• Bass Fishing

    William Flournoy caught this 8 ½-pound bass on one of his Uncle Lonnie Stanley’s new Stanley Standup Football Jigs at Lake Sam Rayburn.

    The Stanley Standup Football Jig

    A unique head shape puts this lure in action
    July 27, 2017 at 9:00am
    If ever there was a cover-specific bait, the Gene Larew Dock Shooter is it. It’s made to shoot under docks and fall flat.

    Skip and shoot to reach hot spots

    July 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    When the sun gets bright in July at Bogue Homa, Paul Elias suggests flipping a Stone Jig on the shady sides of the cypress trees.

    July bass at Bogue Homa

    July 13, 2017 at 9:00am
    For the fourth straight year, fishermen helped in the restocking of Florida bass in Ross Barnett Reservoir.

    Florida bass added at Ross Barnett

    July 03, 2017 at 6:00am
    Bassmaster Elite Series pro Greg Hackney commits enough time to hit several docks because piecing together the details of when and where bites occur typically yields a consistent formula.

    Make boat docks yield more bass

    These tips for the pros help maximize your summertime catch
    July 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Bassmaster pro Jordan Lee doctors his frogs before he feels they’re ready for use.

    Slow up for the blow up

    June 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Learn to flip and pitch with the bait in the hand you use to reel so you don’t have to transfer the rod between hands. It’s during that transfer that you can miss a subtle bite.

    Stay on the right side

    June 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Ken Covington, known by many as the “Minnow Man,” raises minnows and wholesales them to bait shops all over Mississippi and Alabama. He also enjoys using his products to catch big bass. 

    Can’t catch bait? Then buy it

    June 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Paul Elias likes to pitch a jig into the thickest hydrilla he can find, let the lure sink to the bottom, hop it off the bottom two or three times, reel the bait in and make another pitch.

    Lake Okhissa for June bass

    June 08, 2017 at 9:00am
    On highly pressured waters, bass get large by surviving capture and release.

    Summertime bass care

    June 05, 2017 at 9:00am
    Pausing a frog over an obvious “blow-up hole” is a good way to tempt another strike from an active area.

    Pro-Grade Frog Tips

    Working hollow-bodied frogs like the best
    June 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Mike Iaconelli believes minding the details can greatly improve your flipping game.

    Pro-grade flipping tips

    Tips from top pros to improve your presentations
    June 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Bob Ponds is the dean of striper fishing on Ross Barnett. He trolls to locate a school then casts to them.

    Earning Stripes

    Few freshwater fish can match striped bass’ size, power
    June 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Writer Mike Giles was using live bait at sunrise in June when he caught this healthy largemouth.

    Live bait = Big Bass

    Shiners, shad and bream even playing field among anglers
    June 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Making parallel casts keeps your bait in the strike zone longer.

    Staying up on current events

    May 15, 2017 at 7:00am