Perhaps the most misunderstood aspect of tackle selection is choosing the size of weight to use for soft plastics rigging. Here, a Classic champion offers a heavy dose of advice on the subject
These springtime hot spots won't necessarily hold winning strings of bass, but they should produce when things turn tough
On eve of retirement, Bobby Knight offered coaching to Classic contenders
Read how Charley Hartley, although not a psychic. seems to have extrasensory skills when it comes to finding bass.
Japanese anglers are a remarkable group. In a land of highly pressured small lakes and fierce competition, they've produced some of the most enthusiastic and talented tournament anglers in the world. And, because of that pressure, limited access and competition, they're some of the most innovative, as well.
Blade baits are the second major category of heavy metal baits. Unlike jigging spoons, however, blade baits are not generally used to catch schooling bass. They're at their best when used against scattered bass.
Put away your Metallica albums, the heavy metal we're talking about here consists of jigging spoons, blade baits and tailspinners. Save the headbanger music for your iPod or home stereo. Besides, the vibrations might scare the fish.
Sheri Glasgow on how to fish with seasonal patterns.
When I take people out night fishing in the summertime, they're usually surprised to see that I fish the shade — even after the sun goes down.