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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 14

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· Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Friday, Oct. 11, 1974 i V A( . FAYtTTEVILt-I, ARKANSAS ' ~ 9 I ininilUllliDIM^ Fishing By AUBREY SHEPHERD TIMES Outdoor Writer y WEDINGTON Lake Lodge reports that fishing pressure is so light on the beautiful little Ozark National Forest w a t e r h o l e that accurate reports of the quality of the fishing are difficult to come by. Cliff Wheatley is nearly always able to take some nice fish from the lake, but then he makes his home there, Bass are hitting shallow- runnirrg crank baits and plastic worms a bit, with crappie catches being made on minnows. Bluegills and Redear bream are still catch able on crickets and worms. Only a few more weeks of easy bream fishing are likely to occur. Catfish are still being taken by trot- liiners. . FAYETTEVILLE L a k e fishing has been good, according to Everett Baker, lake concessionaire. Cat- fishing and crappie fishing have been good for a long time, with bass fishing picking up on single spins and p l a s t i c worms. Tuesday morning, Everett and a friend caught nine bass on single spins plus two crappie. They threw back some small fish. Don Bowling and his grandson caught 30 crappie on Tuesday. They , fished with jigs. Bill Weatherford and Don Johnson and Baker took between 40 and 50 nice crappie on Wednesday while using jigs. Pap Purdy of Springdale caught a largemouth bass of seven pounds two ounces on a Rebel deep- r u n n i n g Humpback. J i m Sebourne and Virgil Cosby fished Wednesday and caught 10 crappie and two channel catfish. Grover Cochenour has been laying it on the catfish. Bream fishing is really good, with popping bugs working lute in the afternoon, SEQUOYAH Lake fishing is still productive. Mr. and Mrs. Paul O'Connell took four white bass to 2% pounds, two blacks about 1% pounds each and two crappie. Burt Rogers and Johnny Anderson took a limit of crappie. Eulie Mhoon took a limit of bass to 2Vi pounds using spinner baits. Argil Williford caught eight bass on spinners. 'Glen Riggins and son caught eight bass on spinner baits. A few fish below the dam are not r e p o r t e d . Gordon Mhoon landed two three pound bass on Wednesday. He took one on a worm, one on a spinner bait and one on a topwater plug (fish got o f f ) . Gordon said he had only five strikes all day. OLLIVE n SON'S Trout Resort on White River below Bull Shoals dam reports that Leonard Schroder and Bill Brown of Champaign, Illinois, took five-and-six-pound rainbow trout. Louan Davis caught a B'/j-pound rainbow. The fellows got their fish on C o u n t d o w n Rapalas a n d Louan got hers on a worm. Marjorie Frields took a four- pound male rainbow on a Countdown Rapala. The river has been running high except on the weekends. The fishing Is great. The river has been super-saturated with fish by extremely heavy stocking, which means winter and spring fishing will be great. . BULL SHOALS Highway 125 Boat Dock says that black bass are still hitting Rebels, Redfins and Devil's Horses top water lures. Also, tandem spinner baits buzzed right on top are working on the black bass. Kentucky and small- mouth bass are hitting crayfish on rocky points in 18 to 20 feet of water. Night fishing is fair, and black twin spins fished slow and deep are about the only productive lures this week. Rocky points and deep timbered bluffs provide the best night fishing. Water surface temperature is 70 degrees and color is very good. This means it is not quite-perfectly clear. L a k e level is one-foot above power pool and falling. . HICKORY Creek Marina on Beaver Lake reports that Everett James of Indiana took ten black bass lo 1% pounds on Rattalure. One day later, the same man caught eight black bass up to three pounds using the same lure. A lot of fishermen are taking many fish on surface lures. Some people are sitting on the point by the dock and catching an occasional bass. WAR EAGLE Cove Resort's Stribling family says that fishiirg success varies among their customers. A few are doing very well. Some do nothing at all. The resort may be open most of the winter, depending on demand. . WAR EAGLE Boat Dock ·ays that Lanny Whitehouse of Fayetleville brought in five black bass to 3'A pounds, which he caught on worms and spinner baits. Bill Games and a friend caught seven black bass up to four pounds. They used spinner baits. John Rand and Larry Barnes took ·levcn black bass by using tingle spins and Super R Worried About 1TUIIICU f+UUVI Broyles Pleads His Case LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Arkansas Conch Frank Broyles sounded like « lawyer pleading "They have had four games to develop and get ready for their first conference game and the all-out elfort that conies with a team in their first con- Rebels. Their fish weighed up lo 2'/4 pounds. Don Oliver and a partner caught five black bass on plastic worms. Mr. and Mrs. Burney Johnson got five white bass by trolling with Beetle Spins. Surfacing action of the white bass was common on Tuesday evening. Mike Bell took several nice fish from Ihe schools. Water visibility is about 18 inches and the surface temperature is about 63. Things are picking up on the River! . H O R S E S H O E Bend's George Andreason says that Mike Holloway caught a seventeen and three-quarter pound striper, which probably weighed more, but was out of the water all day before being weighed. Mike was trolling with a Hot Spot when the monster hit. Mike also picekd up some n i c e white bass. Carl "Brownie" Broyles landed a black bass of nearly seven pounds while using a Big B. Chick Stubbs of Rogers, usitrg worms, caught five catfish to 5M pounds while trying to catch bream. He and his young friend Craig did not catch a bream. Steve Hand took five blacks to 2Vi pounds Saturday by fishing a black bass Saturday on a bait. Sunday Steve took George Dunn of Little Rock and Steve caught nine on a Bass Magic and his father-in- law took three on a plastic worm. Larry Smith took six black bass Saturday o n a Bass Magic and on a Super R. On Sunday Larry caught eight bass on a Bass Ma'gic. The crappie aces- -Al Walton and Rex Judd of Carthage, Mo., --limited out two days in a row. They used one- thirty-second ounce chartreuse Bronco jigs. They started out fishing at 20 feet right in the cedars and worked their way up to about 15 feet. All catches came at that depth. One must fish in the cedars. The surface temperature is about 63 degrees. The bass and all fishing Is picking up. . PRAIRIE Creek Marina says that fishing has picked up on their part of the lake · too. Blacks to nearly four pounds are common and nice crappie are being brought in. Larry Lewis and Arlis Graham caught 37 black and white bass on Tuesday. Yellow jiEs were catching c r a p p i e Thursday. Tine Torpedoes were working well on Thursday for the bass fishermen. Small Chuggers in yellow were excellent. Some surfacing bass have hit Humpback Rebels, too. . SPRINGDALE Sport Shop's report includes mention of Standley Simco with seven blacks to nearly four pounds. Max Hogan caught ten black bass to 6W pounds, Garland Villines took a limit of black bass to 2% pounds. Alvin Reynolds and Jimmy Burton got two limits of black bass and ten whites. Arnold Rogers wrestled in an eight-pound black bass while fishing a spinner bait. Curtis Olson took 35 blacks and whites to four pounds. The next day he his case. The question concerned the difficulty of getting ready foriference game. So. it is not only Baylor following a peak effort ithat we have just come off a against TCU. great effort against TCU. but Broyles' summation: I'm worried." "I coached at Baylor three years and watched He called 'On personal experience to lay the groundwork for his conclusion. for Arkansas play a tremendous game and win against TCU all Ihree of those years . . . and I watched Baylor come and win the next week because It was our first conference game," he said. He pointed out that the Bears had played four games in prep- "Yes, | we're facing jstarting their Baylor who is first conference erwise. Oklahoma aration for their : fere nee opener. iouthwest Con- World Series Schedule By The Associated Press ' Best-ol-7 Series Saturday, Oct. 12 Oakland at Los Angeles. Sunday, Oct. 13 Oakland at Los Angeles Monday, Oct. 14 No game scheduled Tnesday, Oct. 15 Los Angeles at Oakland, N Wednesday, Oct. 16 Los Angeles at Oakland, N Thursday, Oct. 17 Los Angeles at Oakland, N Friday, Oct. 18 No game scheduled Saturday, Oct. 19 Oakland at Los Angcler, i necessary. Sunday, Oct. 20 Oakland at Los Angeles, i necessary ' game with the tremendous ef- ort that most of the time goes vith that first conference game and the goal of every learn to win the first game and get started off toward the conference championship." The two teams meet Saturday at Fayetteville and the ,4th-ranked Razorbacks are a 13-point favorite. Comparative scores s a y oth- State beat Aransas 26-7 and Baylor whipped Oklahoma State 31-14. NOT MEANINGFUL "Comparative scores don't mean a thing. I can show you how we could have won the na- ;ional championship," - said Baylor Coach Grant Teaff. 'Each game is individual, based on different circumstances." Broyles said t h e fact that Baylor whipped Florida State 21-17 after trailing 17-0 at the half "would give them a great deal of confidence." He said the Bears would not get rattled should Arkansas get an early lead. Broyles said Baylor's game plan is very disciplined. "They're not jumping around on offense or defense," Broyles ay the Florida State game vhere Florida State was at- empting to break a 15-game osing streak. "I've had my back to the vail, but It's never been bent jver that far," he said. "But, he players kept.their poise and confidence." Baylor rallied on three touchdowns Beaird, ienior. Beaird has accounted for al- nost 50 per,cent of Baylor's of- ense. He has carried the ball 95 times for 386 yards and caught 10 passes for 154 yards. :Ie also has scored eight of the Bears' 10 touchdowns. "What he has done has not surprised me much," Teaff the emergence of said. He said the Bears stopped OSU without a first down on 10 of the Cowboys' 15 possessions. Baylor's victories over OSU and Florida State followed loss es to Oklahoma and Missouri. Teaff says the Bears are fi nally learning how to win. He said he was most encouragec Last year, ,Neal Jeffrey completed 23 of 35 passes for 342 'arils against Arkansas Baylor lost 13-7. by a tailback Steve 5-foot-7, 195-pund said. Beaird. wingback Phillip Kent and full- ack Pat McNeil, have helped the Bears establish a balanced attack. Baylor has not thrown less than 17 passes or more than 20 passes in a game this year. "Our offense ranked eighth in Southwest Conference history but that doesn't amount to a hill of beans," Teaff said. "We didn't win a conference game." Broyles said wide receiver leggie Craig, defensive tackle Charlie Brown and noscmun eotus Harris would miss the Baylor game. He also said that quarterback Scott Bull, half- ack Vaughn Lusby and corner- back Brad Thomas probably would miss the game. He said le was unsure about center Richard LaFargue. Defensive end Alan Walson injured a knee against TCU and is out for the ieason. Broyles said Randy Drake would replace LaFargue and that Mike Campbell would start at noseman. He said Kirkland Spirits Juggle Cagers ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Spiris of St. Louis signed one player and cut three Thursday in jringing their American Basketball League roster to 11. The Spirits signed 6-foot-3 guard Bernie Fryer, who averaged seven points a game lasl season for the Portland Trai' Blazers of the National Basketball Association after being drafted by the Phoenix Suns Fryer, a Brigham Young ·graudate, is primarily known as a defensive player. Released were guards Allie McGuire, Doug Richards am Jeff Halliburton. McGuire and Richards joined the Spirits dur ing training camp, while Halli burton had been acquired as i free agent last week t and Heard To Test Player's Match-Play Reputation VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) -- American Jerry Hoard went out on Wcnlworth's rain- soaked Burma Road course today in a bid lo dent Gary Player's reputation as the world's ateh-play golf king. The brilliant little South Afri- an Is trying to win Hie Picon- lly World Match Play Cham- onship for the sixth lime in 11 cars. 'He's the greatest match ayer I have ever seen and the orcest competitor," said 22- ear-old American Ben Cren- Kaw Player's first victim when e tournament started Thurs ay. "He hit some great ap roaches and wedges, and his utting on these wet greens as tremendous. "I think putting will b e . t h e eciding factor. If Player goes back Miller up quarterback and that O.C. Teddy Barnes would Mark Jackson and would replace Lusby. He said :hat Chuck McKinney would be the backup man at both tackles and that defensive end William Watkins would play a similar role. Muskie Harris or Howard Sampson is scheduled to replace Thomas. The kickoff is set for 2 p.m. Lakeside Triumphs CAMDEN. Ark. (AP) -- Hot Springs Lakeside beat Camden 42-7 Thursday night in a high school football game. 12' V-BOTTOM BOAT Heavy duty trailer, 5 h.p. Clinton Motor. Easy Start, runs good. Priced for quick sale. $250 Complete. May see at 2460 Wedington Drive. weighed in a limit of black bass to three pounds, Bill McGinnis caught 17 whites and four blacks Monday while using Gay Blades. Productive lures this week were spinner baits, Beetle Spins, Little George tail spins, a few others. WASHINGTON C o u n t y Bassmasters are to have a buddy-type fishout tomorrow at Hickory Creek. The entry fee is $20 per set of partners with proceeds to go for construction of a fish-holding funk for use at future bass tournaments in this area. . FORKS Bait Shop's Jay Taylor says that crapppie are biting in 10 to 12 feet of water up War Eagle. Taylor is still catching a lot of catfish on his trotline. . WOOLWOTH'S G o r d o n Davis reports that John Greenlee caught seven bass to y/t pounds while using Arkie spinners and crank b a i t s . Jim Keene of Springdale located five bass up to 314 pounds one day and seven bass up to three pounds anpther day. Northwest Arkansas Bass- masters are to have an open tournament on October 27 at Prairie Creek Marina. Applications are available at many stores and boat docks. Proceeds go lo a worthy cause. . DUCKS Unlimited is to have a banquet next Wed. night at the Elks Club. Proceeds go for the preservation of waterfolw breeding grounds. Arkansas Bass Association is I o have a tournament November 30 and December 1 at Greers Ferry Reservoir, Upper White River produced five smallmouths, one Kentucky bass and several nice sunfish for Bill Kennan and the fishing reporter. Teeny Twisters and small Big Jim plugs did the trick. Floating early Wednesday morning, the canoeists found the water almost too low for floating In the Thompson Gap area. JCPenney ^ · · · · · · · · ^ ^ · · · · · i M l l l B B M S M l ^ B i t ^ K - -^ For 3 days only. We're lowering our already low prices on all our famous name guns. Now 116.99 Remington 670 pferin bamj pump action ; Vent rib .. Now 143.99 Now 170.99 Remington 1100 autoloading shotgun. Vent rib barrtl. Plain barral.... 152.99 Now 49.99 Winchester 190 32 rim-tire semi-automatic rifle with scope. Now 89.99 Browning BL22 lew action rifle. 22caiiberriBvitre. Now 71.99 .30-.30cafctwteveracton with exposed hammer. Now 152.99 nington 742 automatic rifle Now 134.99 Remington 700 ADL bolt 'action rifle. MOHAWK .22 SHELLS, box of 50 NOW 69c Now 2.19 Box of 25, 12 or 2u gauge dove or quail loads. No. 8 Shot First Round Lead INZAI, Japan -- Veteran ipanesc pro Shigcru Uchida rabbed the first-round lead in .e $300,000 Pacific Club Mas- rs Golf Tournament with a ur-under-par 67 arid Ameri- ans Hubert Green, Kermit arley and Bob Murphy were on sinking his pulls he Is going ,o be very difficult to beat." All matches in the $72,000 elimination tournament are over 30 holes. Player beat Crenshaw 4 and 3, while Heard defeated Graham Marsh of Australia 4 and 2. In the other first-round matches American Hale Irwin, ;he U.S. Open Champion, overcame Bob Charles of New Zealand 4 and 2, and Tony Jacklin crushed Peter 'Oosterhuls 7 and 6 in an all-British clash. Heard, 27, was not daunted by Player's brilliant golf in the difficult conditions on the 6,997yard, par-73 course. "It I can make a good start and win a hole or two, I can give him a good match," Heard said. Player mastered the sluggish fairways and watery greens with a dazzling run of seven birdies on the inward nine of the morning round. He said afterwards · he thought he was playing better than ever. TRNLAKES ANTENNA Sales and Service New Ul«! 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