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Ken's 10: Bass Fishing to English Translations

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 08:00

If you're new to the sport, you're probably painfully aware that there's an awful lot of bass fishing jargon out there. Even when you think you know what anglers are talking about, there's lots of room for misinterpretation. Here are some common bass fishing phrases and what they really mean ... in plain English.

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G-Man's tips for skipping with spinning gear

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 16:05
Gerald Swindle offers insider tips on how to skip with spinning gear.

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Clear water benefits

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 08:20

The Elite Series event here on Cayuga Lake in New York is dispelling a myth held by many anglers about northern natural lakes.

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Menendez talks four-bladed spinnerbaits

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:21
Mark Menendez offers tips on how to use a Quad Shad spinnerbait.

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Stickworms on Cayuga

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 07:38

Cayuga Lake has many different types of grass from what my research tells me, and that usually means a healthy population of bass. It also indicates that the lake’s bass will be found in the grass.

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Another option for beating dog days

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 07:42

Although you can have some spectacular days on the water in August, fishing can get pretty darn tough.

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Summer bassin' tips from Hite

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 08:07
Davy Hite shares some of his favorite presentations for catching summer bass.

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Hot froggin' tips with Chris Zaldain

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 06:37
Elite Series pro Chris Zaldain shows how he uses frog baits to catch big bass.

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Crankbaits that hunt

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 06:37

Some crankbaits will create more resistance during the retrieve — or what’s referred to as “pull” — and those are the ones savvy pros search for.

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Lane: Go with what you know

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 09:09

We’re going to talk this week about how to deal with unfamiliar situations you’ll encounter from time to time on the water.

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KVD: Tides and times

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:33

This could shape up to be one of the toughest and most exciting Elite tournaments ever.

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Swindle is fishing with crappie lures today

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:49

Gerald Swindle has competed as a pro in an admirable 217 B.A.S.S. tournaments. This morning, he said there’s a clear new leader in his personal ranking of the toughest tournaments he’s ever fished.

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Beginners: Understanding current

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 04:12
An important part of bass fishing is understanding how the water moves and how you can use that to your advantage.

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Mark Menendez likes big crankbaits

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 21:15
Elite Series pro Mark Menendez discusses why he likes using oversized crankbaits and where to throw them.

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DeFoe talks crankbaits

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 07:24
Elite Series pro Ott DeFoe details some of his favorite crankbaits.

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Ike talks popper-style lures

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 05:45
Elite Series pro Michael Iaconelli offers tips for modifying and retrieving popper-style lures.

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New York’s top 25 freshwater fishing waters

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 16:09

See 25 outstanding freshwater fisheries found in New York State.

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Shakey heads on the Delaware

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:29

The Delaware River does not have a big population of bass to begin with, and quality-sized bass are quite rare. So I believe we will see a lot of finesse approaches used.

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Speak softly and throw a big square bill

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 06:57

Bass are not accustomed to seeing a square bill of this size. A big bait is sometimes your best choice.

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Back to the bank

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 06:52

Every year about this time, I start to shift my focus from deep water to shallow water.

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