There are days when bass roam far from their home base in a brushpile or weedbed, but more often, you've got to hit or penetrate the cover with your baits to catch fish.
Most lines used in bass fishing are nylon monofilaments, although recently manufacturers introduced braided, gel-spun polyethylene a superstrong, superthin fishing line. Monofilament and "multifilament" lines have very different properties.
It's no wonder so much attention has been devoted to such classic smallmouth lakes as Champlain, St. Clair, Dale Hollow and Pickwick. Those big bodies of water surrender some truly monster-size bass.
In this article, you can read about the advantages of bass fishing on foot or footloose bass fishing.
Caution, before you use the new elastomeric superplastics do your homework, it's totally different than what you're used to.
Read how kayaks and one man inflatable pontoon boats are becoming the latest rage among smallmouth bass fishermen.
In this article, you can get some tips for catching spawning smallmouth.
Steve Chaconas has had many colorful careers, but the most pleasurable is his fishing and guiding others on the Potomac.
Bassmaster veteran O.T. Fears has designed a phenomenal spinnerbait that no one knows about.
Read as Texas pro Bud Pruitt explains how as part of the food chain, crawfish are preferred by bass. Crawfish lures are also easy to fish. "You just can't go wrong with them."
In this article, find where to look for bass,and how to evaluate the location in order to pick the best lure.