As much as I love spring fishing, nothing compares to fishing the northern Michigan lakes during the fall. It is truly trophy time for big smallies! Two weeks ago, our family joined Mark Zona's for a vacation in the Traverse City area. We spent most of the time just kicking back and spending time with the kids.
New Jersey Bassmaster Elite Series pro angler Mike Iaconelli is an open book, just ask anyone.
Michael Iaconelli (Ike) on how to fish with a teaser.
The opening of dove season was a blast (excuse the pun)!I'd like to say that I got my limit in 15 shots, but that wasn't the case this year.
Let's catch some fall and early winter bass over the next few weeks. We'll start with the early fall transition. I define that concept as the movement of bass from their summer haunts into their fall feeding areas.
Well, our most recent trip to Lake Falcon was a blast. I went with a buddy, Bryan Baker.
Hey guys, it's the Friday before Labor Day and all is quiet on the fishing front ... for the most part anyway. Next week we're going to turn our attention to the early fall transition, and the week after that we'll talk about which baits you should be throwing to catch those early transition bass.
At the Elite Series level this game is all mental. The thing that sets us apart is confidence; the ability to believe that what we're doing will put us on winning bass in the long run.
Many of you are getting ready to fish your club championship. I thought this might be a good time to review some of the tips that I've written about in the past. Hopefully, it'll refresh your memory and help you to a winning performance.