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March 24, 2016

Top 20 Bass Fishing Tips by Season

>We picked 5 of our favorite bass fishing tips for each season and put them into a guide that's easy to follow.  No matter what time of year it is, you need to be in sync with what bass are doing.  Choosing the right lure, technique or presenation can make or break your day out on the water.

October 18, 2002

Fall Feeding Frenzy: Bass Fish on Richland Chambers

If you have not been out to Richland-Chambers reservoir lately, you might want to consider a trip in the near future. The bass are beginning their fall pattern, which means they are moving to the mouths of and into the creeks chasing shad.

February 22, 2011
Fall Bass Fishing Tactics

Its Fall and I am Happy

That first cast a smooth underhand pitch with a Pumpkin Big Jig and a brown grub trailer. The bait slides into the water with hardly a splash, slides down the old log, and TIC the line jumps and bait swims to the side you set hard and a fat 5lb bass fish breaks water what a feeling

October 7, 2020
Keitech Shad Impact

Top Water Follow-Up Lure [VIDEO]

May 7, 2020
Learn the Basics of Pitching and Skipping

Learn the Basics of Pitching and Skipping [VIDEO]

Here's a tutorial on pitching and skipping with a baitcasting reel. Also, find out what Pitchskipping is and how it works.  See why these techniques can get bass to strike.  

 

July 13, 2011
Bass Fishing Ditches

The Dirt on Ditches

So what is a ditch and how do I find them?  Ditches to put it simply are depressions in the bottom.  Some people also call them a "hole".  Ditches can be natural, or created by water entering a body of water.

May 19, 2015

Night Time Bass Fishing

In the heat of the summer in many parts of the country, bass fishing during the day time can be brutal. With air temperatures that can rise well past the 100 degrees mark in the shade, it doesn't make for a good time on the water. In many lakes, ponds and even rivers, most bass have made transitions towards deeper and cooler water.

April 18, 2002
Crankbait Fishing Lures

Crankbait Fishing

If you never tried or have had little success using crankbait to catch bass, walleye or any of the pike family; read on, I may convince you to give it a try...

To begin, let’s focus on bass, the largest member of the sunfish family. During certain times of day, bass like to move into deeper water.

March 16, 2016
How to Put Line on a Spinning Reel

How to Spool a Spinning Reel [VIDEO]

There's more to spooling up a spinning reel that you might think.  You need to be concerned about line twist, spool tension, etc. We've put together a simple video tutorial that will teach you how to put line on a spinning reel along with some tips and tricks that will make the process easier for anyone who struggles with this task.

October 7, 2011
Humminbird Side Imaging Tips

Side Imaging Tips Tutorial

Basic settings for performance - Humminbird 1198 - 1197 - 998 - 997SI and 797SI 

First the Side Imaging does not even compare to the 2D versions of the Lowrance units or even any other units. On the 997SI and the 797 SI units, there are few things you need to look at. With SI units we are looking to the side and these settings are totally different, but here is what we are going to look at on these units.

December 22, 2001

Why Polarized Sunglasses?

Polorized sunglasses?  Chances are, every serious fisher-person south of Canada either owns or has heard of these miracle shades that let you see into the water. Polarized sunglasses have become more of a phenomenon, than just a way to block out the sun.