Bass Basics

Bass Basics

Ice fishing, beyond the basics

by Kent Sorenson, Assistant Habitat Manager, DWR Northern Region It’s time to gear up for ice-fishing season. If you’re serious about ice fishing and want to catch more fish, this post is...

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Bass Basics: Where can I go fishing?

Thanks to the internet, finding good fishing spots is easier than ever. There are hundreds of websites packed with information about prime public fishing waters and the types of fish...

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How to build a Carolina Rig

Bassmaster Opens angler Brian Latimer shows the process for putting together a classic bass fishing combination — the Carolina rig.

Bass Basics

Bass Basics: What do I fish for?

Beginning anglers often start out fishing from shore on small freshwater lakes, ponds and streams. Knowing the types of fish that live in these waters allows better preparation for each...

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Beginner’s Gear: Berkley Trilene XL

What is it?  Berkley Trilene XL What sets it apart?  Berkley Trilene has been the go-to fishing line for both beginner and avid anglers for years, and the XL Series...

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