Opening the big world of small waters fishing.

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.

Tackle & Techniques – flippin’ & pitchin’

Tackle & Techniques – flippin’ & pitchin’

May 15, 2013

Jared Lintner knows a thing or two about pitching and flipping. His bread-and-butter bait for this “tight quarters” casting is the venerable “jig-and-pig” combination.

Small Waters Strategies – post-spawn bass

Small Waters Strategies – post-spawn bass

May 15, 2013

“The easiest time to catch bass on topwater is when males are up protecting fry,” proclaims topwater Expert Zell Rowland. “During the post-spawn, This can be an easy time to catch the big ones, too!”

Tackle & Techniques – Frog in Trees

Tackle & Techniques – Frog in Trees

May 12, 2013

One of Bobby Lane’s favorite frogging scenarios is working a hollow-bellied frog deep beneath overhanging shoreline tree branches. Knowing tackle and the technique is a must!

Tackle & Techniques – Play the Wind

Tackle & Techniques – Play the Wind

May 10, 2013

“Wind pushes plankton toward the bank and gets crawfish active and baitfish moving around,” Kevin VanDam remarked just before we began filming at Table Rock Lake. “Even in clear water, fish will come up shallower when it’s windy.”