For someone competing on a playing field that is constantly changing, the difference between success and failure on the water can sometimes be measured in the width of a few strands of a spinnerbait's skirt.
In this article, you can read why Dave Wolak likes to use plastic stickbaits that are 5 to 7 inches long.
In this article, you can read how for Dave Wolak, the flick shake under certain circumstances has the potential to save the day.
In this article, you can read how North Carolina's Dave Wolak has developed a system for ensuring the proper drag settings on both spinning and baitcasting reels.
In this article, you can read how Bassmaster Elite Series pro Dave Wolak pairs a small bait with a big hook and finds the perfect opportunity for the combination to shine.
In this article, read how Dave Wolak explains that being in tune with Mother Nature by spending time on the water, is key when preparing for or competing in tournaments.
Other than pure fishing skills and know-how, one of the things that separates the pros from the weekend anglers is their ability to adjust when their preconceived notions turn out to be wrong.
Sure, a shaky head puts bass in the boat. A drop shot can be a prime time limit-getter. And a Carolina rig will allow you to understand the bottom of your favorite lake.
To most bass fishermen, there's nothing better than an explosive strike on a topwater bait. Whether that bait is a buzzbait or a hollow-bodied frog, anglers are seemingly hooked on the water-shattering bites that either can elicit.
When some anglers say they're catching fish shallow, they might mean less than 10 feet. Others could be talking about 4 or 5 feet. Still others could be going skinny in the 2-foot zone.
Read what North Carolina pro Dustin Wilks recommends when you want to do some serious fishing and can't escape recreational boat traffic.