fishing http://hppr.org en Bring home the fish, but leave the mussels http://hppr.org/post/bring-home-fish-leave-mussels <p></p><p><font face="Arial" size="3" style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: normal;">The spread of Zebra mussels in Texas lakes has caused for new regulations that all fishermen/boaters should be aware of. Beginning July 1, boaters must drain all water from their boat and on-board receptacles before leaving or approaching&nbsp; a body of fresh water anywhere in Texas.</font></p><p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 05:00:01 +0000 Luke Clayton 34435 at http://hppr.org Bring home the fish, but leave the mussels Wiper fishing during the shad spawn http://hppr.org/post/wiper-fishing-during-shad-spawn <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Howdy Folks!</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you will take a few minutes and listen, Jason Barber will tell you the secrets of catching catfish and wipers now that spring has arrived and the water temperatures are warming up. &nbsp;The warmer temperatures also mean the shad are spawning, and that's key for a successful day!&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 05:00:03 +0000 Luke Clayton 29685 at http://hppr.org Wiper fishing during the shad spawn Teaching Cindee to Catfish: the saga continues http://hppr.org/post/teaching-cindee-catfish-saga-continues <p></p><p>Folks, to this point, I’ve taught Cindee about bait, how to rig her pole, and where to look for catfish. &nbsp;Today, I’m going to give her a tip that is a sure fire way to catch those cats.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 17 Aug 2013 05:00:03 +0000 Luke Clayton 20345 at http://hppr.org Teaching Cindee to Catfish: the saga continues Catfishin: Rig Your Line, Choose Your Bait http://hppr.org/post/catfishin-rig-your-line-choose-your-bait <p></p><p>Howdy Folks. &nbsp;This week I'm still trying to make Cindee into a fisherman- to be more specific- a catfisher.&nbsp;</p><p>Last week we talked about how cats like deeper water this time of year- 22-24 foot deep. &nbsp;If you can find shade over a ledge or cavity, or a creek feeding into the lake, you have a good chance to find catfish. &nbsp;</p> Sat, 10 Aug 2013 05:00:03 +0000 Luke Clayton 19661 at http://hppr.org Catfishin: Rig Your Line, Choose Your Bait Catfishin: Where to Find Them on a Summer Day http://hppr.org/post/catfishin-where-find-them-summer-day <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; Folks, today I called Cindee to give her an answer to the question, "What am I going to fish for on a hot, summer day?" &nbsp;The answer is... catfish, and today I'm going to tell you where you can find them.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Catfish are just like us. &nbsp;They like a cool place with plenty of oxygen. &nbsp;This time of year, the spawn is over, and oxygen seems to be plentiful in about 22-24 foot of water. &nbsp;So, you're going to have to fish a little deeper than you've been earlier in the season.</span></p> Sat, 03 Aug 2013 05:00:03 +0000 Luke Clayton 19658 at http://hppr.org Catfishin: Where to Find Them on a Summer Day Cool Weather is a Good Time to Fish for Crappie http://hppr.org/post/cool-weather-good-time-fish-crappie <p>Lake Fork guide Seth Vanover buried his face in his side imaging sonar and instructed Billy Kilpatrick, Phil Zimmerman and myself to study the image. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 20:02:50 +0000 Luke Clayton 17762 at http://hppr.org Cool Weather is a Good Time to Fish for Crappie