A long time ago, some anonymous angler figured out how to entice these lock-jawed largemouth into biting — simply by allowing a soft-plastic lure to lie motionless, sometimes for 30 seconds or more.
Likewise, in competitive fishing, it's the last 90 feet to the scales that holds the drama … at least for the anglers.
When the Elite Series was first established, co-anglers were an integral part of the program.
Charlie Campbell is one of the all-time greats of topwater fishing.
You see, great surf spots are like great fishing holes. They’re sacred and precious. The locals who watch over them feel the water is theirs.
We find fish — easy fish — and for inexplicable reasons, the pattern somehow falls apart.
At the end of each season, pro anglers begin the process of renewing sponsorships and seeking out new ones.
The Rapala pro staffers fishing the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic have an advantage -- the new Rapala Shadow Rap. It's a coldwater jerkbait with a difference.
Great numbers of giant bass are caught from Rodman Reservoir every year. When it's threatened, bass anglers should take notice.
Perhaps the most imposing figure in fishing is Denny Brauer. Although he no longer competes in the Elite Series, he left an indelible impression.