Deb Johnson blogs about B.A.S.S. new ownership, the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open, Women in the Open, and the 2011 Classic.
Largemouth bass virus (LMBV) fact sheet
This is a very special week for me — the opening of gun deer season. In Michigan, opening day is treated like a holiday, especially in rural areas where some kids are excused from school to go hunting, and several of my friends either spend a work vacation day or call in "sick."
Wow, what a whirlwind several days I've had since the B.A.S.S. transaction was completed. My goodness, now we're going to actually have to do what we said we were going to do.
Recent fish kills at Kerr Reservoir and Briery Lake in Virginia have been linked to largemouth bass virus by Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries biologists. LMBV has not been implicated in fish kills nationally for nearly a decade.
Bass anglers in the state of Washington have until Friday to voice their opposition to a ban on all lead fishing tackle in 13 lakes where loons breed.
Gary Klein used his three decades of experience adjusting to skittish fish and changing water levels at Lake Gunterville. Massive storms cause a tremendous amount of current in the lake forcing the anglers to adjust as the tournament progressed.
Describing techniques in various water conditions and depths Gary Klein shares his flat fishing expertise. Baits vary when targeting different species as well.
Adjusting to the prevailing light involves a "fishing in the moment mentality, according to Gary Klein. If an angler is convinced that there are fish in an area, he will keep refishing until he figures it out.
Gerald Swindle shares his science and what to look for when fishing the backwaters. He describes where to fish, adjusting to the wind, baits to use and other variables.