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Sun sense

Mar 3, 2011

While fishing in extreme conditions can be dangerous, Shaw Grigsby believes that "ideal" fishing days when the sun is high in the sky can actually be the most dangerous.

Straight to the point

Mar 3, 2011

Ish Monroe talks about the reemergence of the straight shank hook.

Teasing bass

Mar 3, 2011

Bassmaster Elite Series pro Mike Iaconelli has made a career out of capitalizing on opportunities. When conditions warrant, the New Jersey pro likes to boost his chances for success by adding a small teaser lure on the main line in front of his primary lure.

Fishing the riprap during fall

Mar 3, 2011

According to Elite Series pro Terry Butcher, when water temperatures begin to dip as summer comes to an end, it's hard to find a better place then the riprap to load the boat with aggressive bass.

Modifying a spoon

Mar 3, 2011

When it comes down to it, fishing a big spoon for deep water bass is still a mystery to many bass anglers. This article attempts to demystify the art of using big spoons.

Bouncing a lipless crankbait

Mar 3, 2011

Kevin VanDam talks about the benefits of bouncing lipless crankbait. Natural terrain and weather conditions can change how you use your lipless crankbait.

Texas rigged Fluke

Mar 3, 2011

Peter Thliveros took fishing a soft plastic minnow bait to the next level when he popularized the "Petey Rig," featuring a finesse weight pegged 10 to 12 inches in front of a weightless, Texas rigged Fluke.

Selecting the right topwater

Mar 3, 2011

While most topwater baits may look the same floating on the surface of the water, Oklahoma's Edwin Evers believes that differences in color, size and sound can make the difference between catching a few bass and loading the boat.

Fighting bass with a spinning reel

Mar 3, 2011

Over the course of his career, Grigsby has developed an affinity for spinning tackle and refined the best technique for landing big fish on light line.

Selecting the right lipless crankbait

Mar 3, 2011

For Elite Series pro Edwin Evers, if he had to choose just one bait during the fall, a lipless crankbait would be his choice.