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3 Lures to Catch Late Summer Largemouth

“This is the best time of year to go fishing for largemouth bass!” is how professional bass angler Andrew Upshaw describes late summer. Exhausting heat, high humidity, and beads of sweat sliding d...

3 Lures to Catch Late Summer Smallmouth

Major League Fishing Tackle Warehouse professional angler Grae Buck doesn’t see the heat of summer as a deterrent to catching big summer smallmouth bass. While the second half of summer can be hot, ...

Catch Summer Largemouth Bass by Skipping Docks

Without the necessity of expensive graphs and big boats, some tease that skipping docks is a poor man’s way of fishing, but it is more accurate to say it is a big bass way of fishing. Fishing for bi...

How to Catch Spawning Smallmouth Bass

In northern parts of the country, early summer is prime spawning smallmouth bass time. It takes a lot of patience to reach this time of year, but its reward is bronze gold. While much of the country i...

3 Lures to Catch Pre-Spawn Largemouth Bass

It’s pre-spawn bass fishing time! For much of the country, this is the time of year it all comes together. It’s important to understand the entire setting: water is warming, so metabolism levels a...

A Professional’s Guide: Choosing & Maintaining Fishing Line

Our last blog offered professional advice on proper hook selection, because what could be more important than the object hooking the fish? Pun intended. However, Bassmaster Elite angler Chad Morgentha...

Choosing the Right Hook to Catch Bass

What is more important than choosing the right hook? Anglers sure love visiting their favorite tackle shops. Short stops often end up lasting a couple of hours, and a couple of items often turn into h...

Catch Big Winter Bass with Kurt Dove

Don’t tell professional bass angler Kurt Dove that the fish don’t bite during the winter months. He hails from the state of Texas where big bass lurk and ice fishing is fake news. He gloats, “In...

Record Setting Smallmouth Bass Limits at the Megaware KeelGuard R & B Bass Circuit Classic

Winning this event is no slouch. The R & B Bass Circuit is one of the biggest and most competitive bass circuits in the states of Indiana and Michigan. Competition is stiff and full of diehard sm...

Deep Water Bass in Late Summer and Early Fall

Part 2 of this 3 part series: Big deep water bass. In our last blog we discussed why big late summer and early fall bass are so difficult to catch, but offered proven strategies to catch them in surpr...