Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 14, 1976 · Page 32
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· North*** Arkonwi TIMES, Wed., April T4, 1976 OUTDOOR SPORTS Fishing - Hunting - Floating With Aubrey Shepherd MIKE ROLLER, an 18-ycarl old college (reshman from Purdy. 'Mo., caught- two black bsss over five pounds plus^two - other keepers over the 13-inch ' iournamenl minimum to weigh , in 13 pounds of buss and earn 51,500 and the first place trophy in the April 10 Mid-America BESS Fishermen's Bass Buster Tournament for bass research htld out of Rocky Branch Marina on Beaver Lake. ROY CURTIS or BER'RY- VJLI*E earned $750 and a trophy for his second-place string " of 10 pounds 15 ounces. Third " · " p l a c e went to Dutch Robirds of Ozark, Mo., w h o s e 10 pou nd s 13 ounces brought --~ him $500 plus a trophy. Vcrnon Jaycox of BalMn. Mo,, caught 10"pounds four ounces of bass to finish fourth and earn $350. - Mike Gates o f ' Lebanon, Mo., was fifth with nine pounds 13 ounces to earn $250. G R E G ' C O P E L A N D o[ Fay- eUeville WHS sixth with eighl pounds 12 ounces of bass which Black bass appear to be ooking for nesting sites now, nd the small stripers, are ·Hint". Anglers are urged to elcuse all stripers. One per lay is allowed, m the creel on Jcnkiller. Look closely at a vhite bass to see that lot stringing any Iripers. PRAIRIE GKOVE. Arkansas. ·csident James Elms caught a iVi-pound walleye while fishing Uround Skunk Island near the dam. MAY 1 AND MAY 2 will be big days for'tournament fisher- ·nen in tliis area, as the Hill- n'lly Bass Fishing Championship is set for May 1 at Prairie 2reek Marina on Beaver L'ake. with Ihe Poor Boy Bass Association Arkansas Division to lave its third Gasoline To Be Rationed In New '500 Rate' Dale Lylle, a g a m e - r a n g e r al (lie Warner Brothers .Jungle Hnbii;il in \Yc.'Si Milfnrd, X. Some Bumper Jack J., uses VWJnky" to chahRe a flat tire Wcdncsilny "Win- fcy" Is a 11-year-old female Asian elephant lhat siinrls I I leel high and weighs about 7,500 pounds: (AP Wlrcpholo) SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. 1 -- While gas guzzlers are toward Ihe finish line I ho Indianapolis 500, another Memorial Day race covering 500 miles will be held -- with only id gallons of gasoline per Mac-Arthur,- who is organizing 1 the race, says times made obsolete Ihe sleek rac ing cars 1 ha I swall ow n i wo gallons per mile. "I don't think Ihat the Indy ivoycs any! hi ng any more/' nys Hie South Vmdsor resi- ,ent. "It's n dinosaur thai [oesn't know it's dead. "The Indy," he says, "is..for hose who think that the scat of unsculhtily is in the ball of the bol. I always feel that Ihe scat of masculinity is in ll:e brain." Competitors are lo start here, continue 250 miles north on In .erstate EH into Vermont, and :hcn return over the same route. Instead of sleek, speed ing competitors, (ha contestant will have to cope with sealc gas tanks, carrying only the 10 gallons. MiwArtluir did not say whal would happen who ran mil of gas. contestanls Anti-Rings b ULVI^IUJI LU f ^ i * i i - i » n i M * i . , contest ot Ihe NEW YORK (AP) - Widows Un«'al would encourage the'creation of ., ,. r , u « il " 1 '*' lhcm he caught on jig and frog. Greg took $150. Serving as tour nament director for the Ark an sas Division ot the Poor Boj Association. G r e g doesn' usually get to compete in the contests in this area., Seventh place went to Joe Poretta of Kansas City, who won $150 for his eight-pound seven-ounce- string. Billy Yoasl of .Springfield was eighth with eight pounds four ounces. Roger Pryor of St. Charles, Mo., was ninth; James Edge of Independence, Mo., was tenth to take $150; Bill Dolan was eleventh to take $100; and Jerry McCutcheon of Kansas City also got $100 for his seven-pound two-ounce string. M U R R A Y LEWIS O F SPR1N T GDALE tied for 13th place with Bill Bailey of Kansas City. They had seven pounds ont cunce each and . earned $100 apiece. Jerry Patton ofo Springfield was fifteenth with six pounds 15 ounces. Jerry Cawthra of Nira, Mo., was sixteenth -with six pounds 14 ounces. '·."·· BOM WRIGHT 0?" ROGERS won $JOQ for his six-pound 14- ounce string of four keeper fish, while Cawthra h a d ' f i v e . Gary Wilkerson of Springfield ! was eighteenth and Ray Harris ol Monett was nineteenth. FRANK MULLEN ot Lowell took $75 for.his 20th place finish with six paunds 5even ounces. I was way down on the list in 46th -ptoce with tour pounds eight ounces of bass','which I caught-along with a. bunch small ones on a. crayfish colored Deep Little N. The lop si sty linishers in the field 250 MABFA anglers earn points toward the Tournament of Cha mpions standings. Young Mike Roller took hi four keepers on a crwyfisl colored Deep Jim crank bai fished in some ol the deep . clear coves and along points : " the clear water areas Beaver, My partner and Frank Weaver, were in th same area, but I kept Insistin; we should work slowly with jl. and frog worm to catch th Kentuckies, while the winne went for the largemoulhs wit the crankbaiis. As it turned ou w« got only two fish on jig and should have moved alon and fished the crankbnils more In'practice I had taken ptcnt of small bass from the Cljft;. Rarribo and Ford's Creek area but felt that the best averag fish might come on jigs lishe deep. The gravel-bank large mouths and many small Keji tuckies hit crayfish colored an chartreuse-sided Super Scooper earlier in the week. HORSESHOE BEND are coves produced quite a fow has for v me on the crayfish-colorc Scoopers, But my best catc in t h a t area had consisted i Kentuckies which I found ju a little way into the coves an hitting purple, chartreuse taile Yum Yum plastic worms, change in the weather sec me to slow the fishing on tou nament day, TABLE ROCK's 13 DOC reports surface lemperatui around 60 degrees. The i/ass ai hitting plastic worms in shallo water on. points within cove Crappic fishing is only fair. Tl tevel is 915.50. BULL SHOALS LEAD Hlf Dock reports t h a t ha are hitting Rapala-lype minno lures, Cecil Dodd of Dfamon City tuught a limit averagi: two pounds, including a Eou pound 13 ounce smallnnout Julie Braznetl ot ITarrlsi caught a seven-pound two-oun largemoulh on a crank ball, S' is only about 10 years old! Crappie and white I/a fishing both are spotty. Son large one* are being taken i the creeks, mostly on whl jigs.. Nrght fishing is good f black bass with single spi with frog chunk working we Jack Reeves of Harrison to a five-pound 12-ouncc black a a 4#-pound black bass on and eel fished at night. Sha Brown of Harrison took a fh pound 13-ounce black bass a jiff and eel. TENKJLLEB LAKE i* havi its best cj apple season ev according to lake report Patty Van Horn. Jigs minnows are both working we Limit? may be taken "cither drifting-trolling or by world the bunks, Two-pound crapp are being brought in fair often. fend ba.as catches are hei made between Carlisle C o *Ai C(o»i£on Bend- Nif fishin-g for sand bass ; if, alfo good. year the very next day at the are against any promotion t h n t l as widows, accoi'ding to Mrs. same marina. This is n good! opportunity to practice for the PBBA contest and yet have your fish count. Most of the j JST time the best fish are caught! Beatrice L. Green, president o the Widows Travel Club. "I've learned they don't war So f a r , there are only two entries, MncAvlluir · and . Jory Squibb of Rochester, NL Y. Mat'Avthui 1 · plans lo drive a Mercedes diesul · and Squibb in- lends lo operate a Citroen Deux Chovcaitx, hn unusually shaped small French car. MacArthur said liis car is rated by the manufaclurer at 55 miles per gallon at 35 miles per hour and should get thai mileage uL 40 miles per hour il he vehicle is lightened and the ires arc inflated more.! Sqnibh claimed his car can to be singled out as widows as second-class citizetis becausi they liad tlv; misfortune of los ing their spouses," Mrs. Greei says. gel 55 to 60 miles "per gallon at noderalc speeds. _ · . MacArthur. who sponsored the first- Alternative Vehicle Regalia up Ml.-'Washinfilon in New Hampshire lust Juno, said with a litlle llnhcriiifi a number of cars can gel 50 miles lo the gallon. Squibb was the firsl lo finish the Ml, Washington race- in' an electric oar. The rules,for the May 30 race require contestants to 1 , travel at an average .speed of al least 40 miles per, hour. Any car registered in the United States wilh the necessary safety equipment can compete. . i MacArlhur said he expects more competitors, lie has set a $100 entrance fee. SAVE NOW . with mr ULTRA STEAM CARPET and F U R N I T U R E CLEANING A u r *i« Sleim S Llrlnf Room ·nd H.1I CALL NOW $19.95 Ph. 521-3620 practice and don't help bit 1 . i HUNTSVILLE J A Y C E E S j sponsor the annual Hillbilly' Championship. This yrtir the entry fee is $20. anmd first earns $250 plus a trophy, sh * prizes go to the top ten ?Iers. Partners are to be awn at 6:00 a.m. Early en- es should be sent to Hunts- le Jaycees, P.O. Box 503, ntsvilte, Arkansas 72740, This the eighth year in the history the Hillbilly Championship on aver Lake. 'OOR BOY Association ad- ess for Arkansas is P.O. Box FayetteviHe, Arkansas, eg Copeland says (hat rtirly tries are now being accepted, ong with the $20 entry fee. embership in PBBA costs $10 year and entitles a person \ subscription to a slick agazine, LOST BRIDGE MARINA . ports that while bass up to pounds are being taken, hrcad Fin lure by Cordell is e top producer. Jack Clinton Carthago, 'Mo., caught 32 ; th several near or over t h r e e ' iunds. Doug Cooley of Pea idgc caught 25 while bass up three pounds. Frank Brom- ?rger of St. .Louis took eight luck bass, six white bass and ree crappie on j i g s . D u c k : oore o f ' Centerlon caught a; V4-pound Kentucky and a 3Va- tund black bass on a twin m. BILL COOK of Fayetteville mlinues lo take limits ot black ass lo five pounds on the mi th wick Rogue minnow lure, arold Hapgood of Ptu Rklgc ok 10 white bass to four ounds. All hit Thread Fins. PRAIRIE CREEK MARINA eports thai white bass fishing good. Spoons, whirly birds '. and jigs are taking the white ass. The crappie and bass shing both slowed this week-] nd. Bui the conditions wre good gain. The water is clearing POWELL P A R K MARINA eports crappic biting minnows nd Beetle Spins in four to five eet of water. The fish run up D almost three pounds. The iass are fairly slow but hitting. ;reen grubs and worms and 1 h'drlruese and perch colored rank baits. Catfish are in 18-24 ect of water hitting shrimp and aloodbait. Sam Rayburn Lake s rising, slightly off color with surface temperature around BLAKEMORE SPORT SHOP reports thul Hutand Nations :aughl a live-pound nine-ounce ass on a -Smilhwick Bo Jack ished in Lake Darrlancllc lo ake second in the Fayettcvilte Bas s Club fishout. B i l l Vinson raugfil a five-pound 12-ounce iass with -a 12-ouncc bass in Is stomach on a BSS spinner bait in the Illinois River. Bob ".tone of Prairie Grove and eith BJakcmore caught and released 35 bass up to 3% pounds on Rapalas 'and BSS ;pirmer baits fished in Weding- on. Larry Long anil Mclvin ong took several limits ot crappie by fishing jigs in Tcn- dllcr. Bob Whitock and Huland Nations took two limits of black )ass to six pounds on plastic worms und Bo Jacks, with a 2Vt-pound smallmouth on tbe string, Plenty of crappie are coming from Tcnkillcr. One person look 40 .big crappie from War Ragle one day by j i g g i n g around trees. MIDWEST HUSBANDS AND WIVKS Fishing Association has a t o u r n a m e n t set April 24-25 at Beaver LMke"s Prafric Creek Dock. Write Box 7113, North Kansas City, Missouri 64116 for information, Mr. Glenn WM- ams Is the group's president. They sponsor a lour of several tournaments for male-female fishing teams, WAR EAGLE DOCK reports that the water has cltMrcd. Jim Hill of Farminglon look a limil of bass one day. Good crappie catches are being taken by (rolling or by casting out from the bank. The surface tempem- lure is 67 degrees in upper ficaver Lake, Jim Jennings is hoping for rain to cloud up the water and put the crappic in shallower water. HICKORY CRKKK M A R I N A reports that four tournaments out of the (lock Saturday produced H lot of fish. Crapplc and while bass are both biting, Crappie are ahoul 10 Ecct rlcei near Ihe shoreline- mostly hue Us the coves, The (Un are r u n n i n g large, BEAVKR LAKH'S 1IQRSK- SHOE Rend Marina report* "thai a lot til fclg crappie and plenty of small ones are coming in. CUP SA. 20% OFF ENTIRE STOCK OF LADIES HANDBAGS Musi Present Coupon! Clfp S a v c » 20% OFF SELECTED GROUP OF GIRLS' 3-6x- 7-14 SHORT AND LONG DRESSES. Everylhipg nice. Both short and ··* t^ns'ses in machine wash- 'able polycster/eollon, polycstc -.nil, more. iMany wilh frill) .rims. Hurry! Join the Mickey Mouse Club! 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