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The First Steps To Fishing New Water

by Eric Monyhian For all of you anglers who regularly travel to places, on vacation or fish tournaments, that might bring you to unfamiliar water, you’re probably familiar with that funny feeling you get when you launch your boat; “What Do I Do Now?” Well, to offer some empathy and advice, there are several steps you can take to subside this all too familiar problem, many of
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Winter Cranking – Moving to Cover More

by Chad Horton - As the water temp drops bass fishing tends to get a little tougher as most species of fish become less active and don’t pursue prey as aggressively as they did during the warmer months. This is a time when some anglers reach for jigs or jerkbaits, but I opt for crankbaits. With depth and water clarity as considerations, the use of crankbaits allows me to cover a lot of water
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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 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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