Stephen
Headrick

Biography

Stephen Headrick is better known to the bass fishing world as the Smallmouth Guru. He lives in Celina, Tenn., and is the owner of Punisher Lures.

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Details matter

Details matter

By Stephen Headrick

I’ve been watching guys around the lake a lot lately, and thinking about the way I sometimes do things. There’s something we need to talk about and something that all of us need to keep...

Another look at line

Another look at line

By Stephen Headrick

It seems like this is a good time to review some things about fishing line. The basics are still about the same, but there have been some advancements in the last few years that I think deserve our...

Follow the current

Follow the current

By Stephen Headrick

There’s a lot written about current in lakes and manmade reservoirs. It’s something that we all know is important. But how many of us really understand it? I suspect not very many. ...

Sound matters

Sound matters

By Stephen Headrick

We’re all going to be throwing topwater baits for the next few weeks. There’s no better way to catch a bass. But to be successful at it, it’s important to understand the role that...

Fall time is now time

Fall time is now time

By Stephen Headrick

Back in the spring I remember writing a column talking about not waiting too long to get started fishing, that the fish start moving earlier than a lot of anglers think. The same thing happens in...

Look to the creeks

Look to the creeks

By Stephen Headrick

It seems like every week we talk about the weather. I don’t always like to do that but this year that seems to be the most appropriate topic, at least if you want to catch more smallies. I...

Try Vertical

Try Vertical

By Stephen Headrick

The sun’s hot. The air’s hot. The dock’s hot. The boat’s hot. The water’s hot. We’re hot. And, the smallies are hot. ...

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