Every so often I’m asked about smallmouth bass. Guys want know what it is about them that attracts so much attention. I think I know what it is but I’ll admit that it’s hard to put into words. It’s much like telling someone what a pretty girl looks like. I think it all started years and years ago. The early writers gave the smallmouth mystical properties. A lot of that had to do with habitat. In those days smallmouth anglers fished small, clear mountain streams. By definition that meant tiny lures, light tackle and stealth techniques.
It doesn’t get any better than fishing Lake Guntersville in February, and Chris Lane is certain the 2014 Classic will prove it.
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For me, getting hired by Jim Bagley was my entry to the "big time."
It’s jerkbait madness time in most parts of smallmouth country right now.
Looking over tackle and preparing for tomorrow, anglers take questions from the media.
Have you ever heard of a bait-of-the-month club? We hadn’t either and couldn’t wait to get our chartreuse dye-stained hands on it.
Massachusetts pro endorses online fishing tackle retailer.
It’s time to put the last minute finishing touches on everything before heading towards Oklahoma today.
In two short weeks we’ll all be watching the Bassmaster Classic on Grand Lake out in Oklahoma. That’s good news. It’s one of my favorite times of the year for more than one reason.