Once you've won a bass tournament or caught a 10-pounder, what challenge lies ahead with your favorite sport? Bassmaster editors have a dandy for you — they call it the BASS Slam and consider it a must for every serious fisherman's bucket list.
I imagine I'm preaching to the choir when I say there are few things that get an angler's heart racing like a bass exploding on a topwater bait. On Lady Bird Lake in Austin, I had a 5-pound northern strain breach on my plug like the Red October.
After driving into the early morning hours, we arrived in Austin, Texas, in anticipation of a full day ahead. With only a day left to fish, and the reality that we'd have to cut out the Louisiana swing we had to find a place close by that we could catch a northern from kayaks while we waited for the Guadalupe River outfitters to open their doors.
On paper, catching all eight species of bass in five days sounded like a superior plan. But it was more difficult than we anticipated as we found ourselves questioning the Guadalupe.
In this article you will read about the 2009 Bass Federation Eastern Divisional on day One.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images from Day One of the 2009 Federation Eastern Divisional held on Lake Simcoe, near Orillia, Ontario.
2009 Federation Nation Championship Day One Results
This article is about how wonderful it is to go kayak fishing and tips to keep you safe.
We hope you enjoy this free preview of BASSInsider-exclusive content."If you can see the bass, it's sight fishing."
In this episode Stacy Twiggs talks about how the goals of the Federation Nation.