The truth is, the same things that lead an Elite angler to an AOY title will work for you in your bass club or in any other tournament circuit out there.
One of the questions I get a lot from fans and casual anglers is how I go about practicing for a tournament and what my goals are in preparing for an event.
Just because the bass are shallow and in the spawning season doesn't mean they're eating every lure in sight. So we asked Alton Jones for his expert tips.
On this episode of The Livewell, Tommy Sanders highlights three stops on the Alabama Bass Trail -- Wheeler Lake, the Alabama River and Lake Jordan.
Wind can be a blessing or a curse to your fishing, but it's almost always a factor in the spring. We asked expert Kurt Dove for his best tips when windy conditions prevail.
One of the great things about bass fishing is that you never stop learning.
One thing that I’ve done over the years that I think has helped me in tournaments is to fish in practice like a maniac.
It’s springtime. That means the water’s at or above the 58-60 degree mark. You might want to start thinking about putting your hard jerkbait away in favor of a soft swimbait.
River tournaments are typically more area-oriented than pattern-oriented. Practice will be less about finding the right technique than it will be about finding the right area.
From about now until the middle of June is the best topwater smallmouth fishing of the year.