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Fine-tuning finesse tactics

Mar 4, 2008

Topwater wizard Zell Rowland gives us tips on finesse topwater fishing.

Finesse jigging

Mar 4, 2008

In the not-too-distant past, the mention of the word "finesse" to bass anglers would be followed by snickers. Anglers pictured wimpy rods and tiny baits hardly the image hard-core fishermen wanted to project.

Finessing creature baits

Mar 4, 2008

Soon after large creature baits proved their stuff, lure makers introduced downsized versions. Do they measure up to their larger predecessors?

Fish structure correctly

Mar 4, 2008

Joe Thomas gives us tips on locating structure and how to fish it properly.

Fishin' the slop

Mar 4, 2008

Water covered with a thick carpet of vegetation represents bass fishing's ultimate approach/avoidance conflict.

Fishing cover correctly

Mar 4, 2008

There are days when bass roam far from their home base in a brushpile or weedbed, but more often, you've got to hit or penetrate the cover with your baits to catch fish.

Fishing line

Mar 4, 2008

Most lines used in bass fishing are nylon monofilaments, although recently manufacturers introduced braided, gel-spun polyethylene a superstrong, superthin fishing line. Monofilament and "multifilament" lines have very different properties.

Fishing lite

Mar 4, 2008

"BASS came into being because I was able to convince a few stalwarts that my ideas about bass tournaments and conservation weren't totally crazy."

Fishing Saddam's waters

Mar 4, 2008

In this article, you can read stories about soldier anglers who escaped the stresses of war by enjoying the challenge, relaxation and companionship of fishing on some very unique waters.

Float trippin' for smallmouth

Mar 4, 2008

It's no wonder so much attention has been devoted to such classic smallmouth lakes as Champlain, St. Clair, Dale Hollow and Pickwick. Those big bodies of water surrender some truly monster-size bass.

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