Tadpole's Outdoor Blog

March 22, 2016

Fishing for Spawning Bass




Spawning bass are fun to fish for and fun to catch.   Grandson Garrett and I found lots of fish in shallow water.   They preferred watermelon with red and blacks flakes.   All fish were released.

March 17, 2016

Kurth Lake Lunker


Grandson and I fished Kurth Lake during Spring Break.   A few female bass were on their spawning beds.   This seven pound momma hit an 8″ Glide Swimmer Lure.   The lure glides thru the water on a steady retrieve or darts with slight twitching of the fishing rod.   He fishes the lure with 85 pound test braided line as it is a big fish lure.  This big sow just inhaled the lure.   We were fishing in about five foot of water.   He was excited when she exploded on the lure.   After the photo, she was released to return to her friends.   All bass above 16″ are required to be released.


July 5, 2015

Spoon Bass on Kurth Lake


June 16, 2015

Buzz Bait Bass

fk-kurth-bass-061115Grandson improved the buzz bait by

adding black buck tail hair to lure.

June 13, 2015

Top Water Bass of Plastic Frog




June 11, 2015

Grandson Garrett Adkison Bass Fishing Kurth Lake

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May 25, 2015

crappie still hitting hair jigs



April 18, 2015

Spring Fishing in East Texas

fk-bass-041215fk-crappie-041215These Kurth Lake fish are lots of fun to catch.

Especially, when using a hair jig tied by grandson.

The bass are released.

The crappie will be cooked for the grand kids.

April 10, 2015

Catching Crappie is Fun and

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March 25, 2015

Kurth Lake Crappie

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These came our of 8′ to 10′ in edge of grass.

I kept ten that averaged nearly two pounds each.

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