Topics: Tips

Hookin' up with free swingers

Mar 4, 2008

Bassmaster veteran O.T. Fears has designed a phenomenal spinnerbait that no one knows about.

How Bud Pruitt fishes crawfish baits

Mar 4, 2008

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."

How to find and catch stream bass

Mar 4, 2008

In this article, find where to look for bass,and how to evaluate the location in order to pick the best lure.

How to fish long bill jerkbaits

Mar 4, 2008

Read how Rob Kilby was using jerkbaits nearly three decades ago to fish the clear water reservoirs of northern Arkansas and southern Missouri.

How to fish river lakes

Mar 4, 2008

While bass living in those waters have the same basic needs, catching them requires an understanding of the differences in how fish live and feed in such dissimilar environments.

How to invent a bass lure

Mar 4, 2008

If you can figure out what the fish like, and you can't buy it, you might just have to develop it yourself.

How to swim a jig

Mar 4, 2008

In this article, you can read how three veteran anglers, each a former Tournament Trail winner, are fishing diverse cover in three different seasons and catching their bass using the same lure and technique - swimming a jig.

Irreplaceable pork

Mar 4, 2008

In the summer of 1920, long before science and clever minds brought us the first plastic worm, Alan P. Jones Sr. and Urban Schreiner, avid bass anglers from Fort Atkinson, Wis., fashioned the original pork frog.

Ish and his 'cheat rig'

Mar 4, 2008

Ish Monroe explains why his 'cheat rig' works better if the sun's out.

It's all in the head

Mar 4, 2008

Ask a bass fisherman who cut his teeth on a clear water lake to name his go-to lure the one he turns to when he can't catch a fish on anything else — and the odds are he'll quietly say it's a leadhead jig teamed with some kind of plastic body.

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