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Recent articles by Terry:

Bass, crappie bite nothing to brag about at Clear Lake

While the water is clearing and weeds are dying, the bass fishing bite is still slow around Clear Lake. → Read More

Turkey is truly an American bird

Don’t mistake the domesticated turkey that will grace many a Thanksgiving Day dinners around the country for his much smarter and elusive wild cousin. → Read More

Bass fishing still nothing to brag abut

An improvement in the weather has drawn a few more fishermen to Clear Lake even if the bass fishing bite remains below average for this time of year. → Read More

Ramp monitors are first line of defense

Thanks largely to boat monitors at Clear Lake’s public ramps, Lake County’s quagga mussel prevention program has been an amazing success to date. → Read More

Cold weather puts freeze on bass bite

Temperatures down to the freezing mark in the early morning are keeping the fishermen off Clear Lake, not that there’s much of a bass bite out there right now. → Read More

Turkey, pheasant seasons open Saturday

Hunters have their choice starting Saturday as the fall wild turkey season and pheasant season opens. → Read More

Fifth Street ramp extended into lake

Clear Lake’s only open public boat ramp, the Fifth Street ramp at Library Park in Lakeport, got a new lease on life Thursday in the face of the ongoing drought. → Read More

It’s just too expensive for many anglers – Lake County Record-Bee

Bass tournament participation isn’t what it used to be on Clear Lake or at other lakes Northern California, mainly because of the cost involved. → Read More

Autumn conditions challenging fishermen

The bass bite continues to lag at Clear Lake although the catfish are certainly biting, → Read More

Florida-strain bass made huge impact

Florida-strain bass quickly caught on after first being introduced into Clear Lake back in 1969. As a result of future plantings, Clear Lake has become one of the best bass fishing lakes in the cou… → Read More

Cooler weather improves bass bite

The cooler weather has improved the bass bite around Clear Lake where the catfish bite remains red-hot. Duck season opens Saturday and that means there will be hunters out on the lake. → Read More

Ramps, water use need to be addressed

It’s time to address issues concerning the drought. At the top of the list are the condition of public boat ramps around the lake and water conservation. → Read More

Catfish bite remains red-hot on lake

The bass bite at Clear Lake is only so-so right now, but the catfish bite remains red-hot. → Read More

Man’s best friend only asks for your love – Lake County Record-Bee

Man’s best friend definitely has four legs and a tail. Some things never change. → Read More

Fishing pressure almost non-existent

With no fishing tournaments allowed on Clear Lake this month, recreational fishermen pretty much have the lake all to themselves. → Read More

Bear sightings in county not rare

Black bear sightings in Lake County may not be common, but they are far from rare. Most wander into neighborhoods looking for food and water, especially with the ongoing drought. → Read More

Cooler weather helping fishermen

The cooler weather has helped out the fishermen on Clear Lake, but don’t expect to catch many fish, especially bigger ones. → Read More

Time to take a look at summer tourneys

There may come a time in the near future when the traditional bass tournament weigh-in is no more. → Read More

Cooler weather hasn’t energized bite – Lake County Record-Bee

While fishermen on Clear Lake are happy about the cooler temperatures following the recent heat wave, the bass bite hasn’t improved much. → Read More

Lake closed to bass tourneys in October

The Department of Fish and Wildlife is closing Clear Lake to all bass tournaments, including club tourneys, during the month of October because of the low lake level and poor water quality. → Read More