The best thing about bass fishing in January, especially in the Deep South, is that you know exactly where they'll be holding — under vegetation mats.
December is a tough month for anglers. The truth is the bite isn't as good as it will be in January, and with all the holidays and family activities, it's a great time to take a break and organize your tackle.
As anglers, line selection is one of the most important choices to make. Bad line choice is a bad fishing choice.
I never leave home without my flippin' stick. It's that important. Flipping and pitching have played a major role in the majority of the 16 BASS professional tournaments I've won over the years.
Your reel is one of the most important pieces of tackle you own when it comes to flipping and pitching.