When he won the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Championship last fall on the Red River, Brandon Palaniuk relied on the same types of cover he fished on the rivers back home.
Side imaging units have become standard equipment on the boats of the Bassmaster Elite Series pros. "Going without one would be like going without a trolling motor," says Alabama pro Tim Horton.
When bass are on beds, Matt Greenblatt has one surefire way to trick them into biting.
Spring has sprung in the South. Water temperatures are rising above the 50-degree mark and prespawn bass are moving into the shallows. It's time for John Crews to start cranking.
The Bassmaster Classic usually brings out the finest performances of bass fishing's elite anglers, so any blunders can prove costly in this test of the best.
Conditions during last year's Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open at Alabama's Smith Lake played right into Andy Montgomery's fishing style.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Brian Snowden dreads the idea of running out of his most productive lure and having to run around town looking for a replacement.
Classic preparation with Mike Iaconelli
"This is probably the absolute best time to fish on the lakes where I live," says the 1995 Bassmaster Classic champ. "The fish are schooled up and are feeding heavily, so this is probably my favorite time of the year to fish."
Whenever he encounters post-frontal conditions in the fall, Tharp knows he needs to make a mental adjustment to keep catching fish.
Banging his namesake lure across the bottom of Fort Gibson Lake produced a victory for Tommy Biffle at the AutoZone Sooner Run Elite Series event in June.
Two years of saving regional tournament winnings enabled Dave Wolak to quit his job in 2004 and turn pro.
Deep jig fishing with Jason Williamson
Peter Thliveros on postspawn Carolina rigging
Denny Brauer on staying mentally sharp
How KVD spends his bye week