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#12854552 - 08/05/18 05:50 PM Freddie Grant
Beast From The East Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/18/09
Posts: 901
Loc: North East, TX


Just got word from my dad, that our friend Freddie Grant passed away this morning in Corsicana, Texas. Years ago, Freddie had his own fishing show in the Dallas area and had a large following. “Fun of Fishing with Freddie Grant” Freddie fished professionally and guided on several different area lakes. I’ll post up arrangements when we know something.



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#12854560 - 08/05/18 05:57 PM Re: Freddie Grant [Re: Beast From The East]
Hard Rain Online   happy
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/22/05
Posts: 18903
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Used to watch his show every week RIP. One of the good things about his show is he mostly fished public lakes and would show on a map where he caught fish. Always used a Buck knife as a pointer...good stuff.

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#12854635 - 08/05/18 07:06 PM Re: Freddie Grant [Re: Hard Rain]
basscaster46 Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/03/06
Posts: 982
Loc: Red Oak, TX
Sad to hear it RIP
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#12854679 - 08/05/18 07:43 PM Re: Freddie Grant [Re: Beast From The East]
bronco71 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 1547
Loc: Farmers Branch/Sulphur Bluff
Sorry to hear this, Happy Fishing Freddie! I watched many of his shows and actually met him at a Freddie Grant/KPLX 99.5 THE WOLF big bass tournament on Granbury many years ago. He was a cool guy, I had had caught a big smallmouth....by the standards back then....and he came looking for me at the end of the tournament and found me in a cafe, said that my fish was a new lake record and he would submit the paperwork to the state. He also said that he was supposed to release all but the top winning fish and mine placed 13th against the bigger largemouths but since it was a lake record he had kept it in the tank for me to take to the taxidermist. Great guy! RIP

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#12854682 - 08/05/18 07:44 PM Re: Freddie Grant [Re: basscaster46]
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Registered: 01/20/07
Posts: 8959
Loc: Southlake, Texas
RIP Freddie. Funny story, Freddie had kind of a long skinny neck and a pronounced adams apple , every time we would see a heron or some kind of fishing bird on a point we would say, there is old Freddie, been saying it for years.
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#12854708 - 08/05/18 08:13 PM Re: Freddie Grant [Re: Beast From The East]
Donald Harper Online   happy
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Registered: 01/25/08
Posts: 15022
Loc: Justin, TX.
Another Old Master gone. Glad to hear so many learned something from his knowledge. I understand he worked very hard to grow the sport of fishing. My condolences to the family and friends of a man that made a difference in lots of people's lives.
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#12854783 - 08/05/18 09:45 PM Re: Freddie Grant [Re: Beast From The East]
Allison1 Online   sleepy
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Registered: 12/14/03
Posts: 18746
Loc: Grand Prairie, Tx
I saw him on Murvaul around 1980 when we were fishing a club tournament. His "camera person" was a nice looking redhead.

He was one of the biggest fishing shows around here back then. Sorry to hear about his passing.

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#12854785 - 08/05/18 09:50 PM Re: Freddie Grant [Re: Beast From The East]
Ken A. Online   content
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Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 10213
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Fun of Fishin Nevers Gets Old...

Rest in Peace Freddie

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#12854792 - 08/05/18 10:01 PM Re: Freddie Grant [Re: Beast From The East]
TxDanFishMan Offline
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Registered: 12/06/09
Posts: 501
Loc: Keller, Texas
A true Texas Bass Fishing Legend, RIP Freddie G.


Edited by TxDanFishMan (08/05/18 10:01 PM)
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#12854794 - 08/05/18 10:05 PM Re: Freddie Grant [Re: Beast From The East]
Brandon Adamcik Online   content
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Registered: 02/13/08
Posts: 6780
Loc: G.P. TX
RIP
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#12854832 - 08/05/18 11:20 PM Re: Freddie Grant [Re: Brandon Adamcik]
kcb Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/05/07
Posts: 1087
Loc: Carrollton, TX
Met Freddie at a Tackle Shop many years ago and he helped put me on some fish at Caddo. RIP Freddie.

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#12854907 - 08/06/18 07:11 AM Re: Freddie Grant [Re: Beast From The East]
don the angler Offline


Registered: 09/05/01
Posts: 5209
Loc: Dallas,Texas,USA
RIP Freddie.
The fishing shows have really changed since his time. Now about all the hosts are doing is introducing the latest wonder lures & related products. I find the shows now are difficult to watch. Our old cocker spaniel was named after Freddie & he is gone too.
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#12854909 - 08/06/18 07:16 AM Re: Freddie Grant [Re: don the angler]
senko9S Online   content
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Registered: 10/15/03
Posts: 22928
Loc: Bedford, TX
RIP old friend
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#12854955 - 08/06/18 08:07 AM Re: Freddie Grant [Re: Beast From The East]
fouzman Offline
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Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 48048
Loc: Houston, TX
RIP, Freddie. Had drinks with him a couple times. He was a character.
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#12854956 - 08/06/18 08:07 AM Re: Freddie Grant [Re: Beast From The East]
RedSkeeter Offline

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Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 15969
Loc: Fork/Arlington some.
SMH..RIP Freddie.
If I wasn't on the water somewhere way back when, my but was watch his show. Great teacher and mentor to many.
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