There's nothing bigger in the bass fishing world than the Classic, and maybe I can make it even more interesting.
It's funny how anglers can get so geeked up about an upcoming fishing trip that we play it out in our minds as to how we're going to catch them. When I'm headed out on a fun fishing trip to a place I haven't been for awhile, I have an idea of how I think — and hope — I'm going to catch them. But it doesn't always work out that way.
It pays to think "outside the box" when assessing how and when to use lures.Many baits are stereotyped for specific situations, and in the case of soft plastics, that includes how we rig them.
This is a special week for me. It's time to go smallmouth fishing in northern Michigan. I feel sorry for my bass fishing buddies who live in the South and don't get to experience what we enjoy every fall. Let me put it in perspective: Michigan's fall smallmouth fishing is like the first day of deer season, the opening of the NFL and your birthday all wrapped in one. It's that extraordinary.
The 2010 Elite Series presents tips and tricks from the pros. This is part one of a two part episode.
In this episode we look back at some of the best moments during the 2010 Elite Series Tour.
The 2010 Elite Series presents tips and tricks from the pros. This is part two of a two part episode.
As much as I love spring fishing, nothing compares to fishing the northern Michigan lakes during the fall. It is truly trophy time for big smallies! Two weeks ago, our family joined Mark Zona's for a vacation in the Traverse City area. We spent most of the time just kicking back and spending time with the kids.
Elite Series Tour tournament on the Alabama River in Montgomery, Alabama.
Elite Series Tour tournament on Lake Jordan in Wetumpka, Alabama. The Ramada Trophy Chase is also called the Elite Series Post Season #1 tournament.