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Friday, July 26, 1974
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Fishing Report By AUBREY SHEPHERD TIMES Outioor Writer BEAVER LAKE Hort«h»e Bend Mtrlnt reports a'temperature report, of 90 degrees. Beaver Lake at 25 feet Is 75 defre**. Bats should be «t h*t depth or lower, there has' been o c c a s i o n a l schooling ot has been getting between 10 and 15 baas each, evening between three p.m. and dark u s i n g magenta Hijhtatlers and red Twistars. Bill and his wife use {our inch Twisters behind slip sinkers. Lambert is a member o f , the newly- formed Rocky Branch Bass Club. His water'temperature blacks.,'bill bass ar* only up readings show 90 degrees at .*«.*.***. ^t...^. ._.· .u^ tht 8Urface an(1 7 g Degrees at 25 feet. Bass are hitting worms. Lambert told Gordon Davis that his bass .showed physical evidence of just having left the nest. He is t h r o w i n g across points, mostly. WILD CARD S p o r t Shop reports some nice stringers of bream being taken on worms from Elmdale Lake Catfish are also hitting worms at Eimdal* Lake. M a r v i n Walker is selling many plastic worms to the bass fisherman, but top waters seem to be slowing down. Wild Card, open only three weeks, will have a grand opening this weekend. Sfiedals will be run on crappie minnows, Bass Ejccit* er, and plastic worms. Lo-Bo-Beaverland reports that trotline fishermen are buying a lot of large crayfish for catfishing. J AND J SPORT S h o p says that a few customers are going out despite the hot days. Gen* .Chambers caught quite a few sunfish last weekend, including some rock bass, green sunfish, and long- ears -- all on small beetle spin lures. Gene's best catch was a double -- two, pound- class 1 a r gemou t h s hit Ws crayfish-colored Rebel Wee-R on one c a s t . On ultra - light t a c k l e , the two bass put up a great fight. Gene" double came from the upper White River near Durham, Ark. Julie and Steven Carver of Medina, Ohio, fished in the Osage Creek near Gave Springs and found the green sunfish and hmgears hitting Teeny Twisters a n d' Beetle Spins. Their parents, ' Bteine and Norm Carver, en for' a' few minutes and then diitppear. Near Eaculapi* Hollow Monday there were fully five acres of bass schooling. Outside of Blackbum at about 7:30 p.m. large 1 schools of bass were reported. Some fish are being taken in the evening after 7. Most are being taken from four to seven a.m. Steve Hand got nine bass to four pounds on a chameleon (a lisard-Uke S 'astic bait with a long tail), u i d i n g a party, Steve brought in nine .more bass up to five pounds. Ron Hooferd t o o k a 7U pound black bass on a black plastic worm. George Andreason go.t seven blacks Sunday night. Most were caught between one and two a.m. Steve Major of McHenry. Illinois; fishing with George, took three blacks. Mr. Garrison of Indianapolis got six nearly four pounds. · beginning, at 3:30 a.m. and ending, at 6:30.: Other reports include, crappie_ at depths of 30 to 35 feet. Steep bluffs are producing well for minnow dippers. In summary, the best fishing is early or late. A good rain might help the, midday fishing, however. ·. HICKORY CREEK Boat Dock reports fishing is slow. Bryan Thelan : has' been catching quite a few small bass near the dock. A lot of catfish bait is. being bought, along with a few minnows. Some catfish are being brought in. Pretty fair catches of bluegills are being made. PRAIRIE CREEK Marina .(now listed in Rogers Directory as Lakeshore. Interpri- aes), says pontoon boats and ski boats are renting weli. They have a new houseboat for rent. The guides expect fishing to pick up since the hot weather is breaking a bit. . ROCKY BRANCH says most bass being caught are from 25 feet or so. The Oatoo- sa, Okla., bass club fished out of the marina Saturday night. Their biggest fish was a 5tt pound largemoutti caught on a K ounce Beetle Spin. Also · working were worms, jig and eel and spinner baits. Only 43 bass .were brought, in by the 15 men. The water is being lowered fast and this along with a temperature of -"82, degrees-on top : 'is; slowing' : action. A 6W* pound bass was ' caught by Gordon Estes. He ; used a black plastic worm. ; Crappie are being taken by · lantern light. One couple from : Tulsa brought in It one night. · Trotllnes have producing lots : of channel catfish: Beit baits : are bloodbait and goldfish. ; WAR EAGLE Cove Resort ; reports only a few small has* 1 have been taken by guests · this week. This appears · to be a socializing week, be- · cause ot the heat. There are : some airconditioned rooms va: cant for the next week ; or so, according to Phil Strib; ling. Phi] believes that fish ; may be taken by going a .lit; tie deeper than most people bothe rto fish. : WAR EAGLE Boat Dock : reports Hank Calico and L. ! D. Adbiletti had six bass ; including a VA pounder ; caught on a worm by Calico. ; A. 0. White took 12 crappie " and four w h i t e bass by · trolling with a Hellbender. ! Buddy Ellis caught 22 crappie -· on minnows, aided by his '. father-in-law. Another day, : Buddy and a friend took 30 t crappie. White and friends ; took 27 fish, crappie and bass. : C a u d l e had four bass ; taken on plastic worms. Fast Pitch Softball Northwnt Arkansas TIMES, Friday, July 26, 1974 · FAYITTIVILLI, AUKANIAB In the women's fast-pitch Softball tournament at the City Park Wednesday night, EPC thrashed Standard Register 332, Shakespeare rattled Spencer Bonding Service 1Y-5 and Burger Chef drubbed Huntsville First National Bank 18-5. Judy Mahoney was the winning "pitcher for EPC over Shirley Rogers of Standard Register. Nancy Hubbell paced Shakespeare with three hits- Foi Burger Chef, winning pitcher Frieda Carlin had four hits and Debbie Marlar added two triples. Linda Carr took the loss for Huntsville. Tonight at the City Park, the men's regular season, fast-pitch eague will conclude with two ;ames. Dandy Oil will play the Washington County Observer a 6 and Purvis will meet Baldwii at 8. , tjUIB Cards Activate Sonny Siebert ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. ..auls Cardinals Thursday night reactivated right-hander Sonny Siebert and sent shortstop Jack Heidemann to their Tulsa farm club in the American Associ ation. C a r d i n a l s Manager R e d Echoendienst said that Siebert, who has been idled by a sore right elbow since July 3, will pitch Sunday against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago. Siebert has a 7-6 record and an earned run average of 3.29. Heidemann, acquired by the Cards in June from the Cleve land Indians, games. hit .279 in 28 Beaver Level Lake level stood today at 1120.85, down .24 from Thursday. , MS a. SCNMI EXTRA HEAVY DUTY ·ATTCR1EI WILD CARD SPORTS SHOP NOW OPEN Adoring Arnie Arnold Palmer has not won a major tournament far s o m e lime, but Arnold Palmer is obviously still a hero to these female fans. They were among the crowd who followed Arnle during the first round of the Canadian Open golf tournament. (AP Wire- photo) UAW May Throw In Hat NFLPA Trades Help Bass-X Citer *·*'·" WICKED WIGGLER PLASTIC WORMS . 2 colors and solid. 4 to a package. 6 and 7Vi inch length. Reg. .45 3 doz. Crappie Minnows DAZ1E-MAE SPINNERS and OKIE BUG SPINNERS .., Special Rog. 1.20 Special 1.35 .25 .99 20c OFF REG. PRICE HURRY! WHILE SUPPLY LASTS. ALWAYS HAVE FREE COFFEE FOR CUSTOMERS Owned and Operated by Marvin and Patsy Walker Specials Good Friday 26th thru Sunday 28th WILD CARD SPORTS SHOP 509 N. THOMPSON--HWY. 71 NORTH SPRINGDALE joyed the Northwest Arkansas sights but complained of bad roads. BUM, SHOALS Boat Dock reports white bass schooling, with Mr. Champ and Heddon Tony lures working. Blacks, smallmoaths and KentucHes, are hitting off points on plastic worms in olue, red and purple. Also, live whole crayfish are working well. Rainbow .trout in t n e river are hitting Corn, worms, crayfish, and Countdown Hapalas. Live nightcrawlers are attracting all species on gravel bars. John Eastwold reports that his-dock will set up float trips on the river and provide guides for either river or lake fishing. Mrs. Wallace Lea reports that Wallace and a party of anglers brought in about 10 .nice blacks and a limit of white bass Wednesday using top water lures. His grandsons -- Jelf and Mike Smith of Wichita -- have been having a lot of fun fishing early mornings. Wednesday the fish bit until noon real well. Highway K Boat Dock is Wallace's, home base on upper Bull Shoals. . OLLIVERSON'S T R O U T Resort reports that few really big fish have come in this week, but they can be seen in the clear and high White River. As the water level falls, fishing will improve. . The ARKANSAS RIVER near LltHe R o c k produced nineteen largemouth bass 1 weighing 56 pounds last Sunday for Bob Carnes of Spring- date and Roger Mhoon of Fayetteville. The two won the Miller High Life City Classic open tournament with the string of bass caught on Arkie Just the way most people make a down payment on a car,. striking National Football League players have placed a down payment on picket help with the United Auto Workers. There were three extra pickets walking the line Thursday outside a Lordstown, Ohio auto assembly plant which has been struck by the UAW. They were Ed Podolak of the Kansas City Chiefs, Gary Ballman of the Minnesota Vikings and Don Diedorf of the St. Louis Cardinals, and their appearance was no accident. The football players were trading their services at the auto workers' strike line.for a iledge of picket help by the JAW when the NFL Players Association throws its line up at Saturday's Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Buffalo Bills will be played by rookies, free agents and non-striking veterans with the NFLPA and some 150 volunteers from UAW Local 1112 picketing outside the itadium. Meanwhile, Edward Coleman, oard chairman of UAW Local 542, said his union representa- ives have voted not to join the ticket line. The Hall of Fame said it had received about 500 demands for refunds including one from ?rank Valenta, president of the :30,000-member Greater Cleve- .and Labor Federation. "I'm an avid pro football _ r an," said Valenta, "but I refuse to be a scab football fan." Caught in the middle of football's labor tangle is Mayor Stanley Cmich, who doesn't usually have this much commotion in Canton. "Both parties should resolve the issue at a negotiating table," said the mayor, "not outside Fawcett S t a d i u m . O u r rommunity doesn't deserve this kind of treatent." Elsewhere, a trickle of veterans continued to show up at NFL camps. As of Thursday evening, the NFL Management Ken Still Holds Canadian Open Lead After Penalty PORT CRKDIT, Ont. (AP) --! When the penalty was on, Ken Still trailed the leaders by one shot. When the penalty came off, Still vaulted to front. "You go to court and sometimes you win, sometimes you lose," the 39-year-old veteran said Thursday after he'd won relief from a two-shot penalty, a ruling that gave him sole control of lirst place in the $200,000 Canadian Open Golf Tourna o a 65, five under par on the 6,788-yard Mississaugua G o l f Hub Course. jigs with -pork frogs. The brown jig with yellow strip worked best; a green frog was attached. A very few fish uuucc icauumvu iuc i-w^-aiume Calico caught his big one were taken on crank baits | penalty his score was changed deep at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, and one on a pl*stic worm. -- - · · · -·-- Carnes and Mhoon took ment. His score first went up as i 67. But after the rules com' mittee rescinded the two-stroke · Water temperature at nine : a.m. Is now about 88. One ! day it "was 93 on the surface ; at about 3 p.m. - . WOOLWORTH'S report this · week includes the following: · Bob Johnson of Fayetteville · got eight bass on topwater · while fishing near Hickory ' Creek. The fish weighed from ; two to four pounds. Bob fishes ; his Devil's Horse early ; mornings. Harold Mesdows ' and Larry Cooper of Spring- · dale, fishing the Lost Bridge " area, caught several nice · bass In the two pound class, ~. uing Mister .Twister grubs In -' shallow water. John Greenlee I.of Fayetteville, fishing War ; Eagle caught seven bass from · two to over six pounds. Hlj · largest bass came on Arkie " jigs. with a six inch worm · attached, fishing In about 25 ! feet of water near the bluffs. ; Don Oliver and Gordon Davis " got several two-pound class ; bast Sunday using High-Tai- · ler worms on a sharp dropoff · at the bluff directly across '.from Point-12.-Gordon says : they aren't doing «ny good 5 at night. Gordon has found ; water temperature of 99 · degrees on the surface of · Beaver Lake this week. · Some very nice catfish have : been taken on prepared baits ' by Robert Spivey, a, Beaver 1 Lake resident. Some nice ; crappie have been taken by ; people fishing right In 4S feet · of water near the bluff across 'from point 12. Gordon could · not tell how deep the «»h ".vert. Big whites are school: to| In the *TM «nd may b« : seen on depth finders at 1ft ;fert. ; Bill Lambers, fishing over ; the last several dayi. In the ·White River area on either ; tkte / W«r Eifl« Boat Dock most of their fish from rock Jetties using Arkie jigs. Clean banks produced a few fish on the crank baits. They fished the main channel banks, fishing 30 miles or so. They checked all interesting structures they found, using topographical maps as guides. Neither had fished the river before. S p r i n g d a l e Sport Shop reports that Jim Keen took seven blacks from Beaver Lake on plastic worms. Alvin Reynolds and Jim Burton and wives got a good string of crappie and channel while fishing under a light. Mrs. Reynolds caught a six pound striper on a minnow. Junior Keaton brought in five blacks to 3V4 pounds using worms. Jerry Shrum caught a five pound largemouth on a plastic worm. Keaton said he took his by fishing his plastic crawler aCxrnt ten feet deep at night. Many small blacks and whites have been taken from schooling fish. Carrot tops, tiny torpedoes and rooster tails work well on the school fish. OKLAHOMA Bobber's Bait Shop of Rattan, Oklahoma; reports fish biting well. Wednesday Bobber Harmon and a couple he was guiding caught landed 61 largemouth bass from small to 3V4 pounds. They kept 30 fish over one pound. The bass were' hitting violet Fliptal! worm* and Little George's. They were fishing PJn« Creek Lake. Lake Hugo Is producing a lot of sand bass. Large blacks are found around the' dying timber and vegetation, Sears' report c a m e from Doug Bctkin who took a VA pound waUey* on a Hellbend- er this week. Doug reports that a few small bass a r e hitting along the shady bluffs on Beaver Lake. Doug is using six inch Twister Phenom worms. Clarence Davis is vacationing this week and John Hendricks had gone fishing when called, so Steve Rucker was left to man the store. LAKE WEDINGTON Lake Wedington Lodge reports that few people are out during the day. But the swimmers are active. Cliff caught enough bass, bream and catfish this week, for a nine-person fish fry. Trotlines are producing good strings of catfish for night anglers. Water level Is stable despite the lack of rain. Council, the league's bargaining agent with the Players Association, reported that 165 veterans had reported to training camps despite the strike. The only teams without any veterans in camp were the Denver Broncos and Minnesota Vikings. Cincinnati ,has 21 non-strikers, the largest veteran contingent of any team. The latest Bengal to report was defensive tackle Mike Reid, -one of the players who showed up Thursday.- The San Francisco 49ers added two vets when defensive end Cedric Hardman and linebacker Willie Harper walked into camp. Harper told assembled newsmen: "Me and Cedrick have no comment." Tight end Gary Parris was one of three San Diego Chargers to cheek In. "I came to get in shape," said Parris. "You don't get in shape carrying" that picket sign." Quarterback Ken Stabler gave essentially the same-reason for showing up at Oakland's camp.'Tm a quarterback," he said. "It's time I start throwing. I can't wait longer. 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