It seems that I get a lot of the same questions when I do seminars at tackle or outdoor shows around the country.What's your favorite smallmouth lure? What's the biggest smallmouth you've ever caught? What rod and reel do you like for fishing a jig?
Summer fishing is a balancing act. An angler must weigh time spent studying offshore ledges versus a see-cast-and-reel tactic for shallow visible cover.
I know that night fishing is not for everyone. I love it, but a couple of friends of mine, Jonathan Sanders and James Thomas, recently took me to school in the bright light of day with a technique that really opened my eyes.
A darkening figure at the bow slowly guides his craft through the backwater maze of creek channel and weeds.
To fully understand something, bass in this case, you must also understand the things around it, like what it eats, where it lives and its behavior.
This week I'm going to cover some advanced ideas that can really make all the difference. A lot of guys fish at night, but most of them are really just casting in the dark
The first thing you should know about night fishing is that the spots that hold fish during the day are also going to hold them at night. The difference is that the bass are usually shallower and more aggressive at night.
There are still some shallow bass in any body of water. You just have to find them and figure out the right presentation. Elite Series pro Terry Scroggins has the answer.
I take a lot of pride in my fishing, and I especially take pride in my night fishing. It's an acquired skill and one I look at very seriously.