If you fish from a boat, you've probably got several batteries in it. They take up space, add weight to your rig, and the best ones are not cheap. It's important to get value from them.
Whether you're fishing from a johnboat, kayak or canoe, these types of watercraft will go where a big fancy bass boat can't.
The Mobile-Tensaw River Delta can swallow you up and spin you around the first time you fish here. Its nearly 25,000 acres of water include riverine stretches, a vast marsh, huge grass flats and a maze of backwater sloughs, creeks and lakes.
Elite Series pro Pete Ponds goes over his checklist to make sure you avoid disaster before you even hit the water.
Elite pro Mark Menendez on which line you should choose for a variety of situations.
Perhaps no other factor has contributed more to the increased top-out size of smallmouth bass than the mild fall weather we have recently experienced across North America.
Elite Series pro Charlie Hartley takes a lot of pride in his bass boat so we asked him for expert tips on how to keep a boat spick-and-span.
One thing I’ve learned over the years is that you have to fish the moment. The guys who win tournaments do that.
“I doubt if there is a better prespawn lure for fishing anywhere in the country,” Tharp said. “If I only had one bait that time of year to use on a grass lake — which Guntersville is — it would be a lipless crankbait.”
In the final installment of his D.R.E.A.M. series, Clay Dyer reveals what motivates him.