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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 17, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Outdoors HeraldZeltung October Page 9A Fishing report AUSTIN API Hare is the fishing report compiled by the Parks and Wildlife Department for CENTRAL BASTROP Water 78 lake full black bass good to five pounds on RatLtrapa and I purple worms hybrid striper slow crapplo fair on live minnows In creek channels catfish good to 12 pounds on perch and stinkball on juglines BUCHANAN Water 78 14 feet low block bass good to four 12 ounces Storm Rattle Shad striper good to eight pounds on deep running Rebel white bass good to 45 fish per string on while slabs catfish good to four pounds trolling shad cfapplo good to 25 fish por GIBBONS CREEK Water two feet low black bass fairly few a fair number keepers under 15 Inches on blue and rod mataltlake worms crappie good to four pounds to 30 fish per string blue catfish good to 14 pounds channel cattish good to pounds on iuglinos baited with TRAVIS Water 74 feet low black bass slowing down this week on topwoters and spinners but still good on plastic worms to 3Vi pounds In about the same num bers striper slow white bass schooling early crappie and catfish lair NORTHEAST CEDAR CREEK Water slightly 63 36 inches low black bass slow to 3Vi pounds on dark metalfake worms during day striper good early in open water on buzz baits and trolling Magnum Hellbenders croppie real good to 70 fish por string on min nows during day white bass good early and late catfish fair In channels and MONTICELLO Water 78 six inches low black bass good to seven 13 ounces on black worms crappie slow catfish good to 10 pounds on nightcrawlers and RAY HUBBARD Water 72 feet low black bass fair to three pounds on cranks along riprap striper to 10 pounds on live biat crappie excellent to 40 fish per mostly small white bass small and very little some around Robinson Park catfish excellent at night drifting shrimp and WELSH Water 89 normal level black bass good to pounds on black neon worms catfish SOUTHEAST CON ROE Water feet low black bass good to five 13 ounces on upper end with Ratltraps hybrid striper slow white boss slow crappie good sized but suspended at 15 feet to 25 fish per night fishing slow no ducks grass carp good to 30 pounds at League Line Marina from bank on dog RAYBURN Water 65 seven feet low black bass good to 5 pounds on worms and topwaters striper slow crappio fair In baited holes white bass good with some schooling catfish fair to five pounds on rod and trotline TOLEDO BEND Water four feet low black bass real good to five pounds on spinners and cranks striper fair to 12 pounds schooling at mouth of creeks and in dam area crappie good to 12 fish per string on minnows white bass slow catfish fairly good on live bait with SOUTH AMISTAD Water 75 17 feet low black bass fair to five pounds on strawberry worms striper fair to 10 average about four on white slabs and silver slabs crappie fair white bass good to 100 plus per string catfish excellent in baited holes in Devils Rio Grande and in the lake to six pounds in 60 feet of BRAUNIG Water 80 six in ches low black bass none over keeper size redlish real good to three pounds on codfish to 12 pounds hitting tilapia catfish good to three pounds on shad and liver on trotlines striper poor to pounds on CALAVERAS Water 72 one foot low black bass good to eight pounds on tilapia and many fives striper good to throe pounds average on tilapia redlish good to three pounds on tilapia and cranks catfish good to 20 pounds on cutbait and COLETO CREEK Water 74 three inches below normal black bass fair to 4V4 pounds on black and grape worms striper fair to pounds on minnows crappie excellent to 50 fish par string in 30 feet of water on minnows white bass slow catfish excellent to pounds on rod and reel to 11 pounds on trotline with and FALCON Water 30 feet low black bass picking up to seven pounds in fair numbers on Model spinners and worms good numbers of small bass some striper near dam crappie slow catfish good but WEST POSSUM KINGDOM Water rivers five feet low black bass good to six pounds on topwaters striper slow white bass tunning good to 80 fish per string crappie slow catfish SPENCE Water 70 27 feet low black bass slow to 5 pounds on Pico Pop striper good to six pounds on topwaters crappie slow white bass good on Hopkins Famous Slabs catfish good in baited COASTAL GALVESTON Golden croaker and sand trout runs excellent in beachfront and around jetties flounder fishing slow bull reds oversized at fair number of keepers along marshlines in bays specks fair to four pounds under the birds and in slicks in and Chocolate Bays offshore boats bringing in good catches of snapper a few ling to 30 pounds an an assort ment of black rainbow runners live bait no great number of fishermen out PORT OCONNOR Fishing fairly not much live bait available weather unstable some flounder on gig when water calm water fairly Local report Canyon Lake Water one foot low black bass good to three pounds on worms and buzz baits striper slow white bass fair early and late schooling on topwaters crappie good at night to 50 fish per string catfish good to four pounds on shrimp and clear air number of trout in bock bays and In South Pass In San Antonio Bay most rodllsh under keeper PALACIOS Cool front brought a lot of llshlng activity good number ol specks but mostly undersized under the birds good numbers of sand trout in new turning basin South Bay good for sand trout and specks under the brds several 50 pound black drum off East Bay Pier on small crabs live bait plentiful plenty of fishermen ROCKPORT Trout In good numbers but mostly undersized all over Rockport area good numbers of redflsh to near 10 pounds In Rodflsh Bay around Ransom Island Corpus Christ Bay around Shamrock producing somb irout to near Ova pounds but not In great numbers on artificials no live bait available some a single 40pound sallflsh offshore large flounder along southwest side of Copano PORT ARANSAS Trout just above keeper under lights at no great quantities some flounder near Lydio Ann Channel croaker In good numbers In Naval AFB redflsh hard to como by offshore good for snapper live bait CORPUS CHRISTI Redflsh good In flats in good numbers to 30 Inches and beyond on gold spoons and finger mullet most all trout In 1213 Inch size plentiful from Corpus Chrlstl Bay to Landcul in extremely largo numbers flounder seams to be picking up some on rod and reel sand trout and croaker running In large numbers on dead bait shrimp In Intracoastal Canal and Humble Channel a few sand trout along with croaker otherwise live ball scarce but some available early small trout and small redflsh around most PORT MANSFIELD Good numbers of redflsh In the Landcut area south to 27 few throwbacks trout fairly plontilul with limits and some redfish at East Cut at Mansfield live bait available some but scattered widely some rains Whitetailed deer contest scheduled for 198586 season The HeraldZeltung Is sponsoring a deer hunting contest this in conjunction with area Whitetailed deer shot in Comal County and the surrounding counties are eligible in each of four divisions most heaviest heaviest doe and grand The grand prize deer will be the one with the com bination of most widest spread and heaviest The prize is a caliber Magnum Ruger rifle from Docs Walnut New The winner in the most points division will receive a guided striped bass fishing trip from the Canyon Lake Tackle Shop and Guide Heaviest buck winner will win a mounted quail under glass from Richardsons The heaviest doe will win the hunter a guided doe hunt from Wildlife Management of Honorable mention winners will be awarded Coleman Western hunting knives from Coleman Western Cutlery An awards at a site to be determined will be catered by Don Strange Catering of San The contest has four weighin stations Fritzs Meat 309 81 New Braunfels Jims Meat 2910 90 Seguin Johnson City Spur Johnson City and Eddies Quality 16216 Nacogdoches San Antonio Hunters also can register their deer at any locker that will certify weight and A photo is required for those Flyers for the inlcuding an entry are available at area merchants and at the HeraldZeitung Castell New For more call 6259144 during regular business Tournament coordinator is Charlie The 1985 86 deer season runs from 9 to MCCOYS BUILDING SUPPLY CENTERS 1O175D TREATED LU BET 30 YEAR WARRANTY CCA Pressure Treated Pine w better r BHV for f round for decks 2lll1f1 PressureTreated Lumber TREATED LANDSCAPE TIMBERS LATTICE PANELS YOU BET 8 JUMBO Landscape Timbers width CCA Pressure treated pine will outlast cedar or redwood acainst insects 4x8 Lattice Panels strip around fefcs WE DELIVER Doesnt cost much Welcome STORE HOURS MONMYFMQftY SATURTMY NEW BRAUNFELS CEwt w i 6292111 CONZAUS ferth MICCS AND AVAILABILITY WAY VARY SLIGHTLY MTWEEN STOWS
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