Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 23, 1974 · Page 11
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 11

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 23, 1974
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BiiiraniiffiiiiiniBiiriiiiiiiimiiiiniiiniiiiiniiiiii Fishing Report IWitnMiffllMWlIHilllM TIMES Outdoor Writer Lake Scquoyah produced a 42- pound flat'icad this week. James Woods took the monster on a rod and reel He was using 15 pound test line of a Zcbco 33 reel, and his bait was a small goldfish. Argil Williford took a 36-pound flalhead on a goldfish. He was using an Am- bassadeur 5001) reel and 20- pound test line. Several 20 to 40-pound flathea'ls have been taken below Ihe dam lately, but these two came from up the lake itself. Lake FayeUeville's mosl regular fisherman -- Grover Cochenour -- is -.till catching the calfish at an amazing rale. Most are good eating size. Jim Kohb and Andy Layman brought in a nine-pound catfish and four smaller ones'Saturday. The fishing reporter took three small bass one evening on a Jitterbug. Jim Sizemot'i; and Henry Paschal lock t big siring ot bream Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Al Purely look a string of crappie and one catfish while fishing Beelle Spins." Lake Wedinglon's crappie are active these days, with some in the 1'/5-pound class coming. Bass fishing is slow, but 'channel cat fishing is good. Bream are hilling well. Limits of big bluegills arc coming in. Harvey Jones of Prairie Grove has been doing exlmmely well on the bluegills. WHITE RIVER Bait Shop reports that few fishermen ate working in the Highway 45 area, but some people are still buying a lot of goMfisn for trot- crappie-sized min- Izard. Xogers got Hats -- all around two pounds Robert Calif., quarter Robert is eleven years old. Jim " Mills of West Fo " " seven-pound black plastic worm. Ste a school of black bass, and took six before they sounded, using a Tiny Torpedo. Then he took three more off Ihe same point on a chameleon lizard. These weighed up lo 3K pounds. Chick Slurbs got nine black bass from schools up to 2'/z pounds on a Burns Park on the North Little Rock side of the Arkansas River Is to be tlie Wast off site Saturday's North Little Hock Jaycees Bass fishing tournament. Top prize is $400 cash to the boat bringing in the leaviest string of up to 20 black iSS. Entry fee is $30 per boat, with the proceeds to go for Jaycee Bass in the in size. E. J lines and nows. Lo Bo Beavev'nnd that crappie and _ bitiitg well on the White River note Mills tiny Torpedo. schools varied Grady of Rogers took six white bass to two pounds on an Abu spinner. The crappie have moved up to about 20 feet. Harry Rcnfro and his wife caught 12 crappie io nearly two pounds. Tex Barsh of Bentonville brought in 10 crappie averaging better than one pound each. His hit at 22 feet. George says thai" Ihe day after the storm, the fish stayed up longer, apparently because the surface was loaded with oxygen. War Eagle Boat Dock says that the surface temperature has risen to 81 degrees. Few fishermen are going out, wilh a few small black bass and Kenluchics coming In. Most fish are being taken from schools, hut many people can't get. the fish to hit. . . \VAR EAGLE Cove reports white bass hitting the top pretty often in their area. PRAIRIE Creek boat dock says water is clear but The schooling white bass have .. .f/iis largemoitth bass of over seven pounds struck « black and uelloio Shannon single'spinner. Buddy Burns of North Little Rock was less than 10 miles from home when he caught this lunker last week Arkansas River Site Of Bass Tournament Tomorrow NerthwMt Arkantat TIMES, Friday, Aug. 23, 1974 rAYrTTEVILLI, ARKANSA* civic and charitable projects. Starting time is 6 tomorrow. AH boats must be launcher by 5:30 and late entrants slioiik be at Bums Park launching area (a short distance from I- 40) by 5 a.m. with their partners. Any resident of Arkansas over 16 years of age is eligibl for this tournamcnt.If the tour nament has over 100 boats entered, another $200 will b given to first place. Secom place pays $250, third pays $150 fourth pays $100 and fifth pay $75. The big bass of the day will be worth $100. Over $500 in equipment and prizes w i l l be awarded those finishing in places six through 10. Fish in the river have been hitting pretty shallow around jams and along rocky hores.. Crank bails in bright olors -- such as Big Jim. Big ), Big N, Super R, M a g n u m Scooper --· are working in the slightly off-color water. Most local anglers seem U ic using spinner bails in char -reuse. yellow and 'alack Worms are still producing bass as are jigs fished near t h jellies. With a dcplhflnder. is possible to find good drop-off near deep water, and these may be fished with a variety lures. 11 Playoff Plan a lo-teom playoff plan, adding DETROIT -- The National l a pair of three . game matches Basketball Association adopted! to the post-season playoffs. WarEagle Cove Resort On the Waterfront--Beaver Lake Motel Boats Motors Boat Dock MR. MRS. PHIL STRIBLING Phone 755-6700 Springdale reports slowed a bit. Most of the guides who work out of the dock knov New Viking Exec MEMPHIS CAP)' - M i k e ynn; a promoter who led- an nsuccessful drive to bring a ational Football League fran- lise- to. Memphis, has been amed assistant to the presi- ent of the NFL's Minnesota ikings, a report said Thui's- ay. The Vikings will announce .ynn's appointment Monday according to a report in The ommercial Appeal, a Mem- his newspaper. Lynn, 37, has been in the lub's training camp in Manota, Minn,, since Monday and ould not be reached for com- "C37 Wild Card Sport Shop The Fishing Store Crickets, Minnows, Goldfish, Worms Hwy 71 No. Springdale The beet 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 State Highway 94 East, Rogers, Ark. Route 1 · Rogers, Ark. · Phone 501) 636-3103 \Vool\vortl\ Satisfaction Guaranteed · Replacement or Money Refunded PLAZA STORE ONLY IT'S YOUR NO. 1 STORE FOR ALU YOUR SPORTING GOODS SEE OUR COMPLETE SELECTION STRIKE KING SINGLE SPINS with sampo ball bearing swivel List 1.65 Now 79" BASS SIZE BASS BUSTER BEETLE SPINS Reg. 60c Now 55' TRAILER GRUBS All Colors Reg. 79c Now 59' CORDELLS BOY HOWDY and ' CRAZY SHAD Reg. 1.07 Now ment, Ihe newspaper said. people are availing themselves the guide services. Prairie Twisters are selling Creek is to be the headquarters REAVE" LAWE Sport Shop's for Porter Everett's Mr. of Arkansas Bass Buddy Tour Rogers took a 6'/2-pound black bass on a top water lure while lonfoer 15. This will be Ihe'ias firh'ng near Rocky Branch. ,lim chance for fishermen to qualifj of West Fork caught for the October finals. six pound, two-ounce bass near Iloseshce Henri while fishing a worm. Sams w o n Schooling bass .ire being taken yellow small Beetle Spins ar eauy in the nu.-ni .. . SPRINGUALti Snort Southgote Shopping Center Worms fished slowly on bottom reports that Htv'i Stephens 1U black bass weighing up to nearly si xpounds; Herb used producing well for Ihose jiggin around brush lops took 11 Salurdaj Kcaton look five weighing Iwo to over six pound Sturdy had ?.:)-antl 3"-pound flat- while jigging a six-inch viole caifish. Herb Sleptier.? nnri worm. Streams are still good. Bill Rosamond took two limit Small popping bugs and Beetle of Mack bass Wednesday usin? such streams as Frazier Creek, WILD CARD Sport Shop says Rock Creek and Turkey Creek. that Ray Birchfield Dobber anrl Ken Orr Dunkin caughl -10 crappie to 9 p.m., Soili eigM bass, four Also they caught to 2'/ 2 pounds. All these h i t pounds on six i:;di purple twiv Ropnlo FILLET KNIFE Big Fish Model Near Atoka. ponds belonging to Zelma Smilh are producing ter: - Jitterbug hos been taking tome bass; Rooster Tail 17 FT. ALUMINUM CANOE WORM ROD strings of bass for Mrs. remains hot for schooling bats. and her sister Eava Booth of Atoka. One of her ponds has not been fished in Fishing ha 1 ; been slow daring the hot p'irt of the day but excellent in lute afternoons. Some craonre have been taken threats by a tenant, and Mrs. Smith is expecting that pond to give up some real lunkers shallow as 15 feet on minnows HICKORY C r e e k Marina now that it has been liberated. lo 5'/2 pounds while using action early and late. Spot tail Spook and others are working. using diving lures. A 6Vj pound bl£ck bass was taken by Junior mostly late. Mr. Champ spoons using Hawgcaller porl. chunk. A six pound bliK-k slow but picking up. . was taken ay Glf'n Saflev, Spinner bails and plastic wo'rms are producing at night. Bass Using a plas;io worm. WOOLWORTH'S report says pounds h a v e ; b e e n this week. A few Folding CAMP TRAILER 1 Only Reg. $294.00 BOAT TRAILERS Heavy Steel Construction Ambassadeur 5000D Springs, fishing in Wheeler Cove near Starkey, catches a limit of crappie pretty often these days FISHING REEL 96 Applications are being taken runners. Larry Phillips got limit' of bass to 3 pounds and Bass Tournament to be h e l d jl nice crappie. He was casting 600-Lb. Capacity Reg. $129.96 Sunday, September 1 at Hickory small spoons in timbered areas. Creek on Beaver Lake. Tournament director Don Oliver says blacks to 2% pounds and many applications have was using top water been received, and that interest limit of blacks from Lake Fay 1200-Lb. Capacity Reg. $177.88 Because it is much easier to elteville by using single spins. administer and plan a tourna The fish were near ·long the shoreline. mcnl if most of Ihe enlry forms and payments are received early, only $25 is being charged fishing out of Rocsy Branch, all whose payments are sub- pounds while using Arkie jigs. Walter Rohison, fislvn-g White B a.m. at the the tournament River, look several nice black bass on Big 0. Bill Van Zandt director. Laic applications must and Gordon Davis fished Wed- be accompanied by $30 --. the full fee. Partners will be paired. bass of nearly four TACKLE BOX 22 and boats will be checked for equipment between six pork rind in two feet of and 6:30, and cas;-off will take water. It was definitely feeding a.m. Weigning of and its belly was empty. Northwest Arkansas fish will occur at 5 p.m. Prairie Creek was the site of raffling off a Gar ALUMINUM BOAT cia casting reel Tournament on June 23. Gordon rod at $1 per chance. Several Davis of Springdale won that stores and club 'members bass honor likely will I selling lickels. Proceeds go for return lo defend his title, with club's open tourney lo be held sluf competition coming from other high finishers in that one. the North west Ar- Ihat in order lo en- the participation women in Jaycees events, group will allow JOHN BOAT their applications before August who submits her application by are hilling. Surface tem Ihe deadline may be admitted lo competition for only $20. No whom she objects. The rule that stales that partners "must stay together a n d in sight of his paired partner and his partner's fish throughout the day" will be bent to allow for the necessary niceties l a d y » day. However, no unaccustomed lo day on thi lake purchasing club's ope in Oclober. On Sept. kansas Bassmasters are taking llieir tourney. This .ladies' tourney is planned as an expression of the club members' appreciation of their wives' patience. HORSESHOE Bend George Andreasin rcpcrls that fish perature is 78 Between 20 and water temperature drops from 78 to 74. From 25 to 30 It drops to 71. The schooling is taking place near the deep p o i n t s , usually directly over the 25-to 30-foot depth. Large schools -sometimes of an acre of more -- may he found surfacing on Beaver right now. Larry Smith of Rogers got. five bass to three pounds on a chameleon. Sieve Hand took nine bass to t'A

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