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New Prescriptions

Nov 11, 2008

Since BASS released the booklet Keeping Bass Alive, a Guidebook for Anglers and Tournament Organizers, there have been many new innovations and techniques in fish care that anglers and tournament directors should know about.

Advance your learning curve

Nov 6, 2008

Qualify for the Bassmaster Elite Series and compete against the world's best sticks. That goal involves spending time on the Bassmaster Open circuit, which many now view as the perfect training ground

Prime targets for fall spinnerbaits

Nov 5, 2008

Fall bass fishing can be tough at times. With the fish caught in transition between late summer locations and their eventual winter haunts, where do you start fishing and what do you throw?

Tapping Smallmouth in the abyss

Nov 5, 2008

In his never-ending pursuit of trophy smallmouth, Chris Johnson often works the abyss.

Brown bass are different

Nov 5, 2008

Smallmouth bass are different. If you don't believe me, go catch one. For my money, they're stronger than a largemouth or spot. They fight harder and longer and are more challenging to catch.

Keeping Bass Alive

Nov 4, 2008

The objective of these articles are very simple maximize the survival of bass that are caught and released during tournaments. The target audience for this publication includes tournament anglers, organizers, hosts and sponsors, and bass boat owners, dealers and manufacturers. All of these groups have interests in, and responsibilities for, maximizing the survival of bass caught and released during tournaments.

Two Fall Patterns

Nov 4, 2008

Don't get me wrong. I love summertime fishing, too, but fall is special, and I'll be glad when it's here. Cooler weather, less boat traffic and the beautiful fall colors are all things that I look forward to at this time of the year.

How to Burn Less Gas in your Bass Boat

Nov 3, 2008

No sport has been more brutalized by high gas prices than tournament bass fishing, with the possible exception of 500-mile NASCAR races. First, you need a tow vehicle that will safely pull a bass boat. That eliminates pretty much anything that gets more than 20 miles per gallon. And, your tow vehicle's mileage can drop by 30 percent or more when you hitch a bass boat to it.

It's Almost Time!

Oct 29, 2008

It's just about time for one of my favorite fishing techniques to get hot. Of course my very favorite fishing technique is whatever I used to catch the last bass, but I've got to admit that I love it when the weather starts to get really cool and the water temperature starts to dip into the mid-50s because that's when I begin thinking about the float and fly.

Denny Brauer - Jig Heads

Oct 27, 2008

Denny Brauer comments on what diffrent head designs mean to you.

James Niggemeyer - Shakey Heads with bulk

Oct 27, 2008

James Niggemeyer gives tips on adding weight to your shakey headed jigs.