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April Happenings & Fish Of The Month

April, 2020 will be remembered for a number of reasons. With stores and restaurants closed and most activities put on hold things weren’t looking good. A steady diet of take-out food and jigsaw puzzles can get old real fast. Well … Continue reading

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Fish Of The Month – March, 2020

We have all heard the story that if a Greyhound catches the rabbit, it stops running and if a Bass falls for a artificial bait once, it probably won’t take it a second time. Well let’s examine this “Myth” a … Continue reading

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Fishing Forums

We now have 3 Google Groups, or forums: 1) Fishing Reports. To be used exclusively to report fishing results and the response thereto. https://groups.google.com/d/forum/tvfishingreports 2) Kayak Fishing. To arrange kayak fishing trips and to discuss kayak fishing, in general. https://groups.google.com/d/forum/tvkayakfishingContinue reading

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More About the Ned Rig

The Ned Rig was discussed last month by pro angler Trevor, Fitzgerald. This month’s speaker, was FFC member and Club Secretary Jim Jones. Jim has used the Ned Rig to catch numerous 8+ lb. Bass in The Villages retention ponds. … Continue reading

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Fish Of The Month – February 2020

(Now You See Me – Now You Don’t) On February 15th, just three days before this years Villages Bass Fishing Tournament, FFC member Rich Haessley spent a little time at Miona Rec. Center pond fishing the beds. Knowing that fish … Continue reading

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February Happenings

While our friends up north are thumbing through their latest Bass Pro and Cabela’s catalogs and hoping for a early spring, things here in Florida are moving at full steam and there’s plenty to report. Now in it’s 11th year, … Continue reading

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February 2020 Meeting of The Freshwater Fishing Club

  Jan Windscheffel was the lucky raffle winner of a Fitz rod. Fitzgerald discussed several different baits and methods of fishing them. Currently very popular, is the Ned Rig. It can be fished slow or fast, but generally on the … Continue reading

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Fish Of The Month – January 2020

The new year is off to a great start and several members have reported some outstanding January catches. FFC members Rip Strautman, Rich Grunwald, and Gary Leonard have all reported Bass weighing in the 7lb-9lb range. Some were taken with … Continue reading

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Bass Fishing Tournament February 18, 2020

Don’t miss this.  Download the application by clicking here.  The start time is 7:30 am.  Event will run until  10:30 a.m.  All judges and anglers must attend the pre-tournament meeting at Pimlico Recreation Center at 10 o’clock, February 12th.  Please … Continue reading

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Capt. Zack Slankard Presents FFC Members with the Latest Tips and Tricks

Capt. Zach Slankard spoke to the January 2020 meeting of the Freshwater Fishing Club about techniques for catching Crappie and Largemouth Bass. Zach spoke first about Crappie. He suggested spinners and small jigs, even tiny crankbaits to catch them.

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