When it gets down to the nitty-gritty, you can have every aspect of fishing covered the right rod and reel, good line, an effective lure and a solid pattern that will give your thumb the sandpaper look of a grizzled veteran but without the proper hook, and a sharp one at that, you're not going to catch many fish. It's as simple as that! Trying to land a fish without a good hook is like trying to cut a steak with a butter knife.
You've probably got an awesome place to fish for bass within an easy bike ride of your house and you don't need a boat to fish it! Thousands of streams crisscross America, and many of them contain excellent populations of bass.
If sharks had feet, they would wear out a lot of shoes.
He would go on to become one of the world's most famous bass anglers and one of the most popular television fishing personalities. Before that, though, Bill Dance was a young newlywed fishing Pickwick Lake in Alabama. He used a paddle to maneuver his johnboat along the side of a bluff, where hungry smallmouth bass chased shad.
What's for dinner? If you are a largemouth, smallmouth or spotted bass, the answer might be easy: anything that doesn't try to eat you first. That's good to know if you like to catch bass because with so many food choices, finding a lure that works is sometimes as easy as choosing one that looks good to you.
It's hard to decide which lures to buy when you're new to bass fishing. There are so many of them, and you don't have enough money to get them all. But, if you make the right choices, you can put together a small collection of lures that will catch bass anywhere. Let's look at some good ones for getting started in bass fishing.
From Alaska to Florida and Maine to New Mexico, fishing holes of all kinds are waiting for you. All you have to do is know how to find them, and if they're on private property, know how to gain permission to fish them.
Doyd Duckett scored his second BASS in 2007 victory by winning the Bassmaster Legends.
Boyd Duckett pulled off the win at the Bassmaster Legends tournament, after Dean Rojas lead the way for three days.
The leader for three days of the Bassmaster Legends, Dean Rojas, ends the tournament in fourth place.