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.
Whether keying on specific targets or cruising bass, follow Shaw Grigsby’s lead and put some skip into your casts to trigger more strikes.
What separates pros from weekend anglers when it comes to catching bass? Four pros point out the differences they see, so weekend anglers can focus on them and catch more bass.
The following lists are the pros top tips and the biggest mistakes they see many anglers make. Are you guilty?
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.
Catching smallmouths can be a snap if you can predict their pattern. Follow these tips and you'll catch some quality bass.
These two expert anglers have caught smallmouth bass over 7 pounds. Follow their approaches to land your own.
Take a page from walleye anglers and put more bass in your boat!
Catch more fish by mastering the fine art of the Double Tap.
This in-depth article will help you become a better worm fisherman in less time. Part I in a series.
Whether fishing on top or 20 feet deep, discover the secrets to catching bass in all depths.
Here are three unusual and productive ways to use common rigs to catch more fish!
If you can't find bass shallow, don't hesitate to switch to a Carolina rig. It casts far, sinks fast, and combs water quickly.
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?
Pitching is one of the most important techniques you will ever use while bass fishing. Here's how to utilize this skill.
Deep water fishing is probably the most misunderstood type of fishing out there. Michael Iaconelli demystifies it inside!
Want to find fish? Then you need to do this.
Most bass fishermen get locked into certain beliefs concerning bass fishing. Buck the trend and catch more bass.
Learning how to skip with a baitcaster gives you more options, and more fish!
When pitching and flipping just won't get your bait where you want it, skipping may be the technique for you.
Want to catch big bass? This article teaches you when and how to fish bluff banks for quality tournament limits.
Undertake a new challenge that will pay dividends in the thrills and catches 'traditional' bass anglers are missing out on.
Tangling with a 3 or 4-pound bulldogging smallie on the long rod is a hoot. Here's how.
If you flyfish for bass, there's one lure you should never leave home without. Find out inside.
Thinking outside the box and straying from the everyday presentation can lead to more fish in the boat, and more tournaments won.
Active walleyes don’t mind chasing things down. When conditions drive them to the dark side early in the year, do this...
River fishing can be tough to learn. Here's how to catch huge bass on your local river or stream!
As simple as the structures may appear to be from above, focusing on the structure beneath will give you a decisive advantage.
Here's a new and unusual bass fishing technique that's often deadly on pressured waters.
If you no longer visit the local old lake, go back and give it a try every now and then. It might just surprise you.
Drop shot fishing: The hottest rigging technique for catching big bass year round. Learn about dropshot fishing here!
Here are 20 questions you were afraid to ask about dropshotting, but just have to know! Learn more now.
Here's step-by-step instructions on tying the dropshot rig, along with a few useful tips too! Learn the drop shot rig here!
Want to catch more bass? Here's some tips to help you immediately on your next deep-water bass trip.
Drop shots excel at quickly filling tournament limits with quality keeper bass. Here's how to use them from summer through fall.
Using small lures is not for everyone and it does not work all the time. But under certain conditions, it can pay real dividends.
The split shot rig is a deadly tactic on lethargic bass. Perhaps one of the best places to utilize this rig is...
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.
So what should you expect when fishing small bodies of water and what should you use to catch fish? Find out inside!
What do you think of when someone mentions clear water? Do you cringe? Clear water has always been considered difficult to fish.
They say cold muddy water is an angler's worst nightmare. Here's how you can turn a bad situation into a productive day.
Next time you go out, practice these photo tips. That way you’ll be ready when Big Bertha smacks your lure.
Attempting to learn new ways to fish can be very frustrating. Here are some tips to make the process easier.
The next time you're in a pinch trying to find a few biting bass, give these locations a try. You might catch a big bass!
Whether you’re an absolute beginner, a weekend warrior or an aspiring pro, here are his top five tips for attacking northern waterways.
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.
Here's how to get a crash course on a new lake and learn the local's secrets when you have a tournament or are just going fishing.
With a little knowledge and preparation, any angler can approach a new lake with enthusiasm and confidence.
If you're planning a trip to a new lake, you can greatly increase your chances of catching fish by following these tips.
Following these tips in order will produce results and raise your fishing skills to the next level.
The trick to lake maps is knowing how to read them. This article will help you understand how to read a lake map effectively.
This logical, targeted approach is deadly when catching largemouth bass. We explain inside.
Marker buoys are the most precise means we have to mark a sweet spot. Mike Iaconelli teaches you how to use them inside!
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.
Big bass love aquatic grass, especially the emergent varieties. Here’s how to find the most productive stretches and fish them.
A lot of fishermen become immediately overwhelmed by a lake full of vegetation. But really, it’s as simple as...
What makes one dock or log better than another? You'll know when you consider these few factors.
Dock fishing is more than pitching jigs to pilings. Use these other approaches to catch more bass.
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.