Challenging best describes the 2003-2004 tournament season as new qualifying formats, stiff competition, unpredictable weather and diverse waters put the competitors to the test.
Crank it up. That is the advice of some of America's brightest fishing minds when it comes to locating and catching bass throughout the entire spring fishing season. When the throes of winter begin to loosen their grip, and both bass and bass fishermen begin thinking shallow, many abandon crankbaits — particularly when the spawn approaches. And that is a major mistake, because these diving plugs can be productive during each phase of spring.
Nobody likes to fish slow, here are some tips from the pros on how to speed fish with fast baits for slow fish.
There are days when bass roam far from their home base in a brushpile or weedbed, but more often, you've got to hit or penetrate the cover with your baits to catch fish.
If you've ever spent much time on Lake Texoma, you understand how frustrating it can be trying to catch the finicky bass living around the lake's dozens of docks and crowded boat stalls.
In this article you can read, how angler Kelly Jordon goes back to using the short-handle rod as he did when growing up as a young boy fishing a creek near his home.
There is not just one-way to exploit a dock, a place where bass congregate and hide in plain sight.
Jordon opts for a big jerkbait when he finds bass feeding on large baitfish, and when he wants to upgrade his catch.
Frigid weather greets the anglers on the final morning of the 2008 Bassmaster Classic.
If you respool your reels as much as I do, I hope you stocked up on some extra fluorocarbon line recently because it's summer and you're going to need it.