Topics: Tips

Competitive wisdom

Mar 4, 2008

Mark Davis had to make a major change due to the weather, but it worked to his advantage to win the 2004 Bassmaster Tour on Table Rock.

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.

Cranky smallmouths (continued)

Mar 4, 2008

What makes a smallmouth cranky?

Deep thoughts on soft stickbaits

Mar 4, 2008

In this article read about the ultimate shallow water finesse bait , soft stickbaits that catch bass when other lures won't. Bass just can't seem to resist them.

Drop shot fly rig

Mar 4, 2008

Frank Scalish is not just a pro angler, he's also an artist.

Drop shotting the skinny water

Mar 4, 2008

Though Kile is skilled in the light-line methods he learned in his home state of Arizona, he's equally comfortable fishing thin, murky water, with a flippin' stick and heavy string.

Fast baits

Mar 4, 2008

Nobody likes to fish slow, here are some tips from the pros on how to speed fish with fast baits for slow fish.

Finesse jigging

Mar 4, 2008

In the not-too-distant past, the mention of the word "finesse" to bass anglers would be followed by snickers. Anglers pictured wimpy rods and tiny baits hardly the image hard-core fishermen wanted to project.

Finessing creature baits

Mar 4, 2008

Soon after large creature baits proved their stuff, lure makers introduced downsized versions. Do they measure up to their larger predecessors?

Fish structure correctly

Mar 4, 2008

Joe Thomas gives us tips on locating structure and how to fish it properly.

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