When bass burrow into matted grass and shallow slop, the Bassmaster Elite Series pros happily wallow right in there to dig them out. Here are some of the pros' favorite baits for wrestling bass from the gunk.
Gerald Swindle knows how it feels to try to grasp the vastness of the Mississippi River but his background of fishing small waters proved useful.
Elite Series pro Casey Ashley has been around long enough to observe how blueback herring have changed bass fishing in the lakes near his hometown of Donalds, S.C.
If you like fishing for shallow bass, the Alabama River is the place to be in July and August, says Bassmaster Elite Series pro Russ Lane.
One key to fishing boat docks is presenting your lure to the darkest, most protected and least accessible part of the cover. That's where skipping comes into play.
Bass fishing legend Denny Brauer provides tips for fishing skinny water in the hot summer months.
Shaye Baker brings you more small water tips for targeting bass in grass.
Should plans A, B, C and D fail to put bass in the livewell, Elite Series pros resort to time-tested lures to bail them out. Their fallback lures are as varied as the pros themselves, and some of their choices may surprise you.
Tips for post-thunderstorm fishing with Bassmaster Elite Series pro Matt Herren.
Watch as Shaye Baker tackles a small farm pond in east Arkansas from his Ranger Cherokee.