How To Fish Lake Taneycomo For Bass & Trout

How To Fish Lake Taneycomo For Bass & Trout

The tourism mecca of Branson, Mo., is also the home of Lake Taneycomo, a premier fishery offering some of the best trout fishing in the nation whether you fish with a fly rod or spinning tackle. The cold-water…

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87 frog tips from Bassmaster Magazine

87 frog tips from Bassmaster Magazine

Originally published July 2008 Dean Rojas has hopped floating, hollow-bodied frogs to the forefront of topwater bassin’ baits. The Texas pro has been seen throwing his Spro BronzeEye frog under trees, in open water, beside docks and around…

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I Want To Fish With Paul George

I Want To Fish With Paul George

Paul George is very good at basketball. Also, Paul George loves to fish. I want to fish with Paul George. Paul George, who has two first names, has even won a tournament with pro angler Jacob Wheeler! Now…

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How To Fish Little Underspins For Panfish Bites

How To Fish Little Underspins For Panfish Bites

When panfish such as crappie and white bass suspend in mid-depth ranges, the versatility of underspins or horsehead jigs make these lures ideal for coaxing bites from these suspending fish. During the spring fishing season you can target…

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The One Place You Should Be Looking To Easily Find Bass..

The One Place You Should Be Looking To Easily Find Bass..

Fishing close to a tournament takeoff area has its advantages. If the takeoff site has several tournaments held there each week, it has more relocated bass in that area.  Release boats have helped distribute bass better during larger…

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Go deep postspawn | Bassmaster

Go deep postspawn | Bassmaster

It’s time to start looking offshore for bass. In my experience, the bass will be at their absolute deepest right after the spawn. This includes the better fish — the ones that are the most fun to catch…

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How To Win Your Next Tournament With A Glide Bait

How To Win Your Next Tournament With A Glide Bait

Tossing big swimbaits has been a tactic for trophy hunting bass fisherman on the west coast since the baits were introduced to the market. Now gaining more popularity world wide, however, is chucking a “glide bait” in waters…

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Why You Should Follow The Barometer To Catch Crappie, According To Science

Why You Should Follow The Barometer To Catch Crappie, According To Science

The old adage that fish bite best before a storm and the rhyme about wind direction affecting a fish’s feeding habits gain some credence when applied to barometric pressure readings. Since wind and storms usually indicate changes in…

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How To Fish Prop Baits For Aggressive Strikes

How To Fish Prop Baits For Aggressive Strikes

A wide array of poppers, chuggers, walkers, and prop baits (hard bodied baits with propellers attached at one or both ends) are available today that are capable of creating surface explosions from bass, but some work better than…

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Paddle Tail Swimbaits: When, Where, And How To Rig Them

Paddle Tail Swimbaits: When, Where, And How To Rig Them

Paddle tail swimbaits are bass catchers year round, in any water conditions. Simply put, they imitate the look and feel of baitfish better than anything else. Here are a few tips for fishing paddle tail swimbaits to help…

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