Nothing exemplifies the buying psyche of America's bass anglers better than their philosophical approach to fish attractants.
In this article read about the controversy that fills the air over Carolina rigging. Texan Kelly Jordon says, "It's a macho thing, while North Carolina pro Marty Stone hates the technique and states that he won't do it.
Anglers shouldn't be intimidated by the bigger baits. Bass of all sizes will chase down bream or big shad, especially when bass are being territorial, like during the spring.
Mark Davis had to make a major change due to the weather, but it worked to his advantage to win the 2004 Bassmaster Tour on Table Rock.
Caution, before you use the new elastomeric superplastics do your homework, it's totally different than what you're used to.
While bass living in those waters have the same basic needs, catching them requires an understanding of the differences in how fish live and feed in such dissimilar environments.
There comes a time during late spring when all anglers face a dilemma:
Finesse soft plastics may produce numbers of schooling fish in deep, clear lakes, and tubes may be the rage when bass are ambushing baitfish around shallow cover. But when you're searching for lazy summer bass on structure, nothing produces quality fish better than big-lipped crankbaits.
It's a steamy summer afternoon, and all of the action has died around your favorite weedbeds where, at dawn, bass were attacking just about every lure you threw.
The art of flipping is no longer for specialists. Look into most Bassmasters' rod lockers and you're going to find at least one long, stout rod latched to a gutsy reel spooled with heavy-duty line.