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Fall Fishing’s Holy Trinity: Rock, Wood, Grass

by Rob Edwards – Fishing in the fall can be both highly rewarding, and highly frustrating, often the difference between these two results can be very small. First let’s focus on talking about the various types of structure we as bass anglers target, and in doing so I’m often reminded of the kids’ game “rock, paper, scissors”, you know, grass beats rock, but rock beats
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Slow It Down – Cold Water Bassin

by Rick Lawrence (A.K.A The Fish-N-Fool ) – The Largemouth Bass is a cold blooded creature, meaning that the fish’s body temperature will always match the water temperature. Like all cold blooded creatures its metabolism slows down as the surrounding water temperature becomes colder. When this occurs the Largemouth Bass has a greatly decreased energy level. As an angler you must take
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Bass on the Fly? Misconceptions on Fly Fishing

by Lindsay Rowland – I’ll be the first to admit it, every time I see a trout-mimicking swimbait, I do get a little bitter. At heart I’m one of those “elitist”, creek-crawling, catch and release, bug-tying, line-flying, foam box-toting anglers who put trout on a pedestal. I grew up on bass and inshore/offshore saltwater on the east coast of central Florida, but I pulled this
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Keep it SIMPLE Stupid: Three Tips to Ease the Pain on the Water

by Andrew Martin  When I was a kid, my dad made me learn how to play golf with only a 7-iron and a putter. By focusing on one club and learning to hit it well, I was able to pick up the other clubs with no problem. The same principle can be applied to bass fishing. In this sport, nothing travels faster than the latest and greatest lure or technique. Every year tackle companies spend millions
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Big Bite Baits 5-inch Flying Squirrels

Designed by professional angler Jeff Kriet, Big Bite Baits 5-inch Flying Squirrels provide excellent results. With a little knowledge of the water your fishing and where to throw, these baits almost made it impossible not to walk away without a catch.  Capable of being fished in numerous ways, we fished this creature bait Texas Rig style and weightless on a wide gap hook, getting some great
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Dropshotting With A Twist

By Rick Lawrence (A.K.A The Fish-N-Fool ) I want to share with you a neat new way I found to catch river Smallmouth on a dropshot, but with a new twist! I call it “The Drag the Dropshot” method. I found this method kind of by accident. It was early November and the weather was fair but a cold front had moved in and the water temps were dropping down into the low 50’s. I was
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Video Tips Vault #8 (Fly Fishing for Bass)

Be sure to read: Bass on the Fly? Misconceptions on Fly Fishing by Lindsay Rowland
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How To Choose A Spinnerbait

By Kevin O’Neil – The spinnerbait is a must-have lure for bass fishermen and while most know of its successful design as a lure, not all know the differences in spinnerbait designs or how to tell when specific designs are more appropriate than others. To become comfortable with the spinnerbait you must understand how it functions and what variables can alter its performance to
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Breaking the Mold – Fishing new waters requires anglers to break old habits

By Chris Futch – I wash my truck every weekend. I use the same hose, the same scrub brush, the same soap, and for the most part, the same routine. Why the same thing every time? Because it works. Over time, I’ve figured out what works well for me when it comes to washing my truck and I’ve developed a pattern. The same can be said for my bass fishing. I grew up fishing a very large
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