With proven results on the Bassmaster Elite Series, many anglers are beginning to rely on swimming a jig to put bass in the boat.
At one time or another, everyone who has ever gone out in pursuit of bass has done so with another angler's advice on how to catch them still ringing in his ears. In most cases, the information was delivered with the best of intentions. More times than not, however, such "dock talk" is more harmful than helpful.
It's been said before that 90 percent of bass fishermen focus their efforts in the shallows. For those anglers confident enough to fish in deep water the technique can pay off.
Anglers are often at odds over which type of trailer is best for dressing up jigs.
Tommy Biffle tells us about weedguards.
It has been theorized that 90 percent of the bass live where only 10 percent of fishermen dare to go. For many anglers, fishing deep is tantamount to space exploration. Probing the unknown depths searching for invisible cover is often much less appealing than simply dropping the trolling motor and covering visible shoreline cover.
Elite Series pro Mark Menendez' tips on respooling.
Elite Series pro Mark Menendez follows the bass to get to the bluegill.
Elite Series pro Mike McClelland is diligent in seeking offshore locations that attract and hold bass.
Elite Series pro Mike McClelland gives advice on jigs.