In some reservoirs it's the predominant bass habitat. And when that is the case, sorting through the rockpiles, outcroppings, sheer bluffs and other geographical formations can be a perplexing proposition at best.
Savvy anglers realize that using one line for all bass fishing applications is a huge mistake. Find out what techniques are best served with this new breed of string.
Anglers work on timing and perfect athletic execution to pick apart their adversary, targeting his weaknesses and taking advantage of every deficiency.
In winning the 1990 Bassmaster Classic, Rick Clunn dispelled a myth that lipped baits and their trailing, sharp set of treble hooks aren't effective when fished through heavy timber.
"Being different is a big theme nowadays," says Mike Iaconelli, the 2006 Bassmaster Angler of the Year. "Fish have seen a regular Texas rigged plastic worm 10 times a day for the last five years."
It's common bass fishing knowledge that a lake's entire population of largemouth does not assault the shallows to spawn in one great wave.
Pro Jimmy Mason gives us tips on how to catch fish under and around floating docks.
Smoe pros tell us what they never leave home without.
Cody Bird gives us tips on renovating your tubes to make them more desirable to bass.