More on Don Wirth

Doug Hannon dead at 66

Apr 1, 2013

Hannon came to prominence in the bass fishing world as a fishing guide who caught more than 800 bass weighing better than 10 pounds.

A Day on the Lake with John Murray

Aug 31, 2012

Spend "A Day on the Lake" with John Murray on a lake he's never seen in this Bassmaster Magazine photo gallery.

Spawn-time smallmouth

Mar 8, 2012

Learn what two legendary guides, Fred McClintock and Steve Hacker, have to say about spawning smallies.

Cold weather bass without a jerkbait

Feb 6, 2012

Sometimes the "pause" in "jerk, jerk, pause" seems like an eternity. There's got to be an alternative for those of us without that kind of patience.

Fear and loathing at bass camp

Nov 14, 2011

A trip to Montgomery Lake to catch a descendant of George Perry's world-record largemouth goes horribly awry.

Catching bass around dams

Mar 1, 2011

Most bass anglers are sufficiently adept at locating and fishing obvious structural elements of reservoirs, including points, ledges and offshore humps. Yet these same fishermen often overlook the most obvious reservoir structures of all: dams.

Windy day wisdom

Mar 1, 2011

'Tis a noble and heroic thing, the wind! Who ever conquered it? Herman Melville

B.A.S.S. historical timeline

Feb 23, 2010

A snapshot of B.A.S.S. history

Smallmouth in murky water

Oct 13, 2009

In this article, you can read about how some of the best smallmouth fishing can be experienced in water color closer to Tennessee sippin' whiskey than gin.

Sneak Up

Oct 8, 2009

For most, they are the "great mystery fish" in bass fishing. They spend the summer in the open lake, suspended at mid-depths and trailing schools of shad like hungry wolves following lambs