More on Stephen Headrick

Four nighttime smallmouth tips

Jul 18, 2011

It's just too hot to go after smallmouths on deep, clear waters during the day. But once the sun goes down, the action picks up.

Muddy water blues

May 4, 2011

We've had a lot of rain lately, and it's muddied up the water, but that doesn't mean you can't catch smallmouth. Here's how.

Fishing spring cold fronts

Apr 1, 2011

We still have six weeks or so of off and on cold snaps. If you aren't careful, they can really mess up your smallmouth fishing.

Dealing with the rain

Mar 18, 2011

First it was the snow, now it's the rain. It's been pouring here in Tennessee for three or four weeks, and, from what I see on TV, the rest of the country isn't any better off. But, that doesn't mean we can't catch 'em.

Early pre-spawn lures

Mar 1, 2011

As far as I'm concerned, this is your best chance to catch the biggest smallmouth of your life. But before we talk about that, I want to say something about safety.

2011 Bassmaster Classic Outdoor Expo

Feb 19, 2011

Traffic is steady at the Bassmaster Outdoor Expo.

The fishing's inconsistent

Jan 28, 2011

I'm back home. The weather has been real tough around most of the country. I mentioned that a couple of weeks ago, and it's gotten worse. It's really messed up the smallmouth fishing.

Why hair?

Jan 25, 2011

Stephen Headrick's answer to 'why hair and not rubber'.

Miserable weather and the 2011 Classic

Jan 14, 2011

I'll tell you that it never gets too nasty to go fishing, but it has come darn close this past week. The weather has been miserable.

They're still in the creeks

Jan 7, 2011

It's early January, and the fish are acting a little strange. OK, maybe not strange as much as different from most other years