Stephen Headrick

Smallmouth bass and the moon: Part 2

Jun 8, 2012

Shade can be the key to better smallmouth fishing, even after dark.

Smallmouth bass and the moon: Part 1

Jun 4, 2012

The moon affects lots of things here on Earth, including smallmouth bass feeding patterns.

Fishing below the thermocline

May 24, 2012

Think there's no bass below the thermocline? Think again.

If night time is not the right time for you

May 18, 2012

Now matter how good it is, night fishing is just not for everyone. If you're one of those anglers, I've got a couple of alternatives for you.

Night moves: Part 3

May 11, 2012

Where and what you fish after dark is just as important as during the day.

Night moves: Part 2

May 4, 2012

As the weather warms, the fishing gets better and better after dark.

Night moves: Part 1

Apr 27, 2012

Once the spawn is over, it's time to take the night shift for smallies

The double-fluke rig for postspawn smallies

Apr 20, 2012

This may be your best bet for doubling up on big postspawn brown bass.

Dealing with cold fronts

Apr 13, 2012

A serious cold front blew through and really put the brakes on our hot spring bite. The good news is that it’s supposed to warm up over the weekend.

Fish the shad spawn

Apr 6, 2012

It’s time to think about the shad spawn. It usually happens right after the smallies move off the beds. That’s about right now.