Bass Fishing Tactics and Techniques

May 3, 2011

Fishing a Stump

When fishing a stump don’t forget the root systems, which can runfor several feet in all directions. Many times, especially on the edgeof some deeper water, […]
May 3, 2011

Downsize in Tough Conditions

If the fishing is tough, and a few nonproductive bites have come onsome larger lures, then downsize. For example, if there are a fewstrikes on a […]
May 3, 2011

Fishing a Wood Pile

Always fish a wood pile on the outside area first. The most activefish will hang to the outside, and so use spinnerbaits or crankbaitsfirst. Then fish […]
May 3, 2011

Listen to Your Instincts

Too often, anglers, myself included, have a game plan and fail to adjust when conditions change or wait too long before adjusting. Listen to your instincts […]
May 3, 2011

Swim a Jig

I do a lot of swimming a jig. When fishing a jig and pig, keep the bait moving by using a jiggling-twitching retrieve. You want to […]
May 3, 2011

Schooling Shad

We all have encountered all those big black balls of shad in early summer, migrating out of the creeks heading to deeper water and again in […]
May 3, 2011

Carolina Rigging for Smallies

It has long been thought that a Carolina rig is just for largemouth bass, that is not so it’s also a killer bait for smallmouth too. […]
May 3, 2011

Finding Bass with Crankbaits

A lot of anglers think that a spinnerbait is the best search bait for bass, it is definitely in the top three but over the past […]
May 3, 2011

Crankbaiting Timber

A lot of anglers never consider throwing a crankbait in the middle of wood cover, simply because they think they will lose their crankbait. I can […]