This photo gallery features images from the second day of competition at the 2010 Bassmaster Weekend Series National Championship.
DeBord catches eight keepers as he shatters predictions of a tough tournament. The rainy conditions in northern Alabama were ideal for fishing.
Dr. Todd E.A. Larson tells the story of how one of the worst fishing trips he have ever had ended with the perfect fishing day. He talks about how he wanted to keep the memory of that day forever as he and his father basked in the brilliance of an August Wisconsin day.
Because I live in the mid-South, most often when I catch fish for the table, they're crappie. With that in mind, here are a couple of quick recipes for these great tasting fish.
This photo gallery features images from day one of competition at the 2010 Bassmaster Weekend Series National Championship.
Fishing riprap helps Stephen Browning to get his season back on track. Browning is one of two anglers to weigh in a limit all four competition days as he fished his way to fifth place.
During the fall, Tucker often relies on jerkbaits. Suspended bass in open water are typically some of the toughest fish to target. Tucker describes some techniques using jerkbait to lure them in.
For Elite Series pro Mark Tucker, the finesse jig is a lure with year-round applications. On clear water lakes Tucker can often be found tempting suspended bass with the bite-sized morsel.
Elite Series pro Mark Tucker points out that there are other options while fishing around and during the spawn. The Missouri pro often rigs his floating worm wacky style. Using a wacky rig, he can slowly twitch and shake the worm to entice strikes.
For tournament anglers, calling it quits early when the temperature climbs toward the triple digits isn't an option. Elite Series pro Mark Tyler explains how to fish the various forms of shade that can be present.