Don’t look now, but the start to the 2016-17 dove hunting season is literally just a few weeks around the corner.
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The dog days of summertime aren’t usually the time of year that most bass anglers dream of.
Normally when you mention Lake Texoma and summer fishing, people automatically think striper, sand bass, catfish and early, late or night fishing for bass. This year so far it’s been sand bass city.
With the hottest weather of summer now gripping North and East Texas this week, there is still some fair bass fishing action to be found on the fly as the 2016 version of Independence Day fades into the rearview mirror.
I couldn’t help but smile the other day as I read Lake Fork guide James Caldemeyer’s Facebook post.
July has come in something like March — lately the wind has been puffing pretty good. Even at night when it traditionally calms down, there has still been a stiff breeze. I was planning on going fishing Wednesday night but my trees were whipping around so, I left the boat in its house.
At first glance this Fourth of July weekend, the sight of full lakes and reservoirs across the state of Texas should be cause for celebration in a state often known for drought and endless summertime heat.
In case you haven’t noticed, this weekend marks the arrival on the calendar of Uncle Sam’s 240th birthday bash, the annual Independence Day holiday celebration coming up this Monday.