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How They Did It: Smith Mountain Lake

Apr 29, 2009

The Advance Auto Parts Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake was a classic sight fishing tournament.

BASS Quiz

Apr 29, 2009

Tom Mann created the Little George tailspinner lure while working as an Alabama Conservation Officer.

No More Tangles

Apr 29, 2009

Jim Cardillo discovered that braided fishing line had wrapped around his prop shaft. After $4,000 in repairs, he decided to do something about the hazards of discarded braid.

An Accelerated Course

Apr 29, 2009

Although it doesn't take a master's degree in bassology to catch largemouth from small bodies of water, there are surefire techniques that can vastly improve your success.

BASS Circles Back to Wheeler Lake

Apr 29, 2009

BASS will return to the popular fishery for the second Bassmaster Southern Open presented by Oakley, set for April 30-May 2.

A Pro's Approach: Guess on Wheeler Lake

Apr 29, 2009

It covers approximately 67,000 surface acres and offers some of the most diverse bass fishing in our country.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl, KVD

Apr 29, 2009

Kevin VanDam picked apart a clear, deep fishery -- just like he used to do years ago as a kid in Kalamazoo -- on Smith Mountain Lake, for a victory at the Blue Ridge Brawl.

Bassmaster U - Blue Ridge Braw

Apr 29, 2009

Bassmaster fishing pros answer questions about fishing.

One for the Thumb

Apr 29, 2009

I've been asked several times about the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race and what it means to me. The short answer is that the AOY title is my goal every year, no matter how many I win, don't win or have won. It's the most prestigious title in all of bass fishing. To win a fifth one would be an overwhelming honor.

Old-Time Topwater Baits

Apr 28, 2009

No matter how much engineering, new materials or cutting edge know-how go into modern topwater baits, they'll never outperform the old standbys.