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14 Northwttt Arkaiuai TIMES, Friday, SÂ»pt. 27, 1974 rAVKTTKVILLt, AKKANIA* Fishing Report By AUBREY SHEPHERD TIMES Outdoor Writer SPH1NGDALE Sport Shop says that Tommy Cooper caught fourteen white bass Tuesday. Bill McGinnis caught ten black bass and 32 white bass Monday. Gay Blades and - - - Â· are working real Creek Marina Hot Spots well. HICKORY reports that things are picking up. Glen Safley caught five largemouth bass weighing up to two and one-half pounds. Glen was using a black plastic worm, lit was fishing at about 15 feet. A lot of nice fish are to be seen near the dock under the While River below Bull Shoals Dam says that fishing there is very good for trout this week, .vitti a lot of 10 to 15 inch fish being brought in. Fishing for the lunkers has been slow but is expected to improve. ..WOOLWORTH's G o r d o n Davis reports taking 12 keeper bass on top water lures before the muddy water struck. But after the mud arrived Gordon FHS Swimmers Down Trojans In Dual Meet The Fayclleville Higli School swimming team won its first dual meet of the season at the Youth Center pool here Wednesday, downing Hot Springs by a combined score of 116-29. The men won 59-16 and the women prevailed 57-13. Both the men and women won the opening relays and all the individual events. Coach Tom Little's charges ave expecting another good season, and hope to capture their fourth straight Royal Wants More Sound Effects For Texas Tech state championship. 2 0 0 RESULTS Men's Events Medley Relay: 1. and Roger Stroh could catch good lights, proving they don't mind coming up at night. WILD CARD Sport Shop says that the Spence Scout is doing well right now. Marvin describes the Scout as a shallow- running bait with a skirt. The new deep-runner Scout has also been producing well. Crappie are beginning to iiit in eight to ten feet of water, and chartreuse spinner baits have been productive in the dingy water. Gay Blade has been producing white bass on the White River arm of Beaver Lake. Elmdale Lake is still producing bream on crickets. FAYETTEVILLE ports that Jim Sebourn caught an eight-pound channel catfish Tuesday. The crappie are biting on minnows. Bass fishing is a bit slow. Everett has been t a k i n g crappie regularly. George Dandy caught three nice channel catfish one day. Worms are still -working on bream, both redears and bluegills. HORSESHOE reports a two was brought Lockhart, who brought in seven smaller ones as well. L. White limited out on bass Tuesday. White used a Carrot Top Plug. Rex Judd of Dia'mond got 14 crappie another Walton took ten crappie on jigs on the 20th. Al is from Carthage, Mo. Larry Smith took eight black bass on plastic worms one day. Al Robinson caught a three-pound black bass and a four-pound catfish while using goldfish for bait. On the 23rd Al took an 18-pound flathead on goldfish. Steve Hand caught four black bass on the small Big Jim plug. George Andreason caught four black bass on a plastic worm Tuesday. Bass started to hit top water lures well on Tuesday morning. Many fishermen went out Wednesday to try for a limit on, a Carrot Top. ROCKY BRANCH s'rMarina says that Lawrence Winkleman caught a five pounder, a four, two three pounders, and others around two pounds. Lawrence was using top water lures. Surface temperature is 74 degrees and conditions are ideal for fishing. Now is the lime to get out and catch the fish. White found they fish in the clear water near Rocky Branch. Tuesday Gordon found good bass near the bluffs on War ilagle about f i v e feet deep. Dave's Reel Repair is d o i n g ttie trick lor Gordon and another fisherman in the same area. Dave's Reel Rpair is doing custom rod wrapping this week at the store. ..THE FORK'S Bait Shop's Jay Taylor took 28 catfish on his trotline one day this week. Jay has been slaying the catfish really well this summmer. Crappie minnows are selling well. BEAVER Lake Sport Shop says a few bass are being taken on spinner baits ar.d top water lures. The largest fish report Lake re- this week was Paul Banzhan's five pound three ouncer taken on a Super R. Rebel. The next largest was a four pound 14 ounce black taken on a plastic worm by Lee DeWright. ..SQUIRREL season started off poorly for many hunters, but most blame the early opening day for the below-normal early season kills. It is difficult to spot a squirrel in the tree tops, Bend Marina even w hen he is dropping shells pound crappie out at a ra pjd ra t e . The thick in by W.M. foliage is hard to deal with. But six weeks from now there will be little or no foliage, so now is the time to get started on the hunting. Those finding squirrels should report their kills to their favorite sports Al shops for inclusion in the weekly report. ..DEER and Turkey seasons open on October 1. Deer m a y be taken by a r c h e r y only. Fayetteville (Thoina, Hunt, Painter, Lewis), 2:28,9 2. Hot Springs, 2:35.5 100 Freestyle: I. Fe3osky, F, 55.2 2. Del Monz, H, 1:08.4 3. Rhodes, H, l':08.9 4. Dodge, F, 1:14.2 200 Hunt, 2:54.5 Individual Medley: F, 2:10.2 2. Miles, By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Texas Coach Darrcll Royal was holding court in 2001 of the Villa Capri in Austin after the Wyoming game and somcono asked him about his defense. The coach of the sixth-ranked Longhorns said, "We've got good morale and attitude but there just ain't a heck of a lot happening out there on defense . . . You don't hear any sound effects. "Heck, you can turn your head and sometimes you don't even know you're playing," The defense is one of Royal's prime worries going into Saturday's Southwest Conference football opener with Texas Tech before the regional tele vision cameras in Lubbock. "We have been getting an extended effort on defense . . Something is just off-key,' Royal says. "They are scram they know what we 200 Freestyle: 1. Burleson, P, 1:57.7 2. Painter, F, 2:36.5 3. Staggs, H, 3:11.4 100 Backstroke: 1. Thoma, F, 1;03.V 2. Lewis, F, 1:21.6 3. Kelki, H, 1:23.2 100 Butterfly: 1. Burleson, F, 59.6 2. CLem, H, 1:12.2 50 Freestyle: 1. Hunt, F, 24.6 2. Thoma, F, 26.6 3. Sheets. H, 35.4 bling want to do and they are trying to do it ... Maybe we will jel Maybe we'll get there one one day and 12 day, using jigs. 100 Breaststroke: 1. Fedosky, F, 1:10.5 2. Miles H, 1:22.2 3. Painter F, 1:39.2 200 Freestyle Relay: 1. Fayetteville (Lewis, Dodge, Fedosky, Burleson), 1:52.5 2. Hot springs, 200.5 Women's Events 200 Medley Relay: 1. Fayetteville (Adam, Higgs, Kelly, Lierley), 3:24.4 100 Freestyle: 1. Yen Nostrand, F, 1:10.6 2. Carter, H, 1:30.4 3. Keady, F, 1:33.2 200 Individual Medley: 1. Krueger F, 2:50.7 2. Riordan, H, 3:15.1 3. Ropley, H, 4:2B.4 200 B'reestyle: 1. Higgs, F, 2:32.8 2. Riordan, H, 3:11.2 3. Lierley, F, 3:30.4 100 Backstroke: 1. Adam, F, 1:10.6 2. Van Nostrand, F, 1:35.4 3. Fisher, H. 1:38.1 100 Butterfly: 1. Higgs, F, 1:25.6 50 Freestyle: 1. Adam, F, 29.4 2. Keady, F, 38.8 3. Shirey, F, 46.5 Tipton Signed SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Defcn sive end Dave Tipton wa signed to a National Foolbal League free agent's contrac Thursday by the San Dieg Chargers. The 6-foot-6, 245-pound Tip ton, who played at Stanford was the fourth-round drat choice of the New York Giant in 1971. In another move, the Charg ers waived defensive end Ra Baylor. bass are commonly surfacing pretty PRAIRIE CREEK Marina's report is slim this week. The rising water is cool but the fish are not biting well yet. A few schooling black and white bass are being taken, but no spectacular catches have been reported. Surface temperature "1 degrees, Banning. has been as low as according to Cal Prairie Creek has a houseboat for rent, as well as five pontoon boats. Five ski rigs arc available, as well as two bass boats with trolling motors and all. WAR Turkey may be tak'n by either archery or shotgun. TURKEY or either sex may be taken, but only one per hunter. Deer of cither sex may be taken by archers, except during the time when both gun a n d how are legal for taking deer. During the gun season, only buck deer are legal, regardless of hunting method. FLY FISHING The association of Arkansas Fly Fishers (AFF)-is to meet on Monday, October 14, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 2312 Durwood in Little Rock. There is to be a complete report on the FFF National Conclave at West Yellowstone, Montana, and a discussion of the up-coming FFF Midwest Regional Council Conclave at Mountain Home, Arkansas. Monday, November 11, is to be the next monthly meeting, at which there is to be a program on fly lying. The Midwest Regional Council Conclave at Mountain Home is scheduled for November 15, 16, and 17, Last year's meet there was reportedly a big success. Anyone interested in fly fishing and preservation of quality water in America, should write AFF Flyline, Glen T. Cox. Editor, Arkansas Fly Fishers, 7710 Cantrell Road, Little , Rock, Arkansas 72207. Flyline is an interesting newsletter, not restricted strictly to 100 Breaststroke: 1. Krueger, F, 1:26.2 2. Ginsburg, H, 1:59.2 200 Freestyle Relay: 1. Fayetteville (Lierley, Keady, Van Nostrand, Krueger), 2:18.0 2. Hot Springs, 2:51.6. ' these days." The Tech-Texas game high- ghls a week of action in which inth-ranked Texas AM is at Vashinglon, Tulsa is at Ar- atisas, Oklahoma State is at 3aylor, SMU is at No. 1 rated Dhio State, TCU is at Mines ota, LSU is at Rice and louston is at Virginia Tech. Texas has thumped Boston College and Wyoming in two lutings while the Red Raiders .oundly whipped Iowa State but vere tied 21-all by New Mexico, "I think there's a real good chance they were looking pasl New Mexico," says Royal 'They had a great season lasi 'ear and we were the only earn to ibeat them and thai was a tossup game .. . Understandably that was a bitter ",oss. SHOULD BE TOSSUP "It should be a lossup t h i s year. They have exceptiona running backs and they come about as close to being bal anced between the run anc pass as anybody." Roosevelt Leaks, who was first team All-American at. full back, will start at halfback for the Longhorns along with fresh men Gralyn Wyatt and E a r Campbell and junior Mart;. Akins at quarterback. Wyatt a alfback and Campbell at full back have been early season ensations for the SWC cham pious who own six consecutive eague titles. Texas Tech Coach Jim Car en says, "Texas has mon backfield speed than it had las year. I sure don't see much o i dropoff in the offensive lin and defensively their fron people are bigger." Royal says Tech quarterbac! Tommy Duniveri has ex . . . t h best all-around athlete that' come to Tech in years," Roya says. ceptional poise.. "They (Tech) feel he's Carlen says Duniven is "Good young" quarterback bu "you just don't lose a quarter back like Joe Barnes and ex pect to be as good." Here's how the bddsmakcr sec the games: Texas by 10 over Tech Texas AM by 14 over Was ington; LSU by 20 over Rice Oklahoma State by 11 ove Baylor; Minnesota by 20 ove Texas Christian, Houston by 2 over Virginia Tech. Arkansas is a two-touchdow pick over Tulsa and No. 1 rate Ohio State is such a prohibit! favorite over Southern Metho ist that no line was quoted. 357 Wild Card Sport Shop The Fishing Store Crickets, Minnows, Goldfish, Wornis Hwy 71 No. Springdals The best in fishing lures Walton Slated To Start PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -II Walton, tho 6-foot-ll rookie om UCLA, has a sore elbow ut will start for Portland when e Trail Blazers face the Los ngcles Lakers In a National askelball Association 'cxhibi- on game Friday ni'ght. Walton, the NBA's No. 1 col- gialo draft choice last spring, niured his loft elbow In thÂ« Fillers' final training camp scrimmage Wednesday night in S,alem. Walton worked out without any apparent difficulty Thursday In Portland. Ron Gulp,'the Blazers' trainer, snid Walton's elbow is "stiff and sore, nut he has good motion and it only seems to bother him when It's fully extended." HALF GALLON. Consider these advantages: 1. There's a handle on it. Easy to carry, easy to pour. 2. Less chance of running out. 3. It's a sensible way to enjoy Jim Beam and it costs less per drink. THE WORLD'S FINEST BOURBON. W PftOOf KENTUCKY S1RAIGH1 BOUH80N WHISKtY.DlSriLUD *KO BOITUD BY THE IAUIS B. BEAM DISTILLING CO.. ciuujom, ecm. MNIOCCT EAGLE Cove Resort says that one customer caught so' many catfish this week that he was able to feed nearly the whole motel full of people. Bill Vinson of Prairie Grove is the lucky angler who lias the catfish located. He plans to try to catch some more this weekend. LO--BO Beaverland says that crappie and bass are being reported this week. Plenty of people are buying minnows and worms. Goldfish are still being sought by the trotliners. Lp-BO is open until 9 p.m. daily. Mr. and Mrs. Gordley say to come on out and give the fishing a try. ROGERS Jeep and Marine says that some of their customers are catching a lot of nice rainbow trout below Beaver Dam. Most trout were around 12 inches long, some were up to 1H inches long. Both artificial lures in ultra-light sizes and corn and cheese are working on the stocked rainbows. government- BULL SHOALS' Highway 125 Boat Dock says that black bass are hitting top water lures extremely well. Fish are running 114 pounds on the average. Limits are coming in pretty frequently. Best baits are still Rebel, Redfin and Rapala. Steeper bluffs are good for this kind of fishing, even though many fishermen find this fact strange. Also, some bass are being taken on plastic worms. Night fishing with twin spins, jig and frog chunk on steep points and ledgy banks smallmouths is average Bull Shoals (that means, good). The lake is seven feet over the power pool and falling. Water temperature is 71 with water :olor excellent. MEXICO fishing. is good, jccortling to Wallace Lea of Power Site, Mo.,.who is serving as resident pro for B.A.S.S. at heir fishing camp on Lake ^omingiiez. Wallace will be guiding for three weeks or so .n-October on Bull Shoals and 'hen It's bacK to Mexico for another tour. Olllverson'i Trout Resort on Eagle Creek. fishing news. Its contributors are mostly good writers with a real interest in their subject matter. DUCKS Unlimited is to have a banquet on Wednesday October 16. 1974 at the Elks Lodge at the Corner of Zion Road and Highway 71 There are to be auctions and door prizes. Shotguns, ammunition, duck decoys, a motorbike, water fowl prints and many more prizes are to be involved in the d r a w i n g s a n d auctions. Although a total donation of $25 is required of those attending the event, only five of that goes to the expenses of the dinner. $20 goes for membership in Ducks Unlimited. DU Funds are used to buy, lease or improve wildfowl habitat in Canada. Donations are lax deductible. Special prices are available for hunters under' 16. Special student Unlimited are allowed. Gordon Davis has tickets at Woolworth's. The fishing reporter has tickets at the TIMES. For further details call 521-3332. Fayetteyille's Bruce Meyers reports finding what he calls a Gray Crane hung up in a frolline on Beaver Lake. It may be that he is discussing a blue Heron, a pretty common bird hereabouts. At any rate, Bruce makes a good point: Take in your trot lines when you arc not checking them daily. They are illegal and dangerous when left unattended WEST FORK Jaycecs B a s s Fishing Tournament is this Saturday morning at Rocky Branch. Call Jim Henington of West Fork now for information about entering. Entry fee is only $20. Tournament hours are 6:30 a.m. to four Saturday. Anyone wishing to enter late should be at Rocky Branch Public use area at or before 6 a.m. Saturday. Last Sunday Jeannie Mhoon caught a largemouth bass that weighed 3'A pounds. Jeannie and her husband caught seven bass on spinner baits, while fishing near the bank up War Casper Fires 65 At Kaiser NAPA, Calif. (AP) -- He calls himself "the- old, gray h a i r e d grandfather." He's played 20 years on the pro golf tour, amassing -a record that leaves nothing to prove -- two U.S. Open crowns, a Masters green jacket, 50 tour titles, almost $1.5 million in career earnings. But Billy Casper, in a slump for the last year, is looking for "eight to 10 more years on the tour. I don't want to quit until I've won ?2 million." Casper, now a portly, 43-year- old senior citizen among professional athletes, made the comment Thursday after he'd taken the first-round lead in the $150,000 Kaiser International Open with a seven-under-par 65. He ' ' age . . las had nothing but troubles since his 1969 National Airlines victory, and Larry Ziegler, tied at 66. Curtis Sifford and a pair of rookies, Bobby Walzel and Wally Armstrong, followed at 67. Defending champion Ed Sneed had a 68 and Lee Trevlno a 70. Johnny Miller, the outstanding player on the tour this year, a seven-lime winner and only ?4,159 short of Jack Nick- laiis' single-season money-winning record, had a career first, four-putted," said Miller, who birdied his last three holes for a solid 69. Nickiaus, Arnold Palmer, had a one-stroke advan- over Bunky Henry, who Gary Player and U.S. Open champ Hale Irwin not competing in this late-season tournament in the California wine country. Eckwood Given Partial Okay Doctors at St. Louis h a v e given Arkansas halfback Jerry Eckwood the green light to "start practicing when he feels like it," according to Coach Fiank Broyles. "Everything is contingent on how he feels," said Broyles. "He could start practicing and play within the next two or three weeks. But we'll just have to see how he feels on a day-today basis. Junior Pirates Sink Gentry JUNIOR PIRATES 1-18-2 GREENLAND-The Greenland junior high Pirates bounced past Gentry 20-6 here Thursday evening. Gregg Leach was just about a one man show for the winners scoring on jaunts of 60, five and five yards. The Greenland runner amassed 190 yards rushing and then jumped on the defensive to produce 10 tackles and three assists. Leach and Jinn Quarter anchored a Pirate defense that allowed Gentry only 60 yards total offense. Next action for Greenland will be n e x t week against Farmington. OPEN DAILY 10-10; SUNDAY 12-7 FRIDAY and SATURDAY 20" ROTARY MOWER $4400 Reg. 54.00 2 Days Only 3 HP' Briggs Stratton re coil-start engine. Side dis charge. Similar to illustration WHEELBARROW Reg. 10.77 25"x32"x8V4" $744 20" SPREADER Reg. 11.97 New "Accu-Rate" flow control system. 65 Ib. capacity, 20 in. width. 50 Lb. COW MANURE Reg. 1.47 Odorless, non.burning fertilizer. Weed-free. $127 1 50 Lb. 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