Having a curious mind can have its drawbacks. For me it's a particular nuisance when I'm fishing trying to focus on the task at hand. One minute I'll be casting to a log, intent on retrieving my lure, and before I know it the bait is sitting still while my mind races off reflecting on life's great mysteries.
Organizing your fishing tackle is really no different than organizing anything else you've got to have a system and stick with it. Discipline is as important as what system you use.
Most of us have more tackle than we will ever use. Regardless, most days we have trouble finding what we want, when we want it. We're disorganized.
Bassmaster Magazine readers submit their lunkers for publication in the February 2008 issue.
Nearly all of bass' movements in the late fall are related to forage, most notably shad. They change locales as the bait moves around the lake. Kentucky pro Mark Menendez has a system that keeps him in fish all day long, regardless of the conditions.
You can't buy much of anything anymore that isn't specially geared to a very particular purpose. It used to be that you went to the tackle store and looked at the fishing rods. Now you look at the bass rods or the muskie rods or the crappie rods.
This is a supplement to the article Jerk Deep for a Change
Most anglers consider power fishing techniques only when the bass are full of vigor and attacking everything in sight
Yamaha Motor Corporation and BASS, the worldwide authority on bass fishing, announced Tuesday that Kennesaw, Ga.-based Yamaha has joined BASS as an Official Engine sponsor of the organization and its prestigious tournament structure.
Skeeter Products, Inc., manufacturer of Skeeter brand high performance boats, and BASS, the worldwide authority on bass fishing, announced Tuesday that Kilgore, Texas-based Skeeter has joined BASS as an Official Boat sponsor of the organization and its prestigious tournament structure.