Bass Fishing Articles

October 27, 2011
Beginner Rod Selection

Basic Fishing Rod Selection for Beginners

Shimano, Daiwa, Bass pro shops, the rod manufactures are endless. So how do you pick the right rod for you, the consumer?  Here is the biggest key to rod buying, “Get something that is comfortable for you, the individual“.  Just because Kevin Van Dam uses a certain manufacture’s rods doesn’t mean that those rods will work for you.  It basically comes down to experimentation and finding out what’s comfortable in your hands.

October 17, 2011
New Bass Fishing Techniques

The New Technique Hump

So you spent the weekend reading about an interesting new fishing technique that’s all the rave on the bass fishing tournament trail. You go to your local tackle shop, pick up all the components necessary, call your buddy and head out on the lake.

October 14, 2011
Bass Feeding Zones

Locating Bass In Key Feeding Zones

Want to learn how to quickly pin point the most productive feeding zone while fishing for bass? If you can master this one tactic, you will consistently catch more bass.
October 7, 2011
Fishing Line Basics

Fishing Line Basics

We’ve come up with a basic guide that will help you choose the right fishing line for the job. Trying to make sense out of all the different types of fishing lines can be a bit overwhelming.  We've made it easy for you to understand and we've even given our recomendation for each type of line that we've throughly tested and are confident you'll be happy with.

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.

October 7, 2011
Beginners Bass Fishing Guide

Fishing for Beginners

When I first began fishing for bass it was challenging to find helpful information to get me pointed in the right direction. This guide was created to help the beginner and intermediate fishermen learn the basics so you can get out on the water and catch some bass! Lure fishing can be hard, but with a little practice, you will find it to be very rewarding
August 20, 2011

Weedless Frog Tactics

Summertime on the Mississippi river means one thing, weedless frogs.  Lily pads, eel grass and any  other submerged vegetation that line the ox bows , chutes and channels on the Mississippi river are stocked full of bass. 

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 20, 2011
Plastic and Rubber Worm Basics

Plastic Worm Basics

Do you know the basics of worm fishing?  Well you should... Arguably one of the most productive baits on the planet is the plastic worm. Whether you fish it on a Texas Rig, Carolina Rig, Drop Shot, Florida Rig or on a Split Shot Rig you can almost always catch bass on a plastic worm.