See the baits and equipment that helped Lowen land five straight Classic appearances.
Taking a look at a three-man operation to learn just how much labor goes into handmade balsa plugs.
Top-water froggin' options explained by Elite Series pro Dean Rojas.
The Rigid Anglers Summit Derby was held at beautiful Saguaro Lake in Arizona.
We encountered over 300 innovative products designed with the bass angler in mind at ICAST 2014. No doubt this selection of bassin' goods has something for everyone. See photos
Elite Series pro Morizo Shimizu gives the fans an in-depth tour of his bass boat and its contents. See photos
Katsutoshi Furusawa has a deep love for the Big Bud style of baits. He's fished with them for years but really wanted a tournament-ready fish catching topwater bait.
If your bass fishing is in a downward spiral, perhaps it’s time to go retro with bait selection.
See all the latest in bassin' innovation with these new hard baits introduced for 2014. See photos
It's getting hot out there! Find out Skeet Reese's top bassin' baits for the summer months. Read more
Heddon "Big Bud" baits, as they're known in Japan, have caught the eye of collectors worldwide. See photos
Bass fishing legend Shaw Grigsby names his five favorite bass fishing baits for summer. Read more
Elite anglers spend a lot of time in their trucks, and that means they spend a lot of time and money making them look as cool as possible. Bling!
Jonathon VanDam shares what puts them in the boat during a long summer day.
Elite Series pro Brent Chapman reveals his five favorite soft plastic and hook combos for bass fishing. Read more
If you could only have 5 crankbait colors, why not go with the same ones Kevin VanDam uses? Read more
Get a closer look at the Elite Series pros and their gear of choice at Toledo Bend! See photos
Are you getting the most out of your aluminum bass boat? These expert tips will help you prep your rig for optimal performance. Step 1: Balance and load | Step 2: Add a jackplate | Step 3: Select the right prop
Get on the prespawn fatties with Skeet Reese's top bait picks. Read more
Check out the creative ways Elite Series anglers use Rigid Industries LED Lighting to improve their rigs' visibility and their own ability to access equipment. Photos
Some say the clothes make the man ... but maybe it's the shoes! See if you can identify this year's Elite Series pros by their shoes. Photos
A new tournament season calls for a new boat wrap. Check out the flashy designs the Elite Series anglers debuted for 2014. Photos
It was March 10, 2004, when the first ChatterBaits went on sale. Ronny Davis had been tinkering for years with the unusual-looking fishing lure.
As the dust settles on the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic, inquiring minds want to know which lures got the job done.
What in the what? Look out... we're bringing you the best "fails" from the bassin' world.
If you're a fisherman, you're likely a collector, too. Here are some tips on how you can take collecting to the next level.
Naughty or nice — you deserve some new duds for your bass fishing endeavors.
Bassmaster Magazine's annual listing of the Top 100 Best Bass Lakes got us thinking ... which lakes should rank as America's top "topwater" lakes?
Whether you're buying for someone else or still drawing up your own Christmas wish list, our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide is a must-see for bass fishermen.
Just when you thought you had it all, we discovered 31 new bassin' products you never knew you needed.
The bass are moving shallow, so take Paul Elias' advice for the five best rods for catching them in fall.
Elite Series pro Brandon Card outlines four different types of lakes and the topwater baits he uses on them in fall.
As one of the sport’s oldest competitors, four-time Classic champ Rick Clunn has seen pro bass fishing grow from its free-for-all infancy to a tech-driven 21st century juggernaut.
Sometimes bass prefer a snack-size offering over a full meal. Find out when and how to serve up slim topwaters.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Toyota Fan Favorite Michael Iaconelli gives us a quick tour of his Toyota truck.
Four Elite Series anglers share their insider tips on using lifelike crankbaits year-round.
Elite Series pro Kevin Hawk is totally hooked on these five fish-stickers.
Five Elite Series pros share their top three jig trailer picks and secrets for how and when to fish 'em.
Bass baits with blades are a big part of any bass anglers arsenal. We asked 5 Elite Series pros to pick their favorites.
The newest technology in bass fishing line was introduced at ICAST 2013, and it won't be long before you'll be in line for these new strings.
Get violent reactions with the newest generation of bass fishing soft baits introduced at ICAST 2013.
Britt Myers' custom Toyota Tundra is top of the line, not surprisingly since Myers owns a custom car outfitter. Let's take a peek inside!
Check out the newest generation of bass fishing hard baits introduced at ICAST 2013.
Should plans A, B, C and D fail to put bass in the livewell, Elite Series pros resort to time-tested lures to bail them out in tough times.
Brandon Palaniuk and other Elite Series pros share their secrets for topwater success.
Rollin' down the road with Keith. See how he travels to B.A.S.S. Elite events.
Elite Series pro Brandon Palaniuk gives us a glimpse inside his truck, a.k.a. the "Toyota Tundra Suite."
As a touring bass fisherman, your truck becomes your lifeline. Let's see how Elite Series pro Marty Robinson uses his Toyota Tundra to organize the essentials.
Bernie Schultz grew up fishing Florida’s natural, grass-filled lakes; here are his 5 favorite grass baits, from top to bottom.
The truck is a modern angler’s office on wheels, a traveling tackle storage unit and so much more. Take a peek at Toyota AOY leader Edwin Evers' Toyota Tundra.
Britt Myers created the Ultimate Fishing Tundra. Here it is, complete with a bed that pops out — full of bass tackle.
See which hard baits Elite Series pro Edwin Evers is packing in springtime.
Find out how big-bass guru Chris Lane targets the heavy mommas. Read more
From tackle to truck wheels, plenty of new gear was on display at the Bassmaster Classic Outdoor Expo.
KVD recommends using a jig during the early prespawn because it's such a great big bass catcher.
Check out these unusual baits and the unorthodox methods the pros employ to catch bass with them.
One of these 10 lures may win the Bassmaster Classic. Which one will it be?
Try these tips from a man who has more lunkers to his credit than most of us can dream about.
Kevin Short's secret weapons when the water turns cold.
Photos of largemouth like this beefy brute show Japan's Lake Biwa bass aren't missing many meals. Big bass >
Check out some of the best line products from 2012.
Elite Series pro Bernie Schultz is an ace in cold water. See what he's packing to the lake this month.
Whether you are facing pressured bass or just want to try something different, these rigs top the list.
Elite pro Billy McCaghren has access to the newest baits on the market but he still relies on some of the classics.
Elite Series pro Russ Lane details his 5 favorite shallow-running crankbaits.
When the going gets tough, Elite Series pro Randy Howell reaches for these five baits.
Rigging soft plastics can cause grief for even the most seasoned angler but Mike Iaconelli has the cure.
Just when you thought you had it all, we discovered 16 new bassin' accessories you never knew you needed.
Show your bassin' style on or off the water with the latest fishing apparel.
Improved tackle storage design and cutting edge electronics help you make the most of your time on the water.
Check out the newest generation of bass fishing hard baits introduced at ICAST 2012.
See the latest innovations in reel technology.
See the latest innovations in soft bait technology and design from ICAST 2012.
Elite Series pro Brandon Palaniuk shares his 5 favorite smallie-bustin' baits.
Classic champ Alton Jones uses these 5 baits to coax deep-water bass to bite.
Have you ever considered the odd names given to fishing lures? Bernie Schultz shares his fascination with lure names.
Bass Fishing 101: Elite Series pro and crankbait guru John Crews offers deep diving crankbait tips.
Todd Faircloth relies on reaction baits year-round, from a skim of water down to 30-plus feet. See his 5 favorites.
Jimmy Houston has kissed a lot of bass that struck big, heavy spinnerbaits in the shallows. The key is in the cast.
David Walker shares four baits you won’t want to go without when fishing in Florida.
Pros in the 42nd Bassmaster Classic used a wide array of baits and techniques but soft plastics dominated the event.
Stout tackle was the presumed recipe on the Red River, but some worked to turn that alleged truism on its ear.
Video: Luck "E" Strike and Rick Clunn bring you Clunn's best tips for his favorite Luck "E" Strike lures.
Get the 4-1-1 on the gear Chris Lane used to bring in over 72 pounds of Harris Chain bass in three days of competition.
Innovations in design and updates to old favorites made 2011 a year to remember.
KVD pays close attention to the tiniest details, and that includes how he chooses and uses treble hooks.
Mike McClelland takes you through his jig system, from rod and reel to his bait of choice, with emphasis on early winter.
Kevin Short shares his 3 best tips for modifying crankbaits to get more bites under tough, cold-water conditions.
Save time and money with these tackle and boat organization tips from Elite Series pro Charlie Hartley.
Spend more time on the water this winter with these tips for staying warm in cold weather conditions from KVD.
Elite Series pro Cliff Crochet lets us in on his favorite Cajun dishes straight from the bayou!
With fall still in full swing around much of the country, it’s time to break out the frogs and catch shad-frenzied bass.
Flipping expert Patrick Pierce details his favorite punchin’, pitchin’ and flippin’ baits.
Go underwater with the Alabama rig in this animated video of bass fishing's hottest new lure.
Paul Elias thinks the Alabama rig is not a flash-in-the-pan phenomenon but a new year-round tool.
Paul Elias just won $100K with this rig and that's just the beginning.
Bass can be content in just inches of water. There are things you can do to make your boat that way too.
Mike McClelland adds some apparatus to combat the big water of Lake Erie.
St. Croix's new Legend Tournament series raises the high-end rod bar even higher.
New fishing reels for 2012 are lighter, farther casting than ever before.
Check out all the photo galleries for one-stop shopping from ICAST 2011.
Take a look at the top baits and techniques used by the pros at the Diamond Drive on the Arkansas River.
Learn how to improve your fishing with the latest in side imaging technology.
If your reels refuse to cast as far as they once did, they're overdue for a thorough cleaning.
Berkley's new NanoFil takes the overal Best of Show at ICAST 2011.
Don't be a fairweather fisherman! Be prepared for whatever the weather holds with these tips from Elite Series pros.