A spring day of bed fishing on the crystal clear waters of Texas' Lake Amistad can be like watching a horror movie, as egg-laden monster largemouths migrate to the shallows to nest and spawn.
Our country is crisscrossed with thousands of miles of rivers, most of which offer bass fishing.
Alton Jones won the 2008 Bassmaster Classic, He used 14-pound fluorocarbon for the job, but if he'd spooled on 17-pound, he probably wouldn't have won.
Klein says some fish invariably "go against the book," and when they do, they present open-minded anglers with special opportunities to catch them.
That doesn't happen because it stopped catching bass. It happened because something else came along and grabbed all the advertising and publicity.
His reward was the biggest bass of the 2009 Central Open on Toledo Bend.
<photo1>Ish Monroe, offers 5 tips that'll make bedding bass bite.
Two of the best bedding bass anglers fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series Shaw Grigsby and Ish Monroe agreed to share their techniques for finding and catching bass during the spawn.
The Texas ShareLunker program is how those fish are handled and cared for prior to being picked up by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees.