I imagine I'm preaching to the choir when I say there are few things that get an angler's heart racing like a bass exploding on a topwater bait. On Lady Bird Lake in Austin, I had a 5-pound northern strain breach on my plug like the Red October.
After driving into the early morning hours, we arrived in Austin, Texas, in anticipation of a full day ahead. With only a day left to fish, and the reality that we'd have to cut out the Louisiana swing we had to find a place close by that we could catch a northern from kayaks while we waited for the Guadalupe River outfitters to open their doors.
On paper, catching all eight species of bass in five days sounded like a superior plan. But it was more difficult than we anticipated as we found ourselves questioning the Guadalupe.
ORLANDO: The annual International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades is more than just a trade show. It's a mixture of fun, function and folly. In addition to creating an opportunity for media and buyers to view (and in a few cases actually test) new products, it's also an opportunity to take the pulse of an industry that's been hit very, very hard in the past decade.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the search for Florida largemouth in a small Florida public lake during the 2009 BASS Slam.
After three days on the Mississippi River, Elite rookie Billy McCaghren has taken the lead.
Photos submitted by anglers to the 2009 July/August Lunker Club.
In this article, you can read about Britt Myers and how his smile and attitude have earned him the reputation of being positive, upbeat and always smiling.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images from registration for the 2008 Elite Series Citrus Slam on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, near Lake Wales, Florida.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of Chad Pennington, quarterback for the New York Jets, from his day spent fishing the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes with pro Jeremy Starks.