Author: Bob Maindelle

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Over the course of the cool-water season extending from late October to late March, my primary tactic for fishing Stillhouse Hollow and Belton lakes involves... [Read More]
From competitive angling at the middle school and high school levels, to after-school fishing clubs, to... [Read More]
In traditional bass tournaments, anglers strive to catch a limit of fish in a set period of time, then bring these fish back to a... [Read More]
I have been a member of the Coastal Conservation Association for many years now. As such, I receive both of the publications CCA sends to... [Read More]
On June 21, Dr. Kris Wagner, a urologist at Baylor Scott & White in Temple, contacted me about taking him and his sons, 14-year-old Nick... [Read More]
In 3X9 Series bass tournament action Tuesday, tough summer fishing continued to beset anglers as, once again, an average of less than two bass per... [Read More]
My phone rang around mid-afternoon Thursday. It was a friend from church who had attempted fishing off the courtesy dock located inside the U.S. Army... [Read More]
Over the past week and a half, sustained surface feeding activity has returned to the scene on both Belton and Stillhouse Hollow lakes. [Read More]
If there is one redeeming quality about our long, hot Texas summers it is that we enjoy long periods of stable weather in which one... [Read More]
A real rarity occurred on the water Tuesday during this week's 3X9 Series bass tourney. The tournament, which places a three-fish limit on participants, was... [Read More]
On the night of July Fourth, Ken Chambers took his family out on Stillhouse Hollow Lake by boat to watch the fireworks from the water. [Read More]
While there are number of factors that make kayak angling attractive, including price of entry into the sport versus that of motor boating, enhanced access... [Read More]
On the night of April 5, three local bowfishers ventured out onto Stillhouse Hollow Lake on what would become a record-breaking endeavor. [Read More]
On April 8, the Central Texas High School Tournament Trail held its fifth and final qualifying... [Read More]
I have maintained a detailed fishing log of my angling efforts on Belton Lake and Stillhouse Hollow for 26 years now. By looking for commonalities... [Read More]
The wild swings in weather we have experienced these past few weeks following an abnormally chilly winter season has fish scattered and difficult to pattern... [Read More]
The first of 30 consecutive Tuesday night bass fishing tournaments is set to begin Tuesday. The regular season of the series will conclude on Sept.... [Read More]
The competition for nearly $1,500 in cash prizes drew 18 anglers and their accompanying in-boat officials to Stillhouse Hollow Reservoir for round five of the... [Read More]
Back in the fall of 2017, Alison Errington of Fort Hood contacted me for more information about... [Read More]
As I worked on setting up my booth at the recent Central Texas Boat Show at the Bell... [Read More]
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