Bass Fishing

King of the Creeks

Phillip Chisolm pitched his Bandit crankbait onto the rocky shoals of Okatibbee Creek, and began working the lure slowly back until it was stopped dead in its tracks, engulfed by a ravenous spotted bass. The diminutive fish fought with a vengeance rivaled only by its cousin, the hard-fighting smallmouth bass. […]

Bass Fishing

Favorite Son

Cliff Pace of Petal not only made his way to the major league of bass fishing, but he almost won the 2008 Bassmaster Classic at Lake Hartwell in South Carolina. […]

Bass Fishing

Frog Frontier

Bass anglers are never satisfied with the lures that reside in their tackle boxes. In an effort to gain the upper hand over everybody else on the lake, they become amateur cosmetic surgeons who shave, clip and snip legs, arms and lips. […]

Bass Fishing

Bass in a Bream Lake

I recall my wife forcing me to go to a wedding that I didn’t want to attend. My position was that they were her old high-school friends, and since I didn’t really know any of them, I wasn’t going to waste my day. […]

Bass Fishing

The Spawn is Gone

Ken Murphy of Meridian surveyed the waters just off a shoreline in search of any bass activity. Spotting a ripple near a half-submerged tree top, he cast his Texas-rigged, ribbon-tailed worm, and let it sink slowly into the top. A twitch of the line signaled the accomplished angler that his first strike of the day was in process.

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Bass Fishing

Gettin Fresh

Looking for the best place in the Magnolia State to spend a day bass fishing? Information provided by cooperating fishing clubs and tournament organizations can help you point your bass rig in the right direction. […]

Bass Fishing

It’s time to put Tenn-Tom to bed

Bass in the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway will be spawning during April. I’ll be fishing Aliceville Lake on the Tenn-Tom Waterway because it holds plenty of big bass, and this month, you can catch spawning bass all day on buzz baits in shallow water. […]

Bass Fishing

Going Small to Get Big

It continually amazes me how things have changed since the days of my youth. Faced with the modern-day diversions of cell phones, video games, text messages, personal computers and myspace accounts, it is a wonder kids of today ever look to the outdoors for entertainment. […]