One question I get a lot is, "What size line should I use when I'm crankbaiting?" My answer is always the same whether we're talking about crankbaiting or flipping or spinnerbaiting or anything else.
Looking for the bass of a lifetime? Try these tips from a man who has more lunkers to his credit than most of us can dream about.
If you are targeting trophy-size bass, understanding the nuances between bigger-than-average fish and the food they eat is the cornerstone to success.
Get tips from Bassmaster Elite Series pro John Crews about spring fishing in the South.
I respect largemouth bass and I respect spotted bass, but I respect and love smallmouth.
Bassmaster Elite Series standout Aaron Martens migrated from California to Alabama giving him ready access to Sweet Home's premier bass reservoirs.
Winning the Classic has been the highlight of my career, but it didn't happen because a light bulb suddenly came on for me.
Search baits are about a lot more than just covering water.
This past weekend at the Sabine River I didn't quite finish where I would have liked, but I'll take 33rd at every event. That would be enough to make the post season, qualify for the Bassmaster Classic and make a decent amount of money. Like a lot of the guys out here, I knew nothing about the Sabine River, and I made the most out of it. Overall, I feel good heading to Falcon Lake.
It doesn’t get any better than fishing Lake Guntersville in February, and Chris Lane is certain the 2014 Classic will prove it.
Do you know the ABCs of crankbaiting? It may be time for a refresher course from the man who's designed some of the best baits ever created.
Over the next couple of weeks, most everything smallmouth bass do will depend upon the water temperature.
I'm ready to get on the water. I feel like the last four or five months all I've done is talk about fishing.
Give these three swimbait tips a try and you'll catch more and bigger bass.
For me, getting hired by Jim Bagley was my entry to the "big time."
Bass in Florida begin making beds in January, and you can catch spawners on and off for the next six months. If you can't catch bass during the spawn, don't waste your money fishing bass tournaments in Florida.
It’s jerkbait madness time in most parts of smallmouth country right now.
Power fishing with spinnerbaits, crankbaits and jerkbaits can be very effective for locating prespawn bass, but a jig can be just as efficient.
Go ahead, drink in the sight of these unusual baits and digest the unorthodox methods the pros employ to catch bass with them.
On the first day of practice for the 2007 Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on the California Delta, I hopped into the boat of world-beater Kevin VanDam.