Metal bass lures have been around for decades, yet a surprising number of Bassmasters have either never fished them, or have experimented with them only briefly and without success.
Veteran smallmouth guides answer Don Wirth's questions about locating these fish.
Many bass anglers agree that smallmouth represent our sport's greatest challenge — their propensity for deep water and offshore structure makes these fighters notoriously hard to find and catch.
For many Bassmasters, competing in tournaments is what bass fishing is all about. Every angler with a competitive streak, whether he fishes against other members of his local bass club or on the pro circuit, dreams of scoring a great catch in a tournament and ending up in the winner's circle.
Perhaps the most misunderstood aspect of tackle selection is choosing the size of weight to use for soft plastics rigging. Here, a Classic champion offers a heavy dose of advice on the subject
Welcome to Bassmaster's reality series! Here, we put top BASS pros on small lakes they've never seen before for seven hours, and then log everything they do to locate and catch bass.
Elk Lake, one of the largest inland lakes in northern Michigan, is an overlooked gem for trophy smallmouth.
You don't have to hit the lottery to finance a boat for bassin'. Here, we identify boats in your price range and what to expect from them
In this article, you can read how Byron Velvick unlocks the secrets of Lake G in Bassmaster's "A Day on the Lake."
BASS tournaments are held on sprawling lakes over several days of competition. But did you ever wonder how a top pro would fare on your home lake that little body of water down the road where you and your buddies fish for bass? Welcome to Bassmaster's reality series. Here, we put the superstars of competitive bass fishing on small lakes they've never seen before, then give them seven hours to figure out a viable pattern, logging everything they do to find and catch bass.