More on Stephen Headrick

Fighting the cold

Dec 17, 2010

For the last couple of weeks most of our country has been gripped by a nasty cold spell. That creates different conditions depending upon where you are. Some areas have been dry during this period but a lot of others have had a lot of rain and snow.

Look to the creeks

Dec 3, 2010

Finally, it's starting to rain. We're supposed to get more in the next two weeks, and it looks like most of the country will be covered over. That's really good news.

They're everywhere!

Nov 12, 2010

This time of year can be a smallmouth fishing dream come true — if you know what you're doing, that is.

The fall turnover

Nov 4, 2010

This week we need to talk about the fall turnover. In some parts of the country, we might be talking about it a little late, but, in other parts, it's not happened yet

Fall open water techniques

Oct 28, 2010

The last time we talked about finding open water schools of baitfish because the smallmouth — the big ones anyway — hang out under them. This week we'll talk about how to catch those big ones.

Old South

Oct 28, 2010

There are several full-service hunting and fishing operations in the Southeast. Most of them offer customized service, and all of them strive to make your stay positive, memorable and enriching.

Fall forage facts

Oct 21, 2010

The weather's been so dry lately; it's like a desert where I live. If you're having the same problem, you know what I'm talking about, and you need to know that dry weather affects the fall forage movement.

The fall topwater bite

Oct 8, 2010

Fall is the best time to catch smallmouth bass, here are some tips on how to be successful at it.

Smallmouth rods

Oct 7, 2010

Let's talk about rods. Smallmouths aren't largemouths. You catch them different, and they fight different. That's why you need a different rod.

Fall options part 3

Sep 23, 2010

This is the time of the year when you can combine numbers with size. But, like every kind of fishing, you have to know what you're doing.