Tips on swimming jigs, part 2
Jeff Kriet give tips on topwater fishing during the summer and fall months
Kevin VanDam captured his fifth Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year title by blowing away the competition at the Evan Williams Bourbon Trophy Triumph on the Alabama River in Montgomery, Ala.
But Elite Series pro Elton Luce has a plan for fall bass that has served him well over the years and that will work for you especially if your favorite water has some aquatic vegetation.
Michael Iaconelli talks about fishing in the 2009 Postseason on Lake Jordon
Rereading last week's blog is like looking in a crystal ball backwards. I said it — one bad day equals a bad tournament. And once you get behind there'd be little or no chance to catch up. That's pretty much the way it happened for me in the Berkley PowerBait Trophy Chase.
Dennis Fikes had a tough Day 1. He weighed two bass for a grand total of 5 pounds, 7 ounces. He was sitting in 137th place when the sun set, not exactly where he imagined he might be after the first day of his first Bassmaster Open.
I'm packed and headed towards Alabama to fish Lake Jordan. It's the site of the first event in the Toyota Trucks Championship Week. Twelve of us will battle head-to-head for the 2009 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year title. With two days of practice and only two days of competition it'll be a different experience, that's for sure.
Sometimes it doesn't much matter what you do or how you do it. The stars are in alignment for the other guy. It's over. You know that in your heart even as you struggle, hoping against hope, that you can change the course of events.
Master Series on the Art of the Swimbait with Byron Velvick (Lesson 2).