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Life in a tail spin

Sep 4, 2013

If your bass fishing is in a downward spiral, perhaps it’s time to go retro with bait selection. Eli

The smallmouth game of hi-lo

Jul 28, 2013

Born into current, riverine brown bass are aggressive strikers, powerful fighters and explosive acro

The Ultimate Guide To Supercold Smallies

Dec 18, 2009

Braving the cold to catch smallmouth.

Spoonin' Techniques

Feb 4, 2009

Fishermen who simply take the spoon right from the package, tie it on, drop it over the side and beg

Grubbing on the river

Oct 9, 2008

One autumn day about five years ago, Steve was into a hot Potomac River bite. The bass were literall

Living on the Ledge

Jul 28, 2008

Summer fishing is a balancing act. An angler must weigh time spent studying offshore ledges versus a

Living on the Ledge

Jul 1, 2008

Here are the Top 5 bait types for exploiting summertime, ledge-relating bass

Finesse jigging

Mar 4, 2008

In the not-too-distant past, the mention of the word "finesse" to bass anglers would be followed by

Grubbing on the river

Mar 4, 2008

Steve Chaconas has had many colorful careers, but the most pleasurable is his fishing and guiding ot

How to hunt bass in the open

Mar 4, 2008

It's sort of like Christopher Columbus in the 1490s trying to convince a skeptical crew that the wor