Topics: Tips

Hooks 101

Aug 29, 2007

When it gets down to the nitty-gritty, you can have every aspect of fishing covered the right rod and reel, good line, an effective lure and a solid pattern that will give your thumb the sandpaper look of a grizzled veteran but without the proper hook, and a sharp one at that, you're not going to catch many fish. It's as simple as that! Trying to land a fish without a good hook is like trying to cut a steak with a butter knife.

Finding fishing holes

Aug 29, 2007

From Alaska to Florida and Maine to New Mexico, fishing holes of all kinds are waiting for you. All you have to do is know how to find them, and if they're on private property, know how to gain permission to fish them.

Day Two notes: Erase to the Finish

Aug 24, 2007

Day Two on Lake Dardanelle delivered some harsh blows to some pros.

Superdeep Jigging

Aug 20, 2007

Some of the pros tips on superdeep jigging.

Scoring big with a jig: Remitz

Jul 23, 2007

Remitz believes the football-style jighead has been a success on the tournament scene recently because of its ability to proficiently probe deep structure.

Bass Patterns: Chad Brauer deep docks for summer

Jul 23, 2007

"Now this pattern may not always be that good, but it's very consistent. In summer, flipping and pitching around deep docks is by far my favorite technique."

Hooked - Life of an Angler - Episode 1

Jul 19, 2007

The B.A.S.S. pros talk about how they balance work, fans and home life.

Hooked - New Kid on the Block - Episode 10

Jul 19, 2007

The B.A.S.S. pros talk about their fellow angler Dave Wolak.

Hooked - Poker Night - Episode 13

Jul 19, 2007

The B.A.S.S. pros talk about how poker night can help them unwind and build comradery.

Hooked - The Fans - Episode 15

Jul 19, 2007

The B.A.S.S. pros talk about how important fans are to the suture of the sport. Spectators can actually be out on the water during many of the B.A.S.S. competitions.