More than 200 dams have failed since record keeping began in 1874, according to the Association of State Dam Safety Officials. Most, fortunately, were small and did little damage, and many occurred when floods from hurricanes and other storms simply overwhelmed the dams.
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Fluorocarbon line isn't an option for many anglers anymore.
It's one thing to have the knowledge to fish for smallmouth bass in the Great Lakes at this time of year; it's another to have the tools. Below is a list of tackle that bass fishing pro Joe Balog and TV host Mark Davis depend on for their bronzeback fishing
<photo1>The business end of a soft plastic lure is its tail. It's the part of the bait that first attracts the attention of bass and, through its writhing, waving, fluttering, flapping or shaking, entices it to actually eat the lure.
When bass stack up on river ledges in summer, Greg Hackney knows he might have to finesse finicky fish into biting. But there's nothing dainty about his tackle or his approach.
There's nothing new about jerking a minnow-style lure. But how is it that jerkbaits have become everyone's "secret weapon" lately?
Located in the Panhandle Plains Region, O.H. Ivie Lake covers some 19,000 acres and is home to some of the bigger bass in our country. It's also the favorite fishing spot of 11-year-old Andy Ortega, holder of the Texas State Catch and Release Record Largemouth Bass (length) -- youth and adult.
CINCINNATI — The mighty Ohio River rises in downtown Pittsburgh and flows 981 miles to its confluence with the Mississippi River at Cairo, Ill. Flowing through heavily populated and industrialized areas, it collects an unsettling array of contaminants.
Read the full article about Buck Perry on page 10 of the July 2010 issue of BASS Times. Below is more information about Perry's influence on the bass fishing world.