More on Bill Dance

Let's myth-bust some bass tales

Sep 9, 2010

Anglers are known for stretching fish tales to the limits, so it's no surprise our sport has more myths than our tackleboxes have baits.

Summer strategy for the shallow-minded

Sep 2, 2010

In the dead-of-summer sun-scorching days, going against what you think you know and fishing extremely shallow in extreme heat pays off.

Tread carefully or end up all wet

Aug 26, 2010

It's not as if I'm a stranger to the field of fishing-related pratfalls by any stretch of the fishing line or imagination. My fishing mishaps and/or "misery" have been well documented.

Don't be 'lead' astray

Aug 19, 2010

I think this called-for ban on the use of lead in lures and ammo is misguided at best, and honestly, it's downright unreasonable.

Make fishing and hunting state rights

Aug 12, 2010

For most Americans, the opportunity to participate in these great sports is a privilege — not a right. And that means this privilege could come under attack, or perhaps even be taken away, by anti-hunting and fishing groups.

Go with the flow

Aug 5, 2010

I think the bass bite is best when the current first arrives in an area. Any time you fish ledges or drops, look for those areas with features that differ from the norm.

Never abandon ship (or bass boat)

Jul 22, 2010

As it turns out, the fish had not quit biting. They had simply moved to deeper water. It happens all the time.

20 Questions with Lee Sisson

Jul 14, 2010

Lee Sisson's 40 years in bass fishing and the tackle business.

Common sense screams for sunscreen

Jul 8, 2010

the truth of the matter is sunscreens are products you need to consider using year-round in most places. This is especially true you are a fisherman.

Small waters for big fun

Jul 1, 2010

After so many years chasing fish, you have to know I'm a have-tackle-will-travel bass angler. Still my favorite fishing holes remain those similar to the ones where I first wet a line — small creeks and rivers.

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