More on Stephen Headrick

Bedding smallmouth bass

Mar 30, 2012

It’s been a crazy year. For the first time in my 49 years, I’ve seen Dogwood and Redbuds blooming at the same time.

Smallmouth: Catch ’em two at a time

Mar 23, 2012

A couple of groups of guys have been coming in the store the past few weeks talking about a new technique they’ve been using to catch the bigger smallmouth, two at a time. I’ve never heard of it before, and it sounds crazy, but they claim it works.

Is your spinnerbait the best it can be?

Mar 16, 2012

Right out of the package, a lot of spinnerbaits are good, but few are as good as they could be for your waters, your conditions and your bass. Make the changes that lead to success.

Spring is here! Are you ready?

Mar 9, 2012

Forget the calendar, Mother Nature is telling the smallmouths that spring is here.

Buttercups and skunks

Mar 2, 2012

Nature has certain cues that are nearly infallible when it comes to signalling the seasons.

Now’s the time

Feb 17, 2012

Every time I write something about what’s happening things change. If I write about cold weather, it turns warm. That kind of fast weather change can make for tough fishing.

Fishing an early spring

Feb 10, 2012

Because of the mild winter, it looks like it’s going to be an early spring. That means we’d better change our tactics if we expect to catch them.

The February binge

Feb 4, 2012

Let's talk about the bass binge that happens around the country the first few times warm rainwater rushes into the lakes and rivers.

Picking the right lure, Part 3

Jan 30, 2012

In the last two columns, we talked about how to deal with fronts when you’re picking your lures. So, it only makes sense in this final column to talk about how to find specific spots as the smallmouth move back and forth.

Picking the right lure, Part 2

Jan 20, 2012

The weather is a little closer to normal (cold) than it was last week. I should have known that it would turn cold as soon as I wrote something about warm weather and warm water.