More on Stephen Headrick

Bluff Your Way to More Bass

Aug 10, 2008

Everyone seems to think about falling water levels in the fall and winter when lake authorities start to draw reservoirs down in anticipation of spring rains. The truth is, falling water can happen almost anytime, including the middle of summer when demand for electricity is high.

Rock and Roll Smallmouth

Jul 31, 2008

It seems that I get a lot of the same questions when I do seminars at tackle or outdoor shows around the country.What's your favorite smallmouth lure? What's the biggest smallmouth you've ever caught? What rod and reel do you like for fishing a jig?

Day for Night

Jul 24, 2008

I know that night fishing is not for everyone. I love it, but a couple of friends of mine, Jonathan Sanders and James Thomas, recently took me to school in the bright light of day with a technique that really opened my eyes.

Night and Day

Jul 17, 2008

This week I'm going to cover some advanced ideas that can really make all the difference. A lot of guys fish at night, but most of them are really just casting in the dark

Gear Down for Night

Jul 10, 2008

The first thing you should know about night fishing is that the spots that hold fish during the day are also going to hold them at night. The difference is that the bass are usually shallower and more aggressive at night.

Who Needs Sleep?

Jul 2, 2008

I take a lot of pride in my fishing, and I especially take pride in my night fishing. It's an acquired skill and one I look at very seriously.

Landing the Followers

Jul 1, 2008

Although a following fish is an exciting experience, getting followers to bite is much better

Fun in the Sun

Jun 25, 2008

When I was a kid, I couldn't wait for summer. It was the best time of the year. School was out and I could go fishing with my dad and friends. It was great.Now that I'm just a little older (nearly 46), summer doesn't mean quite as much to me.

Don't Believe Everything You Read ... Including This!

Jun 18, 2008

I can't tell you the first time I read all about thermoclines and how bass don't live beneath them, but I've read that same thing lots of times since then, and — based on my personal experience — it just ain't so.

Act Your Age

Jun 12, 2008

If your smallmouth waters are anything like mine — Dale Hollow Lake on the Tennessee-Kentucky border — they've been showing signs of aging for some time