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Elephant Butte 3rd Annual Kayak Tournament 5-14-16

Elephant Butte 3rd Annual Kayak Tournament 5-14-16

We had a blast this last weekend (5-14-16) up at Elephant Butte Lake.  The weather cooperated this year.  The fish were biting.  The Anglers were courteous and there for a good time.   We had some wind against us going out and some how it was against us on the way in…….hell on the legs.  Just glad […]

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October on Caballo Lake, NM

We took the Hobies out on Caballo Lake The first Saturday of October.  It was great weather.  There was very little fishing pressure.  Unfortunately, the lake was down.  We found a small area where it was 16 feet deep but the majority of the lake is like a flooded soccer field.  It was 9 feet […]

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Spring Fling.. New Lake.. Never Fished Before What to Do..

Well Fellow Anglers thought I would post an open Dialog. See how how you guys and gals.. Would target a new lake.. Here are the conditions.. Water Slightly  Stained, water Temps ranging 68 – 72 degrees.. Lake Contains the King of Kings Big Small Mouth Bass, Crappies, Blue Gills, Perch, Channel Cats, and Northerns.. And […]

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New Water

New Water

I recently competed in a bass tournament at Lake Amistad, Del Rio, Texas.  I had been worried about the logistics of this particular tournament due to extremely low water levels.  Most access to the lake was closed.  There were a limited number of boat ramps open.  As luck would have it, weather changed and the […]

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Elephant Butte Lake – Revisited

Elephant Butte Lake – Revisited

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Elephant Butte Lake, NM

Update from Gale Carr on Elephant Butte Lake.

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CAJUN WATERS

Growing up in the West Texas desert, my fishing options were limited to irrigation canals and a small stream which was once the Rio Grande. Now, loving fishing as much as I did, I would pack my oversized tackle box with all my lures, jigs, and plastics (it was a pretty impressive collection for a 10 year […]

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Falcon Lake, Zapata TX

Falcon Lake, Zapata TX

Falcon Lake is by far the place where I have caught the best, big, black bass.  It is also a lake on the Texas-Mexico border.  It is split down the middle by buoys that delineate the US side and the Mexico side.  Because of this, I suggest that everyone in the boat has a Mexican fishing […]

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Amistad Lake, Del Rio Texas

Amistad Lake, Del Rio Texas

Del Rio, Texas is on the US-Mexico border.  Lake Amistad is actually half in the US and half in Mexico.  It is split down the middle with marker buoys to let you know where the international line is.  I have fished; this lake for a good 20 years and have never had any trouble.  There are […]

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Elephant Butte Lake, NM

Elephant Butte Lake, NM

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Elephant Butte Lake, NM

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Elephant Butte Lake, NMElephant Butte is the only lake of any size within 3 hours of El Paso, Texas or Las Cruces, NM.  The lake is fed by the Rio Grande that flows from southwestern Colorado, through New Mexico and down through Texas to the […]

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