Topics: Tips

A crazy year for seasonal patterns

Jul 25, 2014

This has been a year of paradoxical shifts in the nation’s weather patterns, and it’s really affected our seasonal pattern strategies for bass fishing.

On the water ethics

Jul 23, 2014

For those of you who watched the The Bassmasters television show that covered BASSfest from Lake Chickamauga, you’ll have seen the KVD vs. Ike mini-confrontation. While I wasn’t involved, nor do I know all the details to comment on it directly, it did give me the idea for this column.

Casting for beginners

Jul 22, 2014

Learn proper technique for casting your rod with tips from Jerry McKinnis.

Ike shows you how to walk the dog

Jul 21, 2014

Michael Iaconelli shows the tools you need to walk the dog for big bass.

Follow the bluegill

Jul 13, 2014

Shad and crawfish aren’t the only forage magnets for bass. Learn the habits of these panfish and you’ll crack the code for catching some of the biggest bass in your lake this summer.

How to fish docks

Jul 11, 2014

There are some fish that live shallow year-round and if you want to catch quality fish in shallow, a dock is probably your best bet.

Fred Roumbanis talks pitchin' and flippin'

Jul 10, 2014

Elite pro Fred Roumbanis details one of his go-to techniques at Bassmaster University at BASSfest.

The definitive guide to removing a stray hook

Jul 9, 2014

Kevin Newell stuck himself with nine hooks to show you how to remove them.

Bass Fishing for Beginners: The Knot

Jul 9, 2014

Jerry McKinnis shows the knot you need to begin your bass fishing experience.

Swindle on shaky head fishing

Jul 7, 2014

Gerald Swindle talks about how a shaky head bait is good for all skill levels.

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