Lake Hartwell is where Chris Lane's dream of fishing a Bassmaster Classic came true.
Editor's note: The following was excerpted from a story that appeared in The Kansas City Star earlier this month. The full story is available here. Guido Hibdon never thought he would see this day, when he would have to scrap for sponsors, when he wondered if there was going to be enough money to even compete on the pro bass circuit.
With the spawning season in full swing across much of the Sunshine State, Florida’s TrophyCatch program is serving as a powerful incentive for anglers to release giant female largemouth bass. The program, now in its third season, offers prizes for anglers who catch, document and release bass that weigh 8 pounds or more. There are three levels of qualification – Lunker (8-9.99 pounds), Trophy (10-12.99) and Hall of Fame (13 or greater) – and each offers a substantial list of prizes.
One of the things I’ve been doing the past few winters is fishing with downsized swimbaits.
The kickoff of the Bassmaster High School Series is quickly approaching. Here is what you need to do to ensure you are ready to participate.
Even if it’s cold, you’re feeling bad or the water’s hard as a rock in your neighborhood, you can still work to improve your fishing skills.
Celebrate the birthday of the late fishing legend Jose Wejebe this weekend by posting your fishing photos in social media with the hashtag #fishforjose.
The basic idea is to get more kids fishing, kids who aren’t normally introduced to it.
Once again the tournament season kicks off with a Bassmaster Southern Open to be held on Lake Toho.
Garmin International Inc. announced the addition of several professional anglers, including Jason Christie, the number one ranked bass fisherman in the world, and Greg Hackney, the 2014 Bassmaster Angler of the Year.