Talk about your big fish.
This week's new venue for the Bassmaster Elite Series, Old Hickory Lake near Nashville, will prove interesting to the pros, but I don't believe it's going to be particularly challenging. For the past two tournaments, the pros have been cranking river channel ledges to catch transition fish, and that should be a strong pattern on this Cumberland River reservoir, as well.
Summer fishing is a balancing act. An angler must weigh time spent studying offshore ledges versus a see-cast-and-reel tactic for shallow visible cover.
Jack Orr of Maryville, Tenn., gives his wife all the credit for his winning an official Bassmaster Elite Series Triton bass rig, the grand prize of the BASS 40th Anniversary Gear Up Giveaway sweepstakes at Bassmaster.com.
Elite Series pro Matthew Sphar reels in Buster, the Buffalo Bisons mascot
I know that night fishing is not for everyone. I love it, but a couple of friends of mine, Jonathan Sanders and James Thomas, recently took me to school in the bright light of day with a technique that really opened my eyes.
Dr. Loren G. Hill, longtime fishery academic and avid bass angler, passed away recently after a lengthy battle with cancer at the age of 68.
The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation Honors BASS
A darkening figure at the bow slowly guides his craft through the backwater maze of creek channel and weeds.
Sheri Glasgow, the 2007 Toyota Tundra Women's Bassmaster Tour Angler of the Year recently received a fully loaded Toyota Tundra from Toyota of Muskogee in recognition of her title.