Topics: Tips

Swindle on how to rig jig trailers

May 21, 2014

Twelve hours after losing by ounces at the Bassmaster Elite Series event on Lake Dardanelle, Gerald Swindle sat in a booth and talked about how cool it was to see his ride-along Marshal’s hands tremble with excitement during the 40-minute flurry of keeper catching madness they shared in the tournament’s final hour the day before.

Selecting a reel for beginners

May 20, 2014

In this installment of Bass Fishing for Beginners, learn more how to select the right reel.

Hackney on jigs and Texas rigs

May 16, 2014

Greg Hackney shares his wisdom on when to reach for the jig versus the Texas rig, and vice-versa.

Postspawn creeks

May 16, 2014

While offshore fishing can be really good right now, I find myself looking to the backs of creeks.

Square bills on Dardanelle

May 14, 2014

Lake Dardanelle is setting up to be a shallow water deal. With lots of rain the past few weeks in the Arkansas area, the lake already has a lot of color to it but we are getting even more rain this week. It is getting downright muddy.

20 Questions with Mike Iaconelli

May 14, 2014

He's one of the most compelling and polarizing pros in B.A.S.S. history. He's also one of the most talented. Here's how he tackled our 20 Questions.

Preparation is paramount to fishing success

May 13, 2014

Any pro fisherman will tell you that things don’t always go well on the water. However, experience has taught me that things go much better when I’m well prepared.

Bass meteorology 101

May 13, 2014

Predicting the weather and how the bass will react to it is critical to tournament success.

Don't overlook Alabama's Lake Wheeler

May 9, 2014

Once playing second fiddle to nearby Pickwick Lake and Lake Guntersville, Alabama's second-largest reservoir, Wheeler Lake, is now ranked #2 in the state for bass fishing.

Fishing Electronics 3: Tweaking your unit

May 8, 2014

You spent a lot of money, but are you really confident in your ability to use your sophisticated electronics? Wilson Frazier can help.

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