Bass Fishing Articles

Before you go out fishing for bass, be sure to check out our comprehensive articles, tips and resources.

November 4, 2020

Fall Buzzbait Fishing [VIDEO]

October 7, 2020

Top Water Follow-Up Lure [VIDEO]

May 11, 2020

Mike Iaconelli Biggest Bass Ever [VIDEO]

Mike Iaconelli shares his story of the biggest bass he’s ever caught. A huge 12 lbs 13-ounce Largemouth Bass caught on Lake Amistad. Funny story, check it out.
May 11, 2020

Crankbait Fishing Tips [VIDEO]

One simple bass fishing tip that can increase your success when fishing crankbaits. Learn this simple bass fishing trick and score more and bigger bass.
May 8, 2020

Bass Metabolism

Understanding Bass metabolism can tell us a lot when it comes to targeting both largemouth and smallmouth bass.  Looking back on my first days of Bass fishing, I can remember how simple my thought process was... choose a lake, bring my favorite rod, favorite lure, and try to catch fish. I never considered; time of year, water temperature, weather changes, oxygen levels, water clarity, water depth, pressure changes, location of baitfish, and all the other variables that play an important role in Bass fishing.
May 8, 2020

Summer Schooling

While most youngsters are enjoying school being out for the summer, there is another type of school going on, summer school. I don’t mean your traditional classroom education type of summer school, I am talking about summertime schools of sand bass fish and hybrids. The action is fast and fun. Richland-Chambers reservoir is loaded with sand bass and an abundant supply of food for them to eat, shad.
May 8, 2020

Approaching New Water

For those of you who regularly travel to new water to bass fish, or participate in tournaments that frequently bring you to unfamiliar impoundments, you are probably familiar with the overwhelming feeling of; “what do I do now?” Well, to offer some consolation, there are several steps you can take to combat this all too familiar problem, many of which are much easier than one might anticipate.
May 8, 2020

Reading Water

Whenever I fish a new body of water I always try to learn as much as possible about the surrounding area. In this article I will try to give some insight into how to categorize different types of water and their characteristics, we will look at rivers, both tidal, and single current, lakes, manmade, and natural, and hopefully give you the keys to reading and really learning the water you fish.
May 8, 2020

Where Ya Puttin In

Last evening, my oldest daughter, Megan, and I went to a friend's boathouse on Richland-Chambers reservoir to try and catch a few crappie. We didn't catch a bunch of fish, but we got a few. More importantly, we got to spend some quality time together.