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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...

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 – 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 – Topwater

Tackle & Techniques – Topwater

Jul 21, 2012

Zell Rowland is to topwater fishing what Babe Ruth is to home runs – pioneer, legend, and almost patron saint! Zell’s lessons ranged from lure selection to distinguishing “spitting” baits from chuggers, with stops along the way to discuss the various topwater lures and topwater categories.