River tournaments are typically more area-oriented than pattern-oriented. Practice will be less about finding the right technique than it will be about finding the right area.
From about now until the middle of June is the best topwater smallmouth fishing of the year.
Wind can be a blessing or a curse to your fishing, but it's almost always a factor in the spring. We asked expert Kurt Dove for his best tips when windy conditions prevail.
If you think Sexy Shad is Kevin VanDam’s favorite crankbait color, you’d be right … but only a third of the time.
Next time you're out scouting the lake and everything seems to be falling into place, keep in mind that change is just around the corner ... and with it may come opportunity.
I think target weights create an unnecessary step for a tournament angler. You can spend a lot of time researching old tournament histories or talking to local anglers about that kind of stuff, and it can really get you into trouble.
Look in almost any successful angler’s boat and you'll find a select group of well-fished old lures squirreled away in some special place.
Elite Series pro Charlie Hartley takes a lot of pride in his bass boat so we asked him for expert tips on how to keep a boat spick-and-span.
The nasty, nationwide weather is making a change for the better and bass fishing is about to go crazy.
Right now most of the smallmouth bass are on the beds or close to it. You can still catch them, but you have to think a little differently.
Your temper is your enemy. Getting mad doesn’t help.
Anglers from all over the country have converged on Louisiana's Red River in hopes of winning the Bass Pro Shops Central Open.
Your memory may be good, but a log book never forgets!
How three of the very best Elite anglers adapted to a host of changing conditions at Bull Shoals.
Alabama Elite Series Pro Jamie Horton offers tips for fishing Lake Neely Henry one of the best-kept fishing secrets in Alabama.
Ever hear the expression "Bass are like people"?
“Anytime you’re struggling to find fish or get a bite, you need to try fishing bluffs,” says Team Toyota’s Terry “Big Show” Scroggins.
It comes as no surprise that Scott Rook is sweet on the Arkansas River; he was born and raised in Little Rock and is content to stay put.
As much as Elite Series pro Stephen Browning enjoys fishing the reservoirs around Hot Springs, he still dotes on 29,000-acre Millwood Lake in Arkansas’ southwest corner.