February is the perfect time to find big fat female largemouths staging deep near shallow water.

Meet Mississippi’s big bass buster

Brandon angler Bill McKay, who has honed his big-bass skills for years, says targeting lunkers takes special tactics. […]

Throw what bass want

Tom Holman believes lures made to look or act like wounded or dying shad may work best for lethargic winter bass. […]

Spike those early spawners

February is the beginning of a Mississippi largemouth bass’s trip to the spawn, and a great time for anglers to target the biggest of the big. […]

Great with grubs — Bass-fishing tips for grubs

Grubs aren’t flashy, and they’re not in vogue right now. But they downright catch bass, and this month is prime time for the versatile lures. […]

February fatties — How to catch winter bass

February produces some of the hottest bass action. And these experts tell you how to get the most out of your days on the water. […]

Adjust when bass fishing late-season cold fronts

Downsizing to a smaller jig, crankbait or jerkbait can make a difference drawing strikes from bass during cold-front conditions. […]

Best bets for February bass

February is a schizophrenic month. Cliff “Cajun Baby” Crochet has learned a few tips that helps him keep fish coming across his gunnel. […]

Fishing live shiners for bass

The key to fishing live shiners for trophy-sized largemouth bass is proper presentation of the bait so that it stays lively. […]