Bass

Bass with crankbait in mouth
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Dependable Early Spring Crankbaits for All Game Fish (video)

March 19, 2020
In March, April, and May, game fish of all species move out of deep holes into shallow water, setting the stage for some of the best sport fishing of the year. Few fishing lures can hold a candle to…
News & Tips: Reviewing the Lew's Fishing HyperMag Spool SLP Baitcast Fishing Reel (video)...
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Reviewing the Lew's Fishing HyperMag Spool SLP Baitcast Fishing Reel (video)

May 8, 2018
The name Lew's, is known by fisherman all over the country as a company that strives to live by their mottos, which is that of building innovative fishing gear that are lighter, stronger and faster.…
News & Tips: Panfish: Strike Indicators & Wet Fly Rigs That Work...
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Panfish: Strike Indicators & Wet Fly Rigs That Work

July 23, 2014
Every now and then I get the urge to catch a mess of panfish for a fish fry. Where I live that generally means rock bass, which are in abundance. In fact, they’re common enough to be considered a…
News & Tips: 6 Easy How-To Steps to Fillet Bass, Crappie & Perch (infographic)...
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6 Easy How-To Steps to Fillet Bass, Crappie & Perch (infographic)

June 20, 2014
Panfish aka: bluegills, sunfish, crappies, bream, perch, shell crackers, pumpkinseeds, slabs and even smaller walleyes are called "pan" fish for a reason. Properly filleted and fried, they eat s-o-o-…
Smallmouth bass jumping
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Rapala Husky Jerk Smart Choice for River Fishing

April 23, 2014
I'm old enough to remember when there wasn't such a thing as a suspending jerkbait, at least not a commercially made one. My first exposure to suspending jerkbaits came by way of In-Fisherman…
News & Tips: Trim Weedguards for More Hook-ups
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Trim Weedguards for More Hook-ups

August 21, 2013
Skirted jigs are a mainstay of summer bass fisherman, especially when largemouths are the target. Since such jigs are designed to be used in and around cover, stranded weedguards tend to a standard…
News & Tips: Ten Commandments for Topwatering
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Ten Commandments for Topwatering

July 9, 2013
Bass fishing is like a religion. To the ardent angler, it is a passion fueled by an insatiable appetite for all things Micropterus. Biblical? Not really, although, if truth be known, we are all…
Casey Martin by Casey Martin
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Casey Martin Takes Tournament Lead & Andy Morgan Wins Angler of the Year

June 29, 2013
Casey Martin Takes the Lead at Chickamauga FLW Tour Tournament, Morgan is FLW Angler of the Year! Even though there was a 2-hour delay to the start of the tournament Saturday morning due to fog, the…
News & Tips: Hair Jigs in Fall's Cold Water and Four Must Have Bucktail Tips...
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Hair Jigs in Fall's Cold Water and Four Must Have Bucktail Tips

December 6, 2012
Given the huge range of soft bodies available to adorn leadhead jigs, it's of little surprise that bucktail jigs, once standard fare, see little use by the majority of today's anglers. The cost of…