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Topwater fishing with the Fluke

Topwater fishing with the Fluke

May 29, 2015

Casey Ashley can fluke ‘em high, too! By Mike Pehanich     Casey Ashley won the 2015 Bassmaster Classic fishing a Zoom Super Fluke as deep as 35 and 40 feet of water on a homemade fishhead spin jig, but look for the South Carolina pro to fish the Fluke as a topwater bait once warmer waters of spring arrive.   He explains his technique and the...

Tackle & Technique – Slow Roll Spinnerbait

Tackle & Technique – Slow Roll Spinnerbait

Feb 24, 2015

Casey Ashley praised the versatility of a spinnerbait. “You can build it up to make it bigger, modify it to put out more flash, more vibration. Or you can sleek it down with smaller blades, change blade colors, mix a gold with a silver blade.”

Tackle & Techniques – Spinnerbait

Tackle & Techniques – Spinnerbait

Feb 24, 2015

Country singer/bass pro Casey Ashley can catch ‘em shallow and can catch ‘em deep with a spinnerbait. You can, too, with the proper match of rod, reel and line!

Small Waters Strategies – Crawfish crankbaits

Small Waters Strategies – Crawfish crankbaits

Sep 10, 2014

Bass love crawfish like seafood fans love lobster! And why not? It’s “all in the family!” The hundreds of species of crawfish found in ponds, lakes, rivers and streams across the country are relatives to the sweetest meat in the sea!

Techniques – Topwater

Techniques – Topwater

Sep 10, 2014

“A feather is lightning fast in how it opens and closes,” notes Zell. With the slightest turn of the reel handle or movement of the water, the feather breathes and pulses!

Strategies – Late Summer

Strategies – Late Summer

Sep 9, 2014

One of the biggest misconceptions among fishermen is that bass go deep during mid-summer heat. Generally speaking, the deepest areas of a lake do not have sufficient oxygen for species like bass after the lakes have stratified into temperature layers in summer.