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Drop Shot Smallmouth Tips: Where, When & How

We’ve put together the best drop shot smallmouth tips to help you catch more fish this season. Since coming over from Japan in the early 2000’s, the drop shot has become a staple for anglers fishing deep water. It offers a completely different look than other bottom presentations, and can be effective when many other presentations fail. By moving the …

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Finessse Flipping: Tossing Finesse Baits In Heavy Cover

Finesse flipping is a great option when flipping a jig or big worm into heavy cover fails to trigger a strike, try a finesse bait and get ready to set the hook. Flipping finesse lures presents different profiles and actions to bass holding tight to thick cover. The smaller lures also give you a chance to slip a bait easier …

Quarry Lakes Fishing: How To Catch Bass In Quarry Lakes

Without question, old rock quarries and gravel pits offer some of the best bass fishing in the country. Quarry lakes are deep, typically clear, and the best part is that no matter where you live – there’s likely to be one within 20 or 30 miles.  Here are some tips on where to find bass in quarry lakes, and how to …

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Finding Bass: Locating Fish With and Without Electronics

Finding bass after the spawn is a popular technique for anyone looking to catch a pile of fish.  After the spawn, bass across much of the country will start their annual migration offshore. The warming shallow waters cause baitfish to head offshore, and the bass follow. Finding and catching deep bass isn’t always easy, but it’s often some of the …

Fishing Shallow And Deep For Hot Water Bass

When summer heat causes the shallows to feel like bath water, many anglers are inclined to probe offshore structure in search of hot water bass. However some bass remain shallow no matter how hot it gets as long as the fish have plenty of cover.  Even when water temperatures top the 90-degree mark, bass stay in thin water on lakes …

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Head Up Rivers For Summertime Reservoir Bass

When your favorite lake turns into a hot tub full of personal watercraft and recreational boaters this summer, it’s time to head for narrower and cooler waters. Heading up river to is a great way to target summertime reservoir bass. Taking a float trip on a stream is one way to experience excellent fishing in the heat of summer, but …