Fruitless fishing trips tend to leave new clients with sour taste

...urge folks to come back another time and sometimes I'll give them a discount."The striper-hybrid-white perch bite on Thurmond Lake is going strong right now.? Happy birthday to Ralph Barbee Jr., of Evans, who turns 74 today.

Fishing report

Ralph Barbee Jr., phoned the writer late Monday...surface fishing ought to be really good. Ralph Barbee, professional guide, (706) 860-7373...9 a.m. My TV show, "Fishing with Ralph Barbee," will air on ComCast Channel 6 and...

Thurmond bass smash top-water plugs off points

The top-water season continues, with Ralph Barbee and friends scoring on the Hub's Chub plug and the...the hot rod and gave mom and daddy fishing lessons. Ralph Barbee, professional guide, (706) 860-7373): I caught...

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Beat the heat at night, the dark side of bass fishing

...m., 6 p.m., until dark, or during the night. Ralph Barbee Jr., of Evans has found the morning period to be productive...coming in 30 feet of water on live blueback herring. (Ralph Barbee, professional guide, 706-860-7373)-- I fished...

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Fishing report: River, lake fish turned on by springlike conditions

...and crank baits, according to the Soap Creek report. Ralph Barbee Jr., and Enon Hopkins hooked and landed some nice...of the good fish are running around 30 to 40 feet. Ralph Barbee, professional guide, (706) 860-7373): Enon Hopkins...

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Good time to take a break

...them, I'd stay home and watch TV," said pro guide Ralph Barbee Jr. of Evans. "When I can only catch one fish in...I'd locate them on the depth finder in deeper water. Ralph Barbee, professional guide, (706) 860-7373): Tuesday...

Understanding lake bass fishing

...fishing adventures of Tommy Shaw of Leah, Ga., and Ralph Barbee Jr., of Evans on Thursday. Strong west/southwest...the trip. The fish are coming from 30 feet of water. Ralph Barbee, professional guide, (706-860-7373) --Bass...

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'Spook Season' starting at lake

...earlier this week, was right on the money. Check out Ralph Barbee's report below, buy some Super Spooks, scrape off...next month is worrying me a bit. (Just kidding!). Ralph Barbee, professional guide, (706) 860-7373: Paul Davis...

Top-water lures fished late in day produce nice bass

...tough. One of the few positive reports has come from Ralph Barbee Jr., of Evans. He fished the top-water, blue-and-chrome...hybrids and stripers and two catfish on Wednesday. Ralph Barbee, professional guide, (706) 860-7373: I've been...

Modified top-water plug attracts big largemouth bass

...clear plastic, but not the larger-sized Super Spook. Ralph Barbee Jr., of Evans scraped all the color off a Super Spook...for sturgeon. He said the stripers hit a lot faster. Ralph Barbee, professional guide, (706-860-7373):Enon Hopkins...

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