• Bass Fishing

    Bass anglers Derward Maudlin and Mike Damron won a tournament with 20.36 pounds this year, including a 5.96-pound lunker caught on a Delta Lures buzzbait.

    Delta Lures’ buzzbaits

    Anodized blades provide unique sound
    November 29, 2017 at 9:00am
    A buzzbait is a very productive bait when bass are in the backs of creeks on visible cover.

    Pickwick Lake’s bass bonanza

    November is prime time for fine fall action
    November 15, 2017 at 9:00am
    Needle nose and split ring pliers are invaluable for hook change operations.

    Tools and tactics

    November 15, 2017 at 6:00am
    A feature on Google Earth allows anglers to go back in time to see features on Okhissa’s lake bottom before the lake was impounded to see potential bass-holding spots.

    Google Earth helps turn back time at Okhissa

    November 15, 2017 at 6:00am
    Bassmaster Elite pro Kevin VanDam likes to add one hook while removing another simultaneously.

    Hooking it up - How to change hard bait hooks

    Changing the factory hooks on your hard baits is an easy way to tweak your lure’s performance — and put more bass in the box.
    November 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Lake Okhissa is still a great bass lake, even with its ‘new-car smell’ long gone.

    Okhissa’s ‘Back to the Future’ bass

    Lake in southwest Mississippi has changed with age, but the bass are still feisty and will bite this month.
    November 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Despite its length, you can still connect on the hookset with the Mag 12.

    The Mag 12 Buzz Worm

    Foot-long offering from Mister Twister creates big bass buzz
    October 30, 2017 at 9:00am
    Anglers can catch spotted bass, along with largemouths and smallmouths, on different areas in Bay Springs.

    Bay Springs: five rods, two areas

    Break up your day with different lures, areas
    October 18, 2017 at 9:00am
    Football jigs are one of the favorites for probing creek ditches.

    Carolina concepts

    October 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Pete Ponds uses his own designed Pete Ponds Finesse Swim Jig from Talon to catch bass at Barnett Reservoir when the shad begin to stack in the pad fields.

    Bass chasing shad — that’s a good thing

    October 13, 2017 at 7:00am
    Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff

    How to catch more fish with Rat-L-Traps

    Alter lure for use around hard structure
    October 05, 2017 at 11:00am
    Small ditches off a larger creek can be highly productive.

    ‘Digging’ the ditches

    Locating the travel lanes bass use each fall isn’t quite as simple as it sounds. But if you can figure out where they’re moving and gathering, you’re in business.
    October 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Anything unusual in a field of matted grass is worth your attention.

    Frog fishing tackle

    Make sure your gear is up to snuff
    September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Ott DeFoe likes grass edges in low-light conditions.

    Best topwater frogs for different applications

    There’s no one frog for everything, so choose wisely
    September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Although you’ll catch a good number of 1 to 1½-pound bass using these tactics in September, you may get a really good bass, like the one pictured here.

    Bet on your most-dependable lake

    September bass fishing great at Bogue Homa
    September 14, 2017 at 9:00am