More on Greg Hackney

Hackney: Jigs vs. slip sinkers

Jun 10, 2015

When you pitch or flip a real heavy slip sinker — something that weighs an ounce or better – the bass tend to grab the weight first.

Hackney: Selecting the proper jig, part 3

Jun 5, 2015

Another thing that every good flippin’ jig has is a heavy, stiff weedguard, and it should always lay right over the hook point.

Hackney: Selecting the proper jig, part 2

May 27, 2015

I struggle with the definition of a swim jig because, really, you can swim any jig you want. All you have to do is raise your rod tip and crank fast.

Hackney: Selecting the proper jig, part 1

May 25, 2015

Jigs aren’t all that expensive in the grand scheme of things, but they do cost money. There’s no reason to buy a bunch of them that won’t work for what you do when you go fishing.

Wrestlin' a gator: A Justin Lucas story

May 12, 2015

This week Greg Hackney shares a story about one of the really fine young professional anglers fishing B.A.S.S.: Justin Lucas.

Havasu Day 3 kicks off

May 9, 2015

The weekend gets started at the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Havasu presented by Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels.

Hackney: Nothing replaces time on the water

May 6, 2015

There are a few myths about pro anglers, especially at the Elite Series level, that I think should be mentioned.

Fantasy: How will the West be won?

May 5, 2015

I’m going to make selections based on value, pros with low ownership percentages combined with high probabilities of doing well.

Day 2 quotes

May 1, 2015

Best lines from Day 2 on the California Delta.

Hackney: Headed west, lookin’ for gold

Apr 29, 2015

I’ve only been to California three times, but during those trips I absolutely fell in love with the place.