A spring day of bed fishing on the crystal clear waters of Texas' Lake Amistad can be like watching a horror movie, as egg-laden monster largemouths migrate to the shallows to nest and spawn.
Let's use our time this week to talk about a couple of things I learned at Amistad. From my perspective they're important. Keeping them in mind will help us all become better competitive bass anglers.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images from the registration process for the 2009 Elite Series Diamond Drive on Lake Dardanelle, near Russelville, Arkansas. Registration includes an anglers meeting where B.A.S.S. officials discuss rules and safety, share any announcements and pair the Elite anglers with their marshals.
If ever there has been a perfect time and a perfect place in which to open a Bassmaster Elite Series season, it just might be March 12-15 at Lake Amistad on the Texas-Mexico border.
The Bassmaster Lunker Club is a collection of photos submitted by members. This album features photos that were received during April 2009.
Our country is crisscrossed with thousands of miles of rivers, most of which offer bass fishing.
Alton Jones won the 2008 Bassmaster Classic, He used 14-pound fluorocarbon for the job, but if he'd spooled on 17-pound, he probably wouldn't have won.
Located about 12 miles from Del Rio, Texas, along the United States-Mexico border, this Rio Grande and Devils River impoundment covers approximately 64,900 acres at normal pool.
Ponds had part of it right. He predicted that the high water would have a huge impact on this event by spreading the fish and the fishing. And he also said the spawn would control the event.