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Marty Stone: The benefits of tungsten for all anglers

Nov 3, 2010

Elite Angler Marty Stone explains that tungsten allows him to feel more bites whether he's flipping or dragging a Carolina rig in 30 feet of water. Because tungsten is harder than lead, it translates bottom composition and structure and helps you to understand what's going on down there.

Matt Reed: Go light to fish deep

Nov 3, 2010

Elite Series pro Matt Reed outlines scednarios where light bait is effective in the deep waters. Using a light bait can make all the difference in your day.

Matt Reed: Picking the right gear

Nov 3, 2010

To be consistent, Elite Series pro Matt Reed advocates using the same gear ratio for nearly every application. There are times however, when he will switch during the spring when flipping heavy cover or for cold weather winter fishing.

Matt Reed: Shellbed Fishing

Nov 3, 2010

Elite Series pro Matt Reed points out that if he has a chance he will always fish a shellbed because the potential payout is definitely worth the effort. He describes how they tend to concentrate the fish, so you can make the same cast again and again and keep getting bit.

Matt Sphar: Dragging a tube

Nov 3, 2010

Elite Series pro and New York native Matt Sphar has some tips when it comes to using the tube jig in northern waters of the United States. He mentions how bottom contact is critical for success.

Matt Sphar: Drift sock action

Nov 3, 2010

When I'm using a drift sock, I'm fishing deep water explains Matt Sphar. He explains that a constant speed is critical to success.

Paul Elias: Marking the spot

Nov 3, 2010

Paul Elias has spent decades refining deep structure fishing. Read his tips to mark the spot and catch a boatload of bass.

Pete Ponds: Culling strategy

Nov 3, 2010

Elite Series pro Pete Ponds explains the benefits of good culling strategy to save time and prevent errors during a tournament.

Pete Ponds: Fishing Muddy Water

Nov 3, 2010

Pete Ponds explains dicusses the challenge of fishing muddy waters. As an Eite series pro, he has to make the most of the situation. Going back home isn't an option.

Pete Ponds: Success with smaller cranks

Nov 3, 2010

Elite Series pro Pete Ponds says a small crankbait is the perfect bait to run an aggressive postspawn pattern with. He says bite-sized,small-bodied crankbaits can be downright deadly under the right conditions.

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