Topics: Tips

Hackney: Selecting the proper jig, part 2

May 27, 2015

I struggle with the definition of a swim jig because, really, you can swim any jig you want. All you have to do is raise your rod tip and crank fast.

Ike: Fishing grubs, part 2

May 26, 2015

There are three basic styles of grubs — curly-tail, boot-tail and straight-tail.

KVD: Adjusting for really big fish

May 22, 2015

Bass fishing is about making adjustments to various conditions that confront an angler throughout the day.

Christie: How to practice for tournaments

May 21, 2015

I think the biggest thing that determines my overall approach to practice is the tournament format – is it a multi-day event or a single-day shootout?

How Terry “Big Show” Scroggins fishes flooded shoreline bushes

May 20, 2015

April showers bring May flowers is an age-old expression, but for Bassmaster Elite Series pro Terry “Big Show” Scroggins, it’s more like “spring rains put bass in the bushes.”

Ike: Fishing grubs, part 1

May 18, 2015

A grub will catch any predator that swims. That includes stripers, wipers, crappie, bluegill and flatheads.

KVD: Fishing high water patterns

May 15, 2015

With the spawning season fading throughout most of the Southern states, heavy rains and flooding conditions have opened a different set of opportunities for anglers.

Crews: Beware too much versatility

May 14, 2015

Like a lot of things, however, it’s possible to have too much of a good thing.

Ike: Blackbirds? Sure, why not…

May 13, 2015

Most of us can tell stories about seeing a bass eat a bird, a duckling, a snake or some other critter that’s around or on the water.

Preuett: Now's the time for a topwater popper

May 12, 2015

I’m guessing if you could survey all the bass fishermen in the world as to what their favorite lure is - the most popular answer would be some sort of topwater.

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