Topics: Louisiana

Top bass anglers join Team Lew's

Jan 25, 2011

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. While many fishing tackle companies have been trimming their pro staffs, the Lew's team continues to get stronger. Lew's, a great tradition in American bass fishing equipment, has been busily assembling a group of high-profile anglers to help launch their new lineup of baitcast and spinning reels and rods for 2011.

Ram Truck to sponsor Said

Jan 25, 2011

Auburn Hills, Mich. The Ram Truck Brand today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle to sponsor professional tournament bass angler Ryan Said.

Rook joins Jewel Bait

Jan 25, 2011

Jewel Bait Co. announces the addition of Bassmaster Elite Series angler Scott Rook to its pro staff. The Little Rock, Ark.-based angler is considered one of the top jig fishermen in the country and has a long list of successes over his fishing career that he is quick to attribute to Jewel products.

Swindle (finally) wins

Jan 24, 2011

Until now a Bassmaster Open has eluded Gerald Swindle.

Schooled on bass

Jan 24, 2011

I use to participate in teaching events lots back in the '70s and '80s and as I looked at the crowd in Shreveport, I realized it was the same group of people that I talked to 30 and 40 years ago.

Creature comforts

Jan 21, 2011

Dennis Tietje often prefers to fish a Texas rigged creature bait in gnarly waters.

Dennis Tietje: Crawfish basics

Jan 21, 2011

Dennis Tietje on crustaceans and what their color means.

Relocating Bass After Heavy Rains

Jan 21, 2011

Louisiana pro Jeff Connella knows that the ability to locate fish quickly is the primary difference between top-flight Elite Series pros and many of their weekend angler counterparts.

Success in Fast-Rising Water

Jan 21, 2011

Have you ever had a weekend bass fishing trip in which everything seemed to be coming together as you envisioned it, only to see the beautiful pattern you had pieced together evaporate overnight due to an unforeseen rise in water levels? How did you adapt?

Wednesday - final practice

Jan 21, 2011

Last week we talked about how I intend to practice during the first three days of practice for the Bassmaster Classic. Wednesday will be the final day and, depending upon what happened earlier, I'll approach it very differently.

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