Braving the cold to catch smallmouth.
I've been as busy as can be the last couple of weeks. We held our first Bass University class in Philadelphia. It sold out. It was gratifying to see so many anglers wanting to improve their skills.
Hank Parker, winner of two Bassmaster Classics (1979 and 1989), tells a story about a time when a tackle rule nearly cost him his first Classic win.
Dave Wolak gives tips on how to fish using a jerkbait on a braided line.
December is a tough month for anglers. The truth is the bite isn't as good as it will be in January, and with all the holidays and family activities, it's a great time to take a break and organize your tackle.
Now's a great time to go fishing if you pick a good venue, choose the right day, dress properly and fish the right areas with the right baits.
At the 1973 Bassmaster Classic on Clarks Hill Resevoir in South Carolina, Bill Dance learned through a heartbreaking loss that everything happens for a reason.
In spite of this versatility, many fishermen regard spinnerbaits as seasonal tools and stow them away when the water temperatures drop. Brent Chapman, veteran Elite Series angler and nine-time Classic qualifier, has a different approach.
Mark Davis recalls the flight home after his 1995 Bassmaster Classic win. He was seated next to the same lady who was the year before sat next to the 1994 Bassmaster Classic winner Bryan Kerchal. Byan was killed in an airplane crash months before.
When a lot of anglers think of wintertime fishing, they think there are just a very few ways you can catch bass. But that's not exactly true