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
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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 […]

Bass Fishing

The “LINK” Topwater Bait

The Link is a great topwater lure for locating active fish and generating explosive strikes. The Link features a hinged two bait approach with a reinforced internal stringer. The result is an easy to use […]

Bass Fishing

The Goby Invasion

Round gobies have forever altered the ecology, and the angling landscape, of the Great Lakes and connected waterbodies. Since their discovery in the St. Clair River in 1990, these invasive stowaways from the Black and […]

Bass Fishing

Day One At The Class From the Bassmaster

After one day of fishing on Lake Hartwell, the leaderboard for the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods has a familiar look. Oklahoma angler Jason Christie leads the way, with Edwin Evers — […]

Bass Fishing

Placing Big Baits in Precise Places

Every angler has their own arena. Some are known for their crankbait casting skills; some for their Carolina- or Texas-rigging competency; others, perhaps, a finesse prowess like no other. But if there’s one method for […]

Bass Fishing

Greg Hackney’s New Jig

Greg Hackney has made a career as one of the most consistent anglers in the history of the sport of tournament bass fishing. He has amassed Angler of the Year titles and several event wins. […]

Bass Fishing

BOOYAH Bait’s ToadRunner (Video)

In order for a topwater bait to be effective, the bait must have the ability to disturb the water surface with attributes that create sound, action and vibration. The all-new ToadRunner™ from BOOYAH® Bait Co. […]

Bass Fishing

Belly up to the Bluegill Buffet

Millennia of natural selection have resulted in very specific predator-prey relationships within our favorite fishing grounds, connections that contemporary anglers have learned to exploit. Yellow perch are the favored prey of walleyes. Lake trout will […]

Bass Fishing

Topwater Hooksets

When a bass blows up on topwater lure you need to wait a moment to make sure the fish got the lure and to prevent jerking the lure away. Right? That’s certainly the most common […]

Adapting to Changing Patterns 2
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Adapting to Changing Patterns

Lake Pleasant in Arizona is one lake where anglers must learn to adapt to changing conditions. The lake is known for extreme changes – the lake level fluctuates as much as 100 vertical feet every […]

The Multi Use Frog From Snag Proof - The Wobbletron
Bass Fishing

Snag Proof Wobbletron Frog

Developed by professional angler and seasoned guide, Bobby Barrack, the Snag Proof “Wobbletron” delivers the action and the function needed to excel around thick mats and pads. A fun and effective way to coax big […]

Lunkerhunt Dragonfly
Bass Fishing

Lunkerhunt Dragonfly (Video Demo)

Many anglers have witnessed dragonflies being pulled under the surface by bass and wished they had a lure to accurately mimic the forage. Now Lunkerhunt gives you the perfect lure to match the hatch with […]