Bass Fishing

Lurenet.com: Short Casts = More Bass

Hiro Naito rarely unleashes a really long cast. He believes long casts and retrieves keep the lure in low-percentage areas too much of the time and leave too much to chance. A fishing industry veteran […]

A Few Bass
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A Few Bass

The combination of a Natural Forage Baits green shad Swim Bait and Blitz Lures LLC Swimbait head, made for another successful, short day of fishing. There were also a few bass picked up on a […]

What Ott DeFoe Says About Underwater Cameras 1
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What Ott DeFoe Says About Underwater Cameras

   An increasingly important, though rarely talked-about tool in bass boats today, an underwater camera yields real-life fishing visuals that can’t be refuted. For 2019 Bassmaster Classic champion, Ott DeFoe, however, concealing a camera in […]

Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

OPEN WATER FISHING PLANS

Open water fishing has started in many areas of the Midwest, and where it hasn’t started yet, it will soon.  I have a few plans for the upcoming open water season that I hope to […]

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tough today

  Fishing was tough today, and colder than what was forecast. The water was murky and turning over, with a temp in the mid to upper 30’s. My first fish was a 21″ bass on […]

Key to Spring Time Fishing
Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

Key to Spring Time Fishing

With the spring time months nearly upon us its time to look at the most important key to finding fish during the spring months. Yes, there are many ways to be a good spring time […]

Plano's B-Series Tackle Bag Introduced
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Plano’s B-Series Tackle Bag Introduced

The all-new Plano B-Series Tackle Bag keeps anglers on their A-game. Loaded with upgraded parts and materials, the B-Series is the tackle bag designed for the modern angler. Constructed from a durable ripstop fabric, the […]

My Favorite Deep Baits
Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

My Favorite Deep Baits

With the fish moving off shore and the spawn slowly turning to post spawn I thought I would give you my favorite baits that I use when the bass move deep as we progress into […]

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Bass Under Ice

A certain notion says bass don’t much care for the cold. That when winter arrives and seals lakes with ice, big green and brown bass skulk about, but certainly don’t care to bite. Right? Well, […]

Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

The Fall Fishing Begins

As the water temperature drops down to the fall fishing temperatures between 55 and 70 degrees its time to understand the patterns that develop and the keys that drive the bass to the shallows. As […]

The Patterns of Patterns
Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

The Patterns of Patterns

With all the constant change that occurs on our lakes during the spring its good to have a pattern that addresses all the confusion that the fish go through, and it takes some of the […]

Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

The Calm Water Demon

There is no doubt that when you find calm, dead or clear water all combined on the same day on any bass fishing adventure you have found some of the toughest conditions to catch fish. […]

Bass Fishing

Don’t Overlook Causeways

“If you think about it, every fish that migrates up and down this creek has to go through that little gap,” Jimmy Mason said, as he pitched a War Eagle Heavy Finesse Jig to the […]

Records Don’t Lie
Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

Fishing Data and Records Don’t Lie

Over the many years I have been fishing I have always keep information on my fishing trips giving me nearly 25 years of details from baits to weather to fishing depth and more. The advantage […]

Downsizing in the Fall
Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

Downsizing in the Fall

It’s common every year as the bass make changes in their locations and the fall weather starts to set in fishing gets tougher. This change is constant throughout my many years of history, the fall […]

The Advantage of the Snell Knot
Bassin' With Captain Mike Gerry

The Advantage of the Snell Knot

There are not many times in fishing when a knot can make a big difference in catching or missing a fish except in heavy grass. Sure the knot is always important it has to be […]

Chasing Cold Weather Fish
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

Chasing Cold Weather Fish

As we get farther into the autumn period, the weather gets a little cooler.  It’s generally not bitterly cold this time of year, and in fact the weather can be beautiful.  That’s what makes fishing […]

What's Up With Double Digit Bass
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What’s Up With Double Digit Bass?

Note: Berkley’s Dr. Keith Jones is one of the foremost authorities on . He knows the answers to questions most anglers can only offer a guess. Most anglers have never caught a bass weighing double […]

The Follower System
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The Follower System

Because of some paperwork at the funeral home, I had to make my fishing trip a short one. Pepper and I used several types of lures, with the first strike coming on a Natural Forage […]

CATCH FISH ON THE WEEDLINE
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

CATCH FISH ON THE WEEDLINE

Summer has arrived pretty much everywhere in fishing country.  The spawn is over, so the fish, regardless of specie, are doing one thing:  They’re either eating, or they’re looking for something to eat.  If you […]