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Bassmaster Magazine: The Worldwide Authority on Bass Fishing

Jan 24, 2008

With BASS formally up and running in early 1968, founder Ray Scott knew he needed more than just his tournament series to keep existing members interested and new members sending in checks.

B.A.S.S. Channel - Flipping Baits

Jan 24, 2008

Denny Brauer on how to flip baits.

B.A.S.S. Channel - Swimbaits

Jan 24, 2008

Byron Velvick talks about why he likes to use swimbaits.

Spinner Turning Fish's Heads

Jan 23, 2008

A soft plastic body attached to a jighead spinner has been a longtime hit combo for panfish anglers, but the concept has never caught on among the bass pro ranks.

The Best Crankbaits Under $5

Jan 23, 2008

That big ol' bass in your favorite lake or pond really doesn't give a hoot how much you pay for your fishing lures.

A Day on the Lake Russ Lane: Midwinter

Jan 23, 2008

Welcome to Bassmaster's reality series! Here, we put top BASS pros on small lakes they've never seen before for seven hours, and then log everything they do to locate and catch bass.

Berkley Tacklebox: Getting Down With Shaky Heads

Jan 23, 2008

Being a Southern guy and seeing as how I won the Bassmaster Classic flipping a Berkley PowerBait Chigger Craw, most people probably don't associate me with shaky head jigs. For a lot of people, fishing with a shaky head means cooler water, smallmouth fishing, things like that. Sometimes, misconceptions abound.

Berkley Tacklebox: Rock solid postspawn tactics

Jan 23, 2008

The postspawn bass in your home lake are on the move and tough to pattern. One thing is for certain: You know the fish are moving from shallow to deep water. Beyond that, postspawn is all about a game of intercepting the movement of fish that generally are not aggressive, coming off the rigors of the spawning cycle itself.

Berkley Tacklebox: Catching deep water smallmouth

Jan 23, 2008

Trying to put a pattern together for last year's BASS Elite Series event on Lake Oneida, I was lucky enough to spot birds that were actively feeding on baitfish. I got close enough but not too close to see that they were stuffing themselves on juvenile yellow perch that were being pushed to the top of the water column through an opening in some aquatic grasses.

Berkley Tacklebox: Slow Baits Equal Big Florida Bass

Jan 23, 2008

Wish you had a dollar for every time a cold front or a thunderstorm in your area caused your favorite lake's Florida-strain largemouth bass to develop lockjaw? By now we've realized that it happens because Florida-strain largemouth are more affected by weather changes and drops in water temperature than Northern-strain largemouth are even in summer. But in late spring/early summer, before the water temperature has stabilized, they can seem especially temperamental.

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