Tag: winter

Think red in late winter

Think red in late winter

It’s the second week in January. The days are getting longer and the sun is getting a little higher above the horizon. I know it’s not warm yet. Nevertheless, it’s time to start thinking about the crayfish bite…

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3 Winter Fishing Techniques Guaranteed To Catch You BIG Bass

3 Winter Fishing Techniques Guaranteed To Catch You BIG Bass

Winter bass fishing requires a lot of patience because you have to fish slowly and tediously most of the time. Bass can get pretty finicky in the winter because their metabolism has slowed down so they don’t have…

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Power Plant Lakes = Fat Winter Bass

Power Plant Lakes = Fat Winter Bass

As the weather gets colder in winter, bass fishing gets hotter at a power plant lake. When the dead of winter turns off the bass on your favorite lake, you can shake off the cold by trying the…

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Winter smallmouth transformation | Bassmaster

Winter smallmouth transformation | Bassmaster

I live in east Tennessee where I’m blessed to be able to fish 12 months a year. The smallmouth fishing can be really good here in wintertime on our highland lakes like Cherokee and Norris. The smallmouth is…

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The Tailspinner – A Grandpappy Approved Winter Bass Snatcher

The Tailspinner - A Grandpappy Approved Winter Bass Snatcher

Touring pros and fishing guides have always reserved a spot in their tackle boxes for tailspinners but newcomers to the sport seem to be more attracted by all the latest creations of lure manufacturers. The veteran anglers know…

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Tech Tip Thursday: Lester's winter outboard checklist

Tech Tip Thursday: Lester's winter outboard checklist

Brandon Lester goes through a few important things for anglers in the winter with their Mercury outboard. Northern anglers go through a complete winterization process, but in the south anglers don’t necessarily have to. Here’s what Lester does….

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Winter Crappie Fishing Hacks – The Colder It Gets The More They Bite!

Winter Crappie Fishing Hacks - The Colder It Gets The More They Bite!

Tristan Yaptengco with a set of SLABS All fish feed year-round, but some become harder to find during the wintertime. However, crappie are easier to locate than other species when the water turns cold because the fish like…

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Hot Diggity Dam! That Right There Is A Winter Fishing Honey Hole

Hot Diggity Dam! That Right There Is A Winter Fishing Honey Hole

If you put away your boat for the winter or it’s just too cold for you to fish from the boat, your best option for getting in on some wintertime action is to try some bank fishing below…

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Go with finesse this winter

Go with finesse this winter

With the water temperatures getting colder and the bass getting lethargic it might seem like going finesse in the winter is obvious. It is to some, not so much to others. I’m in the first group. Here’s my…

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Winter Bass Fishing Hacks For Big Bass

Winter Bass Fishing Hacks For Big Bass

When bass get sluggish in the wintertime your tackle selection shrinks considerably to cater to the mood of the fish. The key to choosing winter lures is to think about slow-moving lures because a bass will usually be…

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