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GoPro: How to tube with Dean Rojas

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 07:50
Dean Rojas talks fishing tubes for big smallmouth.

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Follow the fish in the fall

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 13:08

I do a lot of hunting in the fall, but I still like to get out on the lake for a little fun fishing. One of the things I’ve noticed is that during the spring and summer, if I’m fun fishing and I can’t get out there at daylight, I generally don’t want to go because I’ve probably missed the better period.

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Wind is your frenemy: Part 1

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 07:45

Just about all great bass fisheries benefit tremendously from the wind ... but maybe not in the ways you think.

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Jerkbait fishing tips with Casey Ashley

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 07:42
Elite pro Casey Ashley talks about a favorite technique of his.

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Fall bass fishing is great bass fishing

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 08:16

It’s fall. That means it’s time for my annual tribute to what might be the best time of all to be on the water trying to trick a creature that has a brain the size of a pea.

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How we make fishing work

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:48

We are asked frequently how the two of us make this lifestyle work as well as it does. It is a great question and there are many things we do that I feel contribute to it running smoothly.

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September is for frogs

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:59

I’ve caught more big bass shallow on a floating frog than any other lure. Period. And September is a

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Swindle shows you how to skip with casting gear

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 08:35
Skipping with casting gear will get you fish that you probably couldn't get. G-Man shows you how.

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Fall bait selection, Part 2

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 08:20

Mike Iaconelli's four nontraditional baits for fall bass.

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Smallies play by a different set of rules

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:14

You would think that as many years I’ve been fishing northern Michigan smallmouth, I would have seen and experienced just about everything. Well, this week added another chapter to that book.

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Drop shot tips from Chris Zaldain

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:57
Elite Series pro Chris Zaldain talks about how to rig a drop shot for any situation.

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Fall fishing bait picks

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 08:48

Now that we have those Labor Day cookouts behind us, we’re heading into one of the year’s key transi

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Day on the Lake with Miyazaki

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 08:06
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Tube jigs for Bays de Noc

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 13:02

Throwing a tube for Great Lakes smallies is certainly no secret. It is very effective, and many tournaments are won on this tactic every year.

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Now’s the time to get serious

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 09:16

Even though I’m starting to think about putting a blind over my duck boat and finding a spot or two to harvest a deer, I have to drill down on my fishing as I prepare for the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship.

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Surface swagger with wakebaits

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 13:35

My first exposure to wake baits came while competing in a B.A.S.S. event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir in the late 1980s.

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Fall bait selection with Ike

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 13:27

This week we’re going to talk about fall bait selection. We’ll concentrate on four traditional baits that almost everyone thinks about when they start their fall bass fishing.

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Be a weather watcher for fall patterns

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 07:07

Here in Michigan, trees are beginning to change colors and September weather usually triggers a transition into fall, which means our fish will soon be moving from deep to shallow.

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Bethel's how to for the Magnum Spoon

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 05:40
Bethel's Dalton Wilson and Randall Morris break down how to use the Magnum Spoon.

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ChatterBait tips from Brett Hite

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:02
Brett Hite breaks down his setup for a ChatterBait and tells you what to do when you get bit.

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