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The chrome Pop-R hit the water just inches from the bank. Just a twitch of the topwater lure and it looked like a parting of the seas as the big bass swirled on the bait. This was not one of the 1-pounders that had been slapping at bait for the last half-hour. This was a bass.

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It was one of those June mornings that make bass fishermen fish. The wind was blowing lightly out of the northeast, just enough to put a ripple on the lake. For four hours it did not matter what lure you threw, a bass was going to take a swipe at it.

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I realize a lot of locals do not, but I always look forward to when the pros come to town. More than anything else, they are a barometer of how a lake is doing, and in the case of Lake Fork it looks like it is still excellent.