Tuesday, January 31, 2017

OUTDOORS: East Texas Fishing Report for Jan. 31, 2017

ATHENS ― Water level is about three inches low and stained. Water temp in the upper 50s. Fishing guide Jim Brack says bass are fair in 8-10 feet …

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Photos: American Bass Anglers Fishing Tournament, Jan. 28

They said “they were only fishing for small mouth bass” and all five of their fish were smallmouth bass which were a beautiful dark green color and …

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Tigers ready for fishing season

Richard Ridle, chairman of the Lake Eufaula Friends of the NRA, presents a donation check to the Eufaula High School Bass Club and its club …

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Ready for swim bait season

He wants to make it a nice place for the regular bass fisherman again. My buddy went out there this summer and he said every night he went the same …

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NWA Fishing Report

Black bass, striped bass and crappie are biting well. James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said an Alabama rig is the top lure for black …

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John B. Connally High School Wins FLW/TBF High School Fishing Texas State Championship

John B. Connally High School duo of Jeffrey Padavick of Austin, and Matthew McMillan of Pflugerville, brought a 5-bass limit to the scale weighing 16 …

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Monday, January 30, 2017

"Bass boat" or deep V?

I owned a v-hull before I bought the bass boat that I have now. My decision was based on what species and the style of fishing I did the most.

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Rat-L-Trap is still the hot lure

She swallowed the bait and nicked one of her gills. It was clear most of the fish were on the deep side of the boat. And the bass were not biting on the …

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

A tough day of bass fishing

#January 25: The Daily Double out of Point Loma Sportfishing out on a half-day trip with 8 anglers at the rail reported 4 sculpin, 5 sand bass and 6 …

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Doves, ducks, Devils River bass top TPWD rule change proposals

TPWD inland fisheries staff proposed a major change in fishing regulations aimed at preserving and enhancing the black-bass fishery in the Devils …

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Saturday, January 28, 2017

Doves, ducks, Devils River bass top TPWD rule change proposals

Doves, ducks, Devils River bass top TPWD rule change proposals … waterfowl season and the high-quality bass fishery in one of the state’s most …

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Harlan County Bass Anglers hand out 100 fishing poles

President Johnny Ray of the Harlan County Bass Anglers told WYMT, they grew up fishing and hope these children will enjoy the activity also. “There's …

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Nominations due for high school All-America fishing team

The Bass Anglers Sportsman Society wants to find our country’s top 12 high school bass fishermen, and to that end is calling for nominations for the …

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Little girl catching a big bass with Barbie fishing rod goes viral

A 5-pound bass is impressive to begin with, but this little girl named Avery caught hers with a Barbie fishing rod. Avery’s father, Ram, said that this was …

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CHARLEY SOARES: The brotherhood of bass anglers

Fishing is often referred to as a great equalizer, but it is also the sport that has introduced me to some of my closest friends. Despite the secrecy and …

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"Bass boat" or deep V?

What are the advantages of a deep V configuration as opposed to a traditional “bass boat” for use as an all-around fishing boat? I think I remember …

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Central Coast Fishing: Wild West Bass Trail's opening tournament luring local anglers

The 2-year-old Wild West Bass Trail is luring some Central Coast fishermen to Shasta Lake for a season-opening three-day pro-am tournament …

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Texas Tech Bass Fishing Team Grabs Lead In Bassmaster College Regional

Layne Bynum (right) and Travis McGuire of Texas Tech University take the lead on Day 2 of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Central Regional after …

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Outdoors: Closed bass season could be lifted; Chambersburg man helped enact coral regulations ...

Fishing for smallmouth and largemouth bass on parts of the Susquehanna and Juniata rivers could be legal again, as soon as 2018, after the Fish and …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Bass fishing in a crowd

Chris Lang 13, of Lake Wales, outfished his father Wednesday while on Lake Okeechobee with Capt. Mike Shellen of Okeechobeebassfishing.com.

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Nicholls bass team fishing in regional

Tyler Rivet and Cameron Naquin are representing Nicholls State University at the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Central Regional at Sam …

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OUTDOORS: East Texas Fishing Report for Jan. 26, 2017

Local angler Allan Spruiell says bass fishing has been good with some quality fish coming on swim baits and spinnerbaits around outside grass lines.

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Bass Pro founder's son breaks Missouri fishing record

Morris, son of Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris, said he and several friends were targeting carp and other rough fish Saturday night, using a …

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Mark Blazis: Fishing and outdoor expo remains alive in Boxboro

Other Friday seminars include Kayak Fishing for Striped Bass; Chris Parisi’s Targeting Holdover-Winter Striped Bass; and Capt. Shawn Tibbetts’ Shark …

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Louisiana, Texas Teams Tied After First Round Of Bassmaster College Regional

Bass fishing teams from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and Sam Houston State University are tied after the first day of competition in the …

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Power Pole continues sponsorship with Bass Champs for 2017

Bass Champs announced that Power-Pole shallow water anchors will once again … Whether you are fishing fresh or salt water, windy, calm or shallow …

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Regional fishing report, 1/26

Black bass are slow on jigs, medium and deep diving crankbaits, swimbaits and jerkbaits. Crappie and bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on …

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FLW FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH KEEP AMERICA FISHING FOR RECYCLING CAMPAIGN

The program will be backed by ads in FLW Bass Fishing magazine and promotion … Anglers are the front-line advocates for our fisheries, and properly …

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A bass fishing team without a boat? Not for long.

Ashlin Bohl, a member of the shocker bass club, patiently waits to catch a fish … “A boat is going to be the lifeline of the fishing program,” Schmidt said.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

A bass fishing team without a boat? Not for long.

The Wichita State Shocker Bass Team needs a boat. Jake Schmidt … “A boat is going to be the lifeline of the fishing program,” Schmidt said. “The boat …

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OUTDOORS: East Texas Fishing Report for Jan. 26, 2017

Matt Williams/For The Huntsville ItemBig bass are the senior citizens of the largemouth community. Anglers should take special care when handling …

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Fishing this week

DeGRAY LAKE Bass fishing is good for both numbers and quality with lots of 3- and 4-pound fish reported. Best fishing has been in the upper part of …

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Plano Elite Crankbait boxes and continued organization

The best crank bait storage boxes ever were marketed by Bass Pro Shop, but they were discontinued several years ago. (2007 or 2008?) They were …

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Your jig trailer matters

Bass are moving shallow here. Been spending alot of time pithcing jigs under cypress trees. A few weeks ago all i could get bit on was a jig with a …

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Oklahoma weekly fishing report

Striped bass hybrids good on slabs in deep water. Walleye fair. Crappie fair around the fishing dock. Catfish slow. White bass fair. Report submitted by …

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Try your luck: Upcoming fishing tournaments around Polk County

THE OUTCASTS BASS CLUB TRAIL will open the season Saturday on … BASSMASTERS FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOL FISHING and Jr. Bassmasters …

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Try your luck: Upcoming fishing tournaments around Polk County

THE OUTCASTS BASS CLUB TRAIL will open the season Saturday on … THE THIRD ANNUAL WALDEN SHORES BASS FISHING TOURNAMENT is …

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Fishing report

BLACK BAYOU: Crappie have been fair around the grass with shiners and jigs. Bass have been fair to good on spinners, crank baits and jigs. Contact …

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Freshwater fishing: Moster specks were abundant this week

Speckled perch fishermen on Lake Ariana are beating the wind by fishing off … Tenoroc anglers caught more than one bass per hour 10-18 inches on …

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Texas Fishing Report

Black bass are good on Rat-L-Traps and chartreuse jigs. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait and liver. Yellow catfish are …

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Zoneloc On Tour: Jay Yelas 30 years gone by

“Every morning I wake up and want to go fishing,” said Yelas. “I love to fish. Even if it’s not bass fishing, I love to fish. When I’m home I fish for steelhead …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Bag a bass while it's cool

Will Greenlee, author of Off the Beat, and breaking news reporter for Treasure Coast Newspapers, caught and released this bass from a neighborhood …

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OUTDOORS: East Texas Fishing Report for Jan. 25, 2017

ATHENS — Water level is six inches high and stained. Water temp in the upper 50s. Fishing guide Jim Brack says bass are slow. Best bite coming on …

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Bass Pro founder's son breaks Missouri fishing record

A narrow coal mine strip pit in Henry County yielded the first state-record fish of 2017 — a massive bigmouth buffalo shot by Springfield bowfisherman …

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Kaye Florane no longer Big Bass boss

Kaye Florane was born into a fishing family, but she found her passion for fishing causes in a discount barrel at a Metairie Kmart. Long after the days of …

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Fishing Report

Bass fishing is fair right now for anglers fishing with jigs. January is known for hit or miss fishing for bass. As the water temperatures increase the …

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Lake Norman a sweet home for Alabama bass

Lou Mintzer of Mooresville caught this 16-inch-long Alabama bass (formerly spotted bass) in Lake Norman in 2016 fishing with guide Bob Curan.

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MUD HOLE INKS SPONSORSHIP WITH FLW

Per terms of the agreement, Mud Hole will receive exposure at more than 274 FLW-sanctioned bass fishing tournaments and Expos, and through …

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New angler joins Bassmaster Elite Series … the NASCAR of fishing

Ocamica, 40, leaves his home in New Plymouth, Idaho, next week to begin his rookie season on the Bassmaster Elite Series — fishing’s equivalent of …

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Mild weather means wild fishing

Paul Sperco of Bass Pro Shops in Port St. Lucie said the surf fishing is … While fishing with a freshwater swim bait in a local pond in Palm City, the …

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Dew wins bass tournament single-handedly

Gary Dew was not upset when his fishing partner Matt Takacs decided not to compete in the fourth annual Channing Crowder’s Bass Fishing …

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Add brush piles now to catch more bass later

When most anglers talk of fishing around artificial reefs, they’re usually talking about fishing the nearshore or offshore reefs in saltwater. But artificial …

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Young Angler Nominations For High School All-American Fishing Team

B.A.S.S. is seeking nominations for the best and brightest high school bass anglers in the country. The Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing …

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Land the Biggest Bass of Your Life with These Big Swimbait Tips

I was talking with a professional angler friend the other day, and we discussed how the swimbait has become the jig of bass fishing in recent years.

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NWA Fishing Report

James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said black bass fishing is good with Alabama rigs, crank baits, jerk baits and jig and pigs. Bass are …

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uses for different rods

The 7'1 bass x would get a 6.?-1 reel on it. I would throw small to mid sized crankbaits, rattle traps, and even square bills. This rod might be my …

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ST. CROIX ROD: Casting for School Pride

The bass fishing team here started six years ago with half a dozen anglers. Now, the team is 19 members strong. Although the growth is impressive, …

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Nominations Being Accepted For 2017 Bassmaster High School All-Americans

B.A.S.S. is seeking nominations for the best and brightest high school bass … The Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team presented by …

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WHITEHOUSE'S SCHROEDER WINS TH MARINE FLW BASS FISHING LEAGUE COWBOY ...

Former Stephen F. Austin College Fishing angler Blake Schroeder of Whitehouse, Texas, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 28 pounds, 10 ounces, …

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Almost lost a thumb fishing ...

It felt like it anyway … so I was getting some weeds off my rapala top water and I’ll be damned if I didn’t shoot it into my thumb. It slingshot itself pretty …

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Ice fishing fever: 8-year-old girl catches big Down East bass

How’s your ice fishing season going? Catching fish? Catching big fish? Want to share photos of your catch with BDN readers? Of course you do!

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New Year Cleanup

The benefit of having my little Pond Prowler docked and not having to haul & launch it every time I go fishing does come with one drawback. Sitting in …

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TOP COLLEGE TOURNAMENTS OF 2017

Moore, OK - The 2017 season of college fishing is off and running. … BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship – Pickwick Lake (May 22-26)

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Oklahoma weekly fishing report

Crappie, striped bass hybrids and white bass fair on jigs around docks and the … Blue catfish good on Carolina-rigged shad at 25-30 ft. drift fishing the …

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Fish and Boat Commission may lift Susquehanna bass ban

The Pa. Fish and Boat Commission will consider reopening a fishing season on the Susquehanna. The plan would let anglers catch and release bass …

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Weather puts a damper on fishing

#675 anglers aboard31 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 72 yellowtail, 22 calico bass, 65 sand bass, 10 bonito, 1 barracuda, …

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Livetarget swimbaits

Seen these recently… Kind of cautious because they are comparatively cheap…It’s odd to me that they would sell cheaper than most of their other …

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FBC may lift bass ban on Susquehanna

Bass have recovered from die-offs and deformities enough that the … states the no-fishing rule has been “largely unenforceable,” and bass have met …

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Ex-Miami Dolphin Loves Fishing, Helping

Former Miami Dolphins linebacker Channing Crowder, left, laughs as he gives bass pro Mike Surman a hard time while pre-fishing for the Channing …

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Wiggins Wins Southern Open Tournament

… the only insignia on it (besides a B.A.S.S. patch) was a Jenko Fishing logo. … Wiggins found several spots that held quality bass using his Lowrance …

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Show your rod setup

I’m just really curious what different kinds of fishing rods and reels people use. In my in my opinion,i prefer a Abu Garcia Orra sx paired with a Duckett …

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Richland curriculum altered as angler interests move away from bass

Dale Brandt of Waxahachie caught this big hybrid striper while fishing with Royce Simmons Gone Fishin Guide Service at Richland Chambers Lake.

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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Gone fishing with Jerry Miller

He reported that he happened to go fishing on Lake Naconiche last Thursday with Mike Smith. The two were bass fishing in the upper creek area near …

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All colors of the rianbow

Or do you guys often branch out and buy things in colors that some bass probably have never seen before. Do you try and pick your lures in colors that …

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terminal tackle storage

I’m mostly a shore fisherman for now so boxes tend to get jostled around a bit. The bass mafia terminal coffin looks good but i can’t bring myself to …

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Brick and mortar store demise

I wasn’t that bothered by it until I went to bass pro on Wednesday to pick up rod wrap and thought I would fondle some rods while there. Nothing.

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Lucas, Robinson Lead Southern Open

At that point, about 360 of the 400 anglers already had weighed their bass in … Shryock also caught some sizable bass sight fishing early Thursday …

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Friday, January 20, 2017

DICK'S Sporting Goods Joins GEICO Bassmaster Classic As Presenting Sponsor

The 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods is the 47th annual championship of professional bass fishing.

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Sweetwater Marina

Today’s fishing report over at Sweetwater: we launched about 12 to 15 boats today; around three quarters caught fish. One angler had a limit of bass, …

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - January 21, 2017 weekend

LAKE SEMINOLE ( * ) – Bass have been biting well near the edges of grass flats. Reports say the fish are holding close to the migration “ditches.

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Bass still at multiple depths

But mid-depth and deep fishing should remain steady. Some large smallmouth bass also have been landed on lakes Grapevine and Ray Roberts.

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Movin to S Korea

My pa jokes saying if you go fish in a pond with a bunch of bass your not going to catch carp there. Why? Because the bass ate all of em.

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Winter Bass Fishing With Leadhead & Squid

A lot of my early fishing here in Southern California was in Santa Monica Bay aboard the New Del Mar on halfies and twilights fishing for bass.

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Fishing Report

BLACK BAYOU — Crappie have been fair around the trees on shiners or jigs. Bass are fair fishing around the grass with jigs and spinners. Contact the …

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With truck back home, it's time to head back out on fuller lakes

Bass fishing is fair for anglers fishing with jigs. January is known for hit or miss fishing for bass. As the water temperatures increase the bigger bites will …

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Bass Pro star Mark Menendez highlights Expo

They will be providing bass seminars targeting all levels of proficiency. Whether fishing from a boat or on shore, casting or bottom-bouncing, using …

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First Lure Of The Season

If the water is clear 1.5 ft+ viability. I like to start with a transparent jerkbait and Umbrella rig. Working main lake points and channel swings hitting steep …

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Chalk Talk: Flipping wood with Mansue

Traveling the country fishing tournaments, Bass University instructor Dave Mansue has yet to find a lake that doesn’t have some type of wood that …

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Trapped in the Box...on Purpose

A member of the North Carolina B.A.S.S. Nation State Team, Gay also has a passion for providing fishing and outdoor experiences to children: she is …

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Robinson Grabs Day 1 Lead As Big Names Sack Big Bass At Southern Open On Florida's Harris ...

On Thursday in the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open No. 1, the acclaimed Florida fishery showed off a bit – for mid-January, at least.

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Clarkson: Expect alluring time at Richmond Fishing Expo

The Richmond Fishing Expo will be held this weekend at the Meadow … best fishing of the year for largemouth bass, shad, crappie and striped bass, …

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Brothers find successful fishing on Greenfield Lake

I have caught some of my biggest bass on the third or fourth day of a warming trend in … The two brothers began fishing when they were very young.

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North Carolina Woman Wins Trip For Two In The Fish With Bobby Lane Sweepstakes

Fishing fans will have another chance to win by entering now in the Fish With Toyota Bassmaster Angler Of The Year Gerald Swindle Sweepstakes.

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Sitting and waiting. NOT!

Not many people Bass fish that way intentionally, though I could certainly fish that way with shiners for big bass. If expanded to fishing in general, if you …

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Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing Is Ready To Roll In 2017B

(Jan 19, 2017 - Birmingham, AL) With more than $74,000 on the line for 2017, including a Triton bass boat, Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing presented by …

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3 Spinnerbait Tweaks for Cold-Water Bass Luke Stoner

Bass fishing spinnerbaits are one of the most tried and true bass fishing lures in existence. Because they’re traditionally associated with spring or fall …

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Regional fishing report, 1/19

Black bass are fair on jigs, medium and deep diving crankbaits, swimbaits and jerkbaits. Crappie and bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are excellent …

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Air travel - 2 piece rod ?

As for bass or other larger species add a pack or two of grubs, some Sencos, and some soft or hollow bodied swimbaits. I happen to like the Reaction …

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University of Florida Bass Fishing Team Survives Wild Boat Crash - VIDEO

Below, we see two of the University of Florida bass fishing team involved in a strange boat crash. Yeah, this counts as sports, because it is the …

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Good fishing can happen in bad weather

NORTH PASS BASS – Reid Oalman, age 5, is shown with a nice bass that he caught in North Pass. The Holy Ghost kindergartner caught it on a …

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What's that one secret lure....

Secrets? pishaw! who would do such a thing, especially a bass angler no less? The thought horrifies me! I’d bet you think the next Bassmasters …

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Fishing tournaments 1/19/2017

THE BASS ASSASSINS OF POLK COUNTY will compete Saturday on the Kissimmee Chain out of Camp Mack. Open to public. Entry fee $40 per boat.

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Texan Keith Combs a favorite to win Bassmaster Classic in Lake Conroe

Professional bass tournament angler Keith Combs uses some of his boat’s extensive marine electronics to help locate potential fishing areas while …

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Need help simplifying line choices

Hello everyone! I am trying to simplify my bass fishing. I am trying to cover most of my baitcasting presentations with just 3 rods. I know some rods …

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Nevada Fishing Report

Anchovies are working for striped bass, and silver Rapalas are catching … Some fishermen found good action for 3- to 5-pound stripers while fishing …

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Freshwater fishing: Bass are active, but not very big

Bass are inside around bedding areas, but no real heavyweights were caught actually on the beds around the full moon through the weekend.

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Fishing and hunting report for Jan. 19

Outlook: Gier’s Bass Pro reports: Black bass fair to good on jigs and shaky heads 4 to … Outlook: Guide Vic Oertle reports: Ice is unsafe for ice fishing.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Outdoors: Mike Marsh: Warming Trend Brings Brothers Outdoors for Greenfield Bass

“We have caught three bass today,” Dwight said. “We also lost one that … The two brothers began fishing when they were very young. Their father took …

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Collegiate bass anglers hurled from boat at 60 mph; video

Hunter Bland and Conner Young, from the University of Florida, were speeding to a fishing spot at the outset of tournament this past weekend on Lake …

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Texas Fishing Report

Black bass are fair on watermelon spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Rat-L-Traps over …. FAIRFIELD: Black bass fishing reported as significantly improved.

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Fishing report

BLACK BAYOU: Crappie have been fair around the trees on shiners or jigs. Bass are fair fishing around the grass with jigs and spinners. Contact the …

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Bass Pro Shops to host pompano seminars

Bass Pro Shops in Port St. Lucie will have free how-to fishing seminars this weekend on “Surf Fishing for Pompano and Long Distance Casting Tips.

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Fishing report for Wednesday, Jan. 18

1, the Applegate River is open for trout and steelhead fishing but remain … Warmwater fishing for bass, crappie and bluegill is likely slow with the …

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Florida bass fishing team members thrown from boat at 57 mph

18 (UPI) – Two members of the University of Florida’s Bass Fishing Team were filmed being thrown from their boat at a speed of 57 mph when the …

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Local anglers do well in high school and college fishing tourneys

The Creek Wood team of Daniel Cheshire and Steven Mills finished sixth in the 2017 Fishing League Worldwide/Tennessee Bass Federation High …

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Misc. Crankbait / Tungsten Jig Lot For Sale

Hello. I have a box of miscellaneous crankabits and tungsten jigs I am not using that I would like to sell. Most of the box has either been slightly used or …

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Lake reels in economic benefits with Bassmaster Southern Open

Lake County’s reputation as one of the nation’s best areas for bass fishing is in the spotlight once again during the season-opening Bass Pro Shops …

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Two Wagoner High students featured on cover of national magazine

Wagoner High School senior Eli Brumnett, 18, left, and his brother, sophomore Tate Brumnett, 16, were featured on the cover of FLW Bass Fishing, …

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Former bear wrestler signs up for Times/BOSS All-City bass event

The tournament, a revival of an event dormant for most of the past decade, crowns the best bass fishing team in Northwest Louisiana. It’s slated for …

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Drop-shoting Shad

A local golf course that I fish at is LOADED with big bass. After fishing this pond for a little while last spring, I noticed baitfish moving around.

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Topwater/Jerkbait rod Fenwick Aetos vs Mojo

… downward snap, so if you’re 5'4 fishing on a kayak, the 6'8" rod isn’t going to work as comfortably as it would if you’re 6’ and fishing on a bass boat.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Small boat tournament yields big bass

Jeff and David Sheets caught five bass weighing a total of 17.05 pounds … Fishing the flats at Everglades Holiday Park, Skip Reed and Ron Ciolfi …

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Marion County Youth win High School Tournament on Okeechobee

CLEWISTON, Fla. (Jan. 17, 2017) – The Marion County Youth Bassmasters duo of Brett Pearson of Gainesville, Florida, and Erik Van Dyke of Ocala, …

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After complaints, Fish Commission may again allow bass fishing in spring for Lower Susquehanna

The staff of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has recommended the spring season again be open for catch-and-release bass fishing, …

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STRIPERS FOREVER SURVEY RESULTS

Striped bass anglers from North Carolina to Maine, responding to the 14th annual fishing survey from the national striped bass conservation …

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Football Head Jig in grass?

In deep water, with the jig sliding towards you a bass can hit on the fall & y'all … The commotion caused by working a football head attracts the bass’s …

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OUTDOORS: East Texas Fishing Report for Jan. 17, 2017

ATHENS — Water level is about full pool and slightly stained. Water temp in the mid-50s. Fishing guide Jim Brack says bass are still being caught up …

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NWA Fishing Report

Kenny Stroud in Siloam Springs said black bass fishing is good with a variety of soft plastic lures fished two to 20 feet deep and rigged any style.

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Bass Fishing Beard Wars for Breast Cancer Fund Raiser

But two professional bass fishing tournament anglers are taking the beard game trash talking to a hilarious new level. Elite Series pro Gerald Swindle …

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Here's how the record snow could affect fishing — now, and throughout the year

Hopefully, the harsh winter won’t have a negative impact on bass spawning in the spring. Jordan Rodriguez Special to the Idaho Statesman.

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Conditions improve for crabbing, bottomfishing

With the next extended warming trend, the bassfishing in lakes along the Oregon coast should take off and while the catch numbers may not seem that …

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How would you fish this lake?

Most of the fishing reports are for LM bass, but some from a few years back mention catching nice smallies in there as well. I circled in red the spots …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: A bonefish bonus

Bass fishing continues to be steady for bass in the 3- to 8-pound range. Fish along the edges of the Kissimmee grass, near the bulrushes and along …

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Bass Jig Storage

I have been storing my jigs in a Plano box and have been reasonably happy with it. For some reason I wanted a change. What I am looking at doing is …

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Detroit Tigers Links has gone fishing for Anthony Bass

On Saturday, Tigers beat writer Jason Beck reported that the team is one of five or six teams interested in the services of pitcher Anthony Bass. Bass, a …

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I’m also curious after reading the latest bassmaster magazine. I don’t fully understand its appeal. Seems like just a power wacky rig. I’ve never fished it …

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Right or left

That explains why I use right handed gear exclusively, I golf right handed, bat right, hockey right, yet I’m left handed. I’ve been bass akwards my entire …

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Drop Shot Weights

Check out original manufacturer bass store on Facebook for tungsten weights. They are very reasonably priced. The even have the weights stamped …

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New rods and reels

Then, I have a Lews LFS Speed Spool with a 6.8:1 gear ratio and a St. Croix Mojo Bass that is 7’ MH Fast action rod. I’m selling a kayak and will use …

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Mount Storm Lake, WV

Almost all of the bass I caught were on a Vision 110 Junior. In the water that was in the low 50s, I was giving the bait a 5-10 second pause, and usually …

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Great Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo Dates Set

Bassmaster Elite Pro Mark Menendez of Paducah, Kentucky will join an impressive cast of speakers at the Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo …

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Why do dark colored plastics catch fish in clear water?

So for the past few years I have been fishing on a super clear lake that doesn’t allow gas powered engines. It’s not a very deep lake- it’s mostly about …

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Tackle Storage

I fish from a deep v 16’ tracker, a 8’ basshunter, and sometimes from shore. The plano 3700 series offer the versatility, as I keep a few empty ones,…

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BOB MAINDELLE: Central Texas Boat Show coming to Expo Center next weekend

A new player in the boat business, Tightlines Premium Fishing Tackle of Killeen, will have its line of tournament-focused Bass Cat bass boats on hand.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Outdoors: Boat show, bass tournament coiming to Belton

Outdoors: Boat show, bass tournament coiming to Belton … Whether you’re after a fishing boat or just a water recreation craft, the event will have boats …

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Arkansas weekly fishing report

The black bass fishing is going good on spinnerbaits and small crankbaits for the shallow. Use C-rigs and football head jigs for the deeper fish as well …

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Hey everyone I have a quantum e770pt reel on a 7foot heavy bass mojo.i use this as my primary frog rod, but the thing is is that the brakes are really …

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Looking ahead to key fishing dates for 2017

Gonzales national touring pro angler Greg Hackney hoists the championship trophy after his $100,000 win in the 2016 BASSfest tournament held on …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Pompano on the beach

Paul Sperco of Bass Pro Shops in Port St. Lucie is one of many surf anglers eager for the east wind to stop blowing. Could catches like this be coming …

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Hunting Bass

First of all let me say that I have started fishing deep, looking for the bass sanctuary. It aint easy fishing something I can’t see and it really drops my …

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'Crappie University' wades into northeast Kansas community college

Crappie University was established in 2015 by Gary White, who also founded Bass Fishing Techniques and Bassmaster University, to help educate …

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Finding a pattern

Hey guys, I was wondering how all of you guys create and form a pattern for bass fishing. What do you all look for when fishing, to possibly use a lure …

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Fishing Report

BLACK BAYOU — Crappie have been fair around the trees on shiners or jigs. Bass are best around openings in grass just off the banks on jigs, …

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Most important piece of equipment

I remember sitting on the bow with my feet hanging over the front and a paddle in one hand while fishing with the other, still caught lots of bass, so my …

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BASS Northern Open

I am thinking of competing on Lake Oneida as a co-angler in the Bassmaster Open. I have only fished in a few smaller tournaments. I also have a …

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Bass Pros Enjoy Their Off-Season in Variety of Ways

Fellow Yamaha Pro Cliff Crochet’s Elite season ended in September, but his competitive fishing didn’t. He fished the Bassmaster® Southern Open in …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Back to basics for bass

No superstitions here. Brian Graves of Virginia fished Friday morning with Capt. Mike Shellen of okeechobeebassfishing.com to catch and release this …

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Bass club angles for Seminole title

TIFTON — The Bass Fishing Club at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will compete in the 2017 YETI Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) College …

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Basscats learn about college fishing from Bass Anglers at UGA before Lake Seminole tournament

The University of Georgia fishing club, Bass Anglers at UGA, spoke to the Bainbridge Basscats about balancing fishing and academics, competition at …

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Zoneloc On Tour: Alton Jones Jr.'s favorite techniques

What are the best bass fishing techniques to use when you make a living as a tournament fishing professional? Some may say they don’t care what …

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Identifying Grass

… back underneath leaving space for bass to move and hunt. When water levels drop in summer the milfoil canopy collapses creating great mat fishing …

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Sunline continues support of Collegiate Bass Series

The Association of Collegiate Anglers has announced that Sunline will continue its partnership support of the 2017 Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing …

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Huge rain impact on fishing

I wrote a article for In-Fisherman titled A Rare Chance for a World Record Bass* when the Isy was producing 18+ lb bass. Isabella has the forage base …

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Local student joins TTU's Bass Fishing Team

Photo submitted Jesse Garren and Cody Blackburn (right) recently captured First Place in the TN Tech University’s Bass Team Tournament at Dale …

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Fishing tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box …

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California Rookies Anxious To Get Started

As BassFans know, California has long been a source of anglers who’ve … Fishing around in California for the past five or six years has been fun.

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Weekly fishing report

LAKE ISABELLA: Very light fishing pressure, but there is still a fair catfish bite … In the lower river the bass and catfish bites are slow with a few bass on …

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

What is the best crankbait?

If I had to pick 1 diving crankbait to bass fish with it would be a difficult … Both these lures have caught a lot 6 lb to 9 lb bass for me, 14.7 lb on the Poe …

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Ex-Dolphin Channing Crowder loves fishing and helping kids

Ex-Dolphin Channing Crowder loves fishing and helping kids. Channing Crowder … The fourth annual Channing Crowder’s Bass Fishing Tournament …

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South Florida fishing report: Red-hot sailfish bite cools off, small bass in Everglades

Alan Zaremba of Hollywood said the recent cold front slowed the peacock bass bite in urban canals, but the fish were still biting hard jerkbaits. SOUTH …

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Fishing slows down as temperature drops

Fishing for striped bass was good from Snow’s Cut to the downtown waterfront. Surf fishermen reported catches of puffer fish, dog fish, black drum and …

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Hey Cranking guys...

“When” to do this for me is mostly predicated on where I think the bass are at. They may be too deep or buried up inside of heavy vegetation. Perhaps …

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Gary Simpson: Fishing action firing up in surrounding lakes

Tuesday evening, Bienville Plantation guide, Jeff Taylor was bass fishing one of the fine Bienville lakes with Tracy Duckett. Something was “swinging …

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - January 14, 2017 weekend

LAKE SEMINOLE ( * ) – Bass fishing is fair. The largest concentrations of largemouths can be found on creek points and along creek bends. Seek the …

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Worst bass miss

Members; 13,477; 14,031 posts; Location ~ 45th Parallel North ~; My PB: Between 11-12 lbs; Favorite Bass: Largemouth & Smallmouth; Favorite Lake …

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OUTDOORS: East Texas Fishing Report for Jan. 12, 2017

Fishing guide Stephen Johnston says black bass are fair in 2-8 feet using lipless cranks, Carolina rigs and square bills. A few fish on deeper ridges …

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Classic Pre Fishing

The guys on the bassmaster elite tour are used to no practice prior to the start of the tournament. Each event On the elite series has an off limits time …

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30% off Discount to all Anglers Fishing the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series!

(Jan 11, 2017 - San Antonio, TX) Cabela’s is one of college bass fishing’s largest supporters and has been supporting college fishing since the very …

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Nevada Fishing Report

LAKE MOHAVE — Striped bass fishing has been hit or miss, though shore anglers have found success with cut anchovies. Watch for birds feeding on …

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Catch of the Week: Jan. 11, 2017

JoGene Holaway shows off some of his Southwest Florida largemouth black bass that he caught while fishing with his custom-colored, Bass Addiction …

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Freshwater fishing report: Bigger specks are coming in across Polk

Around Lakeland, big bass stirring at Tenoroc, with four in 8- to 9-pound class … At Winter Haven, speck fishing good on Howard, Shipp , May, canal at …

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Below the Waterline: Hamilton taking Xpress route to Elite Series

I recently had a chance to sit down in the Wired2Fish Mancave with BASS Elite Series rookie Skylar Hamilton while rigging his new aluminum Xpress …

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Freshwater fishing report: Bigger specks are coming in across Polk

Bass 1-2 pounds on slow side at Saddle Creek, but 8-pounder last week, … At Winter Haven, speck fishing good on Howard, Shipp , May, canal at …

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Upcoming fishing tournaments around Polk County

THE KISSIMMEE BASS SERIES SENIORS trail will compete Friday on the Kissimmee Chain out of Camp Mack. Both anglers must be 50 or older.

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Winter time cold water fishing

I had a hard time trying to find a bait the bass wanted since we were fishing in about 25ft of water and I’m only used to fishing ponds no deeper than …

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Jig modification

I got this bass jig and there is extra skirt sticking through the collar in front . I guess I need to trim that? With what? And I’m guessing the corkscrew …

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Texas Fishing Report

FAIRFIELD: Black bass fishing reported as significantly improved. TPWD discontinued stocking the lake after the fish kill in September 2011. Redfish …

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Seventh annual Fishing for Tucker bass tournament scheduled for Feb. 4

Last year’s winners of the Fishing for Tucker bass tournament Tyler Teague, left, and Teal Smith hold some of the bass that made up their 18.47-pound …

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Bass Pro Shops Announces 2016 Conservation Partners of the Year

Ray Scott, Jr. is a bass fishing pioneer and founder of the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.) and the Whitetail Institute of North America.

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Fishing report

BLACK BAYOU: Crappie have been fair around the trees on shiners or jigs. Bass are best around openings in grass just off the banks on jigs, spinners …

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Bassmaster Elite Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo features seminars with experts

Bassmaster Elite pro Mark Menendez will give seminars at the Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo on Jan. 20-22 at the Conference and Event …

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Weekly fish report: Bass catch picking up

Lake Casitas: Fishing has been a little slow, but the bass catch has been picking up with considerable action. Trout is also doing well. James Lopez of …

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Fishing Report for Jan. 11

1, the Applegate River is open for trout and steelhead fishing but remain closed to … Fishing for bass and bluegill will slow with dropping temperatures.

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Fishing Report

Bass fishing remains consistent as the bass have moved deeper. For numbers try targeting points and backs of creeks with soft plastics and jigs.

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Brandon Palaniuk joins ZOOM Bait Company Pro Staff

“Brandon represents some of the best young talent on the Bassmaster Elite Series and we are thrilled he will be fishing Zoom Baits next year.”

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Big, really big, Cook County largemouth bass: Fish of the Week

What was dancing on the ice was one of the great largemouth bass, ice fishing or open water, from a Forest Preserves of Cook County lake. FOTW, the …

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Shallow Water Winter Tips

-IME, most mature (larger) bass are likely to be migratory and will leave the lagoons over winter -esp ones so shallow. In some I’ve fished, they leave …

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MLF announces World Championship event

The airings will mark the largest and first-ever consecutive six-week bass fishing series to run on national broadcast television, a precedent for the …

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Pro's Quick Tip: Lucas' Road Map To Success

When he started fishing the Bassmaster Opens in 2013, expanding his knowledge of unfamiliar territory was the goal. He never fished a Southern …

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Bass pro Menendez to highlight Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo

Bassmaster Elite Pro Mark Menendez of Paducah, Kentucky, will join an impressive cast of speakers at the Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo …

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Sayler and Forssell catch bass despite frigid weather

Fishing out of Clewiston, Forssell and Sayler flipped Gambler creature baits in an area of the lake known as the East Wall to win a total of $2,200 plus …

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Rookie Cifuentes Has Has Shown Penchant For Wins

“I loved the learning aspect of fishing with Larry, but I felt like I needed to take that next step after 2 years in a row in the Top 10 as a co-angler.

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East Texas Fishing Report for Jan. 11, 2017

ATHENS — Water level is about normal and fairly clear. Water temp in the low 50s. Fishing guide Jim Brack says bass are slow. A few fish being …

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Favorite pro techniques: Brett Hite

As he was in the process of finishing preparations for the 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series season, Hite took a little time to share his three favorite fishing …

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TH Marine Supplies signs deal with fishing show

To be a part of this company is a true honor,” said Zona, the host of “Zona’s Awesome Fishing Show,” “Bassmasters” and “The Bass Pros.” “We are …

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NWA Fishing Report

James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said black bass fishing is good with shad-colored jerk baits and crawdad-colored crank baits.

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Passion Has Fueled Gilliland's Long Career

After a long run in state fisheries management, Gilliland brought his deep well of environmental and species biology expertise to B.A.S.S. in January …

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ALX Rods make very light, very strong, technique-specific rods

Dziengielewski began making his own rods years ago when he decided to start fishing in bass tournaments. But as soon as he had a handful made, …

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WTB: Megabass orochi cover hacking 10chl

hi everyone! I am looking to buy a megabass orochi cover hacking 10chl reel. if anyone has one collecting dust or that you want to sell for a …

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Bass fishing is red hot

Two factors have big bass biting well this week: The cool weather and the waxing full moon. (Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY MIKE SHELLEN).

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Big Bob's fishing report: Jan. 4, 2017

Happy New Year to everyone, and good fishing in 2017. Bass fishing is as good as anytime of the year right now. The Bama rig is working very well, …

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New to Bass Fishing and Forum, North Texas

Kate - Welcome to Bass Resource. Enjoy reading & contributing in the forums. If you can, stop at your local tackle shop. They’ll be the most …

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The Great Outdoors: Fishing resolutions for 2017

Plus, in all my years of bass fishing, I have not achieved that certain level of perfection that very few ever attain. Yes, I have been “Mr. Bass” in our club …

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Favorite usa?

Is it bass that you want to catch, and will you be fishing from shore? Will it be on a small stream or river, will it be on a small lake or a big body of water?

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Daiwa Tatula casting rod

Never thought about a crankbait, but any rod that will load for 3/32 oz. lures should have no problem keeping a bass pinned with a treble hook lure.

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

fishing log

How detailed of a log do you keep through the season?Do you just keep weight and length?Do you log the lure,how you presented it.Retrieve speed …

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Swim jig vs. paddle tail on plain jig

So many people in bass circles want to make fishing 100% scientific (and it isn’t - there’s as much art in fishing as science) that it bothers some people …

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100% New to fishing what should i buy?

The Bass Resource Articles section has a ton of info & some specific stuff for the … They are $49.99 at Bass Pro but can often be found online for less.

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Stick bait recommendations

I’ve always been a huge fan of Senkos. I’ve tried a few imitations and have always gone back to the original. Now that they’re not selling the bulk …

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Saturday, January 7, 2017

Fishing Report

OUACHITA RIVER — Crappie fishing has been fair around submerged tops in the river with shiners or jigs fishing 16 feet deep in 20 foot water. Bass …

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New Ultimate Fishing Show in Detroit — something for everyone

Want to bag bigger bass, win over winter walleye, learn to kayak-fish, improve the ice-fishing? Want to wave the magic wand and learn to fly-fish?

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New K-9 Fluoro givers anglers another option in the fishing line market

Fluorocarbon lines have taken the fishing market by storm over the past … no stretch is an advantage — think crankbait fishing for bass — fluoro has …

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Gone fishing with Jerry Miller

Frank Lusk caught some quality size bass up to six pounds on Lake Naconiche … At that time I was fishing in the Jacksonville Bass Club tournament.

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Bank fishing super tough in winter

Went fishing yesterday and was reminded just how nearly impossible it is to bank fish most of the Central California lakes in the winter. Conditions …

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Lures to stock up on for the new year

Shallow crankbaits Mann’s baby -1 casts great and works great Baby bass has been great color but many colors work. Worms like the Mann’s Jelly …

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Best baitcast reels?

now my sons and I are ready to go after some bigger bass on the Prettyboy Resevoir here. Just bought some GLoomis rods 6'9" and need advice on …

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Carlisle police officer turns to kayak fishing

Heredia calls the Susquehanna River “one of the most prolific small bass fisheries in the United States.” The substrata is very uneven, rocky. He said it …

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