How To Catch Bass In High Water

Chart a year of your bass fishing and you’ll likely have a graph marked full of peaks and valleys. Many factors influence the ups and downs of bass fishing, 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. Fishing The …

Fishing Quarry Lakes: Breaking Down Lowkey Honey Holes

Here’s a riddle for all you bass anglers. What’s manmade, contains heavyweight largemouth and receives little fishing pressure? – No, it’s not some new reservoir in a remote section of Mexico or Zimbabwe. If you answered a mining strip pit or rock quarry, you’ve obviously already sampled these overlooked bass fishing treasures close to your home. A lot of strip …

Fishing Structure: 3 Tips For Targeting Offshore Bass

Fishing offshore for bass usually requires a boat, mapping, and good electronics in order to get dialed in on bass hangouts far from the bank. Bass anglers relying on their electronics have found the secret ledges, drops, and humps that produced heavyweight stringers for a handful of offshore experts. Since most of their secret spots have been revealed, savvy open-water specialists try other tricks to …

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 …