Monthly Archives: March 2014

Champ Randy Howell On Point At St. Johns

Bassmaster Classic Champion Randy Howell is day 1 leader of the 108 Bassmaster Elites on the St. Johns River in Palatka, FL. Howell said during cold weather he used his Livingston Lure to win the Bassmaster Classic. Today he stuck … Continue reading

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Tri-County Bass Tournament Circuit

This tournament circuit is for anglers 55 & older. Entry fee per tournament is $8 with a one time charge of $10 to cover Big Bass pot at the end of the season. For tournament information contact Phil McNeil 352-634-2608. April … Continue reading

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Villages Bass Tournament Banquet Is Redeeming Activity For a Sparse Fishing Day

Food was plentiful and tasty, as catered by Oakwood Grill.  It consisted of pulled pork, chicken, cole slaw, baked beans, and bread. The awards program was entertaining and humorous because of the lack of awards-worthy Bass.  Randy Disanto, Tournament Chairman … Continue reading

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Villages Bass Fishing Tournament—Make Up

The tournament, postponed a day because of stormy weather, was held Tuesday, March 18.  Unfortunately, the fish did not know that it was ‘tournament day” and would not bite.  Just 5 fish were shared by 62 anglers.  It was a … Continue reading

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Southern Tackleworks Harris Chain “Report”

L-R…. Grady Maynard, John Franklin, & Nicholas Gutschick, from Southern Tackleworks in Tavares, sent me the following report: Bass are starting post spawn so try a lipless crank bait in wild shiner, black gold, chrome black, or chrome blue. However, … Continue reading

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Buckeyes Beat It At The Stick

While Midwest winters have been nothing less than brutal, Ohio native Grant Hamilton headed south for a weeks visit & bass fishing with his long time angling friend Stan Lippian.  Lippian, a Village resident, treated his friend to one of … Continue reading

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You Can Tell If It’s Gonna Rain If You Wait and It’s Raining

The Villages Recreation Department postponed the tournament due to the threat of thunderstorms.  It was raining at 7:15am and has rained since, but the main concern was thunderstorms.  The tournament will be held tomorrow, 7:30am, March 18, 2014. Here is … Continue reading

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