Topics: Texas

Three reasons Brent Chapman is in this week’s Open

Feb 7, 2012

Bassmaster Elite Series pro Brent Chapman hasn’t competed in an Open-level event in years. Chapman said he’s back in the Opens for at least three reasons.

Bobby Myers: An angler to watch

Feb 6, 2012

Oklahoman Bobby Myers has signed on to fish all nine Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens in 2012.

Lewisville to launch Central Opens

Feb 2, 2012

Higher water levels on Lake Lewisville could pose a challenge to anglers fishing the 2012 Bass Pro Shops Central Opens kick-off event.

Prespawn spinnerbaits

Jan 26, 2012

Everyone knows that spinnerbaits are great before the spawn, but the Natural breaks it down for you.

Don't discard soft plastics; they can kill!

Jan 25, 2012

Bass that swallow soft plastic lures can get lodged in the fish's intestine, resulting in the bass' death from starvation. B.A.S.S. Federation Nation clubs are taking measures to reduce the number of discarded soft plastics.

Time warp on the Harris Chain of Lakes

Jan 23, 2012

I headed my F150 south before daylight on Monday, the first official practice day for the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open on the Harris Chain.

Resolved: I will be a better tournament angler

Jan 19, 2012

Russell Parrish wants to take a big step up in 2012. His plan could help you, too.

Alabama rig: States differ

Jan 17, 2012

The Alabama Rig runs into problems with certain state laws because it consists of more hooks per line than is allowed in certain waters.

Get the vibe!

Jan 13, 2012

As our tournament season is about to kick off, I can't help but get excited. Late winter/early pre-spawn fishing can be the best fishing all year.

Colors and bass: Shades of distinction

Jan 5, 2012

With big bucks being paid for custom paint jobs on lures, Mark Menendez offers his thoughts on who really cares about such things -- the bass or the anglers?