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7 Great Tips for Falls BIG Fish by the Numbers

September 25, 2019
For any predatory fish that swims, autumn can be the best time of the year for landing numbers of fish as well as the biggest fish of the season. As the waters begin to cool, fish will change…
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The Best 6 Live Fishing Baits for Beginning Anglers

April 1, 2019
What Are the Best Live Baits for New Fisherman to Use? When starting out as a new angler of any age, there are two important things to remember. First, you want their fishing gear and the fishing…
News & Tips: 15 Facts and Tips to Fishing a Variety of Fish in The Spring...
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15 Facts and Tips to Fishing a Variety of Fish in The Spring

March 8, 2019
Catch a Mixed Bag of Fish Species With These Early Season Strategies Rare is the fishermen who focuses on one species alone to the exclusion of all others. Some anglers even add excitement to their…
News & Tips: This Simple Fishing Bait is One of the Most Versatile at Catching Fish...
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This Simple Fishing Bait is One of the Most Versatile at Catching Fish

January 11, 2019
The humble grub is one of the simplest fishing baits ever invented. But it’s also one of the most versatile lures you can tie on your line. It will catch bass and a variety of other gamefish in…
photo credit: Randall Tharp
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Randall Tharp: Tips for Square Bill Crankbait Success

November 13, 2017
Bassmaster Elite fishing pro Randall Tharp uses a square bill crankbait to catch bass year round.  From Lake Okeechobee to Lake Champlain, for largemouth and smallmouth, the Florida pro relies on a…
photo by James Overstreet / B.A.S.S
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Randall Tharp Explains How to Fish the Neko Rig

June 26, 2017
The Neko Rig is one of the hottest finesse fishing techniques right now for bass. Here, Bassmaster Elite Pro Randall Tharp explains this very cool technique, shares what the rig consists of and all…
News & Tips: Fishing: Kevin VanDam Shares His Jerkbait Crash-Course (video)...
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Fishing: Kevin VanDam Shares His Jerkbait Crash-Course (video)

March 29, 2017
Kevin VanDam is well-known as not only the best tournament angler of all-time, but arguably the best angler to wield a jerkbait as well. He’s amassed millions of dollars throughout his career…
News & Tips: Fishing: Zona and DeFoe’s Riveting Rigging Secret...
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Fishing: Zona and DeFoe’s Riveting Rigging Secret

September 15, 2016
Mark Zona is an admitted tackle junkie who tries to stay in-the-know on just about all things bass.  Every once in a while, he’ll keep a secret for himself that could be a game changer. Mark Zona,…
News & Tips: Catch Just About Any Fish With Shad Lures on Jigheads (video)...
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Catch Just About Any Fish With Shad Lures on Jigheads (video)

July 15, 2016
If you’re looking for a versatile fishing lure, one of the best artificials you can turn to is a soft-plastic shad lure rigged on a jig head. You could probably catch just about any fish that swims…
News & Tips: 4 Types of Lights for Night Fishing
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4 Types of Lights for Night Fishing

June 24, 2016
Anglers across the hemisphere are seeking solice from the summer heat. The best way to do that is night fishing. More and more folks want to try night fishing and I don't blame them. During your…
News & Tips: Keep Your Cool: The Angler’s Guide to Beating the Heat...
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Keep Your Cool: The Angler’s Guide to Beating the Heat

August 17, 2015
It’s the hottest time of the year—the time when the sweat runs out of your eyelids and earlobes. That’s not lint between your toes, it’s jungle rot. Don’t amputate just yet, though—you’ll need that…
News & Tips: 4 Hot Weather Fishing Tips
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4 Hot Weather Fishing Tips

August 7, 2015
When fishing slows on your local lake because of hot weather, use these tatics to improve your chances of catching more fish: 1. Fish the Current Head to the local smallmouth river and turn over…