Monday, November 30, 2015

Trapping Bass In The Jungle - Part II | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Rat-L-Trap lipless crankbait

Trapping Bass In The Jungle - Part II | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "Mike Siefert, an expert Arkansas guide, was sharing in PART I where big fish hung out on Lake Millwood, and how stealth and technique specifics were important in fishing “the jungle” - an intimidating minefield of stumps and broken trees, surrounded by endless acres of aquatic hydrilla, coontail, pond weed, lily pads, and alligator weeds.  An expert with lipless crankbaits, (and a diehard “Rat-L-Trap” fan), he continued to explain some of the finer points of “Trappin” Bass In The Jungle"



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Soft Plastics...A Breakdown | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Soft plastic baits

Soft Plastics...A Breakdown | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "Few baits in the angler's arsenal have as many variants as the good old plastic worm. From its meager beginnings as a lure that was originally cut from old tire inner tubes, the plastic worm has become the mainstay for most anglers."



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Sunday, November 29, 2015

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Amazon.com: Bass Fishing Tips, Bass fishing with jigs: How to catch bass on jigs year round eBook: Steve Pease: Kindle Store:



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Smallmouth Fishing Tips | Share My Bass Pictures

smallies

Smallmouth Fishing Tips | Share My Bass Pictures: "For anyone who likes to catch Smallmouth Bass this article - smallmouth fishing tips - is for you. For the past twenty plus years I've enjoyed catching the mighty small mouth bass and in this article I'm going to reveal some tips that have helped me catch a lot of fish. Many of these tips relate to fishing in small rivers and streams, simply because that's the kind of fishing I enjoy."



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Soft Plastic Stickbaits | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Senko

Soft Plastic Stickbaits | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "Baits such as the Senko, Slug-Go, and Fluke can be fished almost anywhere - on, over, around, and even through most forms of cover and even open water. They're especially productive during the spring and fall when bass move shallow and feed heavily on shad and other baitfish."



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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Five top fishing presentations for late summer bass - Outdoor News - August 2015



Five top fishing presentations for late summer bass - Outdoor News - August 2015: "It’s late summer. Largemouth and smallmouth bass are feeding, and their forage is as vibrant and healthy as it will be all year. So start big and aggressive with spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and buzzbaits. Crankbaits are ideal for fall bassin’."



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Crankbaits For Bass | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Crankbaits for bass fishing

Crankbaits For Bass | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "Crankbaits are among the favorite baits of professional tournament fishermen because they act as "bird dogs" in their search for bass. One of the greatest advantages of using crankbaits for bass (especially the deep-diving type) is the vast amount of water you can cover, especially when bass are using a depth of 10 to 20 feet."



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Jigs | Fishing Jigs | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Jig fishing

Jigs | Fishing Jigs | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "Jigs are one of the most productive baits today, especially in water clarities from slightly murky to clear, in water temperatures below the sixty degree mark and when bass are in an inactive mood and buried in deep cover. Jigs are presentation lures and the key to fishing them is to make them look as much alive as possible. This is accomplished through a slow presentation."



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Thursday, November 26, 2015

How To Fish Tube Baits | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

How To Fish Tube Baits | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "The names Bobby and Garry Garland are certain to be enshrined in the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame one day due to the original tube bait the brothers developed called the Gitzit. The invented the lure to help them catch finicky fish on Lake Mead in Arizona."



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Saturday, November 21, 2015

Flipping/Pitching with JT Kenney | Pro Bass Fishing Class

learn pro bass fishing tips and techniques and how to fish for bass

Flipping/Pitching with JT Kenney | Pro Bass Fishing Class: "T will walk you through the subtle differences of flipping and pitching in grass mats, that can be the difference in cashing a check and going home empty handed."



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Fishing Smallmouth Bass On Shallow Flats During Autumn

image of Captain Chris Noffsinger with 2 big smallmouth bass

Fishing Smallmouth Bass On Shallow Flats During Autumn: "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. Young-of-the-year fishes that have avoided being eaten since birth have learned to be on the lookout for predators better than ever."



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Friday, November 20, 2015

The Raptor Effect | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

The author with a nice largemouth.

The Raptor Effect | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "During a recent Missouri fishing tournament at the Lake of the Ozarks, my partner Mike, after having a tough time landing any quality largemouth bass, suggested we turn to flipping jigs and worms under docks. In short order we were rewarded with a number of keeper bass"



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How to fish in the spring for BIG BASS. Instructional bass fishing tips - YouTube

How to fish in the spring for BIG BASS. Instructional bass fishing tips - YouTube: ""



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Increase Your Largemouth Bass Fishing Catch With These Tips And Techniques! | How To Catch Big Bass

Increase Your Largemouth Bass Fishing Catch With These Tips And Techniques! | How To Catch Big Bass: "Largemouth bass fishing when mentioned among a group of dedicated anglers can engender levels of excitement that only those who regularly cast a line can appreciate. Largemouth bass love a contest and of course, so do anglers!"



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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Back Seat Strategies | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Fishing from the back

Back Seat Strategies | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "The formalities are over. You are sitting in your partner's boat at dawn, anxiously waiting to hear your boat number over the loudspeaker. There it is. He puts the pedal to the floor and you begin racing down the lake at face-rippling speeds, headed for the mother lode of fishing holes."



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Monday, November 16, 2015

Bass Efficiency: Five Little Mistakes That Make A Huge Difference | Field & Stream



Bass Efficiency: Five Little Mistakes That Make A Huge Difference | Field & Stream: "Over the years, I've fished with a lot of folks on my boat, and during those countless trips I've witnessed all kinds of common bass fishing brain lapses (and been the executor of said brain lapses, as well). The thread I've noticed that ties many of these common bass fishing foibles together is poor concentration-keeping practices during the mundane, monotonous times when the action isn't hot."



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Topwater Frog Largemouth Bass Fishing Tips - How to Fish a Hollow Belly Frog - YouTube

Topwater Frog Largemouth Bass Fishing Tips - How to Fish a Hollow Belly Frog - YouTube: ""



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5 Best Baits for Bass in the Fall - Game & Fish

Largemouth bass, Lunker, Trophy bass

5 Best Baits for Bass in the Fall - Game & Fish: "Fall is the time to take advantage of the best baits for bass when the lakeshores are extra pretty, most waters are less crowded than they have been and temperatures feel good through the middle of the day. The best thing about fall bass fishing to any serious angler is simply that the action tends to be good. The bass prefer the moderated temperatures, too, and they are getting fueled up for tougher days ahead."



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Best Fishing Knots for Tying Hooks, Lures, Rigs | Take Me Fishing

Examples of some of the best fishing knots for hooks, weights and swivels

Best Fishing Knots for Tying Hooks, Lures, Rigs | Take Me Fishing: "When it comes time to learn how to tie a fishing hook, lure or anything else on the end of your line, you want to choose something that will be strong enough to hold against the fish you wish to catch. Because there are so many types of fishing knots, there may be more than one best fishing knot for each situation."



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Fall Largemouth Bass Fishing

Fat post-spawn Largemouth Bass

Fall Largemouth Bass Fishing: "The Fall season signals shorter days, quieter lakes, and a fish population preparing for the winter freeze. Most anglers will find that many of lures and techniques used over bedding bass in May will have little or no effect in October. While this may be frustrating, knowing where to look for the bass and what to use will make all the difference."



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5 Bass Fishing Rigs Every Angler Should Know - Wired2fish - Scout



5 Bass Fishing Rigs Every Angler Should Know - Wired2fish - Scout: "We've had a bunch of requests to do a piece on how to tie several rigs for bass fishing with soft plastics and when and where to fish them. We'll start with this overview piece with diagrams on how to rig the plastics."



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Sunday, November 15, 2015

Topwater Bass Fishing Blowups

Topwater Bass Fishing Blowups: "Turn the volume up and enjoy one of the best sounds in nature, a big bass splash. These are 60 of the biggest bass strikes we got in 2015. Most of the strikes in the video came on frogs, but there were a few on buzzbaits, spooks, ducks, and a whopper plopper."



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Saturday, November 14, 2015

How to Fish Jerkbaits

Lucky Craft Pointers 128

How to Fish Jerkbaits: "If you have never used a jerkbait, also known as a ripbait, then you are missing out on a hot winter and early spring bite for large mouth bass and small mouth bass throughout the whole year. The jerkbait works by being retrieved erratically back to the angler, however the most essential part of the retrieve is the pause. "



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Friday, November 13, 2015

Facing Tough Bass Fishing Conditions? Try Inline Spinners | Bass Fishing Tips & Tactics

Mepps Aglia In-line Spinner

Facing Tough Bass Fishing Conditions? Try Inline Spinners | Bass Fishing Tips & Tactics: "Thinking back to those early days when just starting to fish, I clearly remember the first two lures added to my fledgling bait collection in my single tray: a red and white Daredevil spoon and #2 Mepps in-line spinner.  Though both lures are fairly versatile, it was the in-line spinner that has remained a staple part of my angling repertoire ever since!"



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Largemouth Bass Angling and Catchability | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Largemouth Bass Angling and Catchability | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "Have you ever caught a bass in your pond you swear has been caught before? There's that telltale hook mark in the lip. and some special marking you have seen in the not too distant past.
    Are largemouth bass "smart?" Well, that probably depends on who you talk to and what they are doing. So, we won't try to unload that loaded question. However, we do believe that largemouth bass can learn from past experiences."



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Care Is Key To Reel Life | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Reel care

Care Is Key To Reel Life | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "Proper care can be key to the longevity of your fishing reel. As you head for the water this season, Abu Garcia's Bj√∂rn Everman says there are some simple steps that can help keep your reel rolling right through the year"



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Sunday, November 8, 2015

If They Could Only Have Four Lures for the Entire Season | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Dave Wolak finds security in the basics.

If They Could Only Have Four Lures for the Entire Season | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "A brand new Bassmaster Elite Series season has begun. Nearly 40,000 miles of interstate lie ahead for those who choose bass fishing as a full-time profession, and so do 11 bodies of water that never fish exactly the same. Packing for this venture combines a mix of experience, practicality and gut feelings."



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How Pro's Handle Tough Tournament Conditions | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Dave Lefebre - Erie, PA.

How Pro's Handle Tough Tournament Conditions | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "We all know what it's like to fish lakes that get pounded constantly by anglers. It seems that you cast until it hurts only to come in with an empty livewell. Though it isn't much fun, it is a lot less stressful than when you are fishing for your paycheck."



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How To Establish A Pattern | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Pattern fishing

How To Establish A Pattern | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "I had been fishing for three hours under the hot August sun with only one fish to account for, and numerous follows. As I quickly reeled in the "rat" I was throwing to select another area to cast to, out of nowhere a bass hit right at the boat! Immediately I realized I had been fishing my lure with a lazy day type retrieve, slow and methodical with an occasional pause"



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How to Fish a Spinnerbait in Muddy Water - YouTube

How to Fish a Spinnerbait in Muddy Water - YouTube: ""



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5 Must Have Baits for Fall Bass Fishing - YouTube

5 Must Have Baits for Fall Bass Fishing - YouTube: ""



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Buzzbait Fishing 101 with Denny Brauer

Buzzbait Fishing 101 with Denny Brauer: "A buzzbait is to topwater fishing, what a jig is to bottom fishing — a BIG FISH lure. The size and aggressive action of the buzzbait triggers bites from the biggest bass in the system, especially during the fall and post spawn. Denny Brauer explains the mechanics of effective buzzbait fishing. This is all-around good how-to content for those looking to catch a bigger average sized bass when they’re on the topwater chew."



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Saturday, November 7, 2015

Roller Jigging for Big Bass - YouTube

Roller Jigging for Big Bass - YouTube: ""



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Late Fall – Early Winter Bass Fishing Using Suspending Jerkbaits | Bass Fishing Tips & Tactics

Fall & Winter Jerkbait Fishing

Late Fall – Early Winter Bass Fishing Using Suspending Jerkbaits | Bass Fishing Tips & Tactics: "Many anglers have been throwing minnow baits (now commonly called jerkbaits) such as Rebels and Rapalas since their early days of bass fishing.  Though originally designed as either a floating or sinking bait, astute bass fishermen quickly determine a little modification to these minnow baits provides a lure that can be more effectively fished at intermediate depths."



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Going to The Creatures | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Plastic baits

Going to The Creatures | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "When you think of plastics and bass fishing you think of worms, grubs and soft plastic stick worms, but for some time coming, bass fishing has been going to the creatures. It all started many years ago when the first plastic lizards came busting onto the bass scene. I remember the black and yellow dotted creature in my tackle box and from time to time these guys would go for a swim but it wasn't until my carolina rigging days that these creatures earned a place in my heart and in my wallet as well."



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Targeting Late Fall Smallmouth | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Clausen has found that at times a jerkbait is the perfect wait to catch the last of the remaining larger smallmouth from shallower water before they shift into their fall patterns.

Targeting Late Fall Smallmouth | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "In part one of this article, we looked at how early fall smallmouth relate to shallower water.  Bassmaster Elite pros Luke Clausen and Jonathon VanDam as well as top Canadian stick, Nick Cousvis, are back at it for part two.  They’ll weigh in on where smallmouth will stage before they head to their winter haunts and the best way to catch them once water temps begin to consistently dip well below 60 degrees."



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Friday, November 6, 2015

Are We Overdoing Catch And Release? | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Catch and release

Are We Overdoing Catch And Release? | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "The art of catch and release could be on the verge of be coming the next big concern of fishery managers and biologists. It's actually already been under scrutiny for some time because keep-and-eat is what's supposedly missing from "workable" slot limits."



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Swimbaits | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC

Swimbaits

Swimbaits | The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide® LLC: "That's right! They're not just for spawning fish anymore. Lakes like Don Pedro in the Sierra Foothills have an abundance of big bass that have discovered the benefits of eating trout. For a big bass, she can do quite well eating just one trout per week. Using this knowledge, a serious trophy hunter can take advantage of their eating habits. You won't catch large numbers of fish, but the ones you do hook will wear your arms out and test your equipment."



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Monday, November 2, 2015

4 Lures for Fall River Kayak Fishing Success | The Fisherman's Journal Magazine





4 Lures for Fall River Kayak Fishing Success | The Fisherman's Journal Magazine: "The fall kayak fishing season is upon us.  The air and water temps are cooling down and we’re coming into a time anglers call the “fall bite.”
It’s a great time of year as this can really stir up big bass, both large and smallmouth to binge and feed heavily and aggressively before winter sets in on them.  Bass are tending to really chase moving baits at this time of year so here are 5 good lure options to try.  These baits, used properly should afford you the chance to land some 18” plus bass this season."



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