Bass Fishing

Muy Bonita

Billy Cole eased up to the old submerged lake dam and cast a watermelon seed Zoom lizard over it into the deep water. As Cole slowly moved and twitched the Carolina-rigged lizard over the dam, he felt the tap of a bass sucking it in. […]

Bass Fishing

Work is rewarded on Calling Panther

Calling Panther is the lake, and March is the month to catch a bass of a lifetime. But to get that monster bass, you’ll have to fight for it. You’ll have to go where no one else goes and fish like most anglers don’t like to fish. […]

Bass Fishing

Clarkco Kento

Working across the shallow flats in search of hungry bass, my partner for the day instructed me to fish the shallow flat right off the bank to my right. I quickly pitched a Kinami jerkbait up onto the ledge, and let it glide toward the bottom. Almost instantly, I detected the subtle twitch of my line just before it started moving off to the side. […]

Bass Fishing

Archusa has few folks, plenty bass

February is a productive month to catch big pre-spawn bass in almost any Mississippi lake. To catch big bass, go where you can find those big bass and have the least amount of fishing pressure. […]

Bass Fishing

Okatibbee’s Top 10

FLW tournament angler Ken Murphy was idling across Okatibbee Lake on a bluebird day after a cold front, quickly assessed the situation and made a run for the dam. […]

Bass Fishing

Hawg County

As Sterling Jones worked his way across a shallow flat in Neshoba County Lake, he pitched his lure near a bush, and a lunker bass struck hard. The 6-pounder fought valiantly, but Jones was able to subdue him. After a brief photo session, Jones released the bass and continued fishing. […]

Bass Fishing

Odds of catching a trophy bass are long

If you want to catch a really big bass, my first advice is to travel to some place where double-digit bass are common — places like the California Delta, the lakes around San Diego or maybe Lakes Amistad, Falcon or Fork in Texas. […]

Bass Fishing

January bass are on the rocks

Heat’s the key to successfully finding and catching bass this month. The water temperature should be really cooling off this month, and during daylight hours, the bass often will move up from their deep-water haunts to their warm-water habitats. […]

Bass Fishing

Find the big ones at Lake Okhissa

Lake Okhissa, a 1,100-acre lake tucked inside the Homochitto National Forest near Bude, is my December pick for bass fishing. A fairly new lake, Okhissa has plenty of deep water and flooded timber. The bass generally prefer to hold in the brush, especially in the winter months. When the water starts to get cold, the bass will begin grouping into bigger schools, as they move out to their winter habitat. […]