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FLW ANNOUNCES 2019 FLW TOUR ANGLER ROSTER

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today the complete professional angler roster for the upcoming 2019 FLW Tour season, the 24th season of the FLW Tour. The field will be showcased […]

Bass Fishing

Skip Your Way to Unparalleled Catch Rates

Flat-sided baitfish represent critical components of the forage bases of many fisheries. In freshwater, shad, alewives, and even young-of-the-year sunfish and crappies are favorite targets, from trout and salmon to walleyes, bass and stripers. In […]

Bass Fishing

Rogue Hotspots for Bass

No other lure type is more effective in cold water than the hard-plastic suspending jerkbait. This dependable minnow-looking stickbait has bass-fishing fans across the country, but you need to know how, where and when to […]

Bass Fishing

How to pattern November bass

Shallow water bass can be finicky at times, and the typical running the bank routine runs flat leaving some anglers scratching their heads. But November is a great time to be fishing, the water is cooling […]

YUMbrella Rigs
Bass Fishing

Go Small in the Fall

YUMbrella Rigs producing big results on a December day at Lake Guntersville wasn’t surprising. Far from it, in fact. The surprise to veteran Tennessee River guide and bass pro Jimmy Mason was that 13 of […]

Bass Fishing

Polaris Acquires Minority Interest in FLW, Forms New Strategic Partnership

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, and Polaris Industries Inc., the leading global powersports manufacturer, announced today a strategic partnership that will extend and expand the outdoor brands’ complementary relationship. The terms […]

Bass Fishing

Major League Fishing BPT Field Set

Major League Fishing (MLF) leadership announced the official roster of the 80 anglers who have committed to compete in the new-for-2019 Bass Pro Tour and MLF Cup events. The final list was made public during […]

More Major League Fishing Information
Bass Fishing

More Major League Fishing Information

After the initial announcement of the Major League Fishing (MLF) Bass Pro Tour last week, league officials today announced additional details of the tour, including industry-leading media exposure with more than 850 hours of television […]

Bass Fishing

Bassmaster Elite to Co-Host Tournament to Raise Funds for Veterans, Service Members & Military Families

Calling all anglers! This October, Bradley Roy, Bassmaster Elite Angler, and USA Cares, a national nonprofit organization supporting veterans, active service members and military families in crisis, will join forces to present the 3rd Annual […]

KVD 1.5 Squarebill Runs Deep
Bass Fishing

KVD 1.5 Squarebill Runs Deep

The new design, perfected by Kevin Van Dam, maintains perfect action while diving to depths of up to 10 feet. For the past several years, the number one selling shallow crankbait in the world has […]

Bass Fishing

Bass Lessons Learned

Anyone who’s fished North America’s best bass lakes in recent seasons has seen the signs: Clearing waters; schools of trophy bass shifting deeper and deeper; tournament game plans revolving around off-shore structure, anglers mining small, […]

Bass Fishing

Bassmaster Opens Schedule For 2019

A selection of tournament bass anglers’ dream lakes are in the lineup for the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens Series, B.A.S.S. announced.   The Opens Series will again feature nine tournaments, including two divisions […]

Bass Fishing

Hot Summer Days with the YamaFrog

  Perhaps one of the most interesting things about bass fishing is the fact that you never stop learning and the bass always seems to find ways to surprise you with their behavior. For instance, […]

Bass Fishing

Snag Proof Returns To ICAST

The company that produced the first hollow-body frog back in 1961 was sold in 2014 and sold a second time in 2016. The past few years have seen 2 mergers and 2 moves—one from Ohio […]

A Forgotten Lure
Bass Fishing

A Forgotten Lure

There are many long lost lures that our dad’s swore by. And there are even more the fell by the waist side, because they just did not work. But!!!! There are some that were just […]

Record Wyoming 11.51-lb largemouth bass
Bass Fishing

Record Wyoming 11.51-lb largemouth bass

Caleb Salzman was just as open-mouthed and shocked as the Wyoming record largemouth bass he hooked. “It was crazy,” Salzman said. In a desperate dash to save itself and spit the hook lodged firmly in […]

Bass Fishing

Award-Winning Frogs Drive Angler Success

Hollow body topwaters are some of the most exciting and effective lures available for catching summertime bass. While profiles and designs have evolved dramatically in recent years – giving anglers baits to target a broad […]

Maryland Initiates Bass Conservation Award
Bass Fishing

Maryland Initiates Bass Conservation Award

An award to help promote black bass conservation has been implemented by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MDNR). The “Director’s Black Bass Conservation Award” will recognize tournament directors who exemplify conservation, providing the winner […]

Bass Fishing

Two New Lures At Tackle Warehouse

The perfect “line dance” partner, the Yamamoto Cowboy is an extension of Yamamoto Custom Baits’ extensive line of highly effective creature baits. Whether it is utilized on the back of a jig, or for flipping […]

Bass Fishing

A Whole New Spin

The Alabama Rig® (A-Rig) exploded onto the bass fishing scene in 2011. Downsized versions of umbrella rigs (aka spreader rigs) used for eons trolling pelagic saltwater and freshwater predators, these wire baits are designed to […]

Sam Rayburn Yield A Texas ShareLunker Giant
Bass Fishing

Sam Rayburn Yields A Texas ShareLunker Giant

Sam Rayburn Reservoir produced the final Toyota ShareLunker Legacy Class largemouth bass entry with just hours left in the 2018 donation season March 31.  Angler Stacy Spriggs of Huntsville caught the 13.06 pound, 27 inch Legacy Class […]

Bass Fishing

Ditching the Pistons for Pedals

People may think that being an Elite-level bass fisherman is easy. They fish for a living, right? That, however, couldn’t be further from the truth. Doing what it takes to fish at this level requires […]

Bass Fishing

NOAA Seeks Comment on Test Trapping for Lionfish

NOAA Fisheries is accepting comments on an application for an exempted fishing permit (EFP) from Salty Bones Fisheries. The applicant proposes to test various spiny lobster traps and a fish aggregation device based, non-containment purse […]