Bassmaster Editor Ken Duke talks about how to match a crankbait rod to the proper lure.
Ronell Smith talks about how the swimbait has advanced through the years.
James Hall discusses how to act once you catch a fish.
James Hall talks about saving face with other anglers by practicing catch and release.
James Hall shows us how to act like you're catching a big one even if you haven't caught anything all day.
James Hall gives potential anglers tips on how to appear like they know how to use a spinning rod.
The first time Kevin VanDam saw Strike King's King Shad, he rolled his eyes.
When Georgian Mike Echols fishes topwater plugs, crankbaits or spinnerbaits, his go-to color is shad. Echols, who competes in CITGO Bassmaster Southern Open tournaments, figures you can't go wrong emulating the bass' No. 1 forage.
If you've ever spent much time on Lake Texoma, the sprawling 89,000-acre impoundment along the Texas-Oklahoma border, you understand how frustrating it can be trying to catch the finicky bass living around the lake's dozens of docks and crowded boat stalls. Cast after cast will go untouched, even though you know without a doubt that fish are present.