Bass Fishing After The Rain: How To Target Post Frontal Bass

Bass fishing after the rain comes through can be tough so knowing a few helpful tips to will go a long way. A heavy dose of rain rejuvenates everything on land and water. Whether it’s the tomatoes withering in your backyard garden or bass languishing in stagnant backwaters, a downpour of H2O provides relief and sustenance for every living organism. …

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Spring Bass Fishing In Flooded Water

Spring bass fishing can be the best time of the year to catch a trophy. Many factors influence the ups and downs of bass fishing in the spring, including rising lake levels. By keying on a bass’ movements during this condition, you will increase your success rates and straighten out those chart lines on a higher plateau. What To Throw …

How To Fish A Rip Bait (Jerkbait)

Some anglers call it a rip bait. Some call it a jerkbait or a stickbait or a minnow bait. I mainly use a rip bait during the winter for lethargic suspending bass, but I am not ripping the bait as its name implies. Bass during this time want a slow-moving, easy meal so instead of ripping the bait with hard …

Football Jigs: 3 Simple Jig Tips To Help You Stick More Fish

Perhaps one of the most notorious big fish baits in the sport of bass fishing is the football jig. This versatile lure catches both numbers of fish as well as giants. It works for largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass alike and has proven itself in finesse situations in addition to feeding frenzies. The football jig remains a favorite among professional …

14 Pound Bass Caught From The Tennesee River

Just in from WTVC News, The Tennessee River has pumped out another MEGA BASS!  Derek Turner, a 27-year-old lunker hunter was recently preparing for an upcoming tournament with his fishing partner when he hooked into a certified river giant. The two were faced with grim conditions as they chucked crankbaits in the midst of an uninviting Tennessee winter storm. “You …

Winter Fishing Tips

Winter Bass Fishing Tips: How To Catch MORE Bass In The Snow

“Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!” -Sammy Cahn I have never heard bass anglers actually sing these lyrics of a popular Christmas song, but I could understand if they did. Often times the bite can actually be fantastic on reservoirs where northern-strain largemouth live, especially if it’s the first snowstorm of winter. Fair-weather fishermen stay home on snowy …

Winter Grub Fishing

Winter Grub Fishing: A Classic Bait That Always Crushes

When the weather outside is frightful, but a fire inside is so delightful, some anglers still brave the cold because they know the bass are biting. Winter grub fishing can be a quick way to fill the boat when faced with winter lockjaw. Relying on your electronics will help you find wintertime bass in deep water. While keeping a vigil …

Tungsten Weights: When and Why You Should Fish With Tungsten

Tungsten weights are continuing to take the industry by storm. Some environmentalists have tried to get the lead out of a fishing tackle for years and with the growing popularity of tungsten, they might get their wish. The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) has reported mortality in some waterbird species, notably the common loon has been linked to the ingestion of …

The Best Bass Tournament Lakes To Fish In 2019

The Best bass lakes are often times measured by tournament results. B.A.S.S. and FLW tournament both had outstanding showings last season throughout the country with monstrous bags of bass continually brought to the scales last year. Looking at professional, college and even local tournament results can give you a good indicator of where you should be fishing. Here’s a recap …

How To Catch More Bass This Winter

During the wintertime, a key to finding big bass is deeper water with a quick access to the shallows. Big bass seek deeper water for its warmer temperature zone, yet the fish like to have a spot with a short route to the shallows. This spot allows bass to move up quickly into the shallows on warmer days to feed, …