The deep clear waters of the open-pit mining lakes was a powerful influence in my bass fishing experience.
After three days on the Mississippi River, Elite rookie Billy McCaghren has taken the lead.
In these photos are just some of the thousands that showed up at the Missouri parks for opening day of trout fishing.
Payne's relationship with the Federation Nation has been filled with plenty of camaraderie and sales opportunities.
Tournament bass fishing began with the notion of a "good ole boy's club". Women just didn't compete. The sport stayed that way until 1991 when the Corp of Engineers forced B.A.S.S. into having a woman compete on Missouri's Truman Lake.
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.
Caution, before you use the new elastomeric superplastics do your homework, it's totally different than what you're used to.
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.