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M Â· NorhSw** Arfcanwi T1MSS, Ttiurs., May 30, 1974 AHKANCJM 'tan Aubrey Shepherd Night Fishing Always Popular The time is rapidly approaching when night fishing will be very popular on area lakes. In fact, many local anglers have begun making night trips to the lake. When day-time fishing begins to slacken, the night fishermen will be legion. . Popular methods on the lakes will be to hang a lantern o na tree bridge piling and use minnows to take crappie, white bass and black bass or to fish the shorelines, shallow flats and points with various bass lures as is done during the day. Plastic worms, buzzing style spinner baits, top water plugs of all kinds and even certain noisy "crank baits" are likely choices of basscasters. Many nightfishermen will be using the new lanterns and oversized flashlights specially designed for night fishing. Others will use only a two-cell flashlight. All, however, must have the standard running lights required on boats by federal regulation. While some nightfishermen want all the light they can gel, others maintain that fish are spooked by any unnatural light. Such fishermen are hard to convince that even one of the new specially designed 'lights is acceptable. A high percentage of nightfishermen agree that relatively heavy tackle is necessary for night fishing. Hanging lures in trees is more common at night, even among excellent baitcasters. Inability to see down into the water or up into the brush along the shoreline may make dislodging snagged plugs difficult unless one uses very heavy line and simply jerks and pulls his lure loose, despite the dangers of this method. A few nightfishermen are also fanciers of ultra- light tackle and may be found fishing with, line so light that most bassmen would not be caugBt carrying home a spool of it as sewing thread for their wives. These fishermen work on the theory that small lures catch more fish than large lures catch. In certain. instances this idea may seem to be legitimate. Giant Lures Noisier Even though tiny lures may be easy for bass to mouth, giant lures simply outperform small lures when it comes to making noise. However, this fact may become invalid as the smaller crank baits become more popular and improved- versions are developed. Nearly all the popular lures developed during the last few years have some sort of device specially designed to produce sound. The sound-producing qualities of the spinner baits Is obvious. The new tandem spinners churn up the water when run near the surface. Their churning must be equally audible to the fish when it takes place beneath the surface. The surface lures -- chuggers, jitterbugs and plunk- ers -- make a sound obvious to the fisherman and keep him interested. Their effectiveness is well prov- en - .nil m/t Especially useful for deeper night fishing and for seeking suspended bass near points and submerged timber are the tailspin lures, such as Mann's Little George. The Super George and a brand-new entry on the market -- Gilmore's Ho Ho -- renresent an improvement on the tailspin idea. The Ho Ho and the improved George both feature a large sound chamber with multiple rattles. : The so-called crank baits, such as the Norman Little Scooper, the Magnum Scooper, the Bi? Jim, the Super R Rebel, the Humpback Rebel, the Big N and others, may be increasingly popular this summer. As fishermen develop confidence in a lure they begin to try it in all sorts of circumstances, not sticking to its intended or advertised use. With sound chambers and rattles inside to supplement their vibrations from wiggling through the water, these new lures are all more popular than the lures which started the rattle fad -- the Hot Spot. But many fishermen still swear by the old favorite. Plastic Worms Effective Plastic worms also have joined the ranks of the - rattlers. Specially designed miniature sound chambers made of plastic and containing lead shot may be pur- Â· chased for insertion in a plastic worm. Slip sinkers jj 1 r own sound chambers and rattles may be added to make the worm a really noisy lure. Ironically night bass fishermen have found the plastic worm a very effective lure for use without any of these devices, but many add the noise-makers in hopes of increasing the worm's appeal. The fact is that almost any lure which will catch fish will occasionally work at night when it is pre- semed in an area where fish are feeding. Therefore the main problem at night is the same as in the dav how to find fish. There are as many variations in fish- finding methods as there are fishermen. One logical and often successful method of find- nlgh /- ls f o SÂ° Â° an area where fish are Â°f." d '" ? ay ! ight and work fowar(! Callow rWf F Â· n ere "!. h Â°P es Â° f fin Kng a migration Â«* ?Â·Â£ lly worihy of notice are shallot areas J concentrate at dawn and at dusk. Although UC f Â° r S0me (imc in these areÂ£ s n find that the activity A growing number of fishermen are using the Sow- nar Tables and other charts to help them accurately predict the times when fish will likely feed. The Solu- rar Tables have proved especially helpful to niÂ«ht- fishermen who know where to find a concentration of fish, for these lucky anglers may simply restrict their efforts to those hours recommended by the charts. Solunar Tables may be particularly useful to those who fish farm ponds and other small bodies of water at night. Because the fish are quite restricted in their choice of feeding locations, the plug-caster may cover most of the possible sites without much moving about. The pond fisherman may be limited in his choice of lures by the presence of vegetable matter in the water. Water lilies, water hyacinths, algae and various types of weeds may dictate the use of plastic frogs, plastic worms or other weedless lures, lave frogs and large live minnows are especially favored baits, especially when allowed to swim about freely on the surface. When a huge bass strikes a live bait in the dark of night, the pood fisherman may almost jump out. of his stti. The excitement of a strike by some unknown monster of the deep is what, night fishing it all about ST. LOUIS (A!) -- Ron Cey. he Los Angeles Dodders' stub- y "S'iper Penguin," smiled lefiiliy in considering the itching of the St. Louis Cardi- als. The 5-foot-10 third baseman, ho hit .107 against it in 1973, toned for part of the frustra- on Wednesday mfiht with a hrco-run. homer ushering his cam to a' 5-2 National League iclory. "1 didn!L even know about all he troub'es I'd had with them ntil 1 read about it this win- 1 said Cey, who keyed an 1-hit DoclRer attack. "Bui that really doesn't mean much." he mused. "We play nly 12 games a year against hem. It's what you do over the se of a whole season that ounts.!' Ccy's homer, his fourth. lade a winner of left-hander 'ommy John, 8-1, who pitched 1-3 jnnings. and a loser of the Cards' struggling Bob Gibson. 5. who was protecting a 2-1 cad. . 'I don't think I'd have gotten hat pitch if it'd been at any (her time of thn hall game." he reflected of Gibson's sixth n n i n g fast hall. "It was up and in." he noted. 'I think he was just trying to get out in front in that sila tion." Ron Cey Powers LA Past St. Louis 5-2 Oliver Hitting Well Once Again Asbell Site Of Four Games Four games were played men's slow-pitch softball Asbell Park Tuesday night Schlitz drubbed Juggs Dair Maids 18-3, Georgelown toppet Â»1r. Burger 9-4, Whit Chcv ) e a t Fayetteville Strce )eparlment 13-5 and lost to ^alace Drug 9-6. Lloyd Eiland was the winninf litcher for Schlitz while Arnolt ilackburn took the loss foi Juggs. For Schlitz, Jim Haw -cms drove in five runs and cored three. Darrcll Parrish also scored three runs and Ton Chiklress drove in two. Farrcll Davis got the win foi Â·eorgelown and Steve Carney vas the loser for Mr. Burger "toward Boyd drove in f o u r tins and Don Swager secret wo for the winners. Don lohannon scored - twice in : osing cause. Mic Wommack was thi vintiing pitcher in Whit Chevy': irst game and the loser in thi nighlcap. Doug Williford took he loss for Fayetteville Stree department and Ted Kennedj got the win for Palace. Larry Nixon and John Fo: each drove in three run against FSD, and Fox scorec twice against Palace. Ronni "audle had'three RBIs for th S t r e e t Department. Jarvi Harper drove in four runs fo Palace and Lonnie McClelan two for Whit Chevy in the fina game. . Ahead of the blast t h e 38 ear-old Gibson had had the jetter of the 6-foot-3 John on he basis of Reggie Smith's un-scoring double and Mike 'yson's run-producing single. But hot-hitting Steve Garve icked him for a two-out hit in ic decisive rally and Joe For- uson followed with the Dodg- rs' seventh hit. Cey strode to the plate and ad barely squared off in the atter's box before hopping on delivery he drove 385 feel ver the inner fence in left-cen- T field. Sharing offensive honors with he 26-year-Â»ld Cey was short top Bill Russell, who pounded ul three singles and a double eading oft. "It's a new role for me," ob- erved Russell, who usually ls eighth. John toiled until Jim Hick man walked and Ted Sizemore ingled in the Cards' seventh hen gave way to Mike Mar .hall. Marshall set down Smith on itrikes and Ted Simmons on a irounder to quell the uprising hen worked past a 70-minute rain delay and two singles in he eighth. "Marshall's been great.' lohn acknowledged. "I know i was the manager I'd conside my job easy. All he has to do i ;et six or seven innings out o lis starters, and Mike finishe up." 1st Federal-UCT Claim Victories First Federal and UCT pro duced Babe Ruth victories Wed nesday evening in league actto clayed at the new Babe Rut "ield in Fayettevilte's industria First Federal downed Firs National 13-8 in the first game =landy Drake was the winnin lurler while Steve Watkins \va charged with the defeat. Wes Lamb and Randy Drak Tipled for the winners whi Lamb, Terry Fraley and Drak all doubled. Steve Watkin Ronnie Stratton, Sam Pitt Mark Mahaffey and Joe Wes all singled for First National. In the nightcap. UCT edge McIIroy Bank in a high scorin affair 11-10. Kendall Kee picked up the victory whi Sharles Ferguson was taggec with the loss. Mike Green doubled home th winning run in the bottom the seventh for UCT whi David Peterson. Mark Parke Green and Ned Parette pr duced singles. For Mcllro Jimmy Luper, Todd Darter an Joe Holt doubled while Darte Ferguson and Mike Dilla singled. Bucs Stomp Past Padres y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.how to hurt a guy. . Bob Robertson really knows! First Pittsburgh's slump - rid Brawls Break Oat In AL Contests MR. QUICK Weekend Special Friday - Saturday - Sunday Buy One TENDERLOIN SANDWICH Get Second FOR v ^ I 3 FISH*1| SANDWICHES Friday Only MR. QUICK 1525 South School Fayetteville Phone 442-9333 ;y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS California's baseball players r ere no Angels Wednesday ight. Outfielder Bobby Valentine tarted a fight that ignited a iclee with the Milwaukee rewers. Valentine won the battle but le Angels eventually lost the allgame, 7-5. when George cott delivered . the final blow ilh his bat in the ninth inning. Sitting on the .trainer's table with an ice b a g on his dis- ocated left shoulder. Valentine alked grimly about the first-in- ing free for-all that resulted in Mil- Busby for four runs in the first inning and exploded for six more in the seventh, breaking a four-game losing streak by beating Kansas City. TWINS 5, RED SOX 4 Rod Carew scored from third on Diego Segui's one-out balk in the 13th inning, giving Min nesota its victory over Boston. A's 4, TIGERS 1 Sal Bando rapped three sin gles and drove in two runs leading Oakland over Detroit. The Tigers took a 1-0 lead in the second inning on a double by Ron Cash and a single by ejection along with waukee's Clyde Wright. Wright had thrown at Valen- inc. provoking the wild in- idenl. Valentine dropped his bat and valked toward the mound with loth fists clenched. After a brief exchange of words. Valenine threw a couple of punches, hitting Wright in the eye and he jaw. Then they wrestled to he ground, with Valentine grip- ling Wright in a vise : like head- ock. Flavors poured from both dugouts. Valentine will be lost to the Angels for two to three weeks because of his injury. In the other American league games, the Texas Rangers blanked the Cleveland Indians 3-0; the Baltimore Orioles blasted the Kansas City Royals 10-3: the Minnesota Twins nipped the Boston Rec Sox 5-4 in 13 innings and the Oakland A's stopped the Detroit Tigers 4-1. Chicago and New York were rained out. RANGERS 3, INDIANS 0 Jackie Brown, making only his second start of the season, pitched a three-hitler to lead Texas Rangers over Cleveland in another baseball game spired with a brawl. The brawl in this game started when Texas' Lenny Handle laid down a bunt and threw an elbow at Cleveland pitcher Milt Wilcox along the first base line. Cleveland first baseman John Ellis tackled Raridle and a fight ensued between the teams as both benches emptied. Texas Manager Billy Marlin charged into the fray, and was knocked on the seat of his pants before law and order was restored. ORIOLES 10, ROYALS J Baltimore jumped on Steve Auerelio Rodriguez. den first baseman helped de- ilroy hamburger king Ray Kroc's San Diego Padres Wednesday night by driving in ive runs with m pair of two-run lomers and a single in the Pirates' 13-3 romp. And then he delivered the unkindest cut of all. "For a while," he said. "I thought my wife and b a b y would have to start eating hamburgers." Elsewhere in the National League, the Los Angeles Dodg ers turned back the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2, the Cincinnati Reds edged the New York Mets 3-2 on Tony Perez' lOth-inning homer, the Atlanta- Braves nipped the Philadelphia Phillies 1-tt in 11 innings, the Houston Astros downed the Montreal Expos 5-3 and the San Francisco Giants shaded the Chi cago Cubs 5-4. Robertson, who hit 27 home runs in 1970 and 26 in 1971. ap parently is back to takinj choice cuts--on the field and at the dinner table--after slump ing to .193 and 12 homers in 1972 and .239 with 14 homers last season. REDS 1, METS t Tony Perez hit his n i n t h ! home run of the season with twoflut in 0Â» lOOi off reliever Harry Parker. It was the sixth vin in a row for the Reds and the Mets' third straight loss, BRAVES 1, PHILLIES I Pinch hitter Vic Correll. who lad only two hits in 21 previous trips this season, singled home Ralph Garr from second base n the l l t h inning against Steve ar ASTROS 5, EXPOS 3 Bob Watson delivered a tie- breaking two-run single with the bases loaded in the ninth inning after reliever Tom Walker walked Greg Gross and Cesar Cede no with two out around a single by Roger Metzger. Gross tripled in the first two Houston runs and starling pitcher Claude Osteen singled home thÂ« lrd ' GIANTS 5, CUBS 4 The Giants scored four omes in the first inning on Gary Thomasson's tvWHrun double and Dave Rader's two-run single, hut needed Bobby Bonds homer in the seventh to beat Chicago. FIRST FEDERAL UP TO? WHAT IS Up to 7Vi" Interest on Four Year Certificates of Deposit. 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