Bass Fishing Articles

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

March 4, 2023

Traditional, Imaging, and Forward-Facing Sonar Systems

Are you ready to take your fishing game to the next level? If so, you'll want to know about the different types of sonar technology available. Traditional sonar, down imaging, side imaging, 360 imaging, and forward-facing sonar all have their unique benefits and uses.
January 1, 2023

Ice Fishing for Beginners

Are you new to ice fishing and looking for tips and tricks to make your trip a success? Look no further! In this ultimate guide, we cover everything from safety tips to gear recommendations and techniques for landing your dream catch. Whether you're targeting perch, crappie, panfish, or bass, we've got you covered.
January 1, 2023

Stay Safe on the Ice

Ice fishing can be a fun and rewarding activity, but it's important to prioritize safety at all times. Before heading out onto the ice, it's crucial to check the thickness and stability of the ice. In general, ice should be at least 4 inches thick to support the weight of a person, but this can vary depending on the conditions and the type of water.
November 4, 2020

Fall Buzzbait Fishing [VIDEO]

Buzzbaits really shine in the fall, especially when you have the right conditions for fall bass fishing. If you haven't added a buzzbait into your "Go-To" bag of tricks on the water for fall bass fishing, you may want to reconsider.
October 7, 2020

Top Water Follow-Up Lure [VIDEO]

Soft plastic jerkbaits like Keitech's Shad Impact are great follow-up baits to use when you're topwater fishing. Try using this technique when you're out fishing when bass are targeting baitfish near the surface and sub-surface.
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.