Bass Fishing

Chunky River’s Chunky Redeyes

As our canoe drifted toward the shallow shoals of the Chunky River, an angler pitched a Rattlin’ Chug Bug right to the crest of the shoals and started his retrieve. In a split second the Chug Bug disappeared, and the angler bowed up on a feisty spotted bass. […]

Bass Fishing

Aliceville’s Autumn Harvest

Shortly after daybreak, Hoot Gibson maneuvered his boat near a ledge on the Tombigbee River, quickly eased the trolling motor over the side and effortlessly pitched a worm up onto the shallow ledge. […]

Bass Fishing

Finally Fall!

Without hesitation the talented bass angler quickly swept his rod to the side and drove the steel hook deep into the jaw of a hungry largemouth bass. The lunker bass fought like a demon, but was quickly subdued, admired and released by the expert angler. […]

Bass Fishing

Great Explorations

Shortly after dawn, Justin Atkins methodically picked apart the shoreline structure as he probed every grass bed and piece of wood cover in the old river run. […]

Bass Fishing

No Water Bored-ing

Monte Knight studied his LCR intently and quickly pointed out a submerged ledge and shallow flat that held grass, baitfish and bass in the deep water off the dam in Archusa Creek Water Park. […]

Bass Fishing

Power Packed

Easing through fog so thick you could almost cut it with a knife, FLW angler Ken Murphy quickly formulated a plan to utilize the sudden change of weather conditions to his benefit. The seasoned pro quickly broke out his trusty watermelon-colored Fluke, and began pitching to cover along the shoreline of Lake Tom Bailey. […]

Bass Fishing

In the Win Collum

Jeff Collum located the submerged roadbed on Kemper Lake with the help of his Rapala DT16, a good LCR and a little firsthand knowledge of the lake bottom. […]

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Flooded Fantasy

Mike Heard handed his dad a jig and cork rig attached to a crappie pole, and quickly began fishing for the succulent white perch. No sooner had the pair gotten their rigs into the water than the action began. Both father and son were soon hoisting some nice slab-sized “pan fries” into the boat and in the “supper well.”

Their day had begun with a bang, and the action never subsided for very long during the fishing trip. […]

Bass Fishing

Child-Proof

Keith Lee launched his boat on the beautiful waters of Lake Pushmataha, and quickly headed to a favorite cove chock full of pads and bass. As Lee worked the pads with a golden shiner-colored Senko, he promptly caught his first bass. As he retrieved the Senko back to the boat through the pads and vegetation in a fast retrieve, the bass just couldn’t stand it. […]

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Prime Meridian

Joe Giles studied his LCR for a few minutes before pitching a couple of marker buoys out into the muddy waters of Okatibbee. Giles was scanning the bottom for the Gin Creek channel that cut through the Gin Creek Flats. […]