Topics: shad spawn

Perfect timing helps anglers to a spawning shad bite

May 6, 2011

The West Point Lake event is set up perfectly for the spawn bite.

Winning Gear

Jun 2, 2009

Kevin VanDam won the Bassmaster Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake with this gear.

Gerald Swindle's pro pattern

May 21, 2009

When the shad begin spawning in impoundments, hungry postspawn bass are drawn to those areas. That's where you will find Elite pro Gerald Swindle chucking a spinnerbait.

Baiting Up

May 1, 2008

Some Elite pros give us tips on why the shad spawn is important and how to fish it.

Popper Patterns

Mar 23, 2007

Tips on poppers, for the beginners and the pros.