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Sphar: Preparing for Big Water

Jan 21, 2011

If you're looking to catch massive numbers of trophy smallmouth, you owe it to yourself to take a trip to the Great Lakes region. Over the last two years, the Bassmaster Elite Series has shown the world that this part of the work is an incredibly prolific smallmouth paradise.

Stalking Shallow Water Bass

Jan 21, 2011

Hunters know that the difference between a successful hunt and coming home empty-handed usually hinges on the ability to get close to the quarry without being detected. When it comes to shallow water bass fishing in clear lakes, the same rule applies. Slammed lids, dropped rods, trolling motors cranked on high and sonar pings can all turn feeding bass into fleeing bass.

Success in Fast-Rising Water

Jan 21, 2011

Have you ever had a weekend bass fishing trip in which everything seemed to be coming together as you envisioned it, only to see the beautiful pattern you had pieced together evaporate overnight due to an unforeseen rise in water levels? How did you adapt?

Swimming a jig in the fall

Jan 21, 2011

With proven results on the Bassmaster Elite Series, many anglers are beginning to rely on swimming a jig to put bass in the boat.

Teach Yourself a Tactic: Jigging Spoon

Jan 21, 2011

Jon Bondy explains how to be a cold weather warriors.

Teaming Up To Find Bass

Jan 21, 2011

When you think of team sports, bass fishing isn't at the top of the list. It isn't on the list at all.

Terry Butcher: Spinnerbait Bass on Braided Line

Jan 21, 2011

Bassmaster Elite Series has seen the resurgence of the braided line.

The Blueback Herring Connection

Jan 21, 2011

When it comes to finding active bass on large bodies of water, one of the standard mantras often heard from pro anglers is, "If you find the forage, you've found the bass."

The Perils of Dock Talk

Jan 21, 2011

At one time or another, everyone who has ever gone out in pursuit of bass has done so with another angler's advice on how to catch them still ringing in his ears. In most cases, the information was delivered with the best of intentions. More times than not, however, such "dock talk" is more harmful than helpful.

Todd Faircloth: The Confidence Behind Fishing Deep

Jan 21, 2011

It's been said before that 90 percent of bass fishermen focus their efforts in the shallows. For those anglers confident enough to fish in deep water the technique can pay off.