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.

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!