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Davis' favorite early winter pattern

Dec 2, 2011

Yes, it's getting cold, but if you follow this pro's advice, you'll start loving December for more than just the holidays.

Russ Lane's favorite late fall tactic for bass

Nov 14, 2011

Less is more for Russ Lane when he fishes in late fall.

Pinpointing winter hideouts with Wolak

Jan 31, 2011

A depth change of 2 feet or 20 feet could be a good wintertime bass hideout, according to Dave Wolak.

Classic 2010 winner: KVD

Jan 28, 2011

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The 2009 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year, Kevin VanDam of Kalamazoo, Mich., added another accolade to his career, winning the 40th Bassmaster Classic on Lay Lake.

Destination: Lake O.H. Ivie

Jan 25, 2011

Tips for fishing Lake O.H. Ivie in the summertime

Kriet: Fishing the Worst of Conditions

Jan 21, 2011

Unless you're fortunate enough to live in a particularly temperate climate, when late fall rolls around on the calendar you're most likely either deer hunting or sitting by the fire awaiting the spring thaw. Only the most hardened of fanatics will brave the cold chill of December in pursuit of some late-season bass fishing.

Lowen: Early Spring River Fishing

Jan 21, 2011

Anglers who have been confined to the house during the winter are now counting the days until spring finally arrives and they can get back out on their favorite lake in pursuit of bass. However, Elite Series pro Bill Lowen, an acknowledged Ohio "river rat," is quick to point out that lakes and reservoirs are not the only places fishing action will be hot come spring.

Pinpointing Productive Grass

Jan 21, 2011

It might be one of the first bass fishing axioms an angler learns: "Where there's grass, there's bass." Unfortunately, as Elite Series pro Greg Hackney points out, not all grass mats are created equal. In fact, if you're not fishing the most productive areas of a particular mat, you might as well be throwing rocks.

Reed: Contending with turnover

Jan 21, 2011

We've all heard the term "turnover" used to describe an annual fall event on many of our favorite lakes. Bubbly water, floating vegetation that's generally related to the bottom of the lake or a stagnant sheen on the surface are all clear indications that the lake is experiencing turnover.

Reed: Standing timber

Jan 21, 2011

Standing timber and bass fishing go together like peanut butter and jelly. However, that idyllic vision of bass nirvana can become skewed as winter approaches, given that many anglers abandon timber in favor of more typical wintertime haunts.