Adjusting to water movement. Adjusting to changing light conditions. Adjusting to an influx of muddy water. Adjusting to the unseen impact of spectator boat traffic. And more.
In this article, you can read how the plastic worm is one of the earliest artificial bass baits developed, and serious anglers learn early how to fish it. Anglers Wendlandt, Martens and Daves have developed their own rules for using plastic worms.
Bass will stay on bridges year-round, but a lot of fishermen dismiss them because they are so obvious.
For the most part, spectators on Lake Wylie were courteous, but their boats muddy the waters.
Hairy jigs still attract the bass, whether their old school or not.
Four of the Elite Series pros explain mistakes anglers make that sound obvious but do get overlooked.
Some of the pro tells us how to set the hook so that you're less likely to loss the fish.
Observations from the pros after Day Two of the 2008 Bassmaster Classic.
Classic XXXVIII (38), was held Feb. 22-24, 2008 in Lake Hartwell, South Carolina. When Alton Jones motored back into Lake Hartwell's Portman Marina, he was pretty sure he didn't have enough fish in his livewell to win the Bassmaster Classic.
Saturday marked the most dramatic two-day weather swing in Classic history in South Carolina