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Dawn-to-Dusk Summer Smallmouth Bass Strategies

Start and Finish the Day Fishing Bold

We’ve all seen an epic smallmouth bite at sunrise. A lot of times it involves topwater baits and schools of fish trying to outdo one another in their acrobatics.

Then the sunlight hits the water, the bite fades, and reality sets in.

by Tony J. Peterson

Why Fish for Bass From a Kayak?

Kayak Fishing for Bass can be Easy and Extremely Fun to Do

By Joshua Workman

Whether you’re looking to expand your bass-fishing horizons beyond the bank, test new waters or experience the sport in a whole new way, fishing from a kayak is a great way to make it happen.

Six Fishing Tactics for Wintertime Bass

A frigid wind swept across the gray waters of the large impoundment as a pair of anglers cast their lures towards a sunken island. It was the middle of winter. The weather was nasty, their fingers numb. But chances for a big bass were good. This is the season, after all, when most giant largemouths are caught.

Watson’s Spoon Jacking Post-Spawn Fishing Rig and Tricks (video)

MLF Pro James Watson knows that one of the most effective baits to fish during the post-spawn is a floating worm. That said, the bite only lasts for a week before fish get even more hungry. This is when they need to put on some weight as they rebound from the spawn.

Fishing Soft Plastic Lures for Pre-Spawn Bass

Fishing Tips and Tactics from Cabela's Ambassador Wade Middleton

By Jeff Samsel

Having just released a chunky largemouth, Wade Middleton casts his stick bait to the exact spot where the previous fish bit, knowing he is likely to get another bite.