Former Classic® Winner Jones Has a New Competitor on the Water

Alton Jones, Bass Fishing, Bass Master Classic, Bass Tournament, Yamaha Outboards, Yamaha Pro

  Former Classic® Winner Jones Has a New Competitor on the Water This Season Alton Jones Jr. Joins His Father to Fish the 2017 Bassmaster Classic® and the Elites Never, in all of his previous 26 seasons of bass tournament competition, has Alton Jones been concerned with how many fish any other anglers may be […]

Dialing in Docks to Up Your Bass Game

Bass Fishing, bass lures, fishing structure, Jigs, Large Mouth Bass, Lures, Small Mouth Bass

  Dialing in Docks to Up Your Bass Game Virtually every angler on the water these days is well aware that boat docks hold bass throughout the year.  However, not all anglers approach dock fishing with the correct tackle and strategy to make the most of their time on the water.  Fine-tuning your approach by […]

Can You Trust Your Fishfinder?

Bass Fishing, Depth finder, Find Fish Habitat, Garmin, Lake Mapping, Structure, Walleye Fishing

  Can You Trust Your Fishfinder? Before Lowrance invented and sold the first recreational sonar product for fishermen in 1957, many anglers focused their time on the water searching for gamefish near or around the shoreline. The reason is simple: When you can see fish-holding structure along the bank of a lake, you are more […]

Catch More Bass During Tough Transitional Periods

Bass Fishing, bass lures, Fishing the Spawn, Spring Bass Fishing

  Catch More Bass During Tough Transitional Periods In the springtime just prior to the spawn, bass fishing can be relatively easy as fish begin moving shallow and gorge themselves as their metabolism speeds up with rising water temperatures.  However, during other transitional periods – like spring-to-summer and summer-to-fall – bass can be more difficult […]

Warm up for boating season at the Northwest Sportshow®

Bass Fishing, Boat show, Muskie Fishing, Skeeter Boats, Tournament Fishing, Walleye Fishing

  Warm up for boating season at the Northwest Sportshow® By Craig Lamb Ice-out season is coming soon, and that means boat show season is winding down. If you are looking for a new boat, or just need a cure to break the winter chill, there is a show like none other happening in Minneapolis. […]

Meet the Skeeter Pros at Bassmaster Classic®

Bass Boats, Bass Fishing, Bass Masters Classic, Bass Tournament, Skeeter Pro staff, Yamaha Outboards

  Meet the Skeeter Pros at Bassmaster Classic® By Craig Lamb There is only one place bass fishing fans get the chance to meet their favorite pros while seeing them cast for the world championship title… and the chance is coming soon. Make plans now to attend the Bassmaster Classic®,  March 24-26 in Houston with […]

For Cold Weather Bass, Try This Two-Lure Approach

Bass Fishing, Crankbaits, Fish slow in the spring, Jigs, Lures, Small Mouth Bass, Yamaha Pro staff

  For Cold Weather Bass,  Try This Two-Lure Approach Yamaha Pro Bobby Lane  Alternates Jigs and Crankbaits  in the Same Water By Be First Media Group By most standards, Florida-based pro Bobby Lane would be among the last to say he enjoys fishing cold winter water, but just the opposite is true. The veteran Yamaha […]

ChatterBaits a Key for Early Season Bass

Bass Fishing, bass lures, Chatterbaits, Tournament Fishing

  ChatterBaits a Key for Early Season Bass When the ChatterBait bladed jig burst onto the scene in 2006, many anglers considered it another ‘flash in the pan’ lure that would quickly slide off the radar, as seems to be so common in the fishing world.  However, over the last ten years, this unique spinner/jig […]

Ned Rig System

baitfish, Bass Fishing, invertebrates, jigheads, Ned Rig, Ned Rig System, Shad

  Ned Rig System In an age of copycat baits and fad techniques, it’s increasingly rare for a new fishing lure that truly helps anglers catch more fish to burst onto the scene.  But over the last two years, that is exactly what has happened as fishermen nationwide have started adopting the ‘Ned Rig’ system […]

Keeping up with the Joneses

Alton Jones Jr., Bass Fishing, Bass Masters Classic, Tournament Fishing

  Keeping up with the Joneses By Craig Lamb For years, Alton Jones Jr. grew up watching his famous dad become one of bass fishing’s most successful pro bass anglers. Jones Jr., 24, traveled with his family from the time he was a youngster until enrolling at Baylor University, where he graduated with a marketing […]