Bass

Angler in boat holding smallmouth bass
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Dawn-to-Dusk Summer Smallmouth Bass Strategies

Start and Finish the Day Fishing Bold We’ve all seen an epic smallmouth bite at sunrise. A lot of times it involves topwater baits and schools of fish trying to outdo one another in their acrobatics…
Angler in kayak holding bass above the water
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Why Fish for Bass From a Kayak?

Kayak Fishing for Bass can be Easy and Extremely Fun to Do By Joshua Workman Whether you’re looking to expand your bass-fishing horizons beyond the bank, test new waters or experience the sport in…
Open mouthed bass with lure inside
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How Mike McClelland Turns Cold Water Fish Into a Hot Bite!

Depending on where you are at, the early season fishing depends predominantly on water temps and fish behavior. Major League Fishing Pro and Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s National Pro Staff member, Mike…
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Heading South to Fish? Learn How to Battle Florida Cold Fronts

Are you thinking about heading south to fish this winter? Many of you do, and Florida is the destination for many snowbirds. The Sunshine State offers some of the best fishing in the world, and it’s…
News & Tips: Tactics for Wintertime Largemouths
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Six Fishing Tactics for Wintertime Bass

A frigid wind swept across the gray waters of the large impoundment as a pair of anglers cast their lures towards a sunken island. It was the middle of winter. The weather was nasty, their fingers…
Angler fishing in the fall
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Bass Fishing During the Fall Transition

Cabela's Pro Staff member and professional tournament angler Dave Smith shares his techniques for bass fishing when the temperatures start to drop.   By Joe Arterburn Bass Fishing When the…
Major League Fishing Pro James Watson standingon a boat with a largemouth bass
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Watson’s Spoon Jacking Post-Spawn Fishing Rig and Tricks (video)

MLF Pro James Watson knows that one of the most effective baits to fish during the post-spawn is a floating worm. That said, the bite only lasts for a week before fish get even more hungry. This is…
Mike McClelland pro fishing angler
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Fishing With Swim Jigs to Catch More Bass

Fishing tips and tactics from Cabela’s Ambassador Mike McClelland. By Jeff Samsel Mike McClelland professional anglerIf you always looked down while you walked, you’d miss a bunch of stuff, and the…
Angler Wade Middleton casting out a fishing lure
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Fishing Soft Plastic Lures for Pre-Spawn Bass

Fishing Tips and Tactics from Cabela's Ambassador Wade Middleton By Jeff Samsel Having just released a chunky largemouth, Wade Middleton casts his stick bait to the exact spot where the previous…
Fishing pro Randy Howell
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Favorite Topwater Bass Fishing Lures the Pros Like

Primetime for topwater fishing is upon much of the bass fishing world. Who doesn’t love watching the brutality of nature at its finest as a bass tears a new one into your favorite topwater plug?…
Alton Jones Jr. by Alton Jones Jr.
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Top 3 Lures for Spring Time Bass With Alton Jones Jr.

by Pros4- 1Source's Dave Landahl Alton Jones Jr. grew up fishing the shallow waters throughout Texas. He loves chasing bass in the shallows. Spring is the time of the year when bass are primarily…
Mike Iaconelli  by Mike Iaconelli
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Mike Iaconelli’s Top 3 for Post-Spawn Bass

by Dave Landahl Major League Fishing pro Mike Iaconelli has been around the block chasing bass from one end of the USA to the other. He makes his living catching them. So, he knows a little about…