Topics: Alan Clemons

Lighter angler catches heavier bass

Nov 7, 2011

The 36 pounds Jamie Horton caught in the Federation Nation Championship is nothing compared to the 82 pounds he lost in the past year.

Hackney's heavy-duty spooning

Mar 1, 2011

When bass stack up on river ledges in summer, Greg Hackney knows he might have to finesse finicky fish into biting. But there's nothing dainty about his tackle or his approach.

BASS Times: Diving Baits For Shad-Eating Bass

Oct 28, 2009

In this article you will read about one of the most popular bits of advice for targeting autumn largemouth.

2008 Bassmaster Southern Open #3: Guntersville

Oct 18, 2008

When one of the greatest anglers is on the line offering thanks, you listen more than talk.

2008 Bassmaster Southern Open #3: Herren

Oct 17, 2008

Matt Herren couldn't wipe the wide smile off his face after he returned to the Lake Guntersville State Park dock Friday afternoon.

2008 Bassmaster Southern Open #3: Guntersville

Oct 17, 2008

The top three in the final points standings earn berths in the Bassmaster Classic next February on the Red River in Shreveport, La. The top 10 will be invited to fish on the 11-event Bassmaster Elite Series that begins in March on Lake Amistad.


Oct 15, 2008

Several Elite pros will be anxiously watching the final Southern Open on Guntersville Lake this week, hoping for a miracle of sorts. They're the bubble guys.

Fishing lite

Mar 4, 2008

"BASS came into being because I was able to convince a few stalwarts that my ideas about bass tournaments and conservation weren't totally crazy."

Tight finishes nothing new for Angler of the Year chase

Sep 10, 2007

So, here we are, with two professional anglers set to match skills at the final tournament of the season with the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year award on the line.

Hooks 101

Aug 29, 2007

When it gets down to the nitty-gritty, you can have every aspect of fishing covered the right rod and reel, good line, an effective lure and a solid pattern that will give your thumb the sandpaper look of a grizzled veteran but without the proper hook, and a sharp one at that, you're not going to catch many fish. It's as simple as that! Trying to land a fish without a good hook is like trying to cut a steak with a butter knife.