Tailspinners don't look like much no more than a chunk of lead with a treble hook hanging off the belly and a small spinner blade on the tail. But they've been catching winter bass for five decades and show no signs of slowing down.
2008 Bassmaster Classic contenders are on Lake Hartwell, thousands of fishing fans are expected at the Carolina First Center in Greenville, S.C., for the three-day Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo (show hours are listed below)
Rip Nunnery is not exactly a household name among bass fishing fans. Among his contemporaries Bill Dance, Roland Martin, Jimmy Houston and Tom Mann all had more illustrious careers.
Blade baits are the second major category of heavy metal baits. Unlike jigging spoons, however, blade baits are not generally used to catch schooling bass. They're at their best when used against scattered bass.
The fisherie management want to enhance and protect the fish habitat.
This here is an open email to one of the bosses that still talks to me at Bassmaster, Dave Precht, and since I don't get paid to write e-mails, but do get direct deposit cash to write blogs, consider this a blog.
Put away your Metallica albums, the heavy metal we're talking about here consists of jigging spoons, blade baits and tailspinners. Save the headbanger music for your iPod or home stereo. Besides, the vibrations might scare the fish.
Justin Riley breaks Chesapeake's Bay largemouth bass record.
Sheri Glasgow on how to fish with seasonal patterns.