Bass Fishing Tips

May 3, 2011

Soft Stickbaits for Skipping

The next time you encounter a situation that calls for a skipping presentation, such as a boat dock, pier or overhanging branch, try a soft stickbait. […]
May 3, 2011

Document the Drawdown

In many parts of the country, lakes are drawn down several feet in the fall and winter to kill off weeds and minimize damage to docks […]
May 3, 2011

Tube Baits

All anglers when they go fishing should always have a tube bait tied on at least one rod in the boat. This bait is so good, […]
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 […]