Stephen Headrick

What’s new with crankbaits

Jan 4, 2013

I’ve always liked crankbaits as lures, especially in the spring and fall, but they had a drawback....

Inside a TV show

Dec 28, 2012


Dec 21, 2012

This is a time when we should be with our families remembering the true meaning of this holiday, and taking more pleasure in giving gifts than in receiving them.

Keep an open mind

Dec 14, 2012

This week I’m going to talk about something that’s been bugging me for a while. It’s the fact that some anglers refuse to open their minds to new lures and to new approaches in smallmouth fishing.

You have to tease 'em

Dec 7, 2012

Winter smallmouth aren't dormant, they're just lethargic. Tease 'em to tempt 'em.

They're starting to suspend

Nov 30, 2012

The smallies are scattered

Nov 23, 2012

Just when a guy thinks things are going along in a predictable manner Mother Nature throws a curve.

It's all relative

Nov 16, 2012

What makes for a trophy smallmouth bass? I’ve thought a lot about that over the years. I don’t think you can answer that question unless you know where the fish was caught.

Smallmouth bass rule

Nov 9, 2012

Smallmouth bass have a mystical quality to them.

The last of the topwater bite

Nov 2, 2012

A lot of you might think I’m crazy for saying this but if the water isn’t iced-over on your lake I’d suggest you give topwater a shot. You’d be surprised at how many fish you can catch this time of the year with a frog.