Archive | November, 2004

Houston Boat Show

Visit our booth at the Houston Boat Show January 7th – 16th at the Reliant Center, Houston Texas. Red Wing Boat Company 836 South 75th Street Houston, Texas 77023 713-921-0656

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The Gift of A Lifetime

Some 40 odd years ago a grey haired man stood on a bridge with a young boy looking at a bobber floating below in the Arkansas River in Wichita, Kansas. As the old man leaned over the railing to look at some ducks that were swimming by under the bridge something fell from his shirt […]

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The Gift of Conservation

The holiday season is a good time for reflection. A time to be grateful for all that we have. A time to give just for the good feeling we get from giving. One of the most important things that we all can be thankful for, after good health and good fortune for ourselves and our […]

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Pre Spawn Patterns for Sam Rayburn

For the past month, Big Sam has been as temperamental as most all our East Texas lakes have been, especially in giving up numbers of bass. The high winds, rain and weekend cold fronts have kept the bass hanging out, and as of yet, they have not moved onto the beds to do their spring […]

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Pre-Spawn Patterns for Toledo Bend

The fish are on the move; however, the lake dropped over a foot in a one week period and on Friday, they received over 9″ of rain which had the bass pulled back out of the buck brush and they were relating more to mainlake points, secondary points and inside and outside weedlines. The frontal […]

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Oso Blanco Lodge Falcon Lake

For the past two years I’ve been hearing about all the big fish being caught at Falcon. Not that any fisherman has every been known to misstate a fact but the tales of so many 20 pound plus 5 fish catches were a bit hard for me to believe at first. These stories started coming […]

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Bass Fishing Tournament Strategies

Of all different aspects of tournament fishing, without a doubt the least understood by the average angler is the matter of prefishing. Even the word “prefishing” itself is awfully ambiguous. Just mention that word to someone who knows nothing about bass tournaments, and you caii get some funny looks. What I am going to discuss […]

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Bass Sense

Many anglers have fished for years, not understanding the physical and mental make-up of a bass’s system. To increase productivity in anything, one must first do some homework on what makes anything “tick”. And, that includes the bass. A bass’s senses include sight, hearing, smell, taste, and feel, however they are different than human’s senses […]

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Confidence = Success for Bass Fishing!

Successful anglers most often possess a quality of self confidence in their abilities to locate, tempt, and catch bass. As with all things in life, the more one knows about what they are doing, the more adept they become at that situation. The old saying “Practice makes perfect” certainly holds credence, in that one either […]

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Crankbaits – Crank and Wind for Bass!

Crankbaits are great fish finders, and are productive twelve months of the year. Baitfish can be imitated through various styles, colors, and patterns of crankbait lures. Some are large, fat, and big billed and have a big wobble when retrieved through the water; others are more narrow, compact in size, and have a smaller bill, […]

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