Topics: Tips

KVD: Our infatuation with color

Jul 2, 2015

One example, on the Great Lakes during a mayfly hatch you’re going to catch a lot more fish on pumpkin brown than you will watermelon green.

Powroznik: Spinning reel success

Jul 1, 2015

Jacob Powroznik credits 75 percent of the money he's won as a pro fisherman to the versatility of a spinning rig.

Ike: Catch numbers this summer

Jun 30, 2015

Ike talks his favorite uses for summer stickbaits.

Hackney: Let's talk shallow summer bass

Jun 30, 2015

The best places are in reservoirs that have little or no current and that have thick vegetation along the shoreline.

Ish: Finding hot weather hawgs

Jun 29, 2015

How you approach July and August is largely about where you’re fishing and how much grass is growing in the water.

KVD: Those magical mayfly periods

Jun 26, 2015

Mayflies are just that – flying insects that emerge off the water’s surface, although most hatches occur in early June.

Christie: Bring on the smallmouth fisheries

Jun 25, 2015

I’ll make my tournament decisions based on what I see in practice, but going into the Lake St. Clair and St. Lawrence River events, I’ll have a general game plan off what I plan to throw.

Schultz: A need for speed

Jun 24, 2015

In tournament fishing, time is money. And any technique that can produce quality fish in a hurry offers a huge advantage — especially when you're dealing with large bodies of water.

Ike: Doing it all over again

Jun 23, 2015

It seems like every year lately — three to be exact — I find myself writing a column about how I’m up against it, fighting for a spot in next year’s GEICO Bassmaster Classic.

Drop shotting with Chris Zaldain

Jun 22, 2015

Shaye Baker and Chris Zaldain go deep for a day of smallmouth fishing using a drop shot rig.