Tag Archives: Bass

Bass and crappie begin prespawn dance.

Spring seems a long way off. However, fish are biting between the cold fronts. They have to eat. Choose your days carefully. Don’t be surprised to find crappie and bass around the lily pads. The sun warms these little “solar … Continue reading

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Water Valley Lodge part two

Jake was waiting on us in the dining hall. Anglers and hunters were filing in. The fresh coffee was as good as the fellowship. Talk of bass, turkey, and quail filled the morning. Jake drew a quick map on how … Continue reading

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Black bass in Alabama’s slice of heaven.

Pia walked up with a glowing smile. “You must be TJ”. “How’d you know? Did Lisa tell you how ugly looking I was?” I replied. “No silly, you are pulling a boat,” she said with a grin. Thus began the … Continue reading

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An exciting fishing event is coming to Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

Ken Freeman of Big Cat Tournament Trail fame has organized a trifecta event. (Bass, Cats, and Crappie) Entry is only $25 for each species, per angler. Proceeds will benefit the Children’s Miracle Network. Anglers may fish any waters in North … Continue reading

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What is old still catches fish today.

Many years ago, plastic worms came in just two colors. Anglers would fish purple worms in clear water, or black in darker waters and at night. Then you would find the same colors with a red tail. We had to … Continue reading

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Jimmy Houston’s NEW favorite Road Runner

The faint glow of sunrise began to peek past the curtains. It was time to jump out of bed for a cup of coffee. I quickly padded out onto the deck. (Coffee tastes better when enjoyed outside.) A dozen wild … Continue reading

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Houston Ranch visit

Somewhere south of Sulphur, OK, the Houston Ranch gates came into view. Two Elk raised their heads to peer at the newcomer. They were not nearly as excited to see me, as I was to see them. The Elk continued … Continue reading

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New Road Runner Series Revealed

ICAST is well over a week behind us now. Our booth stayed busy from beginning to end. (We are so blessed!) Attention was divided almost evenly for the two new Road Runner series. The winner was the Marabou Pro 2.0 … Continue reading

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