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Spawn-time smallmouth

Mar 4, 2008

Many bass anglers agree that smallmouth represent our sport's greatest challenge — their propensity for deep water and offshore structure makes these fighters notoriously hard to find and catch.

Special worms for special conditions

Mar 4, 2008

Nixon — probably more than any other pro — firmly believes specific worm features such as tail design, overall bulkiness, and length are the real keys that determine the lure's effectiveness in specific situations.

Speed kills

Mar 4, 2008

In this article, you can read Jim Bitter's game plan on a brisk Florida day: to keep the speed quick, get the lure tight to brushtops, dock pilings and laydown logs.

Stand up and be counted

Mar 4, 2008

In this article, you can read how and why various anglers use stand-up jigheads.

Stick to clay for success

Mar 4, 2008

A highly ingored fact is that red clay bluffs or banks are like magnets for fish.

Supersize jerkbaits

Mar 4, 2008

Jordon opts for a big jerkbait when he finds bass feeding on large baitfish, and when he wants to upgrade his catch.

Tactics for high-pressure lakes

Mar 4, 2008

For many Bassmasters, competing in tournaments is what bass fishing is all about. Every angler with a competitive streak, whether he fishes against other members of his local bass club or on the pro circuit, dreams of scoring a great catch in a tournament and ending up in the winner's circle.

The angler's horrorscope

Mar 4, 2008

SCORPIO (October 24 - November 21) Stay away from all snacks while fishing. There will be a massive recall on marshmallow pies, canned beans and prepackaged sandwiches later this month. The snacks you purchase will escape this nationwide recall. I'm not kidding. Should you ignore this warning, projectile vomiting will occur at the most inopportune moment. The stars are clear on this. Go hungry for once, you overweight pig. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

The bumble bug

Mar 4, 2008

For years, my favorite stream bait for smallmouth bass has been Rebel's Crawfish crankbait, especially the Teeny model. It works primarily as a shallow-running crankbait, but also can be twitched on top around downed logs and rocks.

The complete spoon fisherman

Mar 4, 2008

In this article, read how the Lake Fork guide, Mark Stevenson, has redefined the way the jigging spoon can be fished.

The float-n-fly technique

Mar 4, 2008

In this article, you can read how the Float-N-Fly technique has been carefully refined through years of testing, resulting in an excellent presentation devised for catching cold water bass.

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