Species

Good Scent, Bad Scent, No Scent

So powerful is a catfish’s sense of smell (and taste) that they’re likely capable of perceiving their entire universe with their sniffers. Much the same way we observe four separate pine trees on a hill, catfish can likely smell four

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Don’t Miss the Skinny Wasteland for Autumn Smallies

Cool days and even colder nights have water temperatures tumbling; bug hatches are coming to a halt. The once warm summer rains are turning bitter, too – crawlers and the like burrowing deep rather than getting washed into the drink.

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Z-Man Project Z Chatterbait Product Review

4.6 out of 5 Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

If you are not familiar with chatterbaits, you ought to be; especially if you are a bass angler! Z-Man Fishing is the producer of the “original” chatterbait. They are, in many ways, the company that is responsible for the popularity

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Pro Angler Marianne Huskey, Ready to take on the World

Unless you are a walleye tournament fishing fanatic, you may not know who Marianne Huskey is. Well, listen up. Marianne is the only woman to ever have won an Angler of the Year (AOY) title in a professional fishing tournament

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Evers Secures Berth in 2016 Classic with 97-lb Win at BASSFest

PARIS, Tenn. — After a tough start to the Bassmaster Elite Series season, Edwin Evers said he hasn’t been that much fun for his wife, Tuesday, to live with back home in Talala, Okla. But things should be more pleasant

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Florida Bass Trifecta

This is probably one of the best times of the year fishing in Florida. Three killer seasonal patterns come together, proven for great bass fishing numbers of fish, as well as size.  

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An Over-Looked Crank For Cold-Weather Bass

When you fish against a guy like Tony Owens, biologist with the Texas Freshwater Fishery Center in Athens, Texas, you pay attention to the little things or you get left in the dust. Tony not only lives bass every day

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Catch More Cold-Water Crappies this Spring

As winter fades slowly into spring, crappies and other panfish begin a predictable transition from thermally stable, deep water basins toward warming shallows where the food web of the lake is beginning to bloom. This general movement may take a

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An Interview with FLW Pro, John Cox

Recently, I spoke with John Cox, an FLW Touring Pro from Central Florida. John Cox has over $500,000 in career earnings, 25 top 10 finishes, and a major tour win on the Red River. With key sponsors, Crestliner, Mud Hole,

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LEFEBRE WINS WALMART FLW TOUR ON LEWIS SMITH LAKE

FLW Tour pro Dave Lefebre brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 19 pounds, 5 ounces to win the FLW Tour at Lewis Smith Lake. Lefebre’s four-day total of 20 bass weighing 65-5 gave him a 1-pound, 14-ounce margin of

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Tips for Sight-Fishing Bass

One, two punch for sight fishing when targeting bass. It’s an approach I use when fishing highly pressured lakes, larger fish, or if you have a female that is not locked on but just outside the bed waiting to move

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