September is a transition month, when summer temperatures finally begin to give way to the coolness of fall. This break from the sauna sounds like great news, but it's a time when many tournament anglers struggle.
With the conclusion of the 2013 Elite Series, the majority of the 2014 Bassmaster Classic field is now set. Forty-four of the 56 eventual competitors in the “Super Bowl” of bass fishing have been identified.
Chris Lane kicked it into high gear Sunday to win the Bassmaster Elite Series Plano Championship Chase.
Arkansas pro bags 20 pounds, 10 ounces of smallies to lead Elite field by over a pound.
Ray W. Scott turns 80 years old Saturday, Aug. 24. In observing this milestone, I think it’s appropriate to celebrate the evolution of the sport of bass fishing and Scott’s impact on it. Born Aug. 23, 1933, in Montgomery, Ala., Scott was just 33 years old when he got the wild idea to hold a big-time, high-stakes bass fishing tournament on Beaver Lake, Arkansas. He was 34 when he began organizing the bass fishermen of America into a cohesive, powerful force for the good of the sport. He called his group B.A.S.S., the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society.
I’ve often found what I believe to be a thermocline in about 3 feet of water below heavy lily pads and vegetation.
It happened a few days ago in the village of Waddington, N.Y., population 972, on the banks of the St. Lawrence River: The Bassmaster Elite Series all-time attendance record was cracked once again.
Kevin VanDam and Aaron Martens have survived to be dealt another hand in bass fishing's version of Texas Hold 'Em.
Brandon Palaniuk busted one of the largest first-day bags of the Bassmaster Elite Series season on Thursday.
After spending the week in upstate New York, I've confirmed that smallmouth bass are like a drug, and I'm addicted.