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How to fish river lakes

Mar 4, 2008

While bass living in those waters have the same basic needs, catching them requires an understanding of the differences in how fish live and feed in such dissimilar environments.

How to hunt bass in the open

Mar 4, 2008

It's sort of like Christopher Columbus in the 1490s trying to convince a skeptical crew that the world was not flat. That analogy comes to mind when discussing open water bass on Northern lakes with dyed-in-the-wool bank burners and bottom bumpers.

How to invent a bass lure

Mar 4, 2008

If you can figure out what the fish like, and you can't buy it, you might just have to develop it yourself.

How to swim a jig

Mar 4, 2008

In this article, you can read how three veteran anglers, each a former Tournament Trail winner, are fishing diverse cover in three different seasons and catching their bass using the same lure and technique - swimming a jig.

Iaconelli's crazy year

Mar 4, 2008

In this article, you can read about the awesome response that Michael Iaconelli received after winning the Classic Trophy in New Orleans.

In-between bass

Mar 4, 2008

There comes a time during late spring when all anglers face a dilemma:

Irreplaceable pork

Mar 4, 2008

In the summer of 1920, long before science and clever minds brought us the first plastic worm, Alan P. Jones Sr. and Urban Schreiner, avid bass anglers from Fort Atkinson, Wis., fashioned the original pork frog.

Ish and his 'cheat rig'

Mar 4, 2008

Ish Monroe explains why his 'cheat rig' works better if the sun's out.

It's all in the head

Mar 4, 2008

Ask a bass fisherman who cut his teeth on a clear water lake to name his go-to lure the one he turns to when he can't catch a fish on anything else — and the odds are he'll quietly say it's a leadhead jig teamed with some kind of plastic body.

Jay Yelas claims the Classic crown

Mar 4, 2008

Read how the 12th attempt brought victory to Jay Yelas as he won his first Bassmaster Classic tournament on Lay Lake, Alabama.

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