A former Junior Bassmasters state champion and his dad won the Missouri B.A.S.S. Federation Nation's 19th annual Spring Fling at Pomme de Terre Lake.
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.
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Throughout the ages, mankind has been infatuated with spherical objects. Christopher Columbus sailed into the unknown to prove the world was round. Ancient cultures have worshipped the sun. Men have dreamed of flying to the moon for thousands of years, and finally reached the orb in 1969.
Crankbaiting in cold water is not really a popular technique because it doesn't work all the time, but there are definitely times and places where crankbaits will outperform any other lure this time of year.
Scott Rook unexpectedly found himself in deep water and ended up catching his limit in only 30 minutes.
One of my favorite resolutions is to go out and fish four smallmouth waters that I've never fished before.
Nate Bettencourt explains the process of producing custom baits.