• Bass Fishing

    You’ll often have your best chance of the year to catch a big bass at Bogue Homa in March.

    Bogue Homa is March lunker lair

    The spawn puts a lot of big fish in anglers’ wheelhouses this month
    March 13 at 9:00am
    This big-bellied Pickwick Lake bass has a large foraging window and appears well fed.

    The foraging window

    Understand how the food supply affects bass
    March 06 at 9:00am
    Swing heads are known for tempting the big ones.

    Max motion — How swim-head jigs increase bass bites

    If you’re looking for a little extra action, the new swing-head jigs are perfect. And these bass-fishing experts tell you everything you need to know about how to use them effectively.
    March 01 at 7:00am
    If you’re looking for the best time to be at Toledo Bend, you can’t go wrong from now through March.

    Make a road trip for 10-pound bass

    Run to the nation’s No. 1 fishery to catch lunkers this month
    February 16 at 3:00pm
    Dan Smith of Ridgeland loves to fish small impoundments in February, and this 8-pounder caught on his fifth cast during a trip in 2016 is why. It took a shallow crankbait on the shallow side of a four-foot drop to an old channel.

    Winter keys for small-lake bass

    February 15 at 7:00am
    One of Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff Crochet’s go-to baits this month is a Rat-L-Trap, which can be ripped through grass off the banks to get prespawn bites.

    Cajun Baby’s top winter lures

    Follow this pro’s advice for more bass action
    February 14 at 6:00am
    Dan Smith of Ridgeland catches another February fatty, this one on a shaky head worm in a ditch.

    February fatties — How to catch winter bass

    The coldest month of the year produces some of the hottest bass action. And these experts tell you how to get the most out of your days on the water.
    February 01 at 7:00am
    A keeper bass on Ross Barnett has to be 14 inches or more.

    Start the year off with some bass

    January fishing tips for Ross Barnett
    January 11 at 4:20pm