Sunday, April 30, 2017

Wtb Spro Little John 50 Crankbait

Bass pro and Tackle warehouse have these in abundance. … aware of that, I just wanna try a few out before I drop $100+ on them on a bass pro trip.

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Plastics in Ponds - Retrospective on the Rookie Season

I had been fishing for bass for a year using hard baits (crankbaits, poppers, spinnerbaits, buzzbaits, etc), with the odd T-rigged trick worm here and …

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too little "give"?

After years of fishing, I recently treated myself to my first Loomis GLX. I am enjoying it, but I’ve had multiple break-offs at the hook knot since I started …

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Smallmouth bass and walleye should be on the soon “to do” list of eastern Washington anglers

(Rob Harbin and Mason Meseberg with a smallmouth bass caught while fishing on Potholes Reservoir. Photo courtesy of MarDon Resort.) …

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Found an Original Jitterbug

I was fishing in a local lake for northern pike and I found a original jitterbug, snagged in a grass mat. the hooks were rusted and the paint faded but the …

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Fishing conditions go from bad to worse

He weighed five bass Saturday that totaled 9 pounds, 9 ounces and is in seventh … Fishing League Worldwide is the largest bass fishing tournament …

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AN OKIE WAY OF BASS FISHING

Bill Wright of Moore catches another bass on Lake Eufaula earlier this month on the “Okie Rig” that he created. The rigs are excellent for targeting bass …

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FLW College Series Smith Mountain Lake

Today my tournament partner Casey and I fished our first true college fishing event. It was the first of three regional qualifiers in the northern …

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Connell Still Leads Bassmaster Elite Tournament

RIDGELAND, Miss. — For the second day in a row, Alabama native Dustin Connell is leading the fourth Bassmaster Elite Series event of his life.

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Fishing Report: Proposed legislation would hurt fishing industry

However, fishing for other species such as largemouth and smallmouth bass has been good. Angler Dareus Boragine fished the Stafford Pond in …

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Tim Rowland: Bass Fishing And Drag Performance

Bass fishing and drag shows do share some commonality, I would think. They tend to be noisy, colorful and somewhat less than subtle. The sportsmen …

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Louisiana High School BASS Nation State Championship

When Eugene Hoover, Louisiana high school BASS director, took on the leadership of hoisting high school bass fishing tournaments in Louisiana he …

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Connell climbs on top of Bassmaster Elite at Ross Barnett

Twenty-six-year-old Bassmaster Elite Series rookie Dustin Connell took over the lead on … He said fishing in tough conditions requires intense focus.

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Fishing report

FOOL HOLLOW LAKE – Fishing is good for stocked (12”+) rainbow trout and bass! This was stocked last week. Carryover rainbow trout are being …

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Surface lures the way to go when bass fishing

This is the time bass fishermen wait patiently for bass to move into shallow water –– while actively feeding they are particularly vulnerable to fishing.

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Leggett: Mexico's Comedero as good today as yesteryear for bass fishing

Mike Leggett Central Texas resident and lure manufacturer Terry Oldham fights a large bass at the boat during a recent trip to Mexico’s Lake …

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Connell climbs on top of Bassmaster Elite at Ross Barnett

Connell of Clanton, Ala., caught a five-bass limit that weighed 16 pounds, 11 ounces … He said fishing in tough conditions requires intense focus.

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Connell Leads Bassmaster Elite Tournament At Ross Barnett

RIDGELAND, Miss. — Twenty-six-year-old Bassmaster Elite Series rookie Dustin Connell took over the lead on Friday’s second round of competition …

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Walkill River, Montgomery New York (April 28,2017)

So I have been having some luck this season, early in April I caught a 3.5 pound smallmouth and a few smaller bass. Today… First Fish, a 13 inch …

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Hook to Bait Ratios

I normally won’t go higher than a 3/0 on a worm unless it is over 12". Bass head shot most things, so a massive hook isn’t really getting you anywhere …

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NRP gets the reel catch

The weekend was proving to be a hot time of illegal fishing activity, and by midnight Sunday, April 16, officers had seized 83 more striped bass from a …

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Best Bait/Technique for a Weedy Pond?

My favorite pond is pretty shallow, about 2 - 4ft. where I like to fish but it’s a muddy bottom and very weedy with weeds within a foot of the surface and …

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Card Leads Bassmaster Elite Tournament at Ross Barnett

Card Leads Bassmaster Elite Tournament at Ross Barnett … “What’s great about this tournament is I’m right at home fishing for bass in shallow water,” …

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Bank Fishing with Big Swimbaits for Bigger Bass

A lot of the well renowned big bass anglers out west catch numerous bass weighing more than 10 pounds fishing smaller bodies of water from the …

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Fishing Report

BLACK BAYOU — Crappie are fair around the grass. Bass are good on spinners and jigs around trees. Bream fishing is good on crickets and worms.

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FISHING REPORT for 4/28/17

Baldwin: Bass good using crankbaits in shallow water; catfish picking up using cut bait and worms; bluegill good using meal worms; crappie and …

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Blade Fishing Report: 4/28

Sandusky River: The transition has accelerated along this popular springtime fishery, with white bass now dominating the catch as a new crop of …

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Wild West Bass Trail Championships to be held on Roosevelt Lake May 4-6

Earning berths into the championship round of a season-ending bass tournament without fishing the entire circuit is a Herculean task but that’s what a …

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Clarks Hill Youth Fishing Team shines again

The Clarks Hill Youth Fishing Team captured first place at the Georgia Bass Federation Youth Top 6 State Championship on Lake Blackshear for the …

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Brandon Card leads after Day 1 of Bassmaster Elite Series at The Rez

Like most of the field, Card is sharing water with other anglers because the best bass fishing seems to be concentrated in certain locations on Ross …

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Outdoors: Jim Morris' fishing report

Fishing around metal boat lifts is usually productive. Minnows and small tubes have been working. Bass have also moved close to the banks for …

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Reward offered for return of tags fitted on cobia

Regulation changes are likely for both sea bass and tilefish, but for now, anglers are fishing under last year’s regulations until the federal government …

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Reward offered for return of tags fitted on cobia

Beaverdam Reservoir: Bass fishing is still good and some nice crappie are being caught. The first kids Grand Slam Fishing Tournament was won by …

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Fishing report

CRANE PRAIRIE RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout, brook trout, largemouth bass, kokanee) Fishing should improve with warmer weather. Only the boat …

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Fishing with veterans is great therapy

Capt. Neal Stark wanted to do something for veterans, and he thought they might enjoy a bass fishing trip in the Everglades. More than a pleasant day …

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Northeast Oklahoma Fishing Report

One was fishing from the shoreline and was catching channel cat off minnows. They caught a couple largemouth bass and crappie by accident.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Kentucky Regional Fishing Tournaments send 64 high schools to KHSAA State Championship

The full KHSAA bass fishing rules can be found here. The KHSAA State competition is scheduled for May 12-13 on Kentucky Lake at Kentucky Dam …

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Fishing Around: Once squid come in thick, striped bass and bluefish follow

Goose Hummock store manager Danny Jones, top left, and store owner Phil Howarth pose with winners of the 2017 Kids’ Freshwater Fishing Derby.

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Best Swim Jig Trailer?

Bass Pro Shops Speed Shad 3.8" when they’re on sale (I have a bunch saved). Zoom Fat Alberts if I want to be cheap, but they tend to work good.

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Fishing report for April 27

Outlook: 125 Marina reports: Black bass good on various topwater lures in brushy areas; catfish very good on jug lines with cut bait. Below the dam: …

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Hailing from Seatle

I mostly fly fish, but love catching bass too. I have not had … bass fishing. The lake has a nice healthy mix of Pickerel, Panfish, and Largemouth bass.

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Food fish and bonus bass

When I first became hooked on striped bass fishing in the late 1950s, we could keep as many stripers per day over 16 inches in length as we desired.

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Freshwater fishing: Lots of good-size bass out there

Bigger bass are averaging about 8.5 pounds now that the spring spawn is over. But there’s been quite a few that size, and numbers are still good early …

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Texas Fishing Report

BASTROP: Water stained; 69-73 degrees. Black bass are fair on minnows and green pumpkin soft plastics. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue …

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Fishing report

BLACK BAYOU: Crappie are fair around the grass. Bass are good on spinners and jigs around trees. Bream fishing is good on crickets and worms.

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Fishing report for April 26

There are still opportunities to catch carryover fish, as well. Warmwater fishing for bass, crappie and bluegill will improve with increasing temperatures.

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BIG bait basics

As long as your lake/pond/canal has bass over 4 pounds you can catch fish on a 8 inch bait (not saying a 2 pounder won’t choke down a hudd from …

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Fishing report: High water levels have bass feeding aggressively

To report the most up-to-date information on fishing in the Midstate, The Tennessean has asked for contributions from several avid anglers. They will …

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

"Jig & Twig"

If the bass are eating the jig mostly, during the fight back to your thumb / net, there may be a certain amount of collaterally lost Senkos. Some before …

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Fishing: Raritan Bay a hot spot

Raritan Bay has still been the hot spot for bass and boaters are getting them by trolling, fishing bunker or casting shads. Bass from shorts up to 46 …

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Claremore Zebra Bass Fishing Team take second place at Lake Eufaula

Fishing the dock and flippin’ the jig is what caused local high school anglers to take second place in a recent tournament at Lake Eufaula.

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Chasing a Spring Triple Crown & all that Yaz: Foraging to fishing

STRAY CAST: Watching “The Fate of the Furious” is like having a buddy say he’s taking you topwater-fishing for smallmouth bass and instead it's …

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More Big Bites on Small Hair Jigs

Fished with Brad B., an exceptionally savvy fisherman. I regularly address him as “Bassmaster Brad” because he is very good at a number of …

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Bill Cochran: College tournaments combine books, boats and bass

The first year a group of Virginia Tech students organized a bass fishing club and began competing in tournaments with other colleges, the Hokies …

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It's a great time to take kids fishing in the Everglades

It’s a great time to take kids fishing in the Everglades …. Besides bass, Zaremba’s anglers were catching panfish such as oscars and Mayan cichlids.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Vermont Fish & Wildlife: Catch and Release Bass Fishing

Vermont Fish & Wildlife says its catch and release bass fishing season is happening now. During catch and release season, all bass that are caught …

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Would like an experienced guess

Now here is where I’d like the more experienced bass fisherman’s input. I had my drag maxed out and line was flying off my spool about 25 yrds before …

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NWA Fishing Report

Crappie fishing is fair with minnows 5 to 8 feet deep. Catfish are biting liver or nightcrawlers. For black bass, try plastic worms in bubble gum color or a …

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Top Water Fishing

Top water bass fishing doubles the excitement. To see a big bass ferociously explode on a frog before you even feel anything, and then to reel down …

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BASS announces High School and Junior Bass Fishing Championships

For the fourth consecutive year, the Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods will be held on …

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Top Water Fishing

… areas near deep water, over heavy aquatic vegetation( hollow belly lures), and in areas where baitfish are being attacked near the surface by bass.

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Vermont-shelburne shore access?

You can get a great walk in and get green bass, brown bass, pike, lakers and even salmon just walking and tossing jerkbaits.

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What would you choose?

… would like for him to catch a nice bass you would rather catch numbers, what would be your go to bait for lots of bass?? Probably be fishing ponds or …

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Monday, April 24, 2017

East Texas Fishing Report for April 24, 2017

ATHENS — Water level is three inches high and clear. Water temp in the low 70s. Fishing guide Jim Brack says bass are in a post-spawn mode and …

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White bass, crappie fishing action 'good' at Arcadia

Murray said largemouth bass are biting fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits in the flats and in standing timber. White bass are biting good on inline …

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Finesse Creature Bait

A 4" Yamamoto Double Tail Hula Grub on a ¼ ounce jig head. The bass were acting funky with the cold front that came through this weekend.

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First Baitcaster

I fish in primarily clear water, and would say I tend to fish large quantities of smaller bass rather than reeling in big hogs. Being a teenager and all, I'm …

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Grigsby's 5 Best Tips for Sight Fishing Bass

Grigsby has a rare talent for not only finding big bass on beds but also getting them to bite and landing them. He shared his 5 best tips for catching …

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Crushed 'Em on Topwater

I could pick up shad off the ground that had been blasted up by aggressive bass. I was still fishing my frog for a minute or two when a nice bass blew …

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What was the deciding factor?

I’m curious what was deciding factor that made you decide to start tournament fishing?Thanks guys!!! Resized_20170312_085332.jpg …

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Happiness is...

Shallow ponds, some muck on the water, shallow bass…why not? My only concern was that I really was not geared up for this. All I had was my Kistler …

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Backing For A Spool Question.

I’ll be home after the bass stop biting. Bankbeater; Members; 1,210; 6,744 posts; Location Missouri; My PB: Between 6-7 lbs; Favorite Bass: All three.

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: It's "gator" season

Eddie Perry of Okeechobee Adventures said the spring time bass fishing has been very good. Fishing with wild shiners last week, he steered his …

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Jersey Shore Fishing: Party boats get bass on bait in Raritan Bay

Though trollers have been doing very well with striped bass in Raritan Bay, party boats have had a very hard time trying to catch those bass on bait or …

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Fishing Report: Tautog fishing tips from the experts

Striped bass fishing has not been very active. “Things have not started to percolate yet in the salt ponds. Once the worm hatches start the striped bass …

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Prvonozac Wins FLW Series Tournament

Prvonozac’s two-day total of 10 bass weighing 36 pounds, 6 ounces was … On Day One he said he split his time between sight-fishing bass on beds …

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Whopper Plopper sizes?

I actually had a very small bass, seriously the same size as the WP I was using try and eat it. But no fish of any size has attempted to hit mine in the …

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Livewell Noob

I just got my first bass boat, a 2017 179 TrX. Even though it’s my third fishing boat, I’ve used the livewell in all three of them a grand total of one time.

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Ponds can offer excellent fishing

About the second or third cast, I caught a 2-lb. bass, I mean 2-lb. trout, and I have been hooked on bass fishing, I mean trout fishing ever since.

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California Edges Utah By Ounces In BASS Nation Regional

The Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Western Regional … “It’s going to be warmer tomorrow, and that should make the fishing even better.

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2017 Barber Park: IndyCar Friday Practice - Notebook

Hunter-Reay grabbed a rod and spent time fishing for bass with his new “friend” in a small pond atop an impressive new waterfall feature that sits …

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Anyone have advice for a newbie?

Like the title says I need some advice. I’ve been fishing my whole life but for mostly trout and catfish. I’ve recently really gotten the itch for some bass.

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Wood Wins BASS Nation Regional Tournament

Building contractor Nick Wood of Yreka, Calif., lead the B.A.S.S. Nation … I believe all the fishing pressure pushed the big bass off the points I was …

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Cox the new leader at Southern Open

Cox’s biggest bass on Friday weighed 8-15, and he caught the fat female … fishing offshore, and you’re one of the few guys in there still sight-fishing.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Swim baits??

the berkely ones are like the storms but don’t have a hook connected and come in bluegill, shad, bass, and other colors. it says you have to use a …

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Grab your worms or dough bait and head to your favorite trout lake

Sequalitchew: The bass fishing has been fair to good. People have been hooking largemouth bass in water 5-10 feet deep near weed lines.

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Bass-a-matic fishing at Stick Marsh | Video

Colley Sullivan, 6, of Ithaca, N.Y., caught and released this 23-inch-long bass by himself while fishing at Stick Marsh in Fellsmere this week. (Photo: …

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Boat, Baits and Bass on a Cold Quabbin

Unless I get an invitation from a fishing buddy with a “Quabbin” boat (Quabbin Reservoir is highly regulated.), you’ll find me riding a rental. I know a …

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do i need more tackle?

right now I’ve got black with pink tail power worms, chigger craw, yellow and white kvd square bill, bleeding shad ratl trap, craw trap, green and white …

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Lake Elsinore fishing report, Bass starting to bite

Largemouth bass bite is starting to heat up for boat anglers. Crank baits and Spinner baits have been getting the job done. Carp are also being caught …

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Fishing club starting at BU

Vincent and science teacher Ed Koba will advise the club, which will be working with the B.A.S.S. Nation of West Virginia to compete in tournaments …

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PBC Cashion Fishing Rods Spring Bass Tournament Trail Final Q#5 Results..Falls Lake..April 15th

PBC Cashion Fishing Rods Spring Bass Tournament Trail Final Q#5 … Harrison & Angela Bishop brought to the scales 5 bass weighing 19.31 lbs.

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Fishing report

Bass fishing is good in Show Low, Rainbow, and Fool Hollow Lakes. Fishing is good at Becker Lake, Carnero Lake, Crescent, and River Reservoir, …

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Shryock sails ahead on Chickamauga BASS event

Then, after fishing all day, Shryock consequently was one of the final anglers … Shryock produced a five-bass limit that weighed 25 pounds, 7 ounces, …

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Been seeing a lot of carp

Fishing has been slow there lately and I am wondering if the carp is a problem or if they can co-exist with the bass and panfish in the pond without …

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Erie-area fishing report, April 21-23

A 23-inch smallmouth bass was reported and released. This smallmouth bass run rivals the steelhead fishery. Thank goodness most smallmouth bass …

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Search for slower sections of Snake River to pursue catfish (fishing report, April 21)

You also might bump into a smallmouth bass, carp or pikeminnow if you are fishing with bait. Bring your bass tackle — on warm days, the smallmouth …

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Fishing report for the weekend of April 21

Baldwin: Bass good using crankbait; blue catfish good using cut bait and worms; crappie and smallmouth bass slow. Busch Area: Lake 33: Water is 60 …

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Shryock, Grigsby exceed 25 at Chick

Then, after fishing all day, Shryock consequently was one of the final anglers … Shryock produced a five-bass limit that weighed 25-07, giving him the …

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California Wins BASS Nation Tournament on Shasta

REDDING, Calif.— The B.A.S.S. Nation Western Regional tournament at Lake Shasta may be the most closely contested B.A.S.S. Nation tournament …

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Wood Leads Western Regional Tournament

The talk prior to today’s first round of the B.A.S.S. Nation Western Regional tournament on Lake … “I’m fishing slow and targeting big bass,” Wood said.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Wall Leads College Tournament On Shasta

REDDING, Calif. — Sixteen teams showed up today to test their bass fishing skills by competing in the Bassmaster College Series Western Regional …

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Bank fishing

The CO has specifically asked me, that if I hook a big bass that I take her out, it’s eating their sunfish and bluegill population up. My response wasn't …

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The Fishing Report: Clear Lake yields huge largemouth bass

Big Bass Back? … What a difference a week makes. Look at these four Clear Lake largemouth bass, part of a two-day bag caught by George Blaine …

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South Florida fishing report: Bass biting in the Everglades, tunas, dolphin and cobias offshore

SOUTH FLORIDA OFFSHORE: Capt. Skip Dana said fishing was “surprisingly slow live-baiting” this week, but anglers on the Helen S drift boat at …

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State park has Kids Fishing Derby Saturday

Area kids who are looking for fishing fun are invited to the annual Kids … to cast, learning to tie fishing knots and playing the backyard bass game.

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Fishing report

The bass fishing is slow, due to cool evening temperatures, but crappie can be found in the creeks. One angler reported good catches of sunfish using …

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Fishing & Lakes report

Fishing & Lakes report … Crappie, white and largemouth bass are fair on hair jigs and minnows along the coves, docks and shorelines. All the anglers …

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Columbia anglers, fishing guides praise state proposal to ease bass-fishing restrictions

A smallmouth bass boat launches from the boat launch in Columbia Tuesday evening, just before the Fish and Boat Commission held a public …

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Commission considers bass fishing regulation

Bass fishing tournaments, popular on the Susquehanna, fell under the regulation, which prohibited such activities entirely during the spring spawning …

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Fishing report: April 19

The 22nd Annual Cachuma Lake Fishing Derby will be this coming … BLACK BASS: The bass action is good across the region with the bass in the …

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OUTDOORS: East Texas Fishing Report for April 20, 2017

Crockett Family Resort says bass fishing is fair to six pounds using black/blue craws and Senkos fished slowly along channel breaks near shallow …

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Lincoln's Leahy earns Bassmaster All-State Fishing Team accolade

Lincoln’s Leahy earns Bassmaster All-State Fishing Team accolade. LINCOLN – Lincoln High junior Jordon Leahy, who fishes competitively across …

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Why You Should Hide Your Lures for More Bites when Bass Fishing

Specifically, the clear waters of Utah and Arizona where he cut his teeth bass fishing held ultra-wary bass that demanded stealthy strategy he has …

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Think you've got skills? Check out these upcoming fishing tournaments around Polk

THE MOSAIC BASS CLUB will compete on Lake Arbuckle Saturday. For Mosaic … Register at http://ift.tt/2oOS7ktfishing-tournament.

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Bassmaster Elite Series to visit Mississippi's Ross Barnett Reservoir

As 110 of the world’s best bass anglers converge on the central Mississippi fishery, thick-shouldered largemouth bass will be the center of attention at …

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Art Lander's Outdoors: Rising water temperatures result in best largemouth bass fishing of the year

For fly fishermen it’s the start of some of the best largemouth bass fishing of the year. This “topwater” action continues post-spawn into May, when …

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Polk County freshwater fishing report

1 Around Lakeland, bass were active and hitting good at Tenoroc Friday to Monday, though biggest was one at 23-24 inches or in 8-pound class, …

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Affordable Jigs and Frogs

I’ve started to fish for bass more and more ever since I was exposed to the sport, but I just don’t have very much money for a lot of gear. I now love to …

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Fishing report

BLACK BAYOU: Bream fishing is good on crickets and worms. The crappie are scattered and slow. Bass have been good fishing spinners and plastics …

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Texas Fishing Report

BASTROP: Water stained; 69-73 degrees. Black bass are good on watermelon crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastic worms and lizards. Crappie …

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Big Bob's fishing report: April 19, 2017

Top water will also work when you find bass busting shad on top. Most bass are either on the beds or ready to go to the beds, so your best fishing will …

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Fishing report: Bass and crappie biting everything that moves

Chris Snow on Center Hill: Bass fishing remained pretty steady the past few days. The largemouth bass are in full spawning mode right now and the …

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Think you've got skills? Check out these upcoming fishing tournaments around Polk

RON’S TACKLE BOX will hold an evening bass tournament today from 6-9:30 p.m. on Eagle Lake. Entry fee $30 per boat. Ron Schelfo at …

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Pad Crashers

… mouse - bass can’t quite figure out what it is as it’s translucent ) , Aqua Frog and Shad Frog (I like these in the Popping Pad Crasher to imitate shad) .

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Float tube offers fishing flexibility

Local residents are used to seeing expensive bass boats racing across the lake. After all, Clear Lake is rated the No. 2 bass lake in the nation and …

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Art Lander's Outdoors: Rising water temperatures result in best largemouth bass fishing of the year

Fly fishing adds a new dimension to spring fishing and the largemouth bass is an … Bass anglers tying their own flies don’t have to stick to recipes.

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Louisiana bass trail program announced

Louisiana’s bass fishing is known internationally and has received many distinctions. The Louisiana Bass Trail highlights these fishing opportunities, …

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Snap Swivel

… I had one break on the bend, loosing a beaut of a smallie on an expensive jerkbait. I didn’t care so much about the jerkbait, but felt bad for the bass.

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NWA Fishing Report

Hickory Creek Marina reports black bass are biting spinner baits and top-water lures. Crappie fishing is good with minnows or jigs in shallow water.

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They just won't bite...

… day fishing with my brother. We walked up on this little cove and we could look out and see quite a few bass, all just hanging out below the surface.

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Advance Auto Parts signs on as BASS tournament sponsor

Advance Auto Parts, a leading provider of parts for both professionals and do-it-yourself customers, has signed on as the title sponsor for the …

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Proposal would allow bass fishing over spawn

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is seeking public comment on a proposal to change a bass fishing …

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Sweetwater Marina

Great day of fishing out of Sweetwater! Capt. Jack and his charter ended up with 76 trout, 17 reds, 2 sheephead, 5 bass and one stripe bass! It was a …

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Tackle Prep for Chasing my PB

Prepping for a trip to one of the “big” bass waters in Southern Indiana. Multiple fish over 8lbs caught here last year and 1 over 10lbs. Mainly targetting …

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bass and mushrooms

sun is actually shinning in Indiana ,went out for about 1hr and a half the lake was calling! caught 13, the biggest about 3 lb also found some …

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STRIPED BASS OUTLOOK ENCOURAGING

In fact, there is reason to be optimistic that if conservative management measures remain in place, we could see a return to the quality fishing we …

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Green Pond lands another major fishing event

The 2017 Academy Sports B.A.S.S Nation Championship, an event that offers three berths in the Bassmasters Classic tournament in early 2018, …

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Making of an All-American: Tyler Lubbat, bass fisherman/student

The IHSA state championship for bass fishing is scheduled the same weekend. If Buffalo Grove makes it, Lubbat will miss it. He helped the Bison …

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How to Long-Distance Cast Big Baits Jason Sealock

Oliver Ngy of Big Bass Dreams demonstrates the importance of long … with oversized bass, striper, pike and musky fishing lures like big topwaters, …

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Fly Fishing?

I also caught a spawning bass that way. I am looking into doing more fly fishing. I know my two rods are really nice, but they are older and the reels …

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

KEEPING IT LOCAL: Don't Overlook Small, Urban Waters For Fishing Adventures

State wildlife officials do not stock bass or manage the “Close to Home” waters for trophy fish. Instead, they focus on providing fishing opportunities that …

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Vermont F&W to host free introductory bass fishing clinic

“The introduction to bass fishing clinic is designed to cover all the basics and help get people on their way to successfully targeting and landing both …

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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Jersey Shore Fishing: Grumpy's reports bait & bass in surf

John Kolias ran a crew trip with his Reel Fun from Twin Lights Marina in Highlands, and their trolling produced two bass in the teens that were kept …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Easter Bunny bass

Capt. Brian Williamson of Vero Tackle and Marina said he is eager for the wind to let up, and it will in a day or two. Guides fishing out of the shop found …

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30th Annual Uncle Jesse's Memorial Big Bass Class...

First held in 1988, the “Uncle Jesse’s Big Mouth Big Bass Classic” has … register this year will get a 30th Anniversary Commemorative Fishing Towel.

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Fishing Stories?

Fished for 4 hour with my son this evening and caught 14 bass. Biggest was 2.9 although I did hang a 4 + on a 12" jelly worm and it got of because I …

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ShareLunker program still works

ShareLunkers have succeeded in promoting Texas bass fishing, solidifying the idea of catch-and-release fishing for big bass, and teaching anglers …

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Small. Thermometer?

Wasn’t sure what section to. Put it under so I apologize in advance but anyone use or. Know of a good digital or regular mercury thermometer that is …

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Turd sandwich convert

Our bass are in the first week of postspawn, and the bite was tough. … of the boat, finally decided to give this newfangled bass catching machine a try.

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Hey bass anglers, Lake Lowell opens for boating Saturday (fishing report, April 14)

Every Friday, we’ll post fishing writer Jordan Rodriguez’s weekly report in the Playing Outdoors blog. His column appears three Tuesdays per month.

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A 16.75-Pound Big Bass Caught by Florida College Student

Dominic Montalto with a mutant sized bass from Florida lake. … TrophyCatch is a partnership between FWC biologists, anglers and fishing industry …

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Ike's spring hot spots!!!

Abu Garcia pro Mike Iaconelli is a fan of fishing for bass any time of the year. The former Bassmaster Classic champ and Angler of the Year is known …

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16.75-pound bass takes lead for TrophyCatch Season 5

Dominic was fishing from shore around dusk using a Johnny Morris Titanium 8 heavy-action rod with a Bass Pro Shops Pro Qualifier 7.1:1 reel and a …

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Window to catch big bass closing

Bass fishing continues to be very good for anglers fishing from the bank down to 20 feet. Bass are spawning throughout the lake right now making …

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Plastics Questions. Flake? Color? Size? Tactics?

Im just trying to get started with some new bass baits, basically from scratch. For plastics I like roboworms for drop shots. I read a million posts to find …

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FISHING REPORT

White bass and hybrids slow; crappie fair; catfish good using fresh-cut shad. Fishing pressure light. Wappapello: Water is 66 degrees, low and clear.

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Ultimate Fishing Vacation!!??

Peacock bass. Then I’d pick the best smallmouth. bass lake in the US…then…I dunno. Maybe hit. the saltwater havens and search for Blue Marlin!

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Bass bite could break wide open this weekend

Weather should play a major role in the fishing at Clear Lake this weekend. If there’s a break between storms the bass fishing could break wide open.

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Jig tips?

I have caught several nice bass on jigs but I spend more time snagged on the bottom than actually fishing them. I have stopped buying them because I …

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Bonus striped bass program offered again this year

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Thursday that it is again conducting the Bonus Striped Bass Fishing …

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Jersey Shore Fishing: Stripers break out in Raritan Bay

A mild winter and early spring often results in a good April bite of mostly short stripers on clams for Raritan Bay boaters, but this year the bass have …

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Estero angler leads the way for big state bass catch

He was fishing from shore around dusk using a Johnny Morris Titanium 8 heavy-action rod with a Bass Pro Shops Pro Qualifier 7.1:1 reel and a XPS …

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Bass opener coming to Mille Lacs Lake

ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton will travel to Mille Lacs Lake May 27 for the state bass fishing opener to celebrate the start of the summer season, …

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Fishing hot spots

White bass and stripers are in the creeks and eagerly hitting topwaters, hair jigs, spinnerbaits, jerkbaits and swimbaits. Bream fishing is excellent on …

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

12 Apr 17 Pro-V Bass outing

Got out on one of the mid-sized local lakes in the Pro-V Bass today, first time this season. I was immediately reminded of another reason the winter …

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bank fishing-what to look for?

Hit the drop off hard, bass often hang just off the drop-off at various depths, especially in summer. Then look for more then one type of vegetation in …

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Gamecocks Fishing Team president catches 10-pound bass

Every bass angler likes the idea of catching a 10-pound bass, but far fewer reach that goal than those who fall short. So when someone joins the …

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Fishing report

OUACHITA RIVER: Crappie fishing is best in the river lakes on shiners and jigs. Bass are moving shallow and hitting spinners and lizards. The bream …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Backyard bass are biting behind the moon

Capt. Paul Fafeita, of Just Bumminit Fishing Charters in Vero Beach, said the fishing is on the upswing in the Indian River Lagoon. His anglers late last …

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Check out fishing results from the Senior Bass, Bass Nation Central and Bassmaster Elite ...

Steve Fontana holds the 4.99-pound largemouth that took top money in the big-bass kitty in last week’s 7th annual Seniors bass tournament held in …

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Get on the water: upcoming fishing tournaments around Polk

RON’S TACKLE BOX will hold an evening bass tournament today from 6-9:30 p.m. on the south Winter Haven chain out of Lake Shipp. Entry fee $30 …

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Texas Fishing Report

BASTROP: Water stained; 66-70 degrees. Black bass are good on watermelon crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastic worms and lizards. Crappie …

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Anglers still waiting for white seabass, yellowtail

Lake Castaic: Bass fishing is very good. The bass are biting a variety of plastic baits and reaction baits, with most being caught at a depth from 2-15 …

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12 NEW HIGH SCHOOL ALL-AMERICAN TEAM MEMBERS

Connor served as the 2016 Travelers Rest High School Devildog bass fishing team’s vice president, and participates as an instructor in four …

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bank fishing-what to look for?

I’m bank bound and going to hit this bass fishing pretty hard this year. upon talking to some guys with boats and hearing about water temp, graphs, etc.

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Gov. Dayton, Ron Schara, & Bass Fishing Champion Seth Feider to Open State Bass Season on ...

ST. PAUL, MN – On Saturday, May 27, 2017, Governor Mark Dayton will travel to Mille Lacs for the state bass fishing opener, to celebrate the start of …

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Callahan and Califano win bass tournament on Lake Okeechobee

Callahan and Califano win bass tournament on Lake Okeechobee … caught 26 peacocks up to 4.5 pounds fishing in the C-9 in Miami Gardens.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

6 Unwritten Rules of Bass Fishing Etiquette

The angling community doesn’t talk about etiquette near enough. For whatever reason, it’s a touchy subject that can really get folks riled up. Instead of …

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Fishing Report: Using Crawdad Jigs for Bass

TABLE ROCK LAKE — A bad day of fishing is still better than a good day of work. KOLR10 Meteorologist John Zeigler hit Table Rock Lake with pro …

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NWA Fishing Report

Striped bass are biting brood minnows or shad between Prairie Creek park and … Striper fishing continues to be good in the Point 12 area with brood …

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High winds and big paybacks at Bass Champs on Belton – Hibler & Christian dominate the day

“We’ve been fishing with Bass Champs since 2002, and this is just our second 1st place win. We’ve taken a little time off of tournaments, and getting …

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Fair Catch?

Depends on individual state fishing regulations to define a legal catch. Bass tournaments don’t allow hooking bass outside the mouth in some states, …

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Bass Reapers co-hosting fishing seminar Thursday

Topics include fishing the Delta, Berryessa, Clearlake, and various techniques and fishing gear. This is an excellent learning opportunity for the …

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Megabass Lot

If you want to trade any of the regular 110’s once you receive them let me know. I have a brand new in box 110 ‘wagin hasu’ that’s a duplicate for me …

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Lake Powell Fish Report – April 10, 2017

Most bass and crappie have not spawned yet due to cool weather. That is great news for the future bass fishery. Both bass and crappie need brushy …

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Fishing Report for April 10, 2017

Fishing guide Jim Brack says bass fishing is excellent with a strong shallow bite bite around hydrilla beds using frogs, buzz baits and poppers early …

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More bass from Raritan Bay, fish hit in Seaside surf

The pace of striped bass fishing on Raritan Bay has picked up. It’s no longer confined to the pebbled Bayshore beaches. Over the weekend fishermen …

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couple nice bass

Me and the wife made a quick trip the other day. We both so busy that we hardly ever get go together anymore. She hasn’t lost her touch of course …

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Cool Underwater Video: Bed Fishing for Largemouth Bass

Once the pair finds a suitable area, the female will use her tail to sweep away all sediment from the lake bottom, usually forming a white circle (for …

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Bass Fishing Tournament Rules: No Excuses

Whether you’re playing ball-and-stick sports or fishing a bass tournament, there are rules you have to follow—they exist to create a level playing field.

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Did You Land the Largest Bass You Ever Hooked?

I hooked a bass in a smaller lake in NE MO several years ago that was clearly bigger than the 10 I caught in Mexico. Fishing a deep tree lined point …

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The greatest bass seat ever seen on a boat!

We were getting ready to launch our boat at Bayou Segnette an this boat was tied up across from us at the boat launch. I have never seen a bass seat …

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Fishing for big

I quickly learned that there are a lot of similarities between bass fishing and hunting deer. I foolishly figured that all I’d have to do to topple a big buck …

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Did You Land the Largest Bass You Ever Hooked?

I have landed 5 largemouth over 7.5 lbs, by the time they reach that size, their heads are noticeably different (larger). I had hooked & lost fish in the 4 to …

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Rod & Reel

My 14 year old son has really started to enjoy fishing. He basically fishes in ponds (bass, bluegill, etc.) His current set up is the following: 6'6" Abu …

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Lakes Ouachita and Greeson tops for spring bass

It was an extraordinary week of spring bass fishing, to say the least. Jeff Samsel, then public relations director for PRADCO Outdoor Brands in Fort …

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Gorsuch provides fishermen with a great experience

I had a “reel” good time the other day fishing for bass with guide Chris Gorsuch … For 10 years, Gorsuch has specialized in smallmouth fishing on the …

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Hartman Still Leads Toledo Tournament

… said Hartman, an Elite Series rookie fishing only his 13th B.A.S.S. event. … Carolina angler and former Bassmaster Classic champion Casey Ashley, …

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baitcaster issue-need help.

I was given a quantum tournament bait caster and had a bad backlash so went back to the truck and upon walking the line out I pulled the rod and reel …

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Tyler Wallace, outstanding teen angler

Wallace was selected for the honor based on his success in competitive bass fishing tournaments, academic achievement and leadership in …

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No kidding: 28 3/4-inch bass caught on April Fool's Day is longest ShareLunker

On April Fool’s Day, Robert Luker of Cleveland, Texas, was fishing in a bass tournament at Lake Belton when he caught a bass weighing 13.97 …

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Hartman maintains lead at Toledo Bend Bassmaster Elite Series tournament

“I caught three fish on beds today,” said Hartman, an Elite Series rookie fishing only his 13th B.A.S.S. event. “Then after that, the shallow stuff was over.

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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Homer: Tips for hauling in that elusive bass

Fishing for largemouth bass is one of America’s favorite outdoor traditions. In fact, largemouth bass support the most popular freshwater fishery in the …

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Local man lands spot in national fishing tourney

Jake Harris of Bonne Terre, shown on left, along with fishing buddy Tyler Smith, of St. Charles, show why they qualified for a national collegiate bass …

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Outdoors: Southwest Ohio offers fine fishing

Grand Lake St. Marys: Plenty of crappies, bluegills, catfish and bass. Saugeyes mostly in spillway. There’s an emerging yellow perch fishery due to …

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Free bass fishing seminar set for April 16

FAIRFIELD – The Fairfield Bass Reapers fishing club will host a free bass fishing seminar from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on April 16 at co-sponsor Sportsman's …

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Small striped bass plentiful in area waters

The phenomenal steady catch of short striped bass was briefly interrupted … Purul has his crews fishing with white Tsunamis cast from light spinning …

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How Do I Fish A ChatterBait?

Near grass, over grass, brush, logs, sand flats, points, open channels between two points of land that has some current where bass would run back …

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RHODE ISLAND SETS TOG, SEA BASS & FLUKE REGS

On Friday, April 7, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) annoucned the long-awaited 2017 marine recreational fishing …

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Courtesy of Keith Lockwood

Present conditions up at the Susquehanna Flats area do not bode well for striped bass catch-and-release fishing. There are several gates open at the …

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Manns Baby Minus 1

… water and when it stops, the feathers open up which I think can be that final, subtle movement to entice a bass to bite if it was not hitting on the move.

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America's best bass fishing lakes and ponds

According to the American Sportfishing Association, 60 million Americans identify themselves as fishermen, a number that includes license-buying …

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Fishing Report for 4/7/17

Catfish fair using doughbaits, blood baits and livers; black bass fair using spinners or crankbaits; crappie fair; bluegill fair using worms. Lakes 3, 4, 5 …

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Storm could impact fishing this weekend

The good news is the overall bass fishing has been rated from fair to good all week at Clear Lake, and with some large fish being caught. The trick to …

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Big Bass Bash draws 89 anglers to Falls Lake

The March 26 Big Bass Bash at Falls of the Neuse attracted 89 fishermen who fished for one big … Tony Garitta is a fishing columnist for The Dispatch.

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Red, black drum being caught; too large to keep

James River: Wilcox Bait and Tackle says catfish remain the most consistent fishery. Striped bass and puppy drum are in the river. There have been …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Stormy weather

Bill Sikora of Coral Springs caught and released this bass and many more while fishing with a 3/8-ounce SlapYoMama Gaterbait Hand-tied jig and …

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Fishing report: Plenty of bites even with rough sea conditions

Inshore fishing is producing catches of speckled trout, red drum, black drum and some flounder. Striped bass and shad are being caught in the upper …

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Fenwick Elite Tech Bass? Not the older smallmouth.

Im not sure how much traffic this subforum gets, but I figured I would try it out. I have a good friend that has a great deal on the Fenwick BASS Elite …

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

How Do I Fish A ChatterBait?

Pretty much the same way you’d work a yo-yo retrieval on a lipless crank. I use this method more when the water temps are a little cooler and the bass …

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Grigsby alters plans for sight-fishing

It’d be difficult to dispute that any angler in the history of pro fishing has cashed more paychecks from catching spawning bass than Shaw Grigsby.

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OUTDOORS: East Texas Fishing Report for April 6, 2017

Fishing guide Stephen Johnston says bass fishing has been good on spinnerbaits, swim jigs and wacky worms in 1-7 feet around hay grass. A few fish …

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Fishing report

The winner at a bass tournament last weekend brought in five fishing weighing over 16 pounds. Ken’s Tackle Shop reports two snakeheads caught …

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Sports: Miles, Bowlin win Bassmaster event

Jordan Bowlin (left) and Cody Miles of Benton won the Costa Bassmaster … Both Richardson and McKinney are now fishing at the collegiate level.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Freshwater fishing: It's quality and quantity for shellcracker this week

Around Lakeland, bass anglers catching over one bass per hour at Tenoroc on Hydrilla Lake, Horseshoe, Lake F and Lake G, reports FWC biologist …

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Several fishing tournaments slated this spring

Entry fee $80, including big bass. Have to be member of LBM ($65) and B.A.S.S. Nation ($10). Robert Lane at 863-559-1138. THE FISHING MISFITS …

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