Anglers generally love to fish around shallow targets where the bass are spawning, and we tend to hold onto that pattern longer than we should. We forget that a lot of the bass are spawned and moving to where they will spend the summer.
As we near the season break for Memorial Day holiday, my thoughts will shift to the upcoming ICAST tackle show where a lot of cool, new stuff is coming.
I’m here at the Toyota Texas Bass Classic on Lake Fork this weekend and giant bass are biting.
What a difference a couple of years can make. That’s never more evident than what we’re seeing here at Toledo Bend this week.
‘Tis the season when fish get wary. They’re spawning in some southern states and might even be in the postspawn mode on others. Up north, the ice is leaving and bass are starting to nose around in the shallows.
This long break between tournaments gives Elite pros a chance to spend quality time with families and work with the public.
Table Rock Lake continues to amaze me with how quickly the fish can change patterns.
With the nation’s spring weather out of kilter due to the brutal winter, it’s natural to assume that seasonal patterns will develop later because of colder water temperatures. However, water temperatures don’t dictate everything.
Several spring tournaments have revealed a technique that pro anglers have embraced and weekend anglers are starting to discover – fishing bladed jigs in the early prespawn.
When you're a tournament angler, few things are as important as good preparation, and that includes practice.