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Lake Okeechobee Tackle Shop owner dies in boating accident

BY ED KILLER edward.killer@scripps.com
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

— This small lakeside community and its even tighter-knit fishing community was shaken Sunday by news that one of its well-known anglers and business owners was suddenly gone.

Paul "Bubba" Helton, 57, of Okeechobee fell from his bass boat [...]

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Lake Okeechobee Bassin 5-22-08

The wind on the Lake Okeechobee slowed down today and was much easier to fish. Today I fished with Josh Webb from New York, a really good bass fisherman. We used swim baits, other plastics, top water plugs to capture over 50 bass in just 6 hours.


Lake Okeechobee Fishing Report 5/21/08

Today I fished with the Hunek brothers they caught 40 fish by 9:00am. By the end of the day we had close to 100 Okeechobee bass.
All the fish were caught on artificial baits . The wind was 25 out of the west and the fish were bitting plastics and spinerbaits. [...]

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