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Bass Fishing Tactics and Techniques

Vertical Jigging

One of the best times of year to fish vertically is by far during the winter. When the water starts dropping below 50 degrees and you’re looking to target the bass that are wintering deep, there’s two lures that really come into play. A blade bait (like a Silver Buddy or Sonar) and a Rapala Read More…

Bass Fishing Tactics and Techniques

Slow Rolling Swimbaits

Once the weed starts really dying off in the fall, search for the last remaining areas that hold a good outside weed edge.  This is a great time to find big smallmouth and largemouth cruising along these areas.  Try paralleling the deep outside weed edge with a big swimbait like the Keitech Fat 4.8” rigged Read More…

Bass Fishing Tactics and Techniques

Pre Spawn

Fishing 1-4 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.  These Coves and Bays will be the first to warm up, because they receive the most sunlight Read More…

Bass Fishing Tactics and Techniques

Confidence Is The Key

I encounter anglers, all over, who think that pros rely upon some deep, dark secrets for catching bass on the tournament circuit. Well, there are no magic potions or quick-fixes for catching bass, but there are systems and methods that we use to consistently catch fish.  Because we’re on the water so often and fish such a variety of water, we’re confronted with a new challenge nearly every tournament. Through these experiences, we’ve learned to adapt quickly to water conditions and the mood of the fish. In most cases, we still work within traditional systems and methods. But paying close attention to details is what enables us to refine our fishing efficiency. This has helped me be successful, and it’s an aspect that will help you improve as well.

Bass Fishing Tactics and Techniques

River System Topwater Fishing

A lot of myths are commonly associated with topwater fishing. We’ve all heard that the technique is just something you do in early morning or late afternoon hours. Or they only work in the spring or fall. Or that, because of increasing fishing pressure, bass simply aren’t fooled by topwaters like they once were. Forget Read More…

Bass Fishing Tactics and Techniques

Take A Time Out

When you are fishing and simply can not catch any bass, try giving yourself a five minute time out. Often, we get caught up in making good casts to good looking spots and become too mechanical. Sit down and don’t cast for a few minutes. Take a break, drink a warm or cold beverage and Read More…

Bass Fishing Tactics and Techniques

Putting The Red In

Soft plastic jerk bait fishing can be a deadly technique. However, adding a flash of red can double its effectiveness. I like using a 4/0 or 5/0 Daiichi Bleeding Bait Copperhead hook, on a shad, pearl or white Gambler Stud or Mann’s Shadow. The lure acts like a crippled bait fish, while the flash of Read More…