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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 19, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas f JIII1I Outdoors HvraldZeitung December PagcIA Trophy deer in area Big buck This buck was spotted in the wild on a ranch located within an hours drive of New Deer season ends January writer Bill pulled on his slipped the Winchester 3030 from its turned and walked The cold misty rain greeted him as he walked from the house to the then down a trail by an old rock It was an early December morning and misty rain chilled Bill as he walked down the He thought of how cold it would be in the then stopped and pondered the Maybe he should just go on back But the hunter In him urged him and his legs began moving him toward his He had only gone about 100 yards from his barn as something moved in the misty fog He blinked his eyes as a huge buck appeared and Bill at first though he was His eyes strained as he tried to cut through the thick He could see so on he He had taken only a few steps as the great buck again Bill said It looked like a But ghost or Bill brought the Win chester into play and fired twice at the Then Everything was and the only thing that was moving the misty With the Winchester the hunter began slowly moving towards the point at which he last saw the big The mist was thickening and he began to wonder if he had actually seen a Then on the ground he could see the form of a Then as he walked he could see the entire Not more than 100 yards from his Bill Kuykendall had taken a 165pound buck with a beautiful 10point But he had much more than He had travel ed a mere 100 yards to accomplish what many With the Winchester the hunter began slowly moving towards the point at which he last saw the big The mist was thickening and he began to wonder if he had actually seen a Then on the ground he could see the form of a Then as he walked he could see the entire Not more than 100 yards from his Bill Kuykendall had taken a 165pound buck with a beautiful 10point men travel hundreds of thousands of miles to to take a Boone and Crockett The deer had main beams of 26 and 26 in base circumferences of 4 and 5 inches and an inside antler spread of inches to score 175 boone and rank 25th in the record of typical whitetail deer taken in The year The county So there are trophy deer in the near Hill Country good luck husbandwife hunting trips offered Between now and January 5 when the deer season Bill Morrill of Wildlife is offering what I consider the best bargain in deer hunts I have seen this He has a familyowned and managed South Texas ranch in McMullen County that is ap proximately iyz hours drive from the New Gearing his hunts towards father and son com Bill is offering three days of hunting for a father and son 12 or under for The price includes up to four does per hunting from senderas or blinds as preferred by the a minimum of 300 acres without in terference from other a guide on the ranch and a primitive camphouse if Morrill also has one day hunts with the same ac comodations for during which two does may be Other options include a husband and wife hunt of which many people have taken or what have Each party will be discussed on an individual This is not a commercial day hunting but a controlled harvest by professionals to upgrade the quality of deer There are feral javelinas and all of which will again be handled Morrill has pictures of true trophy bucks taken from the helicopter census to show the ranchs Information can be obtained by dialing 5122493868 in Boerne and speaking to For any hunting supplies and last minute dont overlook Docs 1111 629 one of our contest sponsors who has a com plete line for Striped bass can taste good Striped bass have been embraced by thousands of Texas anglers because of their sporting but their table qualities have been questionable at Texas Parks and Wildlife officials believe that stripers rank with the better freshwater fish in if one important step is Stripers have a band of red meat running just under the skin along the side of the This should be removed before leaving on ly pure white a recipe from Texas Parks and Wildlife biologist John Moczgem Take one or more two to five pounds total and marinate them in your spicy salad dressing for 30 minutes to an Crush a large bag of potato chips sour cream and onion flavor is preferable into coarse pieces and spread them even ly on a large cookie Place the fillets on the bed of chips and cook in the oven at 350 degrees for about 30 then put a layer of grated mild cheddar cheese on the fish and continue cooking until the cheese is Survey shows wildlife loss Earth satellite data analyzed by Fishing report AUSTIN API Here is the fishing report compiled by the Parks and Wildlife Department CENTRAL BASTROP Water normal level black bass fair to two pounds on RatLtraps hybrid striper slow catfish fair to six pounds on live bait with rod and BUCHANAN Water 67 10 feet low black bass good to 6 X pounds on black jig in good many in 34 pound range striper good to five pounds in good numbers trolling jigs white bass good to 25 fish per string jigging white slabs crappie slow yellow catfish good to 40 pounds on live bait with many in 820 pound range on CANYON Water one foot high black bass slow striper slow and small crappie fair at night on minnows channel catfish fair to four pounds on shrimp white bass good to 60 fish per string per day in 35 feet of when not on top whites will be near best bait for bottom is jig and FAYETTE Water 65 normal level black bass fair to eight only a couple over the 21inch limit during on cranks catfish slow crappie LBJ Water 68 normal level black bass good to three pounds on black jigs striper good to four pounds on deep running cranks white bass and crappie slow yellow catfish good to 12 pounds on live SOMERVILLE Water 2V4 feet high black bass slow striper fair to three pounds on minnows crappie fairly good to 12 fish on minnows and jigs white bass fair catfish fair to two pounds on shrimp and TRAVIS Water 60 near four feet low black bass fair to two pounds on jig and some on live minnows striper slow at night under lights not many NOJTTHEAST MONTICELLO Water slightly murky but 58 normal level black bass good to 10 pounds on black worms crappie fair to 1V4 pounds to 16 fish per suing on minnows catfish good to nine pounds in good numbers on nightcrawlers on shrimp bad vyaather forecast kepfciishermen VMEL5H Water 63 lake full black bass good to eight pounds on black neon and plum worms crappie slow catfish fair to 15 pounds on trotline with live bait Solunar table Here is the solunar table for Friday through Plan to be hunting orjishing during the peak periods for best AM PM Minor major Minor major Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday the Texas Parks and Wildlife Depart ment appear to confirm what hunters and conservationists have been say ing for years urban growth and other land use practices are altering or destroying the states wildlife habitat at a rapid The in a contract study with Texas studied satellite photos of 13 areas ranging from 365 to square miles to record changes during the past decade resulting from urban ex forest and brush clearing and conversion to pure pine Craig director of planning programs for the said urban expansion in four of Texas largest cities ranged between three and 12 percent He said portions of Travis and Hays counties lying west and south of Austin showed a 44 percent increase in urban buildup between 1973 and for a conversion rate of acres per Northern Bexar County and nor thwest portions of San Antonio ex perienced a 70 percent increase in ur ban development and a conversion rate of acres per The DallasFort Worth Metroplex ex panded 21 percent between 1973 and for a rate of acres per SOUTHEAST CONROE Water normal level black bass holding in 2035 feet of water around stump trees to 7Vi pounds on spoons and MannOlures with heavy concentrations of good sized fish striper slow white bass slow crappie good and large to 10 fish per string on minnows near bottom catfish good to very good on night crawlers on Catfish Charly stink RAYBURN Water normal level black bass fair to spotty in 28 feet of water on jig and some on spinners striper slow crappie slow catfish slow not many fishermen deer and duck hunting seem to be slowing TOLEDO BEND Water 56 normal level black bass good to 414 pounds on some on worms striper slow catfish slow not many SOUTH AMISTAD Water 68 14 feet low black bass good to five pounds on motoroil worms and topwaters in the San Pedro and Zorro Canyons small striper and white bass very good in Cow Creek and mouth of rivers on Old Reliable Slabs with black tops larger striper In 1028 pound range fairly good near the dam in the Burrow area on Redfish crappie slow catfish good on trotline with cheese shrimp and worms in Castle and Zorro Canyons and around dropoffs in 6090 feet of CALAVEBAS Water 60 one foot high black bass fairly good to eight 10 ounces on tilapia and cranks in good numbers sviper fairly good to seven in good numbers on tilapia crappie slow catfish fairly good to 27 pounds on shad redfish fairly good to three pounds in good numbers corvina good to three pounds on spoons and COLETO CREEK Water normal level black bass excellent to 6 H pounds on red black purple buzt cranks striper good to six pounds on trolling green and white jigs crappie good with strings to 40 fish 1 pounds on minnows white bass slow catfish fair v pounds on rod aid reel and trotline with cut shad and minnows FALCON Water 24 Vi feet tow black bass slow some hybrid sviper to four pounds not many MEDINA Water 28 eet Iwo black bass good to three pounds on worms and live min nows from Antones Hollow Hill Along east bank striper slow all other fishing slow not many fishermen only place to get live bait Is Bobs WEST SPENCE Water 66 23 feet low black bass slow striper good from 1220 pounds on live bait drifting chartreuse colored slabs catfish slow not many slowest week of the year Wildcat or Paint Creek ramps COASTAL SABINE LAKE Some small drum to three pounds on dead shrimp some redfish in hot water can but not in public area low water tem peratures redfish will improve with two sunny days ducks leases near Bessie Heights producing limits not many fishermen no live bait GALVESTON A few redfish at mostly oversized most of the fish right now are sand trout to 1VS pounds in area channels and OHatts Bayou a few specks in Offatts beach front produdng sandtrout and whiting on dead shrimp duck hunting riot many hunters big snapper boats going small ones cant get out PORT OCONNOR Fishing generally PALACIOS Many limits of school some to 414 pounds in East Bay on artificials and fresh dead half are keepers short strings to new six pounds in turning andjiw Paiecios River occasional reds in channels to over 30 inches on artificials and dead shrimp a few flounder and drum no live bait water deraed rapidly after last front good dup hunting with and good goose PORT ARANSAS Hedfish togood numbers but mosty one fisherman caught 300 with only one not many reds in most gone to in week some limits to 23 Inches in two houa five bait duck hunting excellent with limits of teal not many vout I CORPUS CHRISTI Ngj many fishermen due to weather early in week tome specks from boats in intracoajuil no live bait available one 45minute troll netted one shrimp duck plentiful in Laguna Madre no fishermen on Oso Ret fishing fairly alow some reds and specks over last nothing Auto Parts SPARKOMATIC COMPLETE CAR STEREO SYSTEM Cassette Player Dual Cone Stereo Speakers I ocking Fast Forward Auto Stop LED Indicators Fits Virtually Any Car Sf each 40 Inch Metric SOCKET drive rachet extension Spark plug socket and much more Compact HiLift 2 ton Hydraulic Roller SERVICE JACK DIXCO TRIPLE GAUGE SET 1533 CHALLENGER CAR RAMPS Price RobaU Sturdy Gussell Construction Capacity 6500 GVW Traction Holds SPARKOMATIC PICKUP TRUCK STEREO SPEAKERS Dual Cone Full Range Mounting Hardware SPARKOMATIC PICKUPS0 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