Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 16, 1974 · Page 11
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August 16, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 11

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Fishing Report By AUBREY SHEPHERD TIMES Outdoor Writer Mid America BESS Fishing Lake Sequoyah is good for ;catfish and bream this week. -.According to Gordon Mhoon, his son Roger is to fish Bass Buddy Tournament numh'er four with Bob .Carries this Sunday. Roger and Gordon may fish the North Little; Rock- Jaycee Bass Tourney the next Saturday. Both these events are to be held on the Arkansas River at Little Rock., : Lake Fayetteville fishing is good this week,' and Everett Baker, is good at yodeling. W. H. Edwards took a 3% pound channel' catfish. Z. L. Thomas caught nine channel catfish, two t -^ a 'over six pounds. Roy Sizemore .and .Everett Eubanks took seven catfish from two to five E ounds. Everett Baker got eight ass on topwater, largest going Vk pounds. ; · ' .', Brooks Lewis of E'armington brought in a nice string of bass. He used a plastic worm. G. D. Cochenonr of the Fayetteville Post Office took his'limit Saturday and two days after as well. Ten is the limit on channel catfish. Jim Sebourn took six channel catfish. Jamie Baker of Springdale took ,10 crappie on beetle spins. Steve Smith and Randy Brown had eight bass. Mr. and Mrs. -Bill Coleman brought in a basket of redear and bluegill. Mr. and Mrs. Griffin of Springdale also caught large numbers of bream. Don Foley and Sid Benton are still catching a lot of big bream. Don Thompson of -Johnson has been 'getting a lot of bass on spinner - baits - and .topwater lures. L A K E WEDINGTON i s -' producing a lot of bass, crappie and channel catfish. Crappie are running up to two pounds and bass to 3V4 pounds. Big -0, plastic worms and other lures work for bass. Two men : brought in a bass limit two days in a row. Most fish ran about 1'A pounds. - J AND J Sport Shop reports that Jim Hemingway fished Stanley Draper Lake at Oklahoma City last -week. The boaters on that lake Saturday kept the fishing poor, but Jim managed to catch one bass anyhow. J and J is open only mornings Association is to hold a night tournament Saturday, August 17 at Lake Pomme de Terre near Springfield, Missouri. Foster Eioltzclaw may fish this one. He sa'ys that if the tournament is not filled, a person could pay his membership dues lor Mid America and also enter the tourney on the same day. Washington County Bassmas ters held a fishout last Saturday night on Beaver out of Horse shoe -Bend. Greg Copeland won first place. Gene Williams took second. War Eagle Cove Resort reports that Carl H o l i d a y uniniijyiiiiiuiiiiiiiiuiiiiyinyuiiiiuiiiiiiiitiuiiiiiiiiiiut Slow-Pitch Softball mini iiiinnniiiniiiiniiiiiii [iiiiiniiii !i!H!ii!i!ii!i!iiiiinit!ii! mil n Action in the summer men's slow piitch softball tournament came to a close Wednesday evening as Whit Chevrolet defeated Jug's Dairy Maids 7-0 and 10-4 for the tournament crown. The event combined teams from both the East and West Leagues in double elimination f a s h i o n . Whit Chevrolet emerged from the losers bracket. In the first contest Mike pound black on a red' ' p 1 as tic worm. The white · bass are schooling late afternoons near the resort. Bream fishing has been excellent. ; Last week a seven- pound bass and several bass in the four-pound class came in on shallow running Rebels. Early and late, . blacks are being taken shallow. Water temperature is dropping. The bi'g striper caught by Jerry Barnett last week w.as erroneously listed as 16 pounds; it actually weighed 19 pounds. Jerry was trolling with a Magnum Hellbender. The , bluffs near Starkey produced the fish. A two-ounce bell sinker above he fish helped to pull the lure nto the depths where the big ones lie. Keith Cearly, owner of Bonanza Steak House netted :he lunker for Jerry. ' WAR EAGLE Boat Dock says ;hat Ira Owens and Johnny Green weighed in a seven pound, seven ounce blue catfish which hit a goldfish on a trot- line. Bill Dee ring took a four pound, two ounce largemouth lass on a plastic worm. Mike Bell had nine blacks to two pounds, taken on topwater lures. Water temperature is 78 at the surface. Few people are fashing. Most who try catch a few bass, especially from the schools. HICKORY Creek says that few fishermen are on the lake, Bryan Thelan has been takirtg a few catfish now and then. Only a few bass have been brought, most taken on plastic Wommack was the winning hurler and Brad Jenkins was the loser. Odean Ward hai three hits for Whit. In the second game Worn mack was again the winner and Jenkins the loser. William Bryant led Jug's in the second contest with three RBIs. Rick Porter and John Fox both ha three RBIs for Whit. The sportsmanship trophic went to Local 965 in the Eas Division and the Police Deparl ment in the West. Two Aces At No. 9 Thomas McNair made his se cond hole-in-one of the year a Fayetteville Country Club las Sunday. McNair, who earlie aced the 12th hole for the firs iple-in-one of his career, thi time holed hi tsee shot on mtm her nine. He was playing wil Paul Stirewalt, Gary Howard Larry Howard, Greg Lee a n Tom Young. On Monday, junior golfe Brad Cole also aced the nin'. hole. Cole was playing with T ler Trumbo, Lee Kendrick ar Mark Kendrick. Beaver Level The water l e v e l at Beav Lake stood today, at 1117.5 down .21 from Wednesday's T ported stage. Engineers r ported that the generators are not in use. this week. Last Sunday Andy Lewis Ronnie Bradley Signs ist BOLIVAR, Mo. -- Ronnie I American Legion campaigns. radley, a 1974 graduale o f . Brown said lhat Bradlev is · · ller-of-intent to play baseball r the Bulldogs of Southwest Missouri Baptist at Bolivar, :o., according to Coach Rex rown of Southwest. Bradley, a standout perfor- .er for the Tigers at West ork during his three varsity easons, lettered in football, bas- etball, baseball, track, and owling. Bradley was the first Vest Fork player to receive All Conference" or "All Dis- ricl" recognition in three var- ity sports. He was named to the "All District" baseball squad as a sophomore in 1971, made t h e 'All Conference" football team as a junior in 1972, and was a two-lime selection to the "Al Area" basketball unit, selectee during the 1972-73 and 1973-74 easons. Bradley, a 5'6" 165 pounder has played shortstop and secnnt base for the West Fork Higl School team and the West Fork American Legion unit for the past three seasons. He bailee 421, .346 and .298 in high schoo and hit .267, .302 and .347 in the o see action as a mi as an infielder. "I aw Ronnie a couple of times luring the Legion season a n feel t h a t he will be a solic ddition to our program." saic Coach Brown. "We have re pcct'for Coach Early and the Vest Fork program," he conti- iiied. "I think Ronnie has an xccllent altitude and Ihc abi- ity to help us: he likes the game and I am impressed with lis dedication." Coach Alvy Early of West "ork, high school and American Legion coach, also expressed confidence that Bradley could slay college baseball: "Ronnie lias done everything we have asked of him for six years at 110 per cent effort. He h a s played when several people would have stayed in bed at home. T know he wants to plaj and I am happy that he has this opportunity. Coach Brown has a good program at South west and I think Ronnie wil fit right in." Schnol begins September '. and Bradley will report, then to begin fall practice. Error Made In FHS Schedules Fayelteville H 1 g h School Coacti Doyne Davis said today t h a t an error has been made in the Bulldog football schedules which have already been circulated. The schedule incorrectly shows FayelteviUe playing Springdale here on October 18. with an open date following on October 25. Instead, the two dates should rxj reversed. Fayetteville will be idle on October 18, and will lay Springdale here on October Noirttwcst Arkansas 'lIMtS, Friday, Aug. 16, 19X4 FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS ' 11 Cards Grab Osteen ST. LOUIS -- The SI. Louis Inrdiiiuls obtained vclcriin left- handed pitcher Claud* Osteen from the Houston Astros Nalional League trade, \ "WarEagle Cove Resort ., On the Waterfront--Beaver Lake Motel Boats Motors Boat Dock MR. MRS. 1'HIL STRIBLING Phone 751-670D Springdale Wild Card Sport Shop The Fishing Store Crickets, Minnows, Goldfish, Worms Hwy 71 No. Springdale The best in fishing lures HORSESHOE BEND MARINA On Beaver Lake · George Marty Andreason, Operators AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR Evinrude Motors-Tana Monark Bass Boats Complete Fishing Service Equipment Franchise Deck Boat Sales Service vState Highway 94 East, Rogers, Ark. Route 1 · Rogers, Ark. · Phone (SOI) 636-3108 Woolwortlv Satisfaction Gua^rfeed · Replacement or Money Refunded PLAZA STORE ONLY IT'S YOUR No. 1 STORE FOR ALL YOUR SPORTING GOODS · SEE OUR COMPLETE SELECTION RM PFLUEGER REMOTE TROLLING MOTOR Reg. 139.99... .NOW 113 99 LEW'S SPEED STICKS 19" Reg. 24.88... . . ..'NOW FLIPTAIL WORMS 7'/2" and 9" 6 to 10 in Pkg. Reg. NOW 1.19 PKG. 69 GREG COPELAND'S 5 to 1 GEARS 6. Installed Free caught three bass at around two . pounds each on a white and silver Devil's Horse. Mike Max well cairght one bass on a Buckin' Ball, Jr. Mike Muhaney took a 3'fi pound largemolith on a plastic worm Monday : night. WILD CARD Sport Shop reports that Jitterbugs and : Lucky 13 lure's have been producing some nice black bass. Single spins fished with Mister ..Twisters have been .very suc- -, -cessful in shallow water 1 a t e afternoons on Beaver ' Lake. Blue worms with white tails have produced some bass early mornings when fished from 10. to 15 feet deep. Fishing for bream on Lake F/lmdale .remains .excellent: Roadrunner is proving to be the best lure for- schooling whites on Beaver. Trollirfg with a white hellbender has been attracting, both black and white bass at about 20 feet on Beaver Lake. WOOLWORTH'S s p o r t i n g goods department sayis Gordon Davis took five bass Monday morning at the government cut at Horseshoe Bend. Good reports have come in from Cabin Hole --- right at the.edge of the muddy water in White River. Limits of blacks are being taken on single spins. The fish are in five or six feet of water in this part of Beaver. John. Greenlee caught six L bass to -2V4 pounds on plastic worms. He fished on points near War Eagle Boat Dock. Catfish are biting on Beaver. Robert Spivey has been taking \ channels on beef liver in War ' Eagle. Mr. Bolt from Huntington- Beach, Calif., has moved to Springdale to fish Beaver Lake. He caught a nice siring near Hickory Creek. Kearney Electric Company worms and topwater plugs. According to Springdale Sport Shop, Carlos Sturdy took a 58V4- pound flathead on goldfish. Ronnie Bradshaw got a six- jiound bass on a Lucky 13. Curtis Hornor brought in a 4'A pound bass, taken on a Humpback Rebel. Herb Stephen and Doc Center caught 17 black bass'to IVi pounds, using Hubs Chubs. HORSESHOE Bend Marina says that Dave Hackman from Omaha, Neb., took six bass to 2V4 on spinners. George An- dreaspn got a five and. three- quarter pound lunker on plastic Wiggle Worms. Everett Schon- nover took six blacks on a Heddon Torpedo On the surface. Crappie are biting minnows fished deep. The surface: tem- erature was 78 degrees on Wednesday morning. BULL SHOALS' Highway 125 Boat Dock at Lead Hill reports the white bass surfacing early and late -- averaging one pound. White bass fishing is good to excellent. Black bass, including smallmouths, are surfacing early and late. The size is increasing, with Z'A pounders coming from the schools. Top- water fishing is good, mainly in the coves. Nrght bass fishing is slow. Steep banks and bluffs produce some for those using twin spins and worms at night. Most bass are being taken shallow over deep water. Jim Carr guesses that night fishing will be improving rapidly. The August and September moons are always good for smallmouth fishimj on Bull Shoals, probably starting about the weekend of the 24lh. Channels to 10 pounds are being taken on blood bait. Bull Shoals Guide Wallace Lea fished a boy's tournament with the Branson Bassmasters. Each man took a boy along. : had a fishout from War Eagle . Boat Dock this week. They found the fishirrg rather slow. Their total poundage was 23. ' Roger 'Stroh took the largest bass at five pounds, three ounces. The second largest bass was Bill Wilson's one pound, 13 ouncer. The most poundage (other than Stroh's) was taken by Harold Meadows. Second was Harry Mossbergcr. The men did not compete for prizes. F i s h i n g from Highway K boat dock, Wallace has been guiding a lot of night parties, especially those seeking large smallmouth bass. Sears' Doug Baskin, the newest radio fishing reporter (K- FAY) in Fayelteville, reports seeing some surface activity on Beaver Lake. He says that bass are now being found in as little as two feet of water. Sun Burns Trull With Two Interceptions, Wins 18-7 HOUSTON (AP) -- The Southern California Sun be- ; came the star attraction of the World Football League's Western Division today after stealing a few lines from the Houston Texans' defensive script Thursday night. The Texans entered the game as the top defensive team in ths WFL and held a one-half game lead over the Sun in the Western Division. ,'· But the Sun .defense victimized' substitute quarterback rDon Trull with, two interceptions, one a 66-yard touchdown return by Durwood · Keeton, to defeat the Texans 18-7 before 31,227 in the Astrodome and a national television audience. "I knew I was gone when I got it," said Keelon, whose interception return with 24 seconds left In the fourth quarter iced the game for the Sun ."Heck,..there wasn't anybody there' but me. I knew they hac to stop the clock by going deep or for the quick out. "I told (Jim) Bowman to go deep and I went for the quick out. I'll have to credit Coach [Ed) Cody for teaching me how .0 pick off the quick out pattern." Houston, which dropped to a 2-3-1 record, led 7-0 at the half on a 51-yard touchdown bomb from quarterback Mike Talia- "erro to John Odom, who grabbed the ball between two Sun defenders. Safety Jack Conners grabbed Houston's first punt of the third quarter on his own 10 and raced SO yards for the tying touchdown. Taliaferro left the game in the second quarter with a cut over his left eye that required six stitches. He had completed six of eight passes for 117 yards, including five of five in the firist quarter. Trull finished the game. Conners left the game with a dislocated- elbow and may be out three or four weeks. Texan running back Warren McVea, who joined the team last Saturday, ran one play and sustained broken ribs. Southwestern Bell's Yellow Pages is closing telephone company business office. Remember, and going to press. Don't be left out. Planning to open a new business? Moving? Anticipating important changes in your operations? Now's the time to place your Yellow Pages message or make last-minute revisions in your existing ads. Just call your local shoppers turn to the Yellow Pages when they need to know about the people they need. Information like credit cards accepted, hours open, brand names and areas served can make your ad more effective. So tell your whole story large and clear... in the Yellow Pages. Fayetteville Yellow Pages closes August 23 Southwestern Bell

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