His friends talked him into going on The Bachelor, but Byron Velvick just wanted to get back on the water.
Savvy smallmouth anglers have learned from experience that the best way to catch a trophy-size brown bass is to offer it a magnum-size meal.
In this article, you can read how largemouth in steep, deep reservoirs follow seasonal routes and behave in similar ways to bass in a typical lowland reservoir.
It doesn't surprise T.J. Stallings that so many anglers sing the praises of Daiichi's Bleeding Bait Hooks. As a tad, Stallings helped out in his father's bait shop, Tim's Tackle Box, located near Orlando, Fla. One of his responsibilities was a dog and pony show designed to increase sales.
Fishing and country music have danced together for decades. Hank Williams Jr.'s 1981 hit "A Country Boy Can Survive" underlines the fact that the lifestyles are often intertwined.
The common practice is to catch the five bass permitted daily, regardless of size, then start looking for larger fish. Brauer, by contrast, targets larger bass from the moment the first practice day begins.
Bass will stay on bridges year-round, but a lot of fishermen dismiss them because they are so obvious.
Losing his father two weeks before the CITGO BASS Federation Northern Divisional, Randy Burch dedicated his win to his Dad.
Florida is known for its big bass, and there are a number of techniques that consistently produce fish over 8 pounds. Live bait is one. Sight fishing for spawning bass with soft plastics is another, and both can be deadly.
Anglers often suffer from the "why didn't I think of that?" curse. Good fishermen ignore killer tactics for no other reason than forgetting to implement common sense.