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05/06/04 Fishing is GREAT! Here is the report

Eat Sleep FISH!

WELL FIRST I WANT TO SAY THANKS TO ALL THE FOLKS FROM KYKX RADIO AND THE BIG BASS BONANZA HELD LAST WEEKEND ON LAKE O THE PINES, I ENJOYED BEING A PART OF THE HOURLY REPORTS, CHECK THIS, THE TOTAL CASH AND PRIZES FOR THE TOURNAMENT, $90,200 IN CASH AND PRIZES INCLUDING A HIGH PERFORMANCE G3 BASS BOAT FROM PLANO MARINE OF EAST TEXAS THAT WAS WON BY BOBBY GAINES OF GLADEWATER SEEN HERE AS WE HELD UP HIS 10.62LB BASS CAUGHT DURING THE EIGHT O'CLOCK HOUR ON A WHITE BUZZBAIT IN THE RAIN THAT ALLOWED HIM TO TAKE HOME A $600 HOURLY CHECK, THE G3 BOAT AND A CHECK FOR, COUNT IT NOW... $30,000 NOT A BAD DAY OF FISHING FOR ONE FISH, OH HIS TOTAL $48,500, THAT'LL BUY A FEW BAITS! YOU CAN CHECK THE REST OF THE MANY MONEY WINNERS AT KYKX.COM. OK IF YOU ARE PLANING TO FISH THIS WEEKEND DEPENDING ON THE LAKE, MOST ARE FULL AFTER THE RAINS AND AT SOME THE SPAWN IS JUST ABOUT OVER, SOME ARE SEEING THE SECOND WAVE OF FISH MOVING SHALLOW WHERE SOME ARE BEGINNING TO MOVE TOWARD SUMMER PATTERNS. FISH ARE BITING TOP WATER, SOFT JERK BAITS, BUZZBAITS, SPINNERBAITS, CRANKBAITS AND WORM ON TEXAS AND CAROLINA RIGS, IN OTHER WORDS THE FISH ARE ACTIVE. LETS TAKE A LOOK AT THE LAKES,

LAKE O THE PINES

CLEAR WATER AT 69 DEG. BLACK BASS FAIR ON CHARTREUSE/WHITE BUZZBAITS, ZARA PUPPIES, AND TEXAS RIGGED 10 INCH BLUE FLECK WORMS. CRAPPIE FAIR ON MINNOWS AND JIGS IN COVES AND AROUND STRUCTURE. CATFISH GOOD ON TROTLINES AT NIGHT ON BLOODBAIT AND NIGHTCRAWLERS SHALLOW. 

LAKE TYLER

FAIRLY CLEAR AT 68 DEG. WITH BLACK BASS FAIR TO GOOD ON SPINNERBAITS, CHROME RAT-L-TRAPS AND BLACK/BLUE LIZARDS. CRAPPIE FAIR TO GOOD ON MINNOWS AND JIGS. CATFISH FAIR ON NIGHTCRAWLERS.

LAKE PALESTINE

CLEAR AT 69 DEG. WITH BLACK BASS GOOD N GREEN PUMPKIN/RED CRAWWORMS, SPINNERBAITS, AND BLACK/BLUE LIZARDS SHALLOW AND OFF MAIN POINTS. CRAPPIE FAIR ON MINNOWS AND JIGS. HYBRID STRIPER SLOW TO FAIR ON LIVE SHAD. WHITE BASS GOOD ON SLABS AND TORPEDOES. CATFISH FAIR TO GOOD IN SHALLOW.

LAKE FORK

LIGHTLY STAINED AT 68 DEG WITH BLACK BASS FAIR TO GOOD ON WHITE FRANK JOHNSON SPINNERBAITS, 1/4 OR 3/8 OZ. AND CHARTREUSE/BROWN RAT-L-TRAPS NEAR HYDRILLA. WAVE WORMS N WATERMELON/RED OR GREEN PUMPKIN RED GOOD EARLY AROUND LILLY PAD STEMS AND GRASS FLATS. BASS ARE SHALLOW. CRAPPIE GOOD ON MINNOWS AND ROAD RUNNERS ON FLATS AND BACKS OF COVES AND CREEKS.

JOIN ME THIS WEEKEND ON EAST TEXAS ANGLER ON LAKE O THE PINES WITH GUEST JIM TUTT OF LONGVIEW, OF TEAM KELLOGG, SATURDAY AT 5PM AND SUNDAY AT 5AM. REMEMBER AS WE SAY IN OUR SKEETER BOATS, EAT, SLEEP AND FISH, SEE YOU ON THE WATER.

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