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KVD: Lingering winter affects spring fishing

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:45

Water temperature on the Tennessee River System, which includes several of my favorite lakes, is hovering around the 40-degree mark.

http://www.bassmaster.com/blog/kvd-lingering-winters-effect-spring-fishing

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Christie: Hurry up, spring!

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 08:27

Spring – and I mean the warm, sunny, birds chirping part – can’t get here fast enough.

http://www.bassmaster.com/blog/hurry-spring

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Tax advice for anglers

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 15:13

Elite Series pro Mike Kernan shares some tips how to make tax season much less stressful for anglers.

http://www.bassmaster.com/tips/tax-advice-anglers

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Green bass, brown bass and a couple of spots…continued

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 16:14

When I mentioned last week that we (professional anglers) often target largemouth because they offer more weight, I didn’t mean to say or imply that’s always the case.

http://www.bassmaster.com/blog/green-bass-brown-bass-and-couple-spotscontinued

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Christie: Fishing in freezing temperatures

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:40

When water freezes on your fishing equipment, it can cause a few problems.

http://www.bassmaster.com/blog/fighting-problems-freezing-temperatures

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Ike: Fishing jerkbaits in cold water, part 2

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 09:56

All right, we have our jerkbaits modified and ready to go. Let’s talk about how to get the most out of them.

http://www.bassmaster.com/blog/ike-fishing-jerkbaits-cold-water-part-2

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Fishing unfamiliar waters with Gerald Swindle

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:28
Gerald Swindle discusses tactics used when confronting new water.

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Christie: Fishing this time of year

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 16:40

The term lethargic is used a lot, but this may not necessarily be a bad thing.

http://www.bassmaster.com/blog/fishing-time-year

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8 ways to NOT catch a trophy smallmouth

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:35

If you want to keep catching only small brown bass, follow these rules very closely.

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Catching a slab-sided 7-pounder requires more than luck, and the road to smallmouth heaven includes numerous potential dead-end turns.

Homepage Links:  Read more http://www.bassmaster.com/tips/8-ways-not-catch-trophy-smallmouth

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Bill Lowen swims a jig better than you

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 09:45

No matter how good you think you are at swimming jigs, you are certain to learn something from this master of his craft.

Homepage Image:  Homepage Links:  Lowen's tips http://www.bassmaster.com/tips/why-bill-lowen-better-swim-jig-fisherman-you

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Hackney: Green bass, brown bass, a couple of spots

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 10:08

Taking the opportunity to compare and contrast what each species of bass brings to the table, or in this case to the catch and release.

http://www.bassmaster.com/blog/green-bass-brown-bass-and-couple-spots

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Football jig instruction by Brandon Lester

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 14:48
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Fishing jerkbaits in cold water

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 10:10

After almost three winters experimenting, Ike has come to the conclusion that cold water jerkbaits fall into three categories.

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Michael Iaconelli experiemented for three years to find his jerkbait presentation. 

Homepage Links:  Read part 1 http://www.bassmaster.com/blog/fishing-jerkbaits-cold-water-part-1

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Spawning bass on beds with Shaw Grigsby

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 13:15
Shaw Grigsby talks about how to catch bass on beds in clear water.

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Chapman: All about line

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:35

Brent Chapman discusses his philosophy on an important tool in catching fish – line.

http://www.bassmaster.com/blog/all-about-line

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Christie: Catching bass in cold water

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 13:26

If your local waters are not frozen over, you’re fishing in cold water.

http://www.bassmaster.com/blog/catching-bass-deep-cold-water

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Get nasty for big bass

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 07:30

This article is about catching the biggest largemouth bass in the lake or river, and that means anglers need to get nasty.

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This article is about catching the biggest largemouth bass in the lake or river, and that means anglers need to get nasty.

Homepage Links:  Read more http://www.bassmaster.com/blog/get-nasty-big-bass

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The finer points of finesse swimbaiting

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:33

One of the things I’ve been doing the past few winters is fishing with downsized swimbaits.

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Quick warm-ups: Friend or foe?

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 09:24

Warm spells, especially the extreme ones, can be your friend if you approach them correctly. They can be disappointing if you don’t.

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Greg Hackney provides tactics to find the bites when temperatures change.

Homepage Links:  Read more http://www.bassmaster.com/blog/quick-warm-ups-friend-or-foe

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Four baits for early prespawn

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 09:31

Often the prespawn is characterized by unstable weather and moving fish.

http://www.bassmaster.com/blog/four-baits-early-prespawn

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