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Ladson, SC (January 24, 2018) – Days on the water with Ned Kehde aren’t measured by pounds of bass in the livewell or by “5 good bites.” Rather, outings with the Hall of Fame fishing writer mostly distill down to clicks on a little handheld counting device; following many of Kehde’s daily, 4-hour forays, the clicker rolls to some...
Crack the code to choose the right rod
Spring is just around the corner. Cardinals and robins are returning to backyard bird feeders, boats are being pulled out of storage, and across the country, anglers are scheming ways to roll their tax returns into new fishing-related purchases. We’re not talking about some new ChatterBaits or a couple of sacks of plastics; rather, plans are being set for...
We need to take more kids fishing. Those of us who have been fishing since our youth recognize the joy and fulfillment that accompanies time on the water. Organized fishing leagues and teams at the high school and college level are helping to bolster participation by teenagers and young adults, but the youngest anglers need individualized introductions to our...
Heavy metal for cold water bass - BladeBait
Heavy Metal For Cold Water Bass The cold-water period is one of the most productive times of the year to target fish with metal lures, including jigging spoons and blade baits. During the winter months, bass, walleyes, and other predator species respond favorably to the vibration and flash of metal lures presented near the bottom. The effectiveness of these lures...
Day 1 Leader Matt Lee Elite St Lawrence River, NY 2018 Photo by: B.A.S.S. / Seigo Saito
WADDINGTON, N.Y. — Giant limits of smallmouth bass exceeded expectations during Thursday’s opening round of competition as Matt Lee of Guntersville, Ala., weighed a tremendous 27-pound, 12-ounce limit of smallmouth bass to take an early lead at the Huk Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River presented by Black Velvet.   Lee’s staggering limit, anchored by a behemoth 6-plus-pound smallmouth, is the heaviest...
John Hoyer
MARINETTE, Wis. – John Hoyer labels himself a multi-species angler. For over a decade, he’s been diligently working as a guide that puts clients on walleyes, bass, musky, and panfish all over the great state of Minnesota. Four years ago, Hoyer decided to step up to the pro ranks of the National Walleye Tour, presented by Bass Pro Shops...
Mark Zona on Cracking a Tube Mark Zona explains his line selection for cracking a tube and why straight fluorocarbon helps his presentation.    
Fall is a fantastic time to fish for bass. After a long, stressful summer with sky-high water temperatures – and recreational boat traffic to match – anglers finally have lakes and rivers to themselves again. And believe me, the bass are ready to make your trip worthwhile. Let’s explore a pair of presentations that will put more bass in...
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DEVILS LAKE, N.D. – For the third time in its seven-year existence, the National Walleye Tour, presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, will hold its championship on North Dakota’s Devils Lake. The season-ending event, held Sept. 11-13, is the world championship of professional walleye fishing, awarding two fully-rigged boat packages and determining who claims the coveted Angler of...
Bass Fishing Series
San Antonio, TX - The Association of Collegiate Anglers and the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series are pleased to announce their renewed partnership with Mossy Oak Fishing as the official pattern sponsor of all series events. In addition, Mossy Oak Fishing will continue their role as supporting sponsor of the Bass Pro Shops School of the Year...

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Jig Like A Pro For Fall Walleye

Jig Like A Pro For Fall Walleye Of all the ways that we can invent to catch the elusive walleye, one presentation has likely resulted...