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2004 Pictures Below

 

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Dave Brumleve (left), what a show off!!

Ken Wohltman (middle) and Rick Henkleman (right)

with a couple limits of crappie.

October 1, 2004.

 

     

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Joy Towery (right) caught this channel cat, using a rod and reel

 with a nightcrawler.  Her friend Lisa Riley is with her.

October 3, 2004.

 

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Chris and Grandpa Herb of Fulton MO

with one of their trotline catches, a 3 lb. channel cat.

Chris, good luck in the Navy!!

October 2, 2004.

 

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Bob and Lance Richardson of Indiana displaying one of the their better

size crappie, caught on September 30, 2004.

 

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The Bud-Light Buddy Bass Tournament was this weekend.

Below is a panoramic view of the first morning during the live well check.

Click on the picture for a larger view.

September 19, 2004

 

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Don Browning caused a stir at the Bud-Light Buddy Bass

tournament when he brought in this 40 lb. flathead.

He caught it using goldfish on a jug.

September 19, 2004

 

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Andrea Martin had fun fishing out of the resort pond,

proudly displaying one of her catches.

September 11, 2004

 

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Wilford Branson and Greg Monroe with a couple of nice blue cats

caught on a trot line, they weighed in at 19 and 28 lbs.

September 11, 2004

 

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Alex and Zachari Burgess enjoying a day of crappie fishing.

September 5, 2004

 

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Tom and Thomas Mulrooney caught this

hefty drum out of the resort pond.

August 29, 2004

 

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Larry Niemeyer and a 38 lb. flathead

August 26, 2004

 

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Bob Abbott with a couple of good catches out of the resort pond.

The cat was about 5 lbs. the grass carp was about 25 lbs.

August 26, 2004

 

    

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Breylee Gilmore of Jeff City, with a nice 7 lb. blue cat . 

August 14, 2004

 

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Bass, caught on a minnow.

Released!

August 7, 2004

 

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Me, Howard Wade and Mike Dawson with a couple of blue cats

caught on a trotline using goldfish . 

August 8, 2004

 

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Bruce Carpenter, Marti Sittner and Tony Sansone enjoyed a day of fishing.

Showing off a couple of their catch. 

July 16, 2004

 

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Bruce Carpenter and Barnyard Bill with a few slabs

out of their two limits of crappie. 

July 11, 2004

 

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Emily (our granddaughter) was proud of this crappie.

July 2, 2004

 

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Buzz Stephens, with a hefty 14-1/2 inch crappie

that anchored his limit.

June 26, 2004

 

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Tom and Nathan Mooneyham with four keeper bass,

the biggest is approx. 5 lbs.

They will live to fight another day!

June 5, 2004

 

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Nathan Mooneyham with a couple of nice bass,

approx. weights 4 1/4 lbs. and 3 lbs.,

photographed and let go!

June 4, 2004

 

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Brandon Graupman caught this 25 lb. flathead using goldfish.

June 5, 2004

 

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The Thompson family.

June 4, 2004

 

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Wes, Charles and Irvin (not pictured) Foreman

caught this 42 lb. flathead using goldfish.

June 3, 2004

 

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Clint Hamby with a few respectable crappie.

May 30, 2004

 

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Jason and Lisa Hernandez.

Lisa didn't want to touch that pond bass,

but she sure enjoyed catching it!!

May 30, 2004

 

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Fun Pond Fishing!

1st picture- Meredith, Paige, and Tara. The stick was Paiges fishing pole.

2nd picture - Tara is proud of her 3 lb. catfish.

3rd picture - Meredith and her crappie.

4th & 5th pictures - Mark and Tracy got in on the crappie action as well.

May 30, 2004

 

       

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Dan Slizewski and Joe Ballard of Fulton, the largest is a 12 lb. flathead.

Caught on limblines.

May 28, 2004

 

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Jake Grimmett with a 14 1/2 inch crappie,

caught while on his first ever crappie fishing trip.

May 27, 2004

 

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Rick Zombo with a pond bass.

May 21, 2004

 

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Nathan Mooneyham of Santa Fe, MO

proudly showing off one of his crappies.

May 21, 2004

 

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Dean Stillman of O'Fallon MO, and Marty Marko of Foley MO enjoyed an exceptional day of fishing, catching a variety of fish.  The photos below show nice catches of white bass, nice size crappie and a couple of walleye.  This demonstrates the variety of fishing that Twain has to offer.

May 20, 2004

 

              

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Skip Whitenack, Larry Starrett, Ed Church and Jerry Markin, of Elwood, IN.

with almost 4 limits of crappie.

May 20, 2004

 

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Bill Parrish and Bob Utterback, both of Paris MO, with a couple of whopping flatheads.

Bill's fish weighed in at 62 lbs. and Bob's was 54 lbs.

May 18, 2004

 

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Dan Loyd and Wayne Braun of Gerald MO, with a husky 57 lb. flathead,

and a couple of other flatheads that weighed 12 and 16 lbs.

May 16, 2004

 

    

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Ryan Wells and Corey Wagner of Troy also enjoyed a fun day fishing.

May 15, 2004

 

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Joe Smith had a very enjoyable day on the lake with his dad.

May 15, 2004

 

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Eddie Harmon, Kenny Harmon and Edd Crane of Ashland MO,

enjoyed another good day with the trotlines.

All flatheads, 52, 51 and 49 lbs.

May 15, 2004

 

    

 

Cool cats stay at

  South Fork Resort..!!

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Greg Monroe hoisting a 42 lb. blue cat,

while Stanley Woehr holds a 7lb. blue.

May 15, 2004

 

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Tony Sumpter, Eddie Harmon and Kenny Harmon of Ashland MO, enjoyed

a good day with the trotlines.  All flatheads, the big one is

36 lbs., two 14 lbs, one 10 lb. and two 8 lbs.

May 14, 2004

 

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Buzz Stephens, with some hefty crappie.

Fred... see what ya missed.!!!

May 14, 2004

 

 

I wonder how many kids thought they saw

Santa Claus fishing for crappie.

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Tom Mooneyham and Jim Immel with a

couple of nice stringers of crappie. 

May 13, 2004

 

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Fred with a VERY nice stringer of crappie. 

This stringer probably weighed close to 18 lbs.

May 12, 2004

 

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Rich Dudenhoefer, Ed Pfahl and Robert Eynard displaying their catch. 

May 11, 2004

 

         

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Greg Monroe displaying a 40 lb. Blue cat, caught using perch.

DJ and Dawna Keilholz are next to Greg.

May 9, 2004

 

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John Barger with a 32 lb. flathead.

I said hold it higher John!

May 8, 2004

 

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The Iowa boys with several dinners.

Chuck Kai, Jim O'Malley, Dan Tietz, Dan Gafeller,

Tom LaPlaca, and Doug Cole 

May 7, 2004

 

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Jim Hill, with a nice 38 lb. flathead caught using goldfish. 

The shadowy figures in the back are Doug Delaney and Stuart Clark.

May 7, 2004

 

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(left) John, hoisting a couple stringers of crappie,

and the picture on the right the whole crew,

Mike, Pat, Tim, John, Denny and Rod.

All from Illinois.

May 6, 2004

 

    

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Gene Behring and Jim McMurdo with a couple of limits of crappie.

May 1, 2004

 

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Greg Monroe with a nice 38 lb. Blue cat caught using perch.

May 1, 2004

 

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Barnyard Bill, myself and Bruce Carpenter after a day of crappie fishing.

Enjoy that Pepsi Bruce!

May 1, 2004

 

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Guide Bruce Carpenter, and Steve and Sandy Hansen of

Lee Summit MO, with a mess of crappie.

May 1, 2004

 

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Dan Evert and Rick Byler of Columbia, MO caught this nice pair

of Flatheads, 31 lbs. and 48 lbs., and an assortment

of other catfish, on a trotline using large goldfish.

May 1, 2004

 

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Paul Brower, Cass Piorkowski, Jim Stangel and Lou Paolisso

of Chicago with another nice catch of crappie.  April 25, 2004

 

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Tom Holtmeyer and Carl Garner, aka the Slap Ya Mama Fishing Team,

with their limits of crappie.  April 25, 2004

 

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Dennis Season and Bob Helmig with a nice catch of crappie.  April 25, 2004

 

   

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Lou Paolisso, Cass Piorkowski, Jim Stangel of Chicago

with some of their crappie.  April 24, 2004

 

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Ken Wholtman, Rick Pals, Dave Brumleve, and Mark Thies

all from Effingham, Illinois.  They enjoyed good fishing by getting their limits.

April 23, 2004

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Rick Heitmeyer and mom Darlene of Paris MO. caught these impressive crappie last summer  (2003) on a local farm pond.  Ok, so these crappie are not recently caught, however I just recently came into possession of this picture and felt that they are impressive enough to post up.  The 2.7 lb. crappie on the right is dwarfed by the 4.2 lb. one on the left.  The state record is 4.8 lbs. 

 

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Guide Lynn Tharp and a client with a couple limits of crappie.  April 23, 2004

 

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Dan Domian, Denny Dennis, Dave Domian, Steve McNoaley and

John Lawler with a variety of fish.  April 23, 2004

 

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Gerald Williamson, Jim Harris, Mike Crow and Ben Sell,

just one crappie shy of  4 limits.  And a bonus channel cat.  April 23, 2004

 

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The Crappie USA $10,000 Mega Bucks tournament enjoyed beautiful weather

and a good day fishing, with the winning team weighing in a respectable

10 fish limit for 13.05 lbs., plus a whopper 2.56 lb. crappie for big fish!   April 17, 2004

 

Dan and Bill Kayser with 1st place and big fish. 

 

   

 

W. Peters and DuWayne Azotea came in 2nd with 12.74 lbs.

 

         

G Mason and J Zulauf came in 3rd with 12.33 lbs.

 

 

R. Riedinger and Ben Oenning came in 6th place with 11.55 lbs.

 

 

Joe Meyer and M. Meyer came in 7th with 11.43 lbs and

had the 2nd big fish at 1.95 lbs.

 

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Wayne Pruett with a nice 24 pound Blue cat.   April 13, 2004

 

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Dennis McDowell with some nice crappie that he and a friend caught out of Sandy Creek.  April 9, 2004

 

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Brad Jennings and son Martin of Fairfield IA. with a nice 2 lb. bass

that Martin caught from the pond.  March 27, 2004