Team tournaments are a welcome change of pace.
Shallow fish are much more predictable than deep fish. They are also easier to pattern.
The Payette River Bassmasters teamed up with a host of conservation groups to hold the Kids Conservation Clinic at the LeRoy Atwood Ranch.
Stephen Mui, a competitor in the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series, qualified for BASSfest and walked away with an 18th-place finish and 48 pounds, 4 ounces.
Learning from success and failure is an important part of fishing.
The next event on the horizon is the Bassmaster Elite on the Delaware River. It matters to me. It matters a lot to me.
Everybody who knows me knows that flipping is my thing. If I could flip every day I fish, I’d be a happy guy. But while I’m a flipper at heart, I’m first and foremost a professional fishermen, so that means I fish where the fish are.
The almanac says the first day of summer will fall on June 21, so what we find ourselves in right now is a transitional period where late spring starts to change into that long hot season.
Target turns in creek channels to load the boat with bass.
Anglers generally love to fish around shallow targets where the bass are spawning, and we tend to hold onto that pattern longer than we should. We forget that a lot of the bass are spawned and moving to where they will spend the summer.