There is nearly 80 square miles of water to angle here, and fishermen get to choose from both smallmouth and largemouth.
For anglers who prefer largemouth, target the shallow, weedy sections of Cayuga, Otisco and Consensus lakes.
Local anglers ply these waters for the world-class muskie fishing found here.
Anglers can catch bronzebacks from the rock jetties just outside the marina harbors to 40 miles out in Lake Erie.
Of the 22.5 million people who visit Niagara Falls each year, almost none will take the time to look beyond the water crashing at its rocky base to see the monumental smallmouth fishery that exists there.
I had an interesting experience the other evening that I thought might be worth writing about. It centers on the concept of recovery and how that affect the outcomes of bass tournaments.
Jerry McKinnis shows you how to fish a pond for bass.
Most anglers have their favorite summertime lures, from deep diving crankbaits to spoons and jigs. Well, make sure you add “big worms” to the list because nothing tempts those summer deepwater bass like a 10-inch soft plastic.
This is the time of year when you’ll find me employing power fishing tactics on the offshore ledges throughout the South.
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.
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.