From deep to shallow water, and from Texas rigs to Carolina rigs, discover in-depth information for all types of techniques. These articles will help you become a better angler.
Connecticut angler Paul Mueller has found much bass tournament success — including qualifying for two Bassmaster Classics — far from his home. Here’s how he becomes familiar with unfamiliar waters.
If you don’t know how to fish a one-tonner, then you're missing out on big bass action! Here's how.
Tangling with a 3 or 4-pound bulldogging smallie on the long rod is a hoot. Here's how.
With today’s digital imaging programs you can do anything you want to photographs, but why not take a good image to begin with? Here's how!
You’ll invest more in practice than equipment to add this technique to your bass-fishing arsenal, but the payoff is worth it.
Big bass love aquatic grass, especially the emergent varieties. Here’s how to find the most productive stretches and fish them.
Every fisherman is every one of these personalities all at once. Which one are you today?
Seasonal patterns determine where you should be fishing. Your most important asset for developing a seasonal pattern is...
How long should you spend time with a certain bait or at a location when fishing for bass? Find out inside.
Paul Elias takes you to the tackle store, outfits you with the proper equipment, and then teaches you the fundamentals of deep-water structure fishing for bass.
Paul Elias explains the techniques for discovering and catching schools of large bass around a single piece of deep cover.
Want to catch monster smallmouths? Then use these tips from Mike Iaconelli!
Put these tactics in your arsenal, and put some quality smallmouth bass in your livewell as a result.
Learn these four rigs, and you should have an excellent arsenal on every trip to any lake anywhere in the U.S.
Want to do better the next time you go fishing? Here are three rigs you should be using!
We go into detail about rigging and fishing the texas rigged worm. If you want to catch more bass, then read this!
Anglers who can break away from the crowd and fish with an open mind can score some tremendous fish.
Carolina rig vs. Texas rig: Both will catch bass, but how do you decide which to use based on the conditions you're confronting? Find out inside!
Finding bass is the key to consistent catches, but we often do it wrong. Here's why.
The jig is one of the best baits you can use to not only catch deep bass but to figure out where they are located.
The next time traditional fishing techniques aren't working, why not give flipping or pitching a try?
There are certain fishing rules that determine whether or not you have a successful day. Find out what they are inside.
Channels and drop-offs are very important structures in bass habitat. Here's how to fish them!
You will see how effective toe-to-toe bassin' is, and how fun it is to catch bass by flipping and pitching a jig.
The next time you find yourself in a battle with uncooperative bass, follow these tips to improve your results!
The next time the going gets tough on your favorite fishing hole, try this technique and you might just load the boat!
Bluffs hold fish year round. And when you find yourself in a conundrum … you better lean on the rock.
Adding a fly rod to your arsenal might not increase your catch ratio but it sure will kick the fun factor up a notch or two.
Every bass angler could enjoy more success by adding a fly rod to their arsenal. Learn how to catch bass on a fly inside.
The float N fly technique will catch them on the nastiest, toughest days of the year - even during winter. Here's how!
When you fully understand a river, and how it works, it holds the key to all other bass fishing.
Some great tips to help you catch bass in rivers. We break down location, lure type, color selection and tidal charts.
Don't turn a cold shoulder to bass fishing’s most obvious structure. You could be missing out on the mother load!
There are a few basic principles about sight fishing that can be expanded upon to make it work for each individual angler.
Let the fish tell you what they want and become a better angler with the drop shot rig.
Think drop shotting is just for deep, clear water lakes? Think again! You could catch big bass!
Here's detailed information on how tournament pros use the rig to score victories in major pro-am events.
Dropshotting does too many things right. Find out inside why the people who use it are "Always Lucky".
Learn to use the drop-shot technique to fill the livewell with limit after limit of fish. Here's how!
Big baits equal big fish, right? Not always! Small baits can catch huge bass too. We show you how inside.
On your next fishing trip, don't forget about the little baits, because they definitely have their place and time in your fishing success.
The Drift & Drag, sometimes labeled boring and slow, can load the boat if done properly. Discover the secrets inside.
Terry Scroggins explains how he caught more than half the keepers he hauled to the B.A.S.S. scales using finesse techniques and a spinning reel.
If there is a truly misunderstood bass tactic, Finesse fishing is it. We demystify the technique to help you catch more bass.
Jig worming is a technique to try when other presentations fail. Here's how to coax even the most wary bass into biting.
When fishing gets this tough and you're faced with a fishless day, sometimes all you can do is go to light tackle.
If you're after a trophy bass, the worm is probably the best type of lure you can use. Here's a new technique to try!
Fishing from the back seat of the boat doesn't mean you'll catch less fish. Put the odds in your favor when you try these tips.
You can be effective from the back of the boat. Be observant and you will be surprised at how many fish you can catch.
Many anglers enjoy fishing from float tubes. They can fish hard-to-reach lakes, get away from crowds, and become better anglers.
Do you think you're at a disadvantage fishing from the bank? Truth is, you can have a much higher success ratio than those in boats.
Fishing from the bank doesn't have to be a disadvantage. If you are observant, patient, and flexible, you can catch big bass!
When fishing a small pond, tactics lend themselves to the finesse approach. Mini-boats and baits rule.
What do you think of when someone mentions clear water? Do you cringe? Clear water has always been considered difficult to fish.
If you think it's too hard to catch bass in clear water, think again. Here's how to catch them.
Knowing what a thermocline is and how it affects fishing will improve your results. We explain inside.
It doesn't matter if you are a beginner, advanced or one of the best pro anglers in the nation, you can always learn more.
Lots of lures catch fish, but location means the most. Learn how to find bass from George Kramer. A BassResource.com exclusive!
Big bodies of water can be intimidating for anglers. Where do you start? What do you throw? We help solve the riddle inside.
Fishing a new lake can be pleasant, or not. It takes proper preparation in order to increase your odds of a pleasant experience.
Many fisherman experience the frustration of fishing for bass in unfamiliar lakes. Here are a few tips, tricks and tactics to help you out.
Don't know what look for when it comes to locating bass when you're on a new lake? Discover the best places to start inside!
By using readily available online tools to perform a little research off the water, you can improve your strategy on the water.
How do you know what a good lake map looks like? How can a map help you catch more fish? We answer these questions inside.
Bass Pro Mike Iaconelli explains how to position your boat for executing perfect lure presentations. A BassResource.com exclusive!
When high winds change your fishing tactics, make sure you have more than one area selected to fish.
Fishing in the wind takes a lot of patience and persistence. Here's how to manage the wind to your advantage.
Don't let your attitude defeat you if the weatherman predicts a windy fishing day, instead try using some of these tips.
What tactics should you use during a heavy rain? How does rising water and muddy conditions affect fishing? We tell you inside!
A heavy rain passes through followed by bright sunny skies. How will this affect fishing? Find out inside.
Better anglers learn to adapt to the conditions and figure them out. Here's how to do it.
Fishing for suspended bass can be very productive if you adjust your presentation accordingly. Discover how!
Low-light periods are key to a successful day on the water. Here are some tips for maximizing these prime feeding times.
Industrial or urban areas frequently offer opportunities to target fish that few people consider catching.
Take a break from conventional urban pursuits and go bass fishing right near your house! Here's how.
For a lot of bass anglers, boat traffic is a bane to fishing. But boat traffic can sometimes have a positive effect on fishing.
There are about 10 basic rules that you should use if you wish to succeed on unfamiliar waters.
Learning how to fish points effectively includes knowing how bass use them and then using that to your advantage.
Dropping water levels got you down? A quartet of pro anglers reveal their secrets for fishing falling water.
Florida guide Captain Frank Bourgeois shows you why tidal waters can be more productive than you might think.
If you find good growths of various types of vegetation on a lake, you can find bass somewhere around or in it during the day.
Perhaps the easiest and most reliable place to find fish is in the weeds. Discover how to effectively fish the weeds inside.
Here's how to catch bass that lurk in seemingly endless acres of grass mats.
These tips will help you to catch bass from one of the greatest places to catch them from, docks!
Don't be concerned about fishing behind other anglers, remember these tips and there's still a good chance you'll load the boat!
The next time you're on the water, don't have a fish story about the one that got away. Show them the one that didn't get away.
Some people have knack for catching huge bass. What about you? Learn a few of their secrets inside.
One man's lifetime of big bass knowledge is revealed, enabling you to catch some really huge bass!
Weather trends will always effect fish movements and patterns. All you have to know is how to find them and fish for them.
If you want to catch big bass, you have to slow down. Here are some pointers to help you out.
Want to catch huge bass? These few tips will stack the odds in your favor for catching a lot of big fish this season.
Looking to catch the next world-record fish? Bass pro legend Roland Martin offers tips on landing lunker catches in this article.
Many records have failed to make it to the books due to poor planning. Here's how to have a fail proof system.
Which body of water is the prime candidate for producing the next World Record Smallmouth Bass?
Let's face it, getting hung up is a fact of bass fishing. Here are several techniques for getting your lures unstuck.