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#418980 - 07/20/15 01:47 PM Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass
overtonfisheries Offline
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Registered: 04/25/02
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Loc: East/Central Texas
Originally posted on Texas Fishing Forum:

I would like to announce officially that I will no longer be using Camelot Bell in my largemouth bass marketing campaign. I do maintain that the genetics of 100% of my Overton Fisheries stock are from Mike Frazier's ranch, that he personally provided me with these fish knowing that I would breed them and sell fingerlings, but that I am no longer associated with Camelot Bell Ranch in any way. I do not plan to change the genetics of my brood stock in the near future. If anything I will improve the program by starting a new lunker program with the same genetics, and they will have the markings and exhibit the performance to prove it. I do plan to change the name of the fish, so stay tuned..

I make this decision after careful consideration of who I am, what Overton Fisheries is, where we have been, and where we plan to go in the future. I respect Mike Frazier and what he has accomplished with his fishery. Any further public bickering about the use of the Camelot Bell name in association with these largemouth bass genetics only brings us all down a notch, and distracts us from the unique and true nature of the product itself.

I make this decision, because for me, "It's All About The Fish!"

Maybe I will let the some of the forum folks help me with a new name, LOL.
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#418986 - 07/20/15 02:17 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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Originally Posted By: overtonfisheries


Maybe I will let the some of the forum folks help me with a new name, LOL.


The forum is good at that! Thanks for the post!


Southern Belle - I can see two probes with this one, your not in Tennessee and again the Belle part
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#418987 - 07/20/15 02:19 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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Big blue Mark Bass
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#418989 - 07/20/15 02:29 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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Over-Ton Bass

(just how big can they get? smile )


Edited by Lovnlivin (07/20/15 02:31 PM)
Edit Reason: changed my mind :)
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#418990 - 07/20/15 02:49 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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Loc: Boone County, MO (pond)
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Overton's Buffalo Bucketmouths



Edited by Bocomo (07/20/15 02:51 PM)
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#418991 - 07/20/15 03:01 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: Bocomo]
george1 Offline
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"Buffalo Belle, won't you come out tonight?
Come out tonight, Come out tonight?
Buffalo gals, won't you come out tonight,
And dance by the light of the moon."
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#418993 - 07/20/15 03:07 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
fishm_n Offline


Registered: 05/18/11
Posts: 733
Loc: Sturgis, SD
Texas crown

Texas star

Blue star

Blue crown

Lone star


Todd, what is your favorite attribute of these bass ?
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#418996 - 07/20/15 03:14 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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Just sayin'. I laughed when I first saw the statement, but we continue to call ours "our little cannibals".

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#418997 - 07/20/15 03:17 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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LOL. Great ideas already!!!
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#419002 - 07/20/15 04:31 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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I like Buffalo Belles, but maybe that would stir the pot with Camelot Bell?
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#419003 - 07/20/15 04:42 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: Bocomo]
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Registered: 06/30/07
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Loc: Plano Texas
Yeah, I think it might but it does recognize the heritage of these outstanding fish. Mike Frazier did an outstading job over several years in selecting huge brood females that developed Florida LMB traits of fast growth, catchability, and recognizable characteristics, as Todd gives credit.
G/


Edited by george1 (07/20/15 04:57 PM)
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#419010 - 07/20/15 06:16 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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Straight ahead, Mabro!!!
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#419012 - 07/20/15 06:47 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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Registered: 08/10/14
Posts: 972
Loc: S.E. Texas, Polk Co.
Buffalo Crown Micropterus



Edited by stickem' (07/20/15 06:49 PM)
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#419013 - 07/20/15 06:55 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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Loc: East/Central Texas
Good stuff y'all!... Plenty of very good material so far. We have plenty of time to work on a suitable name. Feel free to contribute.
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#419014 - 07/20/15 07:18 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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Registered: 08/10/14
Posts: 972
Loc: S.E. Texas, Polk Co.
Texas Crown LMB
Lonestar Crown LMB


Edited by stickem' (07/20/15 07:26 PM)
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#419015 - 07/20/15 07:21 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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Registered: 01/23/12
Posts: 1926
Loc: N FL
Boarder bass
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#419016 - 07/20/15 07:25 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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Posts: 1926
Loc: N FL
How about overton bell or overton bass or overton bucket bass


Edited by BobbyRice (07/20/15 07:27 PM)
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#419026 - 07/20/15 10:38 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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Registered: 04/21/13
Posts: 304
Loc: South Georgia
Texas blue bass( instead of black bass)


Edited by Cray (07/20/15 10:39 PM)
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#419027 - 07/20/15 10:48 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: Cray]
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#419034 - 07/20/15 11:09 PM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
Walt Offline
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Registered: 11/05/09
Posts: 3
Loc: Texas
Mary Sue voted for

Canna-Belle

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#419038 - 07/21/15 12:16 AM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: Walt]
Pat Williamson Offline


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Posts: 2761
Loc: Oakwood,Texas
Overtons cannibelles

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#419039 - 07/21/15 12:29 AM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
fishm_n Offline


Registered: 05/18/11
Posts: 733
Loc: Sturgis, SD
Can-a-Belle Crowns

Preceded by texas overton's or florida??
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#419041 - 07/21/15 12:46 AM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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Loc: East/Central Texas
Getting warmer I think, thanks!
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#419047 - 07/21/15 06:45 AM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
george1 Offline
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Registered: 06/30/07
Posts: 3794
Loc: Plano Texas
Thoughts - naming your "LUNKER" bass you gotta use "Overton" name for marketing purposes AND "Belle" for genetic heritage"
The name has to gain serious attention - too bad Lone Star Lunker has already been used.. grin

Todd, I see a huge business advanatage to come up with this independent marketing opportunity.

Who other than Overton Fisheries has the biological credentials than Todd Overton, with fish farm resources including over 30 hatchery/grow-out ponds with unlimited hatchery, forage production and marketing expertise?

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#419051 - 07/21/15 07:38 AM Re: Overton Fisheries and Camelot Bell Bass [Re: overtonfisheries]
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Registered: 03/24/15
Posts: 113
Loc: South Cemtral Virginia
Southern O'Belle - Or Texas Or Lone Star Or Buffalo

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