Many bass anglers agree that smallmouth represent our sport's greatest challenge — their propensity for deep water and offshore structure makes these fighters notoriously hard to find and catch.
Nixon — probably more than any other pro — firmly believes specific worm features such as tail design, overall bulkiness, and length are the real keys that determine the lure's effectiveness in specific situations.
For the most part, spectators on Lake Wylie were courteous, but their boats muddy the waters.
In this article, you can read Jim Bitter's game plan on a brisk Florida day: to keep the speed quick, get the lure tight to brushtops, dock pilings and laydown logs.
In this article, you can read how and why various anglers use stand-up jigheads.
A highly ingored fact is that red clay bluffs or banks are like magnets for fish.
Jordon opts for a big jerkbait when he finds bass feeding on large baitfish, and when he wants to upgrade his catch.
For many Bassmasters, competing in tournaments is what bass fishing is all about. Every angler with a competitive streak, whether he fishes against other members of his local bass club or on the pro circuit, dreams of scoring a great catch in a tournament and ending up in the winner's circle.
The annual Washington State BASS Federation Jamboree has had a long run since the early '70s, which is remarkable in a state better known for its salmon-trout-steelhead passions. However, the Jamboree, put on by the state Federation, does a lot to change that, bringing bass clubs from all over the state to Banks Lake in central Washington every Memorial Day weekend.