Why Elite Series pro Mike McClelland is a fan of suspending baits.
In this article, Stacey King talks about Table Rock Lake, a bass sanctuary that ranks among the very best mixed-bag fisheries in the country.
Challenging best describes the 2003-2004 tournament season as new qualifying formats, stiff competition, unpredictable weather and diverse waters put the competitors to the test.
"Winter is one of my favorite times, especially for clear man-made reservoirs."
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.
But Snowden still has hope. If an angler who already qualified for the Classic through the Tour were to finish in the top 10 of the upcoming Bassmaster Elite 50 series, they would double qualify for the Classic and the next angler down on the list of Tour points could pack their bags for Charlotte, N.C.