Bill Baab


Fish return to spawn, attract bass

Some anglers believed the blueback herring spawning was all over for Thurmond Lake, but what's all the commotion near the shore this week?

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Fishing tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P... Read more

Magretto sparked interest in drag boats

Rick Magretto, 68, who died Wednesday after an extended illness, is the person responsible for the drag boat races that are held each summer on... Read more

'Chronicle’ has long outdoors history

This year, The Augusta Chronicle is celebrating its 225th year of existence, and I wondered about how many outdoor writers worked for the... Read more

'Killer' spinner bait helps Evans man win tournament...

Keith Hutto, of Evans, won a North Carolina Division Bass Fishing League tournament on Kerr Lake last weekend and gave all the credit to a spinner... Read more

Fishing tournament offers contest for kids

 

The Fish for Life bass tournament on Thurmond Lake on May 15 will benefit the American Cancer Society, but it also will offer Augusta... Read more

Finding the right technique can be exasperating

Fishing can be fun, fast and frustrating.

Last Wednesday afternoon, I fished from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., trolling a Zoom Super Fluke (pearl... Read more

Cold waters good for trout fishing

 

The chief complaint of most fishermen about Thurmond Lake is that water temperatures have been too cold to produce a consistent fish... Read more

Largemouths are coming

This weekend's predicted warmer temperatures ought to kick Ol' Man Winter out of our area ... and it's about time.

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