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Prop baits for spawners

Throughout the spawning period, many anglers leave the topwater baits at home or buried underneath their crankbait and jig boxes, electing to throw plugs during the prespawn and soft plastics...

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Prespawn frog fishing

The early spring is often heralded as the best time to catch a lunker largemouth, and one of the more unique ways to target one of those massive green fish...

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Skipping big swimbaits

A common refrain among Bassmaster Elite Series pros is the need to fish something different from what other anglers are throwing. Bass shy away from baits they see every day,...

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Micro jigs for big bites

The ned rig phenomenon has caused a lot of anglers to reconsider the longtime supposition that only big baits catch big fish. No one is diminishing the importance of big...

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How to fish current in the winter

Strong-willed, decisive, independent thinker; such are the makings of the successful Bassmaster Elite angler. So, why then, would Mark Menendez and Wes Logan admit to just going with the flow?...

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Fishing shallow in the cold

The common perception among bass anglers when consistently cold weather sets in is that the only way to get a bite is to head to deeper water where groups of...

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Fishing the winter drawdown

Knowing the plans for preventing floods in the spring can improve your chances of catching wintertime bass on man-made reservoirs. Reservoir authorities annually draw down lake levels during the winter...

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