Bass

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 numb. But chances for a big bass were good. This is the season, after all, when most giant largemouths are caught.

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 when they need to put on some weight as they rebound from the spawn.
 

Favorite Top Water Lures the Pros Like

by Pros4- 1Source's Dave Landahl

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?Day6-FOG JoshGassmann-300

Jonathon VanDam: 4 Tips to Finding Ice Out Bass (video)

Once the ice finally thaws in Michigan, if Bassmaster Elite angler and NITRO Pro Team member Jonathon VanDam is home in Michigan, you can bet he’s going to trailer his NITRO Z21 to his favorite largemouth lake to seek them out. Of course, he’ll be careful not to damage his boat if there’s a thin layer of ice on the lake in the morning.

Ott DeFoe’s Bassmaster Classic Winning Tackle & Tactics (video)

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 immortality. While Ott clinched the title on St.

Pro Angler Bradley Roy’s Springtime Favorites for Bass

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. Fortunately, he had a few moments to share some info about his favorite springtime bass baits as he heads down the road to his next event.