It's widely agreed that catch and release is a good thing, but the less audible argument made by fisheries biologists is that underharvesting can be just as detrimental as overharvesting.
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Bladed jig experts Randy Howell and Mark Menendez weigh in on why these unique baits still deserve a spot in you starting lineup.
While bluegill and shad constitute the majority of bass' finned fare, there are other fishes that a hungry largemouth won't pass up. Some are specific to certain regions. Gobies, for example, account for nearly ninety percent of smallmouth bass' diet in Lake Erie, but you'd be hard pressed to find a goby in Florida. The bass' diverse diet and voracious appetite are a few reasons why they are so successful most everywhere they are introduced.
Several new names pop up on Angler X's list for the Empire Chase at Lake Erie. Electronics will level the competition out, but there are still several guys he feels have an advantage in some way. He believes that pulling five 4-pounders from a single location is not only realistic, it is probably how the event will be won.
Sheri Glasgow, the 2007 Toyota Tundra Women's Bassmaster Tour Angler of the Year recently received a fully loaded Toyota Tundra from Toyota of Muskogee in recognition of her title.
To fully understand something, bass in this case, you must also understand the things around it, like what it eats, where it lives and its behavior.