Tag: Bass

April 13 Winning Teams

The 2019 Great Parks Bass Series tournament circuit kicked off at Miami Whitewater Forest Lake on April 13. A chilly morning gave way to a beautiful sunny afternoon for 34 teams who were eager to test their skills on a lake notorious for big fish. That reputation continued to grow as we saw big fish […]

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Matt and Steve Wheeler hold their catches

Spring was in full bloom at Miami Whitewater Forest Lake on Sunday May 6. Wow, what a difference two weeks can be! On April 21 these fishermen braved a 32-degree morning with spitting snow. The weather was much more comfortable for this derby, but the fishing was very challenging. Successful fishermen understand seasonal patterns. They […]

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It was snowing at Miami Whitewater Forest Lake three days before the first Bass Series Tournament on Saturday, April 21. It was only 32 degrees when 64 bass anglers launched their boats. Toss in cold and off-colored water, and you have very difficult fishing conditions. All results Most of the field, no doubt, expected the […]

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Sharon Woods Bass Series On June 10, Great Parks hosted its third Bass Series tournament of the year at Sharon Woods. We had good weather and a full field of 24 boats in the tournament. After a slow start of getting through the vegetation, we ended with a few good bags of fish. Most fishermen […]

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Early Bass Bite With such a mild winter so far, Great Parks’ lakes have been consistently ice-free. When the 50 and 60 degree weather hits, anglers have been making it count at Campbell Lakes Preserve. The recent warm temperatures had the big fish active. Cole Frondorf from Westwood caught a 21.5 inch large-mouth bass with […]

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