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The hairy side of jig fishing

Mar 4, 2008

Hairy jigs still attract the bass, whether their old school or not.

The high points of drawdowns

Mar 4, 2008

As an avid bass angler, Mike Hulon knows from personal experience the extraordinary fishing that arises during that low water period.

The magic of tube crawling

Mar 4, 2008

Chris Konop guides fishermen to the best areas for smallmouth on Green Bay.

Three approaches to bed fishing

Mar 4, 2008

In this article, you can read how skilled bed fishermen use their ability to an advantage with the big money usually ending up in their pockets.

Time to bolt

Mar 4, 2008

Serious bass anglers seek to minimize splash when they cast. However, when there is no splash — because a finesse worm goes up but does not come down — something is wrong.

Top 5 tactics for clear water smallmouth

Mar 4, 2008

Tips from Kevin VanDam and other pros for fishing in clear water for smallmouth.

Top six spots for cold weather cranking

Mar 4, 2008

Crankbaiting in cold water is not really a popular technique because it doesn't work all the time, but there are definitely times and places where crankbaits will outperform any other lure this time of year.

Topwater modifications you can do yourself

Mar 4, 2008

One of the great appeals of fly tying is that the craftsman can design and build a lure that fits a specific situation.

Tournament Lessons

Mar 4, 2008

Davy Hite pays very close attention to what the fish are telling him.

Tournament Lessons

Mar 4, 2008

Scott Rook unexpectedly found himself in deep water and ended up catching his limit in only 30 minutes.

Tournament Lessons

Mar 4, 2008

Sometimes, says Oklahoma pro Kenyon Hill, it's better to zig when everyone else zags, a lesson he learned at the Lake Dardanelle Elite 50 last spring near Russellville, Ark. Randy Howell won the event by swimming a jig through the shallows. In fact, just about all of the E-50 pros were targeting the grass, fishing tube baits, jigs and anything else they could swim through the leafy cover. Hill was doing the same thing throughout practice and was catching a few fish. But it didn't feel right.

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