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Follow the bluegill

Jul 13, 2014

Shad and crawfish aren’t the only forage magnets for bass. Learn the habits of these panfish and you’ll crack the code for catching some of the biggest bass in your lake this summer.

Hot Product Press: Mercury Enertia ECO prop

Jun 20, 2014

Bass boaters can experience a 10 percent fuel economy improvement when their Mercs are fitted with the new Enertia ECO propeller for outboards 135 HP engines and up.

A.R.E. has got you covered

Mar 14, 2014

Bass anglers hate to be caught on the water without the bait of choice on a given day. But when your tow vehicle is equipped like the A.R.E. Fishing Team 2014 Tundra that was on display at the Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo in Birmingham, anything you need could be sitting at the boat ramp.

Classic gear debut: Curado I Series

Mar 4, 2014

Shimano's newest Curado sets a new standard in baitcaster performance.

Classic gear debut: Classic Edition Triton TRX

Mar 4, 2014

The 2014 Triton 21 TRX Bassmaster Classic Limited Edition boat not only has an expanded front deck but a redesigned, hidden bow storage area that can hold the inventory of a small tackle shop.

Night of Champions

Feb 20, 2014

Two nights before the boats launch on Lake Guntersville for the 2014 Bassmaster Classic, the competitors gather for a friendly Night of Champions.

3 keys to lipless cranking on Guntersville

Feb 10, 2014

“I doubt if there is a better prespawn lure for fishing anywhere in the country,” Tharp said. “If I only had one bait that time of year to use on a grass lake — which Guntersville is — it would be a lipless crankbait.”

Three keys to winter jig fishing

Jan 21, 2014

Elite Series pro Greg Hackney is a master of jig fishing, and winter is his favorite time of year to fish it.

3 keys to cold water flipping

Jan 18, 2014

When the water is cold and most anglers are fishing steep bluffs or deep water, Davy Hite is quite content to stay shallow and flip the cover.

Jigs take the chill out of winter

Dec 2, 2013

This former Classic champ and AOY says you can leave most of your baits at home in the winter. All you need are jigs!