One of the things I’ve been doing the past few winters is fishing with downsized swimbaits.
Warm spells, especially the extreme ones, can be your friend if you approach them correctly. They can be disappointing if you don’t.
We all need to do a better job of cleaning up the debris we casually toss into the lake.
Often the prespawn is characterized by unstable weather and moving fish.
There is a fine line between eliminating what I won’t need and simplifying too much.
I don’t think a man could live long enough to experience all the things that can happen when you fish bass tournaments. I really don’t.
Perhaps the most imposing figure in fishing is Denny Brauer. Although he no longer competes in the Elite Series, he left an indelible impression.
Even if it’s cold, you’re feeling bad or the water’s hard as a rock in your neighborhood, you can still work to improve your fishing skills.
There will never be another Noreen Clough. But we can all learn from this tenacious woman that barriers can be broken, seemingly insurmountable problems can be solved, and that life should be lived like there’s no tomorrow.
The term “bass pro” is one that is thrown around pretty loosely these days. Sometimes it seems that everyone who has ever fished a tournament at any level considers themselves to be a “pro.”