Want to do well at your next tournament? We reveal hidden tournament secrets that will push you past the competition! An excellent resource for every tournament angler.
When tournament conditions are tough, top pros rely on two techniques. We explain what they are inside.
Discover what establishing a pattern means, and how making (sometimes subtle) changes to your presentation can lead to success!
Although the move to catching more fish on a regular basis requires some work, it is a much shorter trip than most anglers would guess.
You must set goals before each season begins. Bill Wilcox outlines some valuable tips inside that could mean taking home a check.
Emotions can ruin a tournament. Here are some tips to keep you level-headed and focused on fishing during a tournament.
Confidence in bass fishing can take years to build but only one day to break it down. Here's how to keep that from happening.
Staying focused may mean the difference between the winner's circle and a long drive home.
You're at your tournament. Somebody is sitting right on your spot. What do you do? We tell you inside!
What is ethical? A look at the sides of the many-faceted premise of tournament etiquette and fairness.
Making the right on-the-water decisions may quickly spell the difference between winning and losing.
We reveal how successful tournament fishing can best be achieved by putting together a winning game-plan.
Don't get stuck on weekday fishing patterns when the weekend rolls around. You'll probably need to...
Do this, do that ... but always keep an open mind when fishing at home. Otherwise you might do well on your home lakes.
Some anglers fade away on the first day while others move up in the standings each day. The difference is their prefish strategy.
Learn from a contender at the top of his game how he prepares and scouts for the championship tournament.
Efficiency is the key to successful pre-tournament practice. Here's how to maximize your prefishing time.
Doing whatever it takes to try to win will make you a more successful tournament angler. Here's how!
Catching a hot streak mainly stems from hard work, experience and the courage to take when you're in position to win.
What is the key to a successful day on the water? How can you become more consistent? The answer is inside.
These hard-learned lessons changed how I fish tournaments, but you can skip the pain and use them to improve your on-the-water performance.
Bass anglers have one of the most powerful tools available to them, but very few take advantage of it. Discover the secret inside.
What separates the pros from the average angler? Do you have the hidden talents they exploit?
Are you just getting into tournament fishing, or are curious about it? Where do you begin? What should you expect?
We'll go step by step and see what a team did, how they approached each lake, and how they caught their fish.
That last 50 minutes of the tournament was special for me -- and my marshal, too! Here's what I mean.
You've decided you want to fish tournaments. So, where do you start? What do you need to know? Read on!
Kayak tournaments may have different rules than powerboat events, but the objectives are the same: fun and fish.
With these ideas in mind, you should be well on your way to building a solid foundation for a bass fishing career.
Top bass pro Mike Iaconelli explains making the jump from the Federation ranks to the pro circuit. A BassResource.com Exclusive!
Want to make it on the professional circuit? What do you need to do? Dean Rojas explains what it takes.
Do you want to become a pro bass angler? Do you have what it takes? Read this article to find out!
How do anglers get sponsors? Looking for a high-profile sponsor? It's relatively easy. Just start here.
Here's a number of marketing differences that landed sponsorships for pro anglers, and the list includes...
If you want a company to sponsor you, then you need to ask yourself what you have to offer them. We explain inside.
Part 2 in a series that answers the question, How do I get sponsored and keep those sponsors?
Competitive fishing has a magical pull that keeps tournament competitors coming back for more — no matter what the sacrifice.
Determine if you can help sponsors achieve what they want, and you'll get the sponsorships you want!
If fishing is a business, make it just that. Here's how to be ready when the tax man cometh.
Think you need a shiny rig to fish in tournaments? Read about the man who won $20,000 by fishing from a John Boat!
With $100,000 at stake, do you think the pros help each other on game day? Find out the surprising answer inside!
Mark Davis has won his third B.A.S.S. Angler of Year in Seven Seasons. Find out how he came back on top after his career nearly ended.
If bass fishing had a Waylon Jennings, it might very well be Greg Hackney.
It's an odd combination, but it makes sense to Mike Iaconelli. Discover why inside.
These teens and preteens would rather be casting a line than glued to the set catching the latest music video.
Byron Velvik demolished the three-day BASSMASTER record with 83 lbs 5 ozs at Clearlake California.
Some of us may never get to fish when the perfect conditions all come together. This is a story about the time that it did.
Here's some great shots in and around Grand Lake, site of the Bassmaster Classic!
See behind-the-scenes images from an Elite Series bass fishing tournament, held in Palatka, Florida