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Rain causing fewer people to go fish

It is a good thing fish do not mind getting wet. The rain certainly bothers the fishermen and ladies more than it bothers the fish. ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, March 22, 2015 12:01 am

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Still time spawn this spring

Cold fronts continue to keep the game fish spawn at bay. Currently most of the fish in our lakes are about two weeks late from ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, March 1, 2015 12:01 am

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Cold temps impacts area fishing lakes

It looks like we got hit with not one but two dry cold fronts this week. The weaker front last night was not as severe ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, February 15, 2015 12:01 am

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J.R. Roberts challenge coming soon

Today is the last day for contestants competing in Saturday’s 29th J.R. Roberts Memorial Bass Challenge to sign up. Entries are coming in and as ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, February 1, 2015 12:01 am

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J.R. Roberts Bass Challenge coming soon

The 29th annual J.R. Roberts Memorial Team Bass Challenge will cast off at Lake Bruin on Feb. 7. This event is hosted in memory of ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, January 25, 2015 12:01 am

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Cold fronts slowing down fishing

Needless to say the recent cold fronts have slowed the fishing down. Cold air temperatures along with a lot of cold rain dropped the lake ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, January 11, 2015 12:01 am

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Avoiding the cold rain at all costs

Fishing in a cold rain certainly handicaps the angler more than the fish. Fish don’t care. They are already cold and wet. Ten to fifteen ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, December 28, 2014 12:01 am

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Fishing quietly goes long way

The “some are catching fish and some are not” deal is still going on locally. That’s common for the times, not the season. In the ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, December 14, 2014 12:01 am

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Slow times on the lakes for locals

I heard a few good fishing reports from local white perch experts and some reports from the bass anglers this week. Most of the reports ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, November 30, 2014 12:01 am

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Fishing a big mystery in 2014

This has been, and continues to be, the most unpredictable year in the fishing scene I have ever witnessed. The Mississippi River held at higher ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, November 16, 2014 12:01 am

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Fish more active before cold front

November certainly announced its arrival with a blast of cold air. We had a low of a chilly but dry 36 degrees yesterday morning. This ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, November 2, 2014 12:01 am

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Tales of the old fishing adventures

It looks like the Mississippi River may give us one more shot at fishing the Old Rivers for bass and perch before we get a ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:01 am

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Ways to combat cool weather

Saturday was a beautiful day to be on the water fishing, but catching was probably a bit difficult for most. Today should be about the ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, October 5, 2014 12:01 am

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Area lakes looking good for fall

Fall is in the air, sort of. Let’s just say fall is in the air late at night, in the early a.m. and at dawn. ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, September 21, 2014 12:01 am

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Fishing is the new hunting

A few showers moved through the area this week and cooled the lakes down a bit. I am so glad summer is winding down. Of ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, September 7, 2014 12:01 am

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Tales of a diehard jig fisherman

The Old Rivers at Vidalia, Deer Park and Yucatan produced some nice size white perch this week. Several customers/friends stopped with an ice chest half ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, August 24, 2014 12:01 am

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How to spot thermocline on the lakes

That was a nice week considering it is August. Air temperatures during the early morning hours felt great. Reports on the fishing are still mixed ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, August 17, 2014 12:01 am

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Summer can offer great fishing trips

August is doing it’s best to remind us where we live — the South. The heat is on. Last August, the water topped out at ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, August 10, 2014 12:01 am

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Fishing for the perfect bait

The Mississippi River has finally offered us a favorable stage for fishing the live oxbow lakes. Saturday morning, there were boats of every description headed ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, August 3, 2014 12:01 am

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Carp theory still a big mystery

If the Mississippi River predictions hold up, we could see the lowest level of the year, so far, by Monday. For the past couple of ... Read more

by Eddie Roberts, Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:01 am

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