When Bassmaster Elite Series angler Tommy Biffle is among the leaders of a Bassmaster event, count on him being at the top because of a jig or soft plastic bait dressed with rattles.
LADSON, S.C. Z-Man Fishing Products is proud to announce the signing of professional anglers Luke Clausen, David Walker, Stephen Browning and David Goshorn to Z-Man's national freshwater pro staff.
BASS Signature Series: Kotaro Kiriyama on Drop Shotting
Banging his namesake lure across the bottom of Fort Gibson Lake produced a victory for Tommy Biffle at the AutoZone Sooner Run Elite Series event in June.
Tips for fishing Lake O.H. Ivie in the summertime
Somewhere in the bowels of his Alabama home, Elite Series pro Aaron Martens has a crankbait graveyard with an inventory greater than the average tackle shop.
During the 2009 Elite Series campaign, a variety of baits and techniques where used to secure victories. However, in many of those wins, the lure that put an angler in position to win faltered in the home stretch and had to be replaced by an alternate bait on the final day of competition.
For many anglers, hook selection is an afterthought. Many times anglers don't consider the hook's wire size, or if it's an extra-wide gap or straight-shank hook, as long as it fits into the body of the bait, it's good to go.
Take one look at the soft plastic aisle in a tackle store and it's no secret that plastics come in just about every color imaginable. Need a pink Fluke? They've got them. How about a Blue Sapphire lizard? No problem. Even with all of the color options available on the market, some bass anglers believe there are times when a plastic bait needs a little extra flash.