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It's all in the jig

Dec 5, 2008

When I think of smallmouth bass lures, I always start with the jig. It's all there, really. Everything you need to catch a brown bass can be found in that hunk of lead, strands of hair, rubber or silicone and a hook.

Weekend Series Championship

Dec 4, 2008

Day Three of the 2008 Weekend Series Championship

Learn from the Best

Dec 4, 2008

BASS recently announced its new Marshal Program for the Elite Series. I'm really excited about it.

Are you smarter than a bass?

Dec 3, 2008

We all are at least until we outsmart ourselves in our effort to catch them. That's when bass seem smartest of all.

Tubes Vs. Grubs

Dec 3, 2008

Jon Bondy was fishing tubes with a couple of clients for postspawn smallmouth in relatively shallow water, but one of his customers wasn't a very good angler and couldn't get the hang of it.

Classic Bound

Dec 2, 2008

The bass fishing season that will culminate with the 2009 Bassmaster Classic on the Red River out of Shreveport-Bossier City, La., Feb. 20-22, is finally over!

Keystone State Project

Dec 1, 2008

Lake Latonka, Pennsylvania BASS Federation Nation Conservation Director Jim Cardillo was a natural to spearhead an effort to improve fish habitat and fishing for everyone.

Trends and Travel

Dec 1, 2008

I'm putting this one together in the airport in California. The plane's broke. I've been sitting here for about seven hours. Have you ever noticed that planes break on the way home when you want to see your family?

It's Float and Fly Time!

Nov 26, 2008

Have you ever been float and fly fishing? It's just about my favorite way to catch bass anytime, but it's absolutely my favorite way to do it when the water's cold — below 55 degrees or so.

Fish Stupid

Nov 25, 2008

The idea was to catch spotted bass on topwater plugs back in the creeks. It's a traditional fall pattern on Martin and about as reliable as a fishing pattern can get.

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