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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!

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!

Small Waters Strategies – break down a big river

Small Waters Strategies – break down a big river

Aug 16, 2013

“The river fishes small”…”small backwater areas”…”Find a hidey hole, away from the crowd”… To hear experienced pros talk about the Red River in Louisiana you might think they were talking about fishing small waters of a home river.

Small Waters Strategies – Strip mine frog fishing

Small Waters Strategies – Strip mine frog fishing

Jun 30, 2013

The strip mine lake proved to be as “fishy” as it looked. I stuck a three-pound bass on my third cast with a swim jig/swimbait duo before Todd turned on the frog bite.