Topics: Florida

So you want to fish Florida this winter...

Oct 31, 2014

Every so often we get questions about fishing Florida, and for good reason. The weather’s pleasant for those of you who want to thaw out for a while and there’s always the chance of catching the bass of a lifetime. Florida can be tough, though. The water’s shallow and there’s vegetation everywhere. They don’t jump in the boat. Some of the tried and true techniques that work in other areas of the country don’t seem to interest Florida bass all that much. Here are a few tips that might help if you visit the Sunshine State this winter.

IGFA honors McKinnis

Oct 29, 2014

The long-time host of “The Fishin’ Hole,” and now co-owner of B.A.S.S. receives a high honor- an induction in the IGFA Hall of Fame.

Tag and release ... and catch again!

Oct 20, 2014

Catch and release works! I had an interested refresher course in the value of catch and release on Florida's Lake Santa Fe.

Minnesota ramps up ReBaits efforts

Oct 16, 2014

The Minnesota B.A.S.S. Nation kept more than 4,300 lures from littering Minnesota waters and landfills last year.

No "win and you're in"

Oct 16, 2014

Elite Series Classic berths will now be determined only by AOY points.

Don't forget to downsize

Oct 16, 2014

An important weapon in your arsenal is the ability to change your tactics and one that has always served me well is going small when the bite is tough.

2015 Opens schedule announced

Oct 13, 2014

The 2015 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens tournament series will span nine months, visit nine states and possibly provide nine professional anglers a ticket to the Super Bowl of bass fishing — the Bassmaster Classic.

What's a Classic berth worth?

Oct 6, 2014

The "bubble boy" left Lake Norman on Friday, still on the bubble. Cliff Prince had entered the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open presented by Allstate hoping to keep his Bassmaster Classic fate in his hands.

Rich Howes’ boat dock boot camp

Oct 4, 2014

Lake Norman is still a little bit of a mystery to Rich Howes.

Chris Lane reflects on the season

Sep 24, 2014

It was a week that was. This year’s postseason was marked by high wind, big waves, cold weather, delays and lots of fun fishing for big smallmouth bass.

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