On his home waters of Table Rock Lake, Snowden has become a master at cashing checks by coaxing bass from deep water treetops.
"Finding the thermocline is especially helpful in the summer when you're fishing vertically in deep, clear reservoirs."
For Myers, not all docks are created equal: Some hold no fish; some hold one fish; and some hold multiple fish. When fishing pressure hits its peak, Myers focuses on docks that harbor mini-schools of bass.
The North Carolina pro owns CS Motorsports, a one-stop shop for any vehicle owner's needs, and he has become something of a truck guru for the tour.
When Chad Griffin seemingly came from nowhere to claim his first Elite Series victory on New York's Oneida Lake, many fans wondered how a rookie could topple the biggest names in the sport on a body of water he had never seen before.
While fluorocarbon is relatively new to bass fishing, any serious bass angler worth his salt knows that topwaters and fluorocarbon don't mix.
Read how at the 2009 Elite Series final, Chad Griffin complemented a topwater popper with a grass jig of his own making and won the tournament.
"When they're up in the grass, a soft plastic frog like a Gambler Cane Toad is going to be your best bet."
In this article, you can read about the technique of "dead sticking". Chris Lane points out how the slow-moving nature of the technique makes it a perfect choice to use early in the year.
Read Elite Series pro Cliff Pace's tips for painting crankbaits and become a casting Picasso.