dock fishing

How To Fish Docks For Fall Bass

While footballs fill the fall air, a bass with the appetite of a burly offensive lineman lurks beneath a dock on your favorite lake as it prepares to pounce on any baitfish that enters its ambush zone. Fall season means now it’s time to fish docks. Which Docks Hold Bass? My home waters of Lake of the Ozarks features thousands …

dam trout

How To Catch Trout Below Dams

Throughout the year one of the most reliable places to catch fish is the riverine section below a highland reservoir dam. While bass and other fish in the impoundment above the dam live in an environment of water temperature and barometric pressure changes that affect their behavior, trout below the dam swim in a more controlled setting. So the fishing …

topwater poppers

3 Reasons You Should Be Throwing Topwater Poppers

There is nothing more exciting than watching a big bass blow up on a surface bait. Given the right time and conditions, topwater lures like a popper can be a very effective and efficient way to catch fish. With most topwaters you can cover water quickly and trigger reaction strikes from bass that might pass up a different presentation. There …

z man ned rig

3 Unique Presentations For Fishing Under Docks

Everyone knows that bass love to hang around boat docks. For that reason, in many lakes, they are the main focus for pretty much every angler passing through. By early summer, there’s probably not a boat dock that hasn’t had a wacky rig or jig (classic presentations for fishing under docks) slung underneath it. Bass living under boat docks are …

prespawn baits

The 3 Best Ways To Fish Grass In The Summertime

It’s widely known across the bass fishing world that bass love to live in the grass. Hydrilla, milfoil, lily pads, tules, and many more types of aquatic vegetation provide the perfect habitat for bass to lurk in and ambush baitfish. There’s no better time to target bass in the weeds than in the middle of summer when the weeds are …

places to fish in north carolina

The Top 7 Bass Fishing Destinations In North Carolina

Bass fishing in North Carolina is a league of its own. From huge dammed lakes to crappie factories producing big bait and big bites, North Carolina fishing doesn’t disappoint. We rounded up the local opinions to figure out the 7 best places to fish in North Carolina. Here they are: 1. High Rock Lake For all the deep water anglers …