Topics: Tips

Ish: Finding hot weather hawgs

Jun 29, 2015

How you approach July and August is largely about where you’re fishing and how much grass is growing in the water.

KVD: Those magical mayfly periods

Jun 26, 2015

Mayflies are just that – flying insects that emerge off the water’s surface, although most hatches occur in early June.

Christie: Bring on the smallmouth fisheries

Jun 25, 2015

I’ll make my tournament decisions based on what I see in practice, but going into the Lake St. Clair and St. Lawrence River events, I’ll have a general game plan off what I plan to throw.

Schultz: A need for speed

Jun 24, 2015

In tournament fishing, time is money. And any technique that can produce quality fish in a hurry offers a huge advantage — especially when you're dealing with large bodies of water.

Ike: Doing it all over again

Jun 23, 2015

It seems like every year lately — three to be exact — I find myself writing a column about how I’m up against it, fighting for a spot in next year’s GEICO Bassmaster Classic.

Drop shotting with Chris Zaldain

Jun 22, 2015

Shaye Baker and Chris Zaldain go deep for a day of smallmouth fishing using a drop shot rig.

Keeping your bass boat alive, part 6

Jun 18, 2015

This month's installment shows how to install a fuel/water separator and a water pressure gauge.

Preuett: Using swimbaits to target bigger bass

Jun 18, 2015

One of the most popular lures in all of bass fishing right now is the swimbait.

Schultz: Topwater turning point

Jun 17, 2015

A long time ago, some anonymous angler figured out how to entice these lock-jawed largemouth into biting — simply by allowing a soft-plastic lure to lie motionless, sometimes for 30 seconds or more.

Keeping your bass boat alive, part 5

Jun 11, 2015

Mark Hicks shares the steps for renewing the gel coat on a bass boat.