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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 14, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas 6A HyaBZatunq Sunday Aug is spoon had snapper seeing red Keith Warren Summer is the most popular time of year to fry bottom fishing forred snap per Generally the gulf is calm which makes it easy to fish Snapper like many 1 fish are structure oriented Oil rigs well platforms buoys and old wrecks are common spots snapper and lot of other fish call home The typical bottom fisherman uses dead bait either squid or ice fish and fishes it on the bottom directly below the boat Because of depths and cur rents the angler needs to use a heavy weight to drop the bait to the bottom and still be able to feel the bite Rarely do I use a weight over six ounces The most common problem a bot tom fisherman has is having to deal with trigger fish These small mouthed fish are plentiful at the surface and will pick your bait clean before it gets to the bottom if youre not careful Trig gers are great to eat but because of their size and tough skin many feel they are not worth the trouble On a recent offshore trip our crew ran out of bait with only a few keeper snapper in the box They decided to try for a different species because if you dont have dead bait snapper wont bite Before leaving the oil rig I suggest ed we try artificial lures Specifically spoons that are made for vertical jig ging I dropped a one and onehalf ounce Hopkins spoon over board and watched the trigger fish turn away as they discovered it wasnt real The 12 pound test line and little current allowed the spoon to fall quickly toward the bottom All of a sudden the spoon quit falling I engaged the reel and set the hook on what turned out to be a nice four pound snapper Everyone on board was now tying on a spoon In the next two hours this spoon jig ging technique rewarded our crew with 28 keeper snapper three kingfish and a strawberry grouper We also caught dozens of undersized amber jack and even trigger fish with this method Its rare to catch snapper on artificial lures but when there are so many fish living around a rig and competing for a limited food supply artificials work great For a free Texas Angler bumper sticker send a self addressed stamped envelope to The Texas Box 310601 New Braunfels Texas 781310601 Keith Warren is the host of The Texas Angler Television Show which broadcasts statewide Catch The Texas Angler locally on KMOL at on Saturday and on Sunday mornings at am on HSE For more infor mation contact The Texas Angler at Letters to the Sports Editor DYNOMTTES express thanks Sports Editor The DYNOMrffiS softball team would like to thank the following peo ple for their support during our suc cessful tournament play Tunnell Insurance Agency Doep penschmidt Funeral Home Kiwa nis Club of Aluminum Screen Products Rotary Club Feed Carlton Food Products Rocky Hill Bostick Dave and Carolyn Petersen Jims Video Bobby McNeil Enterprises Comet 1 Hour Cleaners Bleck Electric Comal Pawn TriCounty Awards Crossover Junction Waymer Holy Family Church Gathany Tindall Auto Mart Ranch Camp Gary L Leverett Dorothy Overman Bill Davis Frank Hampel Dou glas Bahr Mary Fishcer Mark Bums Michael Till Alpine Custom Sheet Metal Ihsco Distributing Holiday Inn J Foerster Heating A Williams Heating Bluebonnet Motors Tim Walther and Financial Business Machines We would also like to thank these businesses for making our raffle a cess H Holiday Inn Comal The fj Strand Mr Gattis Grist Mill Goodyear Comal Flower Shop Granzins Meat Market Freiheit CounS try Store Tip Top Cleaners Bungy Over Texas Granzins BarBQue Comal Bowl Goepf Jewelers Kristis Clear Springs Restaurant Henne ware Hobby Lobby Pizza Hut Diner Pats Place Lubys Librados Oakwood Tire vice Sherris Floral Creations Molly Joes RawUngs Precision Alignment Brake King Co Service Center Blockbuster Video Ernestos and Karen Courtney TheDYN0MITES photo TMM Angler Ktlth Warron with a 30Inch trout and 28Inch rtdflth at Corpus ChrUU Bay Dear Fellow Citizens I would like to thanfe each one of you who assisted in any manner in my campaign for New Braunfels school board trustee Your kindness encouragement and generosity are greatly appreciated Thank you again Sincerely Bob Raborn PD POL ADV by Margie Raborn Enhiacc the Betty and VihM of Your Home with ProTarioMl Tret Can Irinmtaf removal T MARTIN TREE EXPERTS CLASS meets Aug 17 The Canyon take Anglers Sports Society CLASS will hold A club meeting Aug 17 at pm in the Lakeside Cafe The societys new tournament will be Aug 21 from 5 funvnooa further Information contact Ken Link at 6291708 after pjn Grand Opening we 1 Soecial Unlimited Tan one month only Courtyard Shopping Center Next to Bealls 6080448 Summer Special Acrylic Full Set Plus 1st Fill Appointment 1 coupon per client offer good with this ad Expires ADULT WATCH INC More than just sitters Providing concerned reliable care at MB home hospital nursing home Adult Watch schedules assistance for yourself or a loved one and provides a caregiver who 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