Topics: Tips

Shad fetish

Mar 4, 2008

Spring through fall, Echols tunes in to shad movements to stay in touch with feeding bass. He targets high spots next to creek and river channels. Here bass feed on suspended shad that roam over sloping bottoms and ledges.

Short & sweet baitcasting

Mar 4, 2008

In this article you can read, how angler Kelly Jordon goes back to using the short-handle rod as he did when growing up as a young boy fishing a creek near his home.

Skipping, pitching and flipping docks

Mar 4, 2008

There is not just one-way to exploit a dock, a place where bass congregate and hide in plain sight.

Slider fishing revisited

Mar 4, 2008

Charlie Brewer created a simple bait and called it a slider, and the rest is the Slider Lure Company history.

Slim down on crankbaits

Mar 4, 2008

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.

Smallmouth in murky water

Mar 4, 2008

Veteran smallmouth guides answer Don Wirth's questions about locating these fish.

Soft plastics on top

Mar 4, 2008

In this article, you can read how anglers have been fishing floating worms on top for years, but according to South Carolinian Davy Hite, "Sometimes you need a different presentation or lure profile to get bass to bite."

Soft stickin' smallmouth

Mar 4, 2008

In this article, you can read about the best ways to use the newest soft plastic lures and how the fish like them so much.

Sorting out spots

Mar 4, 2008

Read how the contenders in the 2002 Citgo Bassmasters Classic had to figure out how they would fish Lay Lake. A few used tactics that mixed both largemouth and spotted bass.

Spawn-time smallmouth

Mar 4, 2008

Many bass anglers agree that smallmouth represent our sport's greatest challenge — their propensity for deep water and offshore structure makes these fighters notoriously hard to find and catch.

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