Topics: Ish Monroe

A typical tournament day with Mike Iaconelli

Jan 31, 2011

Michael Iaconelli's preparation for tournaments is pretty routine.

Is that Bedding Bass Catchable?

Jan 21, 2011

While trolling down the bank, Monroe will often pass his boat directly over a bed containing a spawning bass. If the fish remains on the bed or quickly returns to the bed after his boat passes, he deems the bass worth his attention.

Ish Monroe: Second Chance for a Lost Bass

Jan 21, 2011

Few feelings are more heartbreaking than bowing up on a 5-pound bass only to have it pull free halfway back to the boat. For the weekend angler, in a split second the opportunity for a great photo has vanished and for a tournament angler, it could mean thousands of dollars.

Monroe: Hook Selection

Jan 21, 2011

For many anglers, hook selection is an afterthought. Many times anglers don't consider the hook's wire size, or if it's an extra-wide gap or straight-shank hook, as long as it fits into the body of the bait, it's good to go.

Monroe: The right lens color

Nov 15, 2010

To Elite Series pro Ish Monroe, lens selection is an extremely important component to success on the water.

Heavy rains refill Golden State

Oct 21, 2010

Torrential rains late last year caused plenty of havoc for California, but the influx of freshwater has also served to overcome the Golden State's drought conditions and refill many of its top bass fisheries.

Michigan's Wellman opens strong on Chesapeake Bay

Sep 16, 2010

Nate Wellman of Newaygo, Mich., surprises everyone -- himself included -- when he toted 18 pounds, 6 ounces, to the scales.

2010 Northern Open #3 -Day One - BTS

Sep 16, 2010

Go behind the scenes at the 2010 annual Bassmaster Northern Division Open Tournament.

BASS Reporter's Notebook

Sep 14, 2010

This BASS reporter's rundown of all the activity in this fall's tournaments.

Wolak wins 2010 Northern Open

Jul 24, 2010

Elite Series pro Dave Wolak wins the Bassmaster Northern Open # 1 on Lake Champlain.

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