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Jonathon VanDam: 4 Tips to Finding Ice Out Bass (video)

Once the ice finally thaws in Michigan, if Bassmaster Elite angler and NITRO Pro Team member Jonathon VanDam is home in Michigan, you can bet he’s going to trailer his NITRO Z21 to his favorite largemouth lake to seek them out. Of course, he’ll be careful not to damage his boat if there’s a thin layer of ice on the lake in the morning.

Ott DeFoe’s Bassmaster Classic Winning Tackle & Tactics (video)

With an 18lb 14oz. bag on Championship Sunday, hometown hero Ott DeFoe sealed his first Bassmaster Classic victory. A total weight of 49lb 3oz over the three-day event propelled him to bass fishing immortality. While Ott clinched the title on St.

Pro Angler Bradley Roy’s Springtime Favorites for Bass

By Pros4- 1Source's Dave Landahl

Bradley Roy is a young dude at 28 years old, but he’s a 9-year veteran of the pro bass fishing wars. Roy fishes with the best-of-the-best on the MLF Bass Pro Tour. Fortunately, he had a few moments to share some info about his favorite springtime bass baits as he heads down the road to his next event.

6 Revealing Tips to Fish the Best Bass Lake in Texas

Best Places to Fish in Texas: Sam Rayburn Reservoir

Located in the heart of East Texas, Sam Rayburn Reservoir is considered one of the best and healthiest fisheries in the state. This huge, fertile body of water is a fishing haven and regarded by many anglers as one of the top bass lakes in Texas, if not the nation. Host to hundreds of fishing tournaments every year, the reservoir boasts a robust and thriving population of largemouth bass.

Three Questions With Pro Angler Ott DeFoe

by Dave Landahl

Ott DeFoe’s star has been on the rise for the last several years. With winning tournaments and charming crowds with his amiable personality, DeFoe has pretty much everything a sponsor dreams of as a team member.


How to Master Fishing a Brush Pile - Gerald Spohrer (video)

Gerald Spohrer has been lighting the Bassmaster Elite trail on fire this past season. Despite growing up fishing the Atchafalaya Basin in Louisiana which is devoid of brush piles, once he fished Toledo Bend, he quickly realized that he had to master fishing a brush pile with a worm. Today, it’s his “go-to” lure when breaking down brush piles.