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A Hiro's journey

Mar 4, 2008

Takahiro Omori's vision, as a young man in Japan, has come to fruition.

America's 35 most important bass waters

Mar 4, 2008

America's 35 most important bass waters that have figured prominently in the evolution of angling.

Bass fishing, then and now

Mar 4, 2008

Our early bass boats were square-ended johnboats weighing a little over 100 pounds. They were ideal for "sandpapering a shore" — the expression we used that meant saturating a shoreline with casts.

Cast-A-Nova meets Neon Deion

Mar 4, 2008

Deion Sanders and Michael Iaconelli have mutual respect for each others abilities in professional sports.

Clunn on the Federation

Mar 4, 2008

Rick Clunn is highly supportive of the Federation and feels that it is the most underrated part of the BASS organization.

Cranking throughout the spring

Mar 4, 2008

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.

Demystifying jig fishing

Mar 4, 2008

Darryl Burkhardt says that knowing which jigs to use is second nature to tournament pros,

Golden algae

Mar 4, 2008

Texas resource managers restocked Brazos River impoundments with Florida-strain bass this spring.

How to invent a bass lure

Mar 4, 2008

If you can figure out what the fish like, and you can't buy it, you might just have to develop it yourself.

Live bait

Mar 4, 2008

Fishing with live bait is another skill you may wish to master in your pursuit of the bass. Bass respond well to many forms of live bait and sometimes action can be faster than with lures. (But not always!) Huge bass have been taken on live bait. Many experts believe that a big, old bass may have "learned" to avoid lures, but it can't learn to avoid a properly presented live bait, since live bait is what it must eat to survive.

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