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New insights on the color vision of bass
Think about the choices you make every time you tie a bait onto your line: topwater or subsurface - hard lure or soft - aggressive action or subtle? After these questions are answered, the internal debate shifts to color. Indeed, picking the best lure color can be as agonizing as any other bait-related choice, and is frequently dominated by...
Union Pines Bass Fishing Team
Union Pines High School WINS NC State Bass Title Mary Kate Murphy-Staff Writer, The Pilot Newspaper It was not a propitious morning for a fishing tournament. At just under 40 degrees at 7 a.m. last Saturday, driving rain kept distant any hope of relief from the sun. Neither Konner Kinlaw and Corbin Yow had ever fished competitively before. They could have easily decided...
As water temperatures rise into the 60s, primal urges draw bass toward hard-bottomed shallows where nest building, followed by spawning, will occur. This is a time of transition for bass, as they leave deep water wintering areas and make their way toward the shorelines. Bass on the move frequently respond positively to active, mobile presentations, and as such, the...
There are no magic bullets in fishing. No single lure is guaranteed to work every time, under all circumstances. Having said that, a very limited collection of lures with broad, multi-species, season-long appeal does exist: these are lures that you can tie on, no matter when or where you’re fishing, with the reasonable expectation of success. Lipless rattlebaits are...
The hi-tech revolution that has reshaped open-water fishing in recent years has also reached anglers who chase fish through holes in the ice. In its simplest form, however, ice fishing need not be more complicated than cutting a hole, presenting a bait, and fighting a fish. And there is no better quarry through the ice, particularly for anglers at...
Winter Bass Fishing
The winter months are a period of relative stability for bass. Water temperatures are at their lowest point of the year, which concentrates forage and bass in deep water where both will linger until spring. Low metabolic rates, a consequence of winter’s cold water, ensure that bass do not feed nearly as aggressively as they do during the warmer...
New Hampshire TrophyProgram
Brandon Zeoli of Hillsborough with his Brown Trout CONCORD, NH — If you caught a big fish in 2018 and want to enter the NH Fish and Game Department’s Trophy Fish Program, applications must be submitted by January 31, 2019. You can find an application and see some past New Hampshire trophy fish winners, including State Record Fish, at www.fishnh.com/fishing/trophy.html. New...
TULSA, Okla. - Major League Fishing today announced that Raleigh, N.C., is the third destination for the 2019 Bass Pro Tour, and that three prolific nearby lakes will be used over the course of the event's March 26-31 competition dates. Falls Lake, Shearon Harris Reservoir and Jordan Lake are the waters to share in the prestige of hosting bass fishing's newest...
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Rapid Fishing Scent Keeper Jig Heads Captain Frank Campbell - Niagara Region Charter Service introduces the new Rapid Fishing Scent Keeper Jig Heads.    
Texas Rainbow Trout
Seasonal Rainbow Trout Stocking Begins Statewide Nov. 30 AUSTIN, TX – After a long, hot summer, many Texans are looking forward to going outside and enjoying the long-awaited cool weather this holiday season. Starting Nov. 30, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be stocking thousands of cold weather-loving rainbow trout at ponds, lakes and rivers statewide so that family...

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