You don't have to qualify for more than one Bassmaster Classic to leave your mark on the sport's greatest championship. These anglers did it even though they were one and done.
Do you trim your jig or spinnerbait skirts? If you don't, you might be costing yourself fish.
The flippin' technique was born on the California Delta but was introduced to the rest of the world when its inventor, Dee Thomas, won the 1975 Arkansas Invitational on Bull Shoals Reservoir. It was the first BASS event ever held on Bull Shoals.
This year's Elite event marks B.A.S.S.' seventh professional tournament on Bull Shoals Reservoir.
In the early 1970s, Steve Porter realized that bigger spinnerbait blades would better mimic the big baitfish lunker bass wanted. He changed the way we think of spinnerbaits today.
It’s the seventh year for the Elite Series competitive bass fishing circuit, and with it comes seven premium venues for the world’s top professional anglers ... plus one “Mystery Lake.”
BASS Signature Series Terry Scroggins on flipping and pitching matted vegetation
BASS Signature Series: Jim Eakins on finesse flipping and Pitching
Denny Brauer's tips on rod handles.
The California Delta, rich in BASS history, and host to many tournaments, has been the site of innovative fishing techniques as well. Read how flippin' and "tule dipping" came to be.