Fall is officially on the calendar and the first cold front has settled over much of the country. That’ll start the bass moving in a hurry. One thing to always keep in mind when the water temperatures start to fall is that the shad and other forage fish will move shallow, and the bass will never be far from them. From now until true winter arrives if you find the baitfish you’ll be pretty close to the bass.
Three basic rules of fall fishing from Swindle and Scroggins.
If you approach it right, windy days can be your best fishing days.
At Bassmaster University, Professor Palaniuk goes over one of his favorite techniques.
Dean Rojas talks fishing tubes for big smallmouth.
I do a lot of hunting in the fall, but I still like to get out on the lake for a little fun fishing. One of the things I’ve noticed is that during the spring and summer, if I’m fun fishing and I can’t get out there at daylight, I generally don’t want to go because I’ve probably missed the better period.
Just about all great bass fisheries benefit tremendously from the wind ... but maybe not in the ways you think.
Elite pro Casey Ashley talks about a favorite technique of his.
It’s fall. That means it’s time for my annual tribute to what might be the best time of all to be on the water trying to trick a creature that has a brain the size of a pea.
We are asked frequently how the two of us make this lifestyle work as well as it does. It is a great question and there are many things we do that I feel contribute to it running smoothly.
I’ve caught more big bass shallow on a floating frog than any other lure. Period. And September is a