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.
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.
If you can figure out what the fish like, and you can't buy it, you might just have to develop it yourself.
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.
In this article, you can read about the awesome response that Michael Iaconelli received after winning the Classic Trophy in New Orleans.
There comes a time during late spring when all anglers face a dilemma:
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 Monroe explains why his 'cheat rig' works better if the sun's out.
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.
Read how the 12th attempt brought victory to Jay Yelas as he won his first Bassmaster Classic tournament on Lay Lake, Alabama.