Topics: Lake Erie

Power drop shotting with KVD

Mar 1, 2011

Leave it to high octane Kevin VanDam to turn a slowpoke finesse tactic like drop shotting into a power fishing presentation.

Shallow or deep?

Mar 1, 2011

Editor's note: This is a supplement to the article Jerk Deep for a Change. Read the full story <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/outdoors/bassmaster/fishingtips/news/story?page=BT_bonus_201102_deep_jerk">here</a>.

New emcee to make his debut

Feb 18, 2011

Dave Mercer claims that emceeing the Classic in the New Orleans Arena is the first job he's ever studied for.

Evers' Gamble Bags a Bunch of Bonus Bucks

Jan 31, 2011

Bassmaster Elite Series pro Edwin Evers rolled the dice on Toyota's new Bonus Bucks tow-vehicle incentive program.

Kiriyama: Prefishing Without a Rod

Jan 21, 2011

Kota Kiriyama's blowout win in the 2008 Elite Series tournament on Lake Erie was no accident. His 93 pounds of smallmouth caught over four days, an average approaching 5 pounds per fish, were the result of a practice strategy that began several years earlier. While the average weekend angler may not have the time to approach every lake the same way, it provides a template for discovering subtle offshore structure.

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.

Murray: Light Line Manifesto

Jan 21, 2011

Tips from John Murray about Light Line Manifesto

Selecting a Species to Chase

Jan 21, 2011

In Tommy Biffle's mind, the rules of math that apply to the rest of the world are not necessarily in effect. The veteran Oklahoma pro says that a lot of times, he'd much prefer to catch just five bass instead of 10, 20 or even 100.

Sphar: Preparing for Big Water

Jan 21, 2011

If you're looking to catch massive numbers of trophy smallmouth, you owe it to yourself to take a trip to the Great Lakes region. Over the last two years, the Bassmaster Elite Series has shown the world that this part of the work is an incredibly prolific smallmouth paradise.

KVD: Dissecting offshore humps

Jan 12, 2011

Watching Kevin VanDam fish during the postspawn and summer months on lakes like Kentucky and Guntersville, it would appear to the untrained eye that the Michigan pro is lost, helplessly flailing at open water.

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