Have you ever tried to rank your favorite fishing lakes? It’s not easy. Here are the lakes that earned a spot in Bassmaster Magazine's 100 Best Bass Lakes list for 2012
They've been around a long time, but grubs get little respect among bass anglers. That's too bad since they can be extremely effective.
These no-frills baits are often overlooked for sexier soft-plastic options. However, they catch fish like crazy if you understand them as well as Shaw Grigsby.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Dave Wolak uses a whole different strategy for second-chance baits.
Up to now, I've been concentrating on several of the best-known and most popular finesse techniques, but now I'd like to briefly describe two additional presentations I use a lot, especially now during the spawn and postspawn.
This album features photos taken from the 2011 Bassmaster Classic media day, Mardi Gras World.
Whether you dream of becoming a full-time professional tournament angler, or just want to put more bass into your livewell on weekends, Bassmaster Classic winner Michael Iaconelli and Bass Fishing Hall of Fame writer Steve Price tell you how in Finesse Fishing with Mike Iaconelli.Under their guidance, you'll learn all the secrets of using lighter rods, reels, lines, and lures to increase your catch, techniques that have taken Mike Iaconelli to the very top of the bass fishing world in both B.A.S.S. and FLW competition.
If the baby doesn't come by Thursday, I'm going to fly to New Orleans and do the first three days of practice.
In March 2001, during a local tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Kelly Jones Jr. and his partner spotted a 12-pound largemouth on a bed tucked underneath some of Rayburn's famous flooded buckbrush. They already had 19 pounds in the livewell and this one would have easily locked up a win, but try as he might, every presentation Jones made to the bass snagged in the brush and the fish was never caught.
Chad Brauer wins the 2010 Bassmaster Central Open on the Red River in Louisiana.