The common practice is to catch the five bass permitted daily, regardless of size, then start looking for larger fish. Brauer, by contrast, targets larger bass from the moment the first practice day begins.
Bass will stay on bridges year-round, but a lot of fishermen dismiss them because they are so obvious.
Losing his father two weeks before the CITGO BASS Federation Northern Divisional, Randy Burch dedicated his win to his Dad.
Florida is known for its big bass, and there are a number of techniques that consistently produce fish over 8 pounds. Live bait is one. Sight fishing for spawning bass with soft plastics is another, and both can be deadly.
Anglers often suffer from the "why didn't I think of that?" curse. Good fishermen ignore killer tactics for no other reason than forgetting to implement common sense.
In this article read about the controversy that fills the air over Carolina rigging. Texan Kelly Jordon says, "It's a macho thing, while North Carolina pro Marty Stone hates the technique and states that he won't do it.
Anglers shouldn't be intimidated by the bigger baits. Bass of all sizes will chase down bream or big shad, especially when bass are being territorial, like during the spring.
It's an age-old problem in bass fishing — how to reach inactive bass that are suspended well below the surface and coax them into biting.
Deion Sanders and Michael Iaconelli have mutual respect for each others abilities in professional sports.
Over the years, Bassmaster Tournament Trail veterans have prided themselves on being able to compete and catch fish under virtually all types of weather conditions - including snow and ice storms, wind and high waves, hurricanes, tornadoes and floods. No one actually enjoys fishing in such adversity, but nonetheless, anglers have learned how to deal with them.