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The fishing's inconsistent

Jan 28, 2011

I'm back home. The weather has been real tough around most of the country. I mentioned that a couple of weeks ago, and it's gotten worse. It's really messed up the smallmouth fishing.

Watch film

Jan 28, 2011

Every serious athlete does it: They watch themselves perform with a critical eye toward getting better. They call it watching film.

Open letter to Connecticut legislators

Jan 27, 2011

Open letter to Connecticut legislators from B.A.S.S.

2011 January Lunker Club

Jan 26, 2011

Photos submitted by anglers to the 2011 January Lunker Club.

Lunker Lessions: Southern Open # 1

Jan 26, 2011

Bobby Lane's total weight of 77-13 at the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open # 1 on the Kissimmee Chain last week

Big fish = big tackle

Jan 26, 2011

The Toho tournament wasn't great, but it wasn't bad either. I finished the first day in 55th place but moved up to 17th place at the end of the second day.

How to invent a bass lure

Jan 25, 2011

In March 2001, during a local tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Kelly Jones Jr. and his partner spotted a 12-pound largemouth on a bed tucked underneath some of Rayburn's famous flooded buckbrush. They already had 19 pounds in the livewell and this one would have easily locked up a win, but try as he might, every presentation Jones made to the bass snagged in the brush and the fish was never caught.

Destination: Lake O.H. Ivie

Jan 25, 2011

Tips for fishing Lake O.H. Ivie in the summertime

Louisiana Delta: Great fishery

Jan 25, 2011

Gary Klein tells the story of cutting a crab trap off his prop during a Bassmaster tournament on the Louisiana Delta.

Tidal bass 101

Jan 25, 2011

The common thread of fishing rivers, streams and tidal bass fisheries is undeniably the presence of moving water. In the case of rivers and streams, the water generally flows in one direction. For tidewater zones, influenced by the daily rise and fall of water known as the high and low tide, the opposite situation holds true. That being the case, finding yourself at the right place at the right time is more critical with tidal bass fishing than any other form of freshwater angling.