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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…
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Triggering Hardwater Crappie to Bite

December 26, 2019
Crappie are a great species to fish through the ice. At times they can be challenging to find, but once you locate a school of slabs, it's worth the effort. Often eager to investigate lures, crappie…
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Six Fishing Tactics for Wintertime Bass

December 23, 2019
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…
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A Guide to Choosing Baitcast Reels

June 26, 2019
Many anglers shy away from baitcast reels due to some common fears. Hearing the dreaded term "bird nest" evokes a reluctance to give these reels a fair shake. Misconceptions that they are "difficult…
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Top 3 Lures for Spring Time Bass With Alton Jones Jr.

April 30, 2019
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…
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Ott DeFoe’s Bassmaster Classic Winning Tackle & Tactics (video)

March 22, 2019
With an 18lb 14oz. bag on Championship Sunday, hometown hero Ott DeFoe sealed his first Bassmaster Classic victory. A total weight of 49lb 3oz over the three-day event propelled him to bass fishing…
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Pro Angler Bradley Roy’s Springtime Favorites for Bass

March 11, 2019
By Pros4- 1Source's Dave Landahl Bradley Roy is a young dude at 28 years old, but he’s a 9-year veteran of the pro bass fishing wars. Roy fishes with the best-of-the-best on the MLF Bass Pro Tour.…
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Ice Fishing: Tips for Winter Crappie

January 10, 2019
Most ice anglers have a bittersweet relationship with crappie. When you find an active school the fishing's outstanding. Yet on other days locating them can seem impossible. Try these suggestions the…
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Best and Worst Advice These Six Fishing Pros Have Received

November 6, 2018
by Dave Landahl; How often have you received advice that turned out to be terrible? Of course, there are those treasured nuggets of genius that helped us all on down the road of life and forever made…
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23 Gift Ideas and Buying Guide for the First-time Fishing Family

November 1, 2018
Are there people – perhaps a whole family – on your gift buying list who have shown an interest in fishing, but haven’t jumped on board yet? Or maybe there’s someone who you’d like to get into…
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Use 3-Way Rigs on One of the Strangest Fighting Freshwater Fish, Lake Trout (video)

October 31, 2018
Lake trout are considered by many anglers to be one of the strangest fighting freshwater fish species throughout North America. If you’ve had the good fortune of setting your hook into a large lake…
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How to Choose Lure Colors Through the Eyes of a Bass

August 11, 2018
No doubt about it - there are some crazy color names out there for fishing lures. Nuclear Chicken. Roadkill. Baby Puke. Discover the science behind how a bass sees color, and learn which colors yield…