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10 tips for fishing stumps

Dec 3, 2013

Ask any knowledgeable, experienced angler to name the universally preferred cover of both bass and bass fishermen, and the answer likely will be stumps.

Spruce up your gear

Jan 3, 2011

The Bassmaster Classic is a few weeks off, but I've begun tuning up my tackle to get it in tiptop shape.

The bottom line

Feb 18, 2010

I have found that bass will most often seek out a lake's hardpan surfaces of clay, sand, gravel, etc. They simply relate more to these firmer types of bottom surfaces.

Bass fishing, then and now

Mar 4, 2008

Our early bass boats were square-ended johnboats weighing a little over 100 pounds. They were ideal for "sandpapering a shore" — the expression we used that meant saturating a shoreline with casts.

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