As you can see, Jackson got his first buck this year. It was the last day of muzzleloader season. We were hunting near a food plot when about 20 does wandered into an open field. We waited. I figured a buck would show at some point. Finally this one did.
Every gift you open this season comes wrapped in freedom. And it's given to you by people like Cpl. William Bennett.
Braving the cold to catch smallmouth.
I've been as busy as can be the last couple of weeks. We held our first Bass University class in Philadelphia. It sold out. It was gratifying to see so many anglers wanting to improve their skills.
Hank Parker, winner of two Bassmaster Classics (1979 and 1989), tells a story about a time when a tackle rule nearly cost him his first Classic win.
Dave Wolak gives tips on how to fish using a jerkbait on a braided line.
December is a tough month for anglers. The truth is the bite isn't as good as it will be in January, and with all the holidays and family activities, it's a great time to take a break and organize your tackle.
Now's a great time to go fishing if you pick a good venue, choose the right day, dress properly and fish the right areas with the right baits.
At the 1973 Bassmaster Classic on Clarks Hill Resevoir in South Carolina, Bill Dance learned through a heartbreaking loss that everything happens for a reason.
In spite of this versatility, many fishermen regard spinnerbaits as seasonal tools and stow them away when the water temperatures drop. Brent Chapman, veteran Elite Series angler and nine-time Classic qualifier, has a different approach.