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Sharp Blasts 40 Pounds To Win on Rayburn

Winning a tournament is always pretty cool, but winning the way Anthony Sharp did in the second Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine event in the Cowboy Division presented by A.R.E. is...

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Twenty-three Bags Over 16 Pounds

A record 218 teams showed up to fish the 3rd Sweet Sixteen Tournament presented by Daiwa this past Sunday. Fishing seemed to get a lot better than it had been this year. Twenty-three teams brought in bags over...

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Look for Rivers or Creeks with Moving Water

The annual white bass spawning run has either began or is about to begin on rivers or creeks that feed into popular Texas lakes. With a warm winter like we have had this year, it is possible some fish have...

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First Legacy Lunker of the Season

Check out this 14.36 pound lunker, caught by Blake Cockrell at Lake Alan Henry this past weekend. This is the first Legacy Class ShareLunker of 2020. If you catch a 13+ pound bass and loan it to Texas Parks...

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DETX Qualifier Results ...

Congratulations to Tanner Riley and Kaleb Stewart for their outstanding performance in winning the DETX fifth qualifying tournament and for catching a giant 10.76 lb green monster. Top 10 finishers: 1 Youth...

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John Cox Leads Wire to Wire at Sam Rayburn

Cold fronts, high winds, fluctuating water temps and transitioning fish had the fishing jumbled. The patterns the top 10 pros employed throughout the week followed suit at the FLW tournament at Lake Sam...

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Ryan Pinkston and Scooter Clark win with 25.34 lbs.

Ryan Pinkston and Scooter Clark took top honors at the Skeeter Bass Champs Team Tournament at Lake Sam Rayborn, Jan. 11, 2020. TOP 10 TEAMS: 1. Ryan Pinkston - Scooter Clark 5 fish, 25.34 lbs. 2. Chris...

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John Cox Grabs Early Lead

Berkley pro John Cox of DeBary, Florida, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 21 pounds, 7 ounces, Thursday to grab the early lead after Day One of the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Sam Rayburn Reservoir....

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Keep the Bite Going

When crappie get a little finicky, give them a little something extra to keep the bite going. Berkley Crappie Nibbles: One of the more popular crappie teaser are the Berkley Crappie Nibbles, in chartreuse,...

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460 Anglers Compete for Top Honors

The 2020 Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine opened competition Saturday at Sam Rayburn, featuring a record-setting field size – 230 boaters and 230 co-anglers. The season opener, the...

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Patterns That Works in December and January

Deep or shallow for bass at this time of the year? Winter normally means dropping water temperatures, but Texas being Texas, if we have 3-4 days of the daily warming, the bass will get more active shallower....

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Layering - Staying Comfortable in the Outdoors

Last week the temperatures were in the high 70’s, low 80’s; this week it’s in the 30’s and 40’s. Welcome to wintertime in Texas. ¬It’s a guessing game as to how to dress...

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Favorite Season of the Year

Every person who hunts or fishes has special season(s) of the year that are their favorite. For example, the freshwater angler can’t wait for the spring largemouth bass fishing. The saltwater angler...

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Crappie Fishing on Area Lakes

Crappie are being taken on traditional crappie baits … jigs and minnows. On the deeper impoundments the fish have been found suspended in 30 feet of water, about 14-16 feet from the surface. You can...

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Resweber and Norris Qualify for 2020 Carhartt Bassmaster

Braxton Resweber, the St. Martinville Louisiana bass angler and his UL Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns Bass Fishing Team partner, T.J. Norris of New Iberia, had a solid five-bass limit in the livewell, weighing...

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Hill and Frazier Win Outlaw Angler of the Year

The team of Tommy Hill and Bubba Frazier captured Team of the Year for Outlaw Outdoors Fishing Tournaments. The second place team of Will West, Jr and Dean Ady, Jr was on their heels as was the third place...

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Bond and Castledine Strike Again

Seventy-two teams enjoyed the awesome weather on Sam Rayburn while not only taking part in The Outlaw Outdoors November Open Tournament, but also helped make Christmas better for a lot of kids in Jasper...

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Waterfowl Hunters Reminded to Help Prevent Spread of Giant Salvinia

AUSTIN –With duck hunting season getting underway in most of the state in early November, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is reminding waterfowl hunters to clean, drain and dry boats and...

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Big Time Texas Hunts Winners Announced

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced the 14 lucky winners of this year’s Big Time Texas Hunts, which were selected at random from entries in the drawing. All told,...

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Get Ready for Late Fall and Winter Crappie Fishing

As the winter approaches, the crappie should start moving upriver and stream channels in Texas’ large water impoundments, locating on underwater brush or other structure. Some will prefer bridge pilings....

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