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10 'Northwest Arkansdt TIMES, Friday, Aug. 2, 1974 PAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS Fishing Report By AUBREY SHEPHERD TIMES Outdoor Writer The Official Arkansas Fly Fishers outing is to be held August 10 and 11 on the Little Red River. For further information w r i t e Tom Wood at Arkansas Fly Fishers 7710 Cantrell Road, Little Rock 72207, or call the Orvis Shop in Little Rock. WOOLWOKTH'S G o r d o n D a v i ' s reports that Jim K e e n caught a limit of bass from 1% to 3Vi pounds one day and quite a few on others, He used plastic worms mostly, in 20 to 25 feet of water. On the 24th, Wes Louder took 12 bass from one to ZVt pounds using lopwaler and worms. Next day, his wife look a four pounder. The Louder's are taking several keepers per day, fishing up the White River near War Eagle Boat Dock. One unnamed man has been taking bass on top water lure thrown near the shore. He locates schools of shad and works the shores near 68 bridge. Sunday morning Lawrence McConnell and Gordon Davis caught several nice bass to two pounds using High Tailers. Tuesday Gordon caught five bass up to 4V4 pounds jigging along a bluff in 35 feet of water. Gordon .was using a brown Arkie jig with a red twister tail. The white bass are down at about 15 feet and may be taken on a Little George or Rebel Rocket Shad. Few fishermen are to be seen on Beaver ibis week. The fish are hitting short on worms. Gordon says that most of the better fish arc at 35 feel. NORTHWEST ARKANSAS Bassmaslers are having a fishout this Saturday night out of War Eagle Dock. Night fishing seems to be picking up, with quite a few lanterns glowing around the lake. Davis says that he sees the same boats are repeating in the good places. One fellow says that a can of dogfood with holes suspended to about a 10 foot depth works well as a fish attractor for night fishing. . HICKORY CREEK'S catch list for this week includes a seven pound channel cat taken by Ralph Neal on goldfish. Three blacks to 2% pounds were taken by Bryan Thelan using minnows. The Barn has fish fries on Fridays and barbequed ribs on Saturdays. ... FROM WAR EAGLE COVE .Resort comes a report that , Glen Evans of Huntsville took a three pound - nine ounce largemouth · on a plastic worm. Art Steel of Huntsville caught a six pound-four ounce black bass while trolling with a Hellbender. Bream fishing has been good. Jay Taylor took four flatheads of 28, 18, eight and seven pounds. All came on the same line on the same night. He was using gold r ish. Jay operates the Forks Bait Shop and spends a lot of time on Beaver Lake. . H O R S E S H O E BEND Marina finds the surface temperature at 87 degrees. Schooling activities have decreased somewhat. The thermocline appears to be at 38 feet. Crappie are being caught in the timber at about 32 feet. Black bass are running around 25 to 32. George . Andreason caught eight bass using a Rattle-Lure (Hubs · Chub) on the surface. These fish were 2 to 3 pounds. Steve Hand of Rogers limited out on blacks to nearly three pounds using a chameleon. Lester Drake of Bentonville has sis: bass to 3'/2 pounds on a Rapala. Ruby Poisall of Springdale caught a few bass on a black plastic worm. Her largest fish weighed over four pounds. Jessie Albright of Lincoln got five catfish up to \Vk pounds on a trotline. A c c o r d i n g t o George · Andreason. blacks are being caught late evenings, but the majority are taking their fish between two and seven in the morning. In summary, the · best limes are early mornings ; and around structures where · .there are nearby dropoffs ' down to 35 feet. One reason for the decline in surface activity is the fact that the bass slay in the cooler deep water. Momentary surfacing of shad is seen. . B E A V E R LAKE Snort Shop's report for the week of July 22 through July 2R lists Ronnie Hoofard of Rogers with a seven pound larffc- mouth taken on a plastic worm near Horseshoe Bend. J. D. Thomas of Rogers took a seven pound one ounce bass on a worm from Ford's Creek. Molder Hollow produced a string of 11 blacks up to six pounds for Archie and Michael Tate of Springdale. The Lost Bridge area gave up a six pound-13 ounce largemoulh lo Walter Jones of Rogers. Jones was fishing a Hoodler. Winner of Ihc weekly fishig contest for B.L. Sport Shnp was J. D. Thomas. Beaver Lake Sport Shop gives lunker pins for bass weighing over seven pounds and weighed in at the shop. All bass must be from Beaver Lake. So far this year 26 lun- ker pins have been awarded. By this day last year 70 had been given out. SPRINGDALE Sport Shop says that Richard and John Allen took several big stripers this week. They took a 10 pounder, a 9, a nine, a 1314, n 14, a 1014 ,two twelves, a fifteen and a topper at 16 and three-fourths pounds. They were using extra large Water- dogs and trolling. Tommy and Mike Cooper took 35 whites on Rooster Tails. Mr. a n d Mrs. Alvin Reynolds and Mr. and Mrs.-" Jimmy Burton had five blacks Wednesday night. Plastic worms are the only consistent producer of black b a s s , according to Bill McGinni. . WILD CARD Sport Shop reports that Mike McGaugh and James Harp while night fishing took eight blacks to 4'/z pounds on worms. Mark Holland and Lewis Lee caught about 20 beram on worms from Elmdale Lake. These w e r e very big bream, both red ears and - bluegills. Most fishing this week is at night. Gay Blade lures are being used to take schooling fish, both black and white bass. Elmdale Lake remains excellent for bream and channel catfish. Best baits have been worms and crickets. . J AND J Sport Shop reports that Nancy Williams, Steve Williams and Alice Shepherd fished the W h i t e River Arm of B e a v e r Lake until very late l a s t Saturday n i g h t , with the only success corning on a small Big Jim fished in shallow water. Minnows and goldfish are selling well, with a lot of crappie minnows and plastic worms going to night fishermen. Mike Maxwell floated the Illinois with Mike Drinkwater and they found the Arkansas part of the river near Siloam Springs still floatable. Bill Kcnnan caught a fair string of rock bass and green sunfish from Osage Creek last week. The Fishing Reporter took a rock bass of over one pound from the unper White Hivcr last week. His lure. was a Beetle Spin of the 14 ounce size. . LAKE FAYETTEVILLE'S Everett Baker lists worms, crickets, popping bugs and a few other baits as effective on bream right now. G. D. Cochenour continues to try to clean out the lake, taking eight cats f r o m . 314 to 814 pounds one day, and some on every trip. James Watkins of New York got 10 channel catfish from three to 7K rounds. Don Thompson of Johnson limited out on bass from P/4 to three pounds. Everett Baker got a limit weighing 1% to 314 pounds on a plastic worm. Don Fo 1 e y and , Sid Benlon are regularly bringing in huge strings of bream. Baker-- got 13 crappie on minnows and Rooster Tails. He is dropping the lure only four to six feet. There is a new dock on the lake. Lake Scquoyah's Gordon Mhoon says fishing is good for catfish and crappie and bream, with a few bass coming in. . THE ARKANSAS RIVER near Ozark Lock and Dam is very productive for cat- fishermen now. Bass are hitting, especially where good depth is found at the entrance to backwater areas. At dusk, fish may be found moving into those shallows, if a plastic worm is worked alowly along the bottom directly In the cuts. Little Rock area bassmen are working various types of structures near the city, including rock jetties and deep cuts in the banks where eddies are formed. Jigs, worms, and Big 0-type lures are producing. Giant catfish are pretty commonly caught by bait fishermen and snaggers working below the dams. . PINE CREEK Guide Service and Dobber's Bait Shop in Rattan, Oklahoma, report that the Dobber has been staying in out of the heat a lot, but that fishing is still good. Catfish are being taken from the mouths of the creeks in Hugo Lake. Six inch worms. Hellbenders and four inch Mister Twisters fished on a grub head are doing well in 18 to 20 feet of water in Pino Creek Reservoir. The same worms work well on the channel of Hugo Lake (old Kiamichi River channel). Topwatcrs and spinners are working well on the area s t r e a m s . Four people (Dobber, his wife and another couple) took 51 bass one day between one and seven p.m. using six inch worms at 20 feet in Pine Creek Lake. . BULL SHOALS Boat Dock's report says White bass are schooling early and late. Mr. Champ is working well for them. A few largemouth and spotted bass are hitting crayfish and Canadian nightcrawl- ers fished on the points at 25 to 30 feet. Also a few Walleye are hitting the nightcraw- lers. Lots of trout are being taken from the White River below the dam. Worms, corn. and crayfish tails are working well. The lake is still 1914 feet above power pool and clear. Eight generators are being r u n , but the lake la f a l l i n g only about two inches in 24 hours. OLLIVEItSON'S TROUT Resort says limits of s m a l l fish are coming in A s t o c k i n g of two pound- ers was made Thursday, increasing the chance of getting a few good fish. Loyd Everett of Indianapolis got a three pound rainbow and a Vh pound smallmouth from the White River. He was anchored and fishing with red worms. Bass arc rare in the cold lower White, especially In the Flippin area. Slow-Pitch Softball Action continued in the men's slow pitch softball tournament being played ut Asbell Field Friday evening. 141st Signal Company defeated Local 965 13-4. Bill Bottoms was the winning pitcher while Harrison Dunlap was charged with the loss. Bottoms produced three RBIs for the w i n n e r s while Art Calico produced three for 965. Lawrence Sharp scored two runs for the losers. Georgetown whipped the Police Department 15-7. Ferrell Davis picked up the win,, while Bud Dennis was charged with the loss. Mike Kaiser had four RBIs and four runs while Randy Bradley managed three RBIs for the P o l i c e Department. Roy Cook scored three runs for the losers. Standard Register marched past EPC 21-5. Roger Grand was -the winning pitcher a n d Larry Tibbs the loser. Ken Wynn and Lynn Toilette combined for five RBIs and three runs each. In a regular season playoff contest Schlitz bounced W h i t Chevrolet 18-14. Loyd Eiland was the winning h u r 1 e r arid Mike Wommack the loser. Darrcli Parrish had four RBIs and three-runs for Schlitz while teammate Jim Hawkins scored :hiee runs. Gary- Davis paced Whit by scoring three runs. Fryman Misses No Hit Game -- AP Wlrephoto MEXICAN CHAMPION . ..Vic Regalado, 28, the Mexican Masters champion of 1971 and 1972, talks to the press after posting a score of 68 to become one of the leaders in the Pleasant Valley Golf Classic being held in Sutton Mass. In Pleasant Valley Classic Fast Pitch Softball Heard Shoots 3-Under BUTTON, Mass. (AP) -- Jerry Heard doesn't like to grind. "Some players can play six, eight weeks in a row, even more," Heard said. "But I find it I just p!ay four or five, then take a break, I make more big checks than if I 'stay out here just piddling around." A n d , fresh from a month's break from the pro golf tour, Heard returned to action Thursday with a Ihree-under-par 68 and a share of the first-round lead in the $200,000 Pleasant Valley Golf Classic. The easy-going Heard, one of the game's top young players, was tied with big J.C. Snead and Victor Regalado, an obscure tour sophomore from Mexico. Dave Hill was one stroke behind at 69. Snead and Hill also are just back from lime off. Snead hasn't played com- letilivbly in a month, but had a 10 during his time off in Vir- ;inia. Hill hasn't played on the .our in three weeks and had a 62 during his break in Colorado. Jim Marshall, Larry Hinson and Lee Elder, who usually jlays extremely well here, ha(i 70s and were the only others able to break par-71 on the Lough, hilly, 7,119-yard Pleasant Valley Country Club course. Elder was runner-up in this tournament each of the last two years when the event was Lee Fires 68 For Low Score HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP )Stan Lee of Hener Springs sho a four-under par 68 Thursday tc take medalist honors in the qualifying round of the state match play golf tournament. Lee, who has won the stat match play championship throi times, finished two shots aheai of his younger brother, Louis. Dudley Beard Jr. of Littl Rock and Sug Wilson of Ho Springs shot 71s, the only othe subpar scores of the day. Jerry Breckenridge of Ho Springs is the defending cham pion. Breckenridge defeale Stan Lee, a member of fh Louisiana State University gol team, one up in the 36-hble fi nal last year. The field of 32 players w i 1 play two 18-hole matches Icda; and two more Saturday witi the two surviving player paired in the final Sunday. OtlftrtCVl- MAN WHO 1 EE.D ON BY AMBITION AMD E.GGED OFR BY THE AUDIENCE" ITEMS SUCH AS SHPPIW* STORES, PARKING CURBS,SPIASH BlOCKS,Am CONOITIOKINQ PADS AND EXPOSED AGGREGATE PANELS. CONTACT US FOR INFORMATION ON THESE AND OTHER PRODUCTS F A Y F T T E V I L L E ' A R K . in 521'3366 own as the.USI Classic. Defending champion Lanny adkins bogeyed the last hole r a 72 and'Tom Weiskopf had 71. Many of the game's premier tractions, .including Jack .cklaus, Lee Trevino, Gary ayer and U.S. Open king ale Irving, are skipping this urnament tliat immediately ecedes next week's PGA Na- onal chapionship. Heard, 27, got off to a fast art this season. He won the trus Open, finished second e next week, third the next, ter lost in a playoff and massed more than $120,000 here taking a vacation in his ime town. Visalia, Calif. "I didn't do anything--just oofed off, fished, shot pool, rank beer," he said. "When I take a break like lat, T find I'm more eager to ^ay when I come back out. If I lay seven or eight weeks ir row, I ; get mentally tired-^1 on't want to play." Snead echoed the sentiments. Snead, the current Australian pen champion, birdied thref f his first six holes, then ruised home on a string of 1! onsecutive pars. · He didn' ave a bogey. Heard, his playing partner in he mild, sunny weather, had a henomenal putting round. He used only 27 strokes on h'e biggest greens the pros Beckfiom Makes Ace David Beckham achieved in is second summer of playing ;olf what most golfers neve lo in a liefelime: he made a iole-in-one. Becknam, the football coacl it Greenland Junior High, acec he 110-yard seventh hole a 'aradise Valley with a nin ron. "The ball hit five feet to th eft of the hole, bujt then wen 'n like it was on a string, laid Beckham. Playing wit Beckham was Ken Merritt. Tw ither 'golfers, Don Nelms an )ennis Bell, witnessed the sho rom an adjacent hole. Beckham shot a creditable 4 on the front nine, hut soare o a 49 on the back when h starled thinking about it an ;ot shook up." Merritt had ·5-42-77. lay all season. He had nine ne-putts, including one mon- :er from · about 70 feet, two thers of 20 feet, four others of bout 15 feet and, in all, holed utts totaling almost 60 yards i length. Regalado, 26, hasn't made ex- ienses in - two · years on the American tour and hadn't chal- enged before. But he ranks as ne of Mexico's top players. Rogers LL Team Loses SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) -- 'ine Bluff meets Malvern onight for,the championship in he state Little League tournament here. Crossett will play Rogers In he consolation match. In Thursday's action, Pine Bluff downed Rogers, 7-0, and Malvern beat Crossett, 4-0. Burger Chef and McClinlon Brothers emerged from Thursday night's games as the only two undefeated teams in the women's fast-pitch softball tournament. Jodie Baker drove in the tying and winning runs in the seventh inning with her third hit as Burger Chef edged EPC 9-8. Her safety made a winner of Paula Berridge and a loser of Kathy Morgan. Patti Jennings doubled and tripled for the winners and C h e r y l Nottenkamper went three-for-three for the losers. McClinton Brothers used a grand slam home run by Julie Luper to beat Ozark Floor 12-9. Tawana Lowrimore contributed a double and two singles to the winning attack. Marilyn Macon had two doubles and 'a triple in three at-bats for Ozark Floor. Penny Pabst got the win over Kay Tate. The men's tournament will resume tonight at the City Park, with Washington County Observer meeting Dandy Oil at 6 and Auto Parts Inc. playing By THE ASSOCIATE]! PRESS The Big One got away from W o o d i e Fryman Thursday night. Fishing for a no-hitter, Detroit's veteran pitcher came agonizingly close-^but let It slip 'rom his hook while beating the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0. Allowing only Bobby Mitchell's single in the seventh inning, Fryman unhappily replayed his mistake pitch after the game. "I threw t h a t pitch pretty much where I wanted and 'broke his bat with it, but it was just a little lower than I wanted--about four inches," Fryman noted."It was inside where I wanted it, but I wanted to get it above- his belt. He 1 trouble with those.' ' · Mitchell's two-lout hit escaped the grasp of Detroit's shortstop Ed Brinkman and third base man 'Aurelio Rodriguez. Except for that mistake, Fry man was overpowering while pitching the second one-hitter of his career. In other American Leagqe games, the Cleveland Indian; beat the New York Yankees 9 2; the Boston Red Sox bombed the Baltimore Orioles 11-3; tin Texas Rangers tripped thi Kansas City Royals ,3-1; tb Minnesota Twins n i p p e d thi California Angels 6-5 and thi Chicago White Sox "slopped thi Oakland A's 7-3. After Fryman, 5-6, gave ui Mitchell's hit, he workcd'out o mild trouble. Mitchell stole sec end but Fryman got Johnn Briggs lo line to right field to the third out. . Indians 9, Yankees 2 Buddy Bell knocked in fou uns with three hits, leading lleveland over New York. Bell drove in his first run in he second inning with a single, coring Oscar Gamble and ty- ng the game at 2-2. He collect- dtwo more RBI in the third ming with another single, and n the fifth doubled to drive in Gamble. Red Sox 11, Orioles 3 Cecil Cooper drove in. four 'uns and Rick Burleson knocked in three, powering Boston over Baltimore. Cooper doubled across a run n a five-run first inning, singled a c r o s s two more;in the ourth and doubled home a run n the eighth with his fourth hit of the game. Rangers 3, Royals 1 Toby Harrah homered and in two runs, helping Texas beat Kansas _City._Har drove ·ah's homer, his 15th of tha season, came with one but in the' ninth off Bruce Dal Canton, 6-5. who had pitched no-hit ball over the first 4 2-3 innings. Twins 6, Augels 5 Bob Darwin's two-run homer capped a three-run rally in the e i g h t h inning and gave Minnesota a close victory over California. Larry Hisle's run-scoring single provided the first run of the inning before Darwin lagged his 16th homer of the season. White Sox 7, A's 3 Ron Santo's tie-breaking, two- run single in the seventh inning powered Chicago over Oakland. Bill Melton opened the Chicago seventh with a single and, after Ken Henderson struck out, Carlos May doubled into the right field. City of Fayetteville at 8. Martin Crushed LOUISVILLE -- Sixth-seeded Raul Ramirez crushed 17-year- old Billy Martin 6-0. 6-0 to advance' into the third round of the $100,000 Tennis Pro Classic. HORSESHOE BEND MARINA On Beaver Lake · George Marty Andreason, Operators AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR Eviniude Motors - Tana Monark Bass Boats Complete Fishing Service Equipment Franchise Deck Boat Sales Service Stafe Highway »1 East, Rogers, Ark. Route 1 * Rogers, Ark. · Phone (501) 638-3106 SPRINGDALE SPORT SHOP Discount Prices on. . . . · LIVE BAIT · TACKIE · GUNS · AMMO 0 ICE · CAMPING SKIING EQUIPMENT · CRICKETS · TROLLING MOTORS · ROD REEL REPAIR Phone 751-8021 · Hwy 71 N., Springdale War Eagle Cove Resort On the Waterfront--Beaver Lake Motel Boats Motors Boat Dock MR. MRS. 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