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Take A Kid Fishing, You’ll Be Glad That You Did

“Take a kid fishing, you’ll be glad that you did.” This Johnny Morris quote appears in a variety of places. You’ll find it in Bass Pro Shops catalogs, on our website and in a number of other locations.

For more than 50 years Bass Pro Shops has been committed to taking kids fishing and to making the outdoors accessible to families from all backgrounds. There is action behind this commitment.

Bass Pro Shops: A Force for Fishing and Conservation

For more than 50 years, Bass Pro Shops has been committed to making the great outdoors accessible to families across North America. While this commitment takes many forms—combining value and service with the industry’s widest selection of outdoor products, it is perhaps within the context of fishing, boating and conservation that it shines most clearly.

Best Places to Fish in Kentucky Lake: Kentucky & Tennessee

Kentucky Lake is the western boundary of the 270-square mile Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. It is recognized as one of the nation's top fishing lakes for largemouth and crappie fisheries. Largemouth in the 8-pound range help make Kentucky Lake one of the nation's top bass waters. How about smallies near 7-pounds? Kentucky Lake has those too.

Best Places to Fish in Alabama: Guntersville Lake

An impoundment of the Tennessee River, Guntersville Lake is known for its large variety fish and abundance of aquatic vegetation. Largemouth Bass are the primary focus on the lake but substantial populations of smallmouth, sauger and catfish can also be found.

7 Great Tips for Falls BIG Fish by the Numbers

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 location in any body of water – mostly to follow the feed!

No matter what big fish you're after, here is advice that will make you more successful this late-season!