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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 13, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                August Page 9 Lone female bass fishing guide in Texas not catching a lot of flak ALBA AP Cheryl Davenport admits she turned a few and some when she became a bass fishing guide on Lake Fork almost two years Davenport Is one of very few women who has dared to enter the predominantly male world of bass fishing Some say shes the first In Texas since Elaine who guided at Lake Tawakonl until the late At 1 really dont think they knew exactly hosv to take me being a Davenport recalling the early reaction of several male bass fishing guides on Lake They were a little And I can understand 1 really But theyve really been good to I think they have finally realized that Im serious about cat ching instead of being given the silent Davenport says several guides actually tell her where they have found fish and en courage her to fish those But she usually we have some community but Im not going to fish another guides water unless he in sists 1 do and I know hes not going to be fishing it that she acknowledging the fact that finding fish is a big part of any guides But Davenport doesnt have to rely upon other fishermen to find or catch She has all the ingredients of a successful fishing guide a good knowledge of the bass habits the structure and cover they prefer and how to approach It when and where to use the various types of lures pa tience perhaps most important she alreadv has received the backing of several manufacturers in cluding Mariner Motors and Quan tam rods and Lonnie Stanley of Stanley Higs also is one of her sup porters and she prefers either 15or 20pound test Berkley Big Game Im really enjoying she If its not I dont want to do And its really satisfying to see someone else catch As she Davenport let a plastic worm fall amid the thick limbs of a bush just off a narrow creek channel on upper Lake The worm never made it to the bot She felt the strike and set the A chunky bass that fell into Forks special 14to 18inch protected slot limit spun from the bush and quickly was lifted into the The fishing has really been tough here Davenport releas ing the Not just for me but for most other The bass just havent gotten into a good sum mer pattern Were just now star ting to see some schooling Davenport is a bass fishing guide Saturdays and She manages a Dallas dental office the other And she likes it that I really like my dental office she I like the people I work with and the job has a lot of But I like and three days a week is just about all I can really I dont have the stamina to stand up to five or six days of guiding every I just couldnt handle I was fishing Lake Pork every she And most of the lime I was by I dont mind fishing by In I like You dont have the pressure you have when you are fishing with someone You dont have to worry about them being in position or whether Fishing Report ALSTIN APi Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department or Ana Ki CENTRAL BASTHOP Water to normal level black bass good to pounds on green metal flake and white Fat UcUils In 815 feet of hybrid striper crappie good to 25 fish per string to pounds on white jigs and small catfish slow HELTON Water 85 feet above normal and black bass good in no keepers early and late on lures and minnows striper slow crappie fairly good to fi fish per string to pounds on minnows early slow and catfish plentiful to 6 pounds at night on wide variety of baits HLCHANAV Water 86 2 eel black bass good to t pounds on purple worms with yellow tails striper fair to 10 pounds on white jigs with i Inch white grubs and live perch crappie white bass good early and late on Pearls catfish fair to ipound on cutbait CANYON Water 8S ti leet above normal level black bass good but not many keepers on chartreuse or while buji baits in the backs of slriper and while bass slow crappie fair on minnows to 18 fish per catfish very good on nightcrawlers to 5i pounds with nightcrawlers on rod and Additional boat ramps la be open by the FAYKTTE Water almost 85 normal black bass fairly good to 7 pounds on dark colored good numbers o slot sized fish to fish caught and returned tot he crappie fair at night around the trees and brushpiles to 120 fish per boat on catfish slow GIBBONS CRKEK Water 84 degrees 6 inches low black bass good but within the slot no keepers this week crappie good on minnows with some limits in 1012 feet of water catfish fair to 3 pounds LBJ Water 85 normal black bass good to 3i pounds on black striper fair on silver Holspots crappie a few under lights around midnight LIMESTONK Water 2 feet black bass slow slriper crappie good with some white bass catfish good to 7 pounds on minnow s Water fett above black bass slow striper air to i pounds near the dam on Pet Spoons crap pie fair 10 1012 fish per string in 8 feel of white bass fair to pounds on rod and catfish fair pounds Water 86 normal black bass to 1 pounds on purple worms and medium diving Bomber near the grassy hybrid striper good slabs lo pounds near the crappie good at the marina al night on min nows and white bass uood at the spillway using jigs and min nows catfish good on trotline to 4 pounds on liver and early and TRAVIS Water 86 1 feet below black bass fair to a 2pounds on chrome topwaters and shad colored cranks strawberry worms and large minnows good later in the day in deeper striper and all other fishing WHITNEY Water one foot low black bass good to 4i pounds In the moss and willows on buzz striper good to U pounds on live bait around Wallin one str ing of 16 fish weighed 151 crappie good around barges on minnows and with several limits to pounds white bass good to 2 pounds schooling late on spoons and catfish slow COASTAL SAB1NE Hedfish picking up along Old Kiver shoreline to 7 pounds by waders good numbers of reds caught south of the islands by a good number of reds in Bessie Heights live and dead shrimp seem to he best baits trout fishing generally good winds from bad direction ior fishermen Tuesday some local indications of Tropical Storm good numbers of undersized good numbers of live mud live shrimp croakers airly drum still fairly good along with scattered sheep sliead POUT i CONNOR Uedfish fair to 28 inches but no great numbers from the big kingdsh fairly good to IS pounds at the first trout fair in the to 2 pound range at the wells and at the cedars live bait shrimp available at Sy 50 per quart at per live croaker Kedfish good with many strings to pounds with individual fish to 11 pounds from the Colorado River Jellies to Malagorda many limits of trout to 2ii with in dividual fish to pounds in all Matagorda Surf Line and triple tail from tournament averaged 15 pounds from the Colorado River Jetties to platforms in Matagorda flounder good to 4 offshore produced kingfish io 25 dorado good to V good numbers of bonilo no live bait shrimp available KtXKPOKT Trout good to from 3 to pounds around the wells in Aransas Ba on small trout good to pounds on the outside beach at Traylor redfish fairly good to y pounds in Kedfish Bay and Hog Island Hole and South Bay Live bail shrimp available at So per quart Offshore slow POUT AKANSASRedlish good until Tuesday when winds began gustmg to M miles per hour from the winds con tmuexi early trout good around rigs in to pound range on live good numbers of kingfish with limits pounds each miles live ban shrimp fairly plen tiful at per quart fishermen expect winds to continue through Thursday no laughiiig Knowing 8 million lightning bolts blast the earth killing more Americans than hurricanes or youll want to be familiar with at least a few safety tips inside a home or keep clear of use the telephone only for an emergency and turn off the TV and other Lightning tends to strike the tallest so keep a low profile If youre isolated on level ground and feel your hair stand on drop to your bend forward and put your hands on your Do not lie Stay clear of wire clotheslines and other metal t If in a roll up the windows and dont touch the radio dial or any metal Stay out of convertibles and other openair When lightning strikes dont let it be the shock of your Scarce Cuutf nas August tiO i 1980 Dy historical IK Tins is fMrt of a senes of iiilutmative leports developed by PEC to help save energy ana money electric coqparcrtiyii Good Neighbors in Energy Jonnsor KyW WKe Marwe ana Dripping Springs Now Open to the Brand Name Refrigerators 14 Frost S399 S599 Free 16 19 while or almond 22 Brand Name Dishwashers 4 Option S225 Maytag 4 S389 4 cycle booster S419 aSEES Ranges 30 Electric 30 30 Self Clean Electric Deluxe Almond 30 Clean 30 Electric Cooktop Almond they are comfortable fishing the waters you want to SPEND A LITTLE MORE SAVE A LOT MORE LATER Assorted gas range closeouts Ventahoods all colors slightly damaged from 4 4973631 Old Texas Dance Hall Hwy 281 North of Loop 1604 Friedrich High Efficiency ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS i Quality 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