If your bass fishing is in a downward spiral, perhaps it’s time to go retro with bait selection. Elite Series pros explain why the old tailspinner still deserves a place on your casting deck.
Don’t let the lack of a spare anything ruin your tournament or your fishing trip.
September is a transition month, when summer temperatures finally begin to give way to the coolness of fall. This break from the sauna sounds like great news, but it's a time when many tournament anglers struggle.
While most early fall advice focuses on shallow cranking, a few pros have kept these lesser-known tactics to themselves for success in the transition between seasons.
Often, when the other guys are out in the middle of the lake fishing deep ledges and channels, you'll find Elite Series pro Bill Lowen in the backs of creeks and bays fishing water that's only a few inches deep.
It’s important to understand the role that sound makes in attracting smallies ... and in running them off.
Most everything right now is in open water. The baitfish are schooling as they get ready for their fall migration into the creeks and backwater areas.
The key to Palaniuk's win at the St. Lawrence River Elite Series tournament was finding better than average smallmouth bass.
Fishing suspended bait isn’t like targeting a laydown. However, if anglers branch out to open water bassin’, the payoff can be huge.
Just because you don’t have the budget to buy the newest and the best doesn’t mean you can’t catch bass, and it doesn’t mean you can’t compete.