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May 7, 2020
Bass On Spawning Bed

Springtime Bassin Is Coming

As daytime temperatures begin reaching the 70's and 80's, the surface water temps also begin to rise. As any "bass minded angler" can tell you, it won't be long until those green creatures of the deep begin their annual migration to the shallows to spawn (lay eggs). It is during this time that most of us dust off our gear and head to our favorite lake.
April 9, 2015
Finding Bass When Ice Melts-featured

Finding Bass When the Ice Melts

Ice out is something that is highly anticipated by the northern anglers.   Many lakes, reservoirs and ponds can freeze solid for several months, keeping you away from catching bass, unless you’re an ice fishermen.  As the end of winter approaches, all we keep saying is “when will the ice finally start to melt?

April 2, 2016
Prespawn Bass Fishing

Prespawn Cold Front Bass [VIDEO]

In the early spring on natural lakes and ponds, cold fronts can push largemouth bass into very predictable places.  In this video we share tips for catching post frontal bass under blue bird skies with a Keitech Model 1 Jig.  When water temps are still in the 40-50 degrees range, and you have clumps of grass and matted vegitation can be the ticket in shallower coves, pockets and ponds.

June 15, 2002
Two Men Bass Fishing on a Boat

Spring Has Sprung

Not soon enough, the ice will be melting, the water will start to warm up from a uniform 39 degrees, and it will start to stratify. If you are like me you can't wait to get out and start catching the first bass of the year. I hope this article helps you get started with Spring or post-Winter and pre-spawn bass fishing with success.

February 21, 2011
Drop Shot Fishing Tips

Drop Shot Fishing With A Twist

If you've ever fished a drop shot rig, here's a couple modifications that you can make that can help draw fish towards your rig. As I'm sure you know drop shotting allows you to suspend your lure while maintaining contact with the bottom. It’s rigged with the lure tied above the weight so you can shake and twitch your lure while keeping it in the strike zone.

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.

February 13, 2012
Swamp Fishing For Bass

Swamp Bass Fishing

Man made swamps, every county has a few. Rivers and streams that have been dammed in one spot or another; creating a pool of water for industry, drinking or even recreation. These areas area usually shallow with a deeper spot by the dam, when I say deeper, I mean only around 5 to 6 feet.

May 7, 2002
Early Spring Jig Combo

Early Spring Jig Combo

When early Spring arrives a lot of attention turns to a jig-n-pig combination for bass fish. This has long been a favorite, and rightfully so, as it is a great producer for lunker bass. However, during the last two seasons I’ve found a smaller and slimmer jig combination.

June 4, 2002
Tube Jig Bass Fishing

To Tube, or Not to Tube

When most anglers hear the words tube jig, they think of some clear, rocky, smallmouth infested lake. Yes this is the perfect bait for those conditions, but a tube jig can be used in any type of cover and conditions, to catch some pretty hefty largemouth bass.

May 7, 2020

Save on Gas

Last weekend I traveled to Wagoner, Oklahoma to practice for an upcoming B.A.S.S. tournament in October at Fort Gibson Lake. Since I had never been to Fort Gibson Lake, I thought it would be good to spend the weekend familiarizing myself with the lake and the area surrounding it.
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.