake that is only accessible via hiking in with a kayak seems to be the land of milk and honey. These were two of 19 bass I …

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Indiana's Wilson Wins TH Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Choo Choo Division Opener on Lake ...

Tim Wilson of Gas City, Indiana, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 23 pounds, 10 ounces, Saturday to win the first T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing …

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Lee McClellan: Peak of float-and-fly fishing nears for anglers

Courtesy of Lee McClellan Lee McClellan holds a 20-inch trophy smallmouth bass caught last week from Lake Cumberland on the float-and-fly …

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Greatest lure ever made?

Plastics can be fished at any depth, during any season, under any weather condition and still produce bass no other lure holds that distinction.

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Kyle Mabrey Killed in Auto Accident

Former BASS Tour and FLW Tour pro Kyle Mabrey, was killed late Sunday night, Feb. 20, 2016 in an automobile accident in Alabama. There are not a …

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Chatterbait freedom

… (often fairly stout wire) an under-sized set up (rod & line) could contribute to poor hook penetration which no one (except perhaps the bass) likes.

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Giant bass await Elite Series anglers at Florida's Lake Okeechobee

“I love fishing shallow water, and when I can catch bass that way, life is gravy,” he said. “It’s also appealing to me because for the entire year, you can …

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BLACK SEA BASS SPECIFICATIONS SET

BLACK SEA BASS SPECIFICATIONS SET … approved revised specifications for the 2017 black sea bass fishing year as well as specifications for the …

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OUTDOORS: East Texas Fishing Report for Feb. 20, 2017

ATHENS — Water level is three inches high and clear. Water temp in the high 50s. Fishing guide Jim Brack says bass are getting active in the …

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Fishing steep points

… of the past 6 decades bass fishing California’s deep structured highland reserviors, points are a major structure feature and holding area for bass.

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Plastics in original packaging or re-pack?

New bass fisherman here and I’m trying to learn everything I can. One question I have is why people repack their plastic baits? The original package …

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Hit the swamps for February bass

February can dish out some brutal weather, but as winter slowly loosens its grip, bass fishing can be phenomenal. This is a transition month for bass …

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Spring fishing arrives early to the valley

Although many will do a little bass fishing locally this early, crappie are usually the main menu in February. But due to a mild winter, the fishing is …

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Spring fishing arrives early to the valley

But this year, it seems that the fishing season ahead has actually arrived … Although many will do a little bass fishing locally this early, crappie are …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Bass fishing has been getting better

This angler from Kentucky can’t believe his catch slamming these big bass with wild shiners while fishing with Capt. Nate Shellen of …

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Fishing Report

BLACK BAYOU — Crappie fishing has improved a bit fishing shiners and jigs around the trees. A few bass have been caught around grass on …

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Bass fishing as a high school sport?

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association sanctioned high school bass fishing as a team sport beginning with the 2012-13 school year. Today …

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Hunting/fishing planner: Feb. 19, 2017

Water temperatures are slowly rising in area lakes and rivers, but fishing for bass, trout and panfish continues to be slow. Note that local trout stocked …

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Getting my setups thinned out

There’s one pond that used to have a pair of big bass in it, my two PB’s actually (5 and 6.5 pounds) and there’s always a big redear next to one of them …

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Your Sport: Kayak fishing presents a challenge

Byron Massey caught this red drum while fishing from his kayak. … Massey can often be found fishing for bass and bream in the creeks and lakes …

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Summit Fisherman Reels In 20.5 Inch​ Smallmouth Bass

Carl Hozub of Summit caught a 20.5 inch Smallmouth Bass on April 16. Carl was fishing from a boat on Merrill Creek Reservoir when he reeled the …

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Want to get away? Lake of the Ozarks great winter fishing spot

Rob Bueltmann shows off a keeper bass caught in the Glaize Arm of Lake of … Lake of the Ozarks, located in central Missouri, is a four seasons fishing …

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Gone fishing with Jerry Miller

Anglers who braved fishing the windy banks scored big with numbers of bass. Some reported catching 30 or more bass on fast moving baits.

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Anglers find big bass only a part of Mexico's lure

Steve Knight fights a Lake Picachos bass, one of about 50 that he caught that day. Picachos is the newest of three great bass fishing lakes on Mexico s …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Snook are greater than bass?

Arizona resident and pro bass angler Dean Rojas would love to catch five bass next weekend weighing as much as this snook he caught Thursday …

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Friday, February 17, 2017

DNREC announces spring trout stocking, downstate pond openings

Following the opening day 7 a.m. start, trout fishing at these two ponds is … Newton Pond is open for catch-and-release fishing for bass and bluegill.

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DNREC announces spring trout stocking, downstate pond openings

With the exception of the two-week closure preceding trout season, Newton Pond is open for catch-and-release fishing for bass and bluegill. Although …

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Giant Bass Await Elite Series Anglers At Florida's Lake Okeechobee

“I love fishing shallow water, and when I can catch bass that way, life is gravy,” he said. “It’s also appealing to me because for the entire year, you can …

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Bassmaster Classic anglers will be hunting for 13-pound ShareLunker bass in Lake Conroe

Terre explained that Conroe’s rise as a world-class fishery was no accident. “Making big bass and great fishing are products of good fisheries …

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Fishing tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box …

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Thrift Leads Day One of FLW Tour on Lake Travis

Thrift will bring a 4-pound, 7-ounce lead into day two of the four-day event that features 164 of the top bass-fishing anglers in the world competing for a …

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Bass Pro Shops Spring Fishing Classic begins Friday

The 17-day event offers fishing gear, tips, outdoor celebrities, giveaways and more, including opportunities for kids, novices and experience anglers …

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Targeting record size Bluegill with lure

Does anybody ever go out and target Bluegill, if so what lure do yall choose? No silly answers like pellets, corn, or worms. Like actual favorite lure to …

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Fishing report for Feb. 17

Fishing pressure light. Action for bass continues to be good with a variety of tactics, including jigs, jerk bait, rattletraps, spinner baits, chatter baits and …

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shaky head worms.

in the face of the bass. This is easily accomplished by selecting any high-floating worm. like a Strike King Cyberflexxx, Z-man ElaZtech or Gambler …

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Nixon, Martin will headline Greensboro show

Nixon has fished 260 tournaments in his BASS fishing career amassing $1,634,858.58 in winnings. He’s placed first in 14 BASS events, qualified for …

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Regional fishing report, 2/16

Black bass are slow on jigs and medium or shallow diving crankbaits. … Everyone in a boat must have a Mexico fishing license (if fishing the Mexico …

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Outdoors calendar: Bass Pro Shops Fishing Classic starts Friday

Feb. 17-March 5: Bass Pro Shops in Dania Beach annual Spring Fishing Classic. Events include seminars by 2004 Bassmaster Classic champion …

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Fishing rolls with the weather, both good and bad

Tex Grissom reports inshore fishing is producing catches of speckled trout and red drum. Striped bass are being caught in the river. Bottom fishing is …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Snapper from top to bottom

Hugh Crumpler of Florida’s Trophy Pro Bass Fishing said the bass bite at Stick Marsh was very good Wednesday even in the 25 mph southwest winds.

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Bass Anglers club hooks two top spots in Texas tournament

4, two ASU angling teams qualified for the 2018 Fishing League Worldwide College Fishing National Championship Tournament. The Bass Anglers …

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The last two weeks

Over the last two weeks I have got all my bass in two to five foot of water useing either 3/8 ounce white and chartreuse spinnerbait with large gold …

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Greenville, Lake Hartwell to host 2018 Bassmaster Classic

Others are known for serving as the sites of some of the greatest moments in professional bass fishing history - and one of those from that latter column …

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Bass Pro Shops 2017 Spring Fishing Classic! Lots of events! - FOX10 News | WALA

Bass Pro Shops is celebrating the return of fishing season with the 2017 Spring Fishing Classic. It’s a four-week celebration with free seminars, …

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New from France

… passing by carp fishing and now I fish most of my time the few bass that we … I don’t have (bass) boat, it’s too expensive here even in second hand …

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Fishing hot spots

LAKE DEGRAY Bass fishing is good when the weather is stable for several days, with the best fishing occurring between Point 15 and Cox Creek.

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The Leader in Pro Bass Fishing News!

Perhaps the greatest quest in angling is the endless search for an X-factor. Here at Balog’s Bass War, we often bring such a quest to fruition by getting …

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Early Spring ponds

It was, in a few words, a fishing paradise. The biggest bream ever caught was just over two pounds. The biggest bass, 13 pounds and change.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Fishing notebook: Watching those rivers; Bayou Black remains a hot spot

River watching is as big a part of freshwater and saltwater fishing in … It could mean spawning bass and sac-a-lait will be available in the canals and …

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Nevada Fishing Report

LAKE MEAD — With the warmer daytime temperatures, anglers have caught great fish. Striped bass are biting on anchovies and silver-colored shad …

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Freshwater fishing: It's like the full moon was pulling bass right out of the water

The full moon last week produced a number of bass 10 pounds and up, none better than Mike Harris’ 13.30-pounder on Lake Kissimmee with a …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Permit after dark

Jeanne Middleton of Middleton’s Fish Camp at Blue Cypress Lake said the water level is going down, but the fishing is picking up. The bass are …

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Ned Rig!!!

Like every hardcore bass guy whenever a new technique hits the streets and people are having success with it all over I go out and buy it. I’ve fished …

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Fishing report

BLACK BAYOU: Crappie fishing has improved a bit fishing shiners and jigs around the trees. A few bass have been caught around grass on spinners …

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Texas Fishing Report

Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and … Black bass are good on 1/8-oz. watermelon/black Texas rigged worms and …

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White bass run gearing up on rivers across East Texas

Among some of the region’s better white bass fisheries are found at Sam Rayburn, Toledo Bend, Livingston, Cooper, Tawakoni, Richland Chambers, …

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Fishing regulations slowly taking shape

The stock assessment is indicating that we have a healthy black sea bass fishery, however, we did overfish harvest limits last year. An eight-percent …

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FLWFISHING.COM LAUNCHES "FLW LIVE"

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced today the launch of an expanded “FLW Live” broadcast, which will showcase an online in-studio show, …

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what reel/line?

If these rods are baitcasters than the only choice for you would be to run to Bass Pro Shops and get a pair of Pro Qualifiers. They are on sale for $50 …

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What is unusable?

The Rattlin Raps on the other hand, I could throw one of them into a frenzied school of white bass and come back empty handed. They just don’t get bit …

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Top Bass Fishing Destination Clear Lake Closed to Motorized Boats

The rains in California have been nothing to ignore. First the Oroville spillway began to erode away with record high water levels and now Clear Lake …

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Fishing Report

Right now, the bass fishing is really starting to show signs of picking up. The spinner bait is a deadly bait this time of year for big females that are …

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How Dusty Anders contracted bass fever

Anders’ father took the youngster fishing from an early age. The younger Anders recalls they would stay in the boat all day, chasing bass, bream and …

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What is unusable?

I have seen a few people say “I won’t throw this” even though said lure works well. What are some lures you will not buy/use even if they are effective …

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Bass Pro Shops Asks Anglers To Trade In Gear, Donate To Local Charities During Fishing Event

(CLARKSVILLE) - Bass Pro Shops is celebrating the return of fishing season and inviting customers to trade in used gear to be donated to local …

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IBF HOF to induct Thomas Saturday

Back when Thomas and a few of his bass fishing friends formed Chelsea Bass Masters in 1978, the Federation as just in its early stages and bass …

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Anyone fish curly tail worms?

My all time favourite bass fishing lure. Just thinking about fishing a curly tail worm brings back some awesome boyhood fishing memories.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Greetings from New Hampshire!

I had never fished for Bass, nor had I ever fished from a boat, beyond some … I quickly joined a local fishing club that’s B.A.S.S. Nation certified, and …

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Pairing rods, reels and line

I have 3 teenage boys who have gotten into bass fishing big time lately. I have fished all my life and most species other than bass but was never into …

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Good bass catches at Lake Okeechobee

Rick Browning and Greg Branom had the big bass at 8.55. … Fishing Classic: Bass Pro Shops in Dania Beach has its annual Spring Fishing Classic …

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Fish are back in repaired public lake

After a $2.9 million repair, Ocmulgee Public Fishing Area is filling with water … bass when it closed, and Monday marked the first stocking of bass.

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OUTDOORS: East Texas Fishing Report for Feb. 14, 2017

ATHENS — Water level is three inches high and clear. Water temperature is in the upper 50s. Fishing guide Jim Brack says bass are starting to make …

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what baits/lures for new guy?

I’ve been fishing for about 20yrs started with bobber and live bait to using rubber worms here and there and now getting into crank baits and such.

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NWA fishing report

Lake Fayetteville: Angela Perea at the lake office said crappie fishing is good with minnows or jigs. Black bass are biting well on plastic worms and …

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NWA fishing report

Striped bass are biting brood minnows or shad in the Point 12 area. … Lake Fayetteville: Angela Perea at the lake office said crappie fishing is good …

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Mild temperatures lure fishermen

Fishing for bass in your favorite waters still isn’t the same as it is in summer when the best time is usually early in the morning and late in the day.

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UO Angler wins College Tournament on Lake Havasu

… Saturday with four bass weighing 13 pounds, 3 ounces, despite fishing the … The victory earned the University of Oregon bass club a $2,000 club …

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Upstate NY bass angler finishes 2nd in his first ever Elite Series tournament

He began fishing small, local bass fishing tournaments back in 2000 and … He said he enjoyed fishing Lake Cherokee, concentrating exclusively on …

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Lunar Tables Drive Me Nuts..

catching bedding bass in all moon phases based solely on calendar period. … by spawning bass, unless of course they exceed deadly extremes.

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BASS and ESPN renew agreement

New in 2017, Bassmaster LIVE and Classic LIVE - B.A.S.S.’s cutting-edge live-stream coverage of fishing action from as many as eight high-definition …

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Wheeler Wins Elite Tournament At Cherokee Lake

KNOXVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY, Tenn. — At only 26 years of age, Jacob Wheeler has already won more than his share of big-money bass …

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Introducing the new 10" Ned rig...

I have seen plenty of fisherman recommend alterations to the Ned rig, but Friday was the first day a bass ever told me he wanted something different.

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Lunar tables drive me nuts...

I have a love/hate relationship with the various solunar or lunar tables available which give their view of the best times for fishing & hunting. On one …

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No offseason for fishing at Lake of the Ozarks

Lake of the Ozarks is a four-seasons fishing destination. … family to work alongside his father producing their online fishing platform, BassingBob.com.

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Coulson: You can gain a lot from fishing expos, organizations

In the Fort Collins/Loveland area there are several organizations, Loveland Fishing Club, Colorado Women’s Flyfishers, Centennial Bass Club, Trout …

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Outdoors with Tom Venesky: PFBC's newest interest is a bad idea

The problem with fishing for bass during the spawn is once they’re removed from their nests - even if it’s just for a minute or two, panfish quickly swarm …

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Bassmaster tourney returning to Mille Lacs Lake

The return to Mille Lacs of the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year … Mille Lacs Lake is one of the premier bass fishing lakes in the country, with a …

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Gander Mountain Filing For Bankruptcy

(Reuters) - U.S. hunting and fishing chain Gander Mountain Co is preparing to file for bankruptcy as early as this month, after an aggressive effort to …

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

First Bass of the Year! First Winter February Bass!

Anyway, to my surprise I caught a small bass. Yeah, it was a dink. But I’m still happy that I caught a bass here in Indiana. I got it using a plastic grub.

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Time right for pre-spawn bass

Bigger, cooler, clearer waters also are better for bass in late spring, after … I remember fishing a couple ideal bass-spawning backwaters one March …

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New Faces Leading The Field At Bassmaster Elite Series Event On Cherokee

New Faces Leading The Field At Bassmaster Elite Series Event On … off the spot early and then ceasing fishing in hopes of “saving” more bass to …

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North Toledo Bend 2/11/17

Launched about 6:45 at Oak Ridge, headed up the Sabine River. Wind was calm at sunrise but forecast was south wind at 10 - 15 for the day. Fished …

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Bass Raider 10E

I was recently given a bass raider 10e by my dad. I have fished out of it many times before it was given to me. I’m in the process of “rigging” it out to …

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Overcoming springtime bass fishing woes

The best regional bass fishermen who positively tout springtime angling are just as quick to point out the bass fishing “glitches” that can arise during …

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Barnett bass strong, wildlife bill passes

At a Thursday meeting with Barnett Reservoir bass anglers, Ryan Jones, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks fisheries biologist, …

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Minnesota welcomes back bass tournament that wowed the pros

The 2016 tournament put Mille Lacs Lake in the spotlight: Fishing pro after pro raving about hauling in multiple 4-pound-plus smallmouth bass, …

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Pike Freezes While Eating Largemouth Bass

After an incredibly rare discovery while ice fishing, brothers Anton and Alex Babich recorded themselves cutting the dead pike and bass from the ice.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

New Faces Leading The Field At Bassmaster Elite Series Event On Cherokee

Jamie Hartman of Newport, N.Y., who is designated an Elite Series rookie, has a lot of experience fishing for smallmouth bass. Many people assumed …

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Popular bass tourney returns

The 2016 tournament put Mille Lacs Lake in the spotlight: fishing pro after pro raving about hauling in multiple four-pound-plus smallmouth bass, …

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ESPN Renews 'The Bassmasters' Under New Multi-Year Agreement

ESPN Renews ‘The Bassmasters’ Under New Multi-Year Agreement … B.A.S.S.’s cutting-edge live-stream coverage of fishing action from as many as …

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Best lakes to bass fish from boat in Northwest Indiana

I just moved to Griffith IN from NC. I’m buying a new Stratos 176 bass boat I’m trying to find some good lakes within at hour of Griffith/northwest Indiana …

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Fly fishing the Shenandoah River for smallmouth bass

While browsing bookshelves one day, Harry Murray, struck a nerve with his title Fly Fishing for Smallmouth Bass. I bought and read the book, and …

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Bassmaster tourney to return to Mille Lacs

One of the bass fishing world’s biggest tournaments is coming back to Lake Mille Lacs in 2017. Monday, Feb. 6 Bass Angler Sportsman Society and …

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Students reel in fishing tips for pro, college anglers

Pro fisherman Hunter Parra (center) and Nicholls State University bass fishing team members Tyler Rivet (left) and Allyson Marcel (right) speak to high …

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Lynn Burkhead — To beat mid-winter bass doldrums, give these baits a try

And that’s not to even mention the fact that the year’s first solid wave of good bass fishing action is usually still a few weeks away on the calendar.

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Fishing report for Feb. 9

The largemouth and smallmouth bass action is slow to fair with most of the action on plastics, spoons, and ice jigs in 20 to 40 feet of water. Light fishing …

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Bass Pro Shops Asks Anglers To Trade In Gear And Help Donate To Local Charities During Spring ...

Bass Pro Shops is celebrating the return of fishing season and inviting customers to trade in used gear to be donated to local charities in exchange for …

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Fishing this week

Kentucky bass are good on jigs in 30 feet and are mixed with black bass. White bass fishing is excellent on the west end with Rooster Tails, CC …

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OUTDOORS: East Texas Fishing Report for Feb. 9, 2017

Fishing guide Gary Paris says channel cat are excellent to nine pounds on punch bait soaked over baited holes around stumps. Bass fishing has been …

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Fishing report

BLACK BAYOU: A few bass have been caught around grass on spinners and crank baits. Crappie are scattered and slow to fair on shiners and jigs.

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Texas Fishing Report - KTBS.com - Shreveport, LA News, Weather and Sports

Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife … Black bass are fair on watermelon red soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and …

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Texas Fishing Report

Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and … Black bass are fair on Texas rigs, shad pattern squarebill crankbaits and …

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Weedless wacky rig idea

Need somebody to try this out and let me know if it catches anything? Simply a straight shank hook with a pegged sinker rigged weedless.

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Nice Lil Kentucky Bass T Funky

Next fish to inhale micro-jig smallish Kentucky bass that I quickly released and had client issues to attend to,so cut fishing trip a tad shorter than I …

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Freshwater fishing: Bass are picking up on area lakes

Angler pre-fishing for tournament on Parker Wednesday released bass weighing 8, 5 and 3 pounds casting swim-baits (Houdini color), reports Dave …

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Fishing for Tucker bass tournament results

GONZALES – Saturday’s top-20 teams from the 7th annual Fishing for Tucker bass tournament with anglers, number of bass weighed (five-fish limit) …

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Bass in Verret Basin, marshes ready to explode

Fishing partners David Cavell, left, and Corey Wheat celebrate their winning big-bass catch with Tucker Townsend, right, after Saturday’s Fishing for …

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Texas Fishing Report

Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife … Black bass are fair on chartreuse Rat-L-Traps and spinnerbaits.

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MSU Bass Fishing Club duo earns second-place finish in regional tournament

President Mark E. Keenum, center, presents a $1,000 check to Mississippi State Bass Fishing Club members Jack Stegall, left, and Caleb Hebert for …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: The best bass fishing

Anglers fishing the Indian River Lagoon this week have been catching tripletail around the channel markers north of Wabasso Causeway up to Grant.

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eBay reels..

The reason Shimano doesn’t warranty ebay reels is because you don’t have receipt from a shimano dealer. You could buy a brand new reel from bass …

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Father-Son duo wins bass tournament at Casitas

LAKE CASITAS: The lake hosted an American Bass Association … The crappie bite has been improved, as has the bass fishing, where several nice …

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PHOTOS: Fishing with Bassmaster Elite Champion Ott DeFoe

Bassmaster Elite Series champion and Knoxville native Ott DeFoe arrives early during a practice day of the Bassmaster Elite Series fishing tournament …

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Fishing report: Bass are striking cranks, jerks and jigs

To report the most up-to-date information on fishing in the Midstate, The … The river was 48 degrees and the bass were holding in deeper water.

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The basics of the Ned rig

… finesse fishing which inspired the “Ned rig”, but before that Midwest finesse anglers used many other lures to allure countless scores of bass. Chuck …

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Bass Pro Shops offers trade-in deals to help donate to charities in fishing event

(WSET) – Bass Pro Shops is asking anglers to trade in gear and help donate to local charities during a massive fishing event. The chain is celebrating …

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Fishing Report

Anglers are struggling a bit while fishing for bass on the Delta. Typically, this time of year you’re not going to get many bites but the ones you do get …

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Fishing Report Feb. 8

Warmwater fishing for bass, crappie and bluegill is likely slow with the cooler temperatures. Ben Irving is scheduled to be stocked in early March.

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Conflicting info in the fishing world

How long does it take for a barometric change to effect bass at 5’ deep, 10’ deep, 15’ deep, or 20’ deep? I’m quite sure it’s not Instantaneously ;) …

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Anglers head for lakes as February weather turns warm

Fishing for bass in your favorite waters still isn’t the same as it is in summer, when the best time is usually early in the morning and late in the day.

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Huge Bass Lake Hickory.

Large bass hitting Rapala, and Pointer 100 jerk Baits. In last two days 13 fish with smallest being 2.9lbs, and my big fish was 6.9lbs.

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Change has been good for bass pro Dave Lefebre

Erie resident and professional bass angler Dave Lefebre wanted a change. So after 13 years, three wins and about $1.8 million on the Fishing League …

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The Ned rig according to Ned Kahde

… for the Ned rig, as it is common place to catch upwards of fifty bass in a single four hour outing (Ned’s goal is to catch 101 bass in a four hour fishing …

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More liberal rules might come to striper fishery

The commission says rules enacted in 2015 required reductions in catch of striped bass. But an updated assessment of the stock last year showed that …

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Singer and Gall win bass tournament

Julien Sanchez, 14, of Lighthouse Point, with a kingfish that he caught Saturday fishing with a live pilchard in 200 feet off Fort Lauderdale on My Juliet.

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Has anyone tried the LiveTarget Swimbaits?

I must have missed the videos that came out on these at Icast, but they look pretty sweet. I’m tempted to give them a shot, but I was wondering if …

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2017 Bassmaster postseason announced

“Last year’s Bassmaster tournament showed the world what an incredible jewel Mille Lacs Lake is to the fishing community,” said Tracy Sam, general …

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

OUTDOORS: East Texas Fishing Report for Feb. 7, 2017

ATHENS ― Water level is three inches high and clear. Surface temp in the upper 50s. Fishing guide Jim Brack says bass are slow with a few good …

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More rules might come to US striped bass fishery

Interstate fishing managers are considering liberalizing rules for commercial and recreational fishing of striped bass along the East Coast.

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Bass Unlimited names Mark Boyd fundraising coordinator

Whether it was fishing for trout, bass or catfish, hunting squirrels and rabbits, flushing quail or just hiking the woods and ridges near his home, …

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Spinning Reels for All Bass Fishing Applications

With the advancement in line technology (zero memory, thinner diameter, greater strength) and the advancement in gearing on spinning reels (higher …

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Mud hole with huge bass and shad but no bites

The bass i saw jump looked bigger (longer&fatter) than my personal record bass which was 6lbs. I have went back with bluegill on bobber, big crank …

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NWA Fishing Report

Fishing is good for striped bass, black bass and crappie. James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said an Alabama rig is the best lure for …

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2017 Spring Fishing Classic

ABOUT: Bass Pro Shops’ Spring Fishing Classic offers sportsmen and women, kids, and families interested in fishing the opportunity to enjoy 17 days …

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Best casting rod under 150$

I have the Custom Speed Stick in the mail along with a Mojo Bass. I don’t think you could go wrong with any of the rod you listed. If you can, go into a …

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Small gain in smallmouth bass regulations on Mille Lacs identifies additional work ahead for Alliance

The Minnesota DNR issued 2017 smallmouth bass season regulations … This news highlights the world-class quality of the fishery on Mille Lacs.

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Need rod recommendations to pair with Shimano Sahara

I will be fishing from a TX-17 Bass Tracker, Ascend FS10 Kayak as well as off the shore. I typically fish for largemouth bass and crappie. A little bit of …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Sweetwater bowfin and North Fork redfish

Captains Mike and Nathan Shellen, of Okeechobeebassfishing.com, said following a week of extreme temperature fluctuations, the fish are settled into …

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Fishing News

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board initiated the development of Draft Addendum V to …

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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Baccarac Bassin'

In the 3 days of fishing, I recorded a few 6s, a few 7s, a couple 8s and this 9lb 13oz toad pictured below. In between these bigger fish were more bass …

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Favorite prespawn drop shot baits?

Doing that a time or two will incite a bass to suck it in. Plus, the weight restricts you from removing it from it’s original position….unless you forcibly make …

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Fly fishing the shenandoah river for smallmouth bass

While exploring the many pages, I noticed Murray offered a smallmouth bass fishing school and guided trips in the shadow of the Shenandoah …

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Less fishing, more fundraising at 9th annual Brunswick Bass tournament

Dave Baker holds a bass he’s getting ready to measure during the fishing tournament. The event raises money for St. Jude Children’s Research …

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Saturday, February 4, 2017

Alabama bass a likely official addition to state fishery

They brought their heavyweight genes with them, changing bass fisheries and bass fishing. Double-digit largemouths - fish weighing 10 pounds or …

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Out and about

Students traditionally have been mostly interested in fly fishing for trout, club members say, but as interest has grown in fly fishing for bass, the club has …

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Lead restriction/Tungsten jigs

Was looking at joining a bass club out here so i was doing some research.When looking at tournament rules i noticed that there is a lead ban on …

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Gone fishing with Jerry Miller

Jerry Miller caught this 7.29 pound bass on Lake Naconiche using a black and blue Sienko while fishing with Frank Lusk last Tuesday. The female …

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Kentucky Afield Outdoors: FINs lakes stocking results in excellent late season fishing for anglers

The FINs lakes receive stockings of trout this month, but provide excellent fishing for largemouth bass, catfish and sunfish as well. (Photo Provided).

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Shenandoah River: Fishing on the fly

Fly fishing Virginia’s Shenandoah River Valley offers both excellent angling … Noted smallmouth bass expert Harry Murray specializes in putting fly …

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Fishing Report

OUACHITA RIVER - Bass have been fair on soft plastics, Brush Hogs and crank baits. Crappie are best in the river lakes fishing shiners or jigs.

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Rose Leads Day Two of FLW Tour on Lake Guntersville

Rose will bring a 3-pound lead into day two of the four-day season-opening event that features 165 of the top bass-fishing anglers in the world …

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College Bass is Booming

The Bassmaster and FLW tournament trails, undisputed leaders in the professional bass fishing space, took note early, and now each offer full …

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FINs Lakes Stockings Begin This Month, Offering Excellent Late Winter Fishing

Largemouth bass anglers usually turn to waters such as Kentucky Lake, Barren River Lake or state-owned lakes, such as Lake Malone or Lake …

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