Bass Fishing Articles

February 20, 2011
Deer Hunting & Bass Fishing

Deer Hunting Bass Fishing

You may look at this and say, “This guy is crazy!” Think about this for a moment. We hunt and become the predator. We set up to ambush the deer as they go through their daily routines. We set up on food plots, bedding areas, travel routs—are we not doing the same things when we go bass fishing?How many people buy topo maps to go hunting?

February 20, 2011
Bass Fishing Guides Can Help

Bass Fishing Guides Can Help

Have you ever been a guided bass fishing trip? If you haven’t, you might be missing out on some of the best fishing around the country. While the rest of us are holding down the typical 9 to 5 job, these guys are on the water almost every day… they have to… because it’s their job. Now before you head out and book a trip, take some time and do your research.

February 20, 2011
Yoga with a Casting Rod

PART 1: Yoga with a Casting Rod

Yoga - Spiritual and physical exercises to encourage health and well-being. A Hindu discipline aimed at achieving a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility. When I’m out on the lake, I usually fish as if I’m practicing for a tournament. I do this not because I’m practicing or want to be competitive, but because I want to be as efficient as possible.

February 20, 2011
Largemouth Bass

PART 2: Bass Talk Are You Listening

Keeping what has been said in mind, all of your senses need to be wide open and receptive, because the fish will tell you where they are and what they. They talk to us in many different ways; it’s up to us to be listening. You may see them, but not catch them. You may see other triggers that tell you whether or not there are fish in a given area, but not realize it.

February 20, 2011
What’s Your Lure Doing

PART 3: What is Your Lure Doing

Do you know what’s going on at the end of your line? I mean, do you really know what your lure is doing? Do you know what it just hit? Was it a rock? A log? A fish? Do you even feel your lure? It must seem like these questions are silly, but most anglers can’t answer them correctly.

February 19, 2011
The Complete Guide to Drop Shot Fishing

The Complete Guide to Drop Shot Fishing

This step by step instructional guide will break down the different components that are used to make a drop shot rig and explain why, when and where you would use them. The drop shot is a rig that every bass fisherman should know how to tie and fish. It is truly one of the greatest fishing techniques ever invented.

February 18, 2011
Tips for Bass Fishing After Ice Out

Ice Out Bass Fishing

Tips for early spring largemouth bass fishing 1 to 4 weeks after a lake thaws out after the winter freeze.  Look for shallow coves or bays that are protected from the wind, with dark bottoms, located in the north, west, or northwest corners of the lake.
February 18, 2011
Bass Rigs With a Twist

Bass Rigs With a Twist

If a new twist is needed to tempt old "Mr. Bass", then try using a spring type fastening device in a rig. These devices will modify lures, redevelop the Texas rig, and provide a new way to fasten trailers. Products discussed in this article, to be used for these purposes, will be TTI's BackBreaker, HitchHiker and Copperhead hook, and Gambler's Florida Rig sinker.

February 18, 2011
Sponsorship

Sell Your Skills, Not Your Soul

As most tournament anglers already know and what future tournament anglers will quickly learn. Sponsors are what can help make an angler a champion. Don’t get me wrong, having a sponsor is not going to make you an instantly better angler. They will however make it possible for you to compete in the extremely expensive world of professional bass fishing. .