Bass Fishing

Ride ‘em, cowboy

Before Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits’ Cowboy soft plastic creature bait was unveiled at the 2018 Bassmaster Classic in South Carolina, a few bass anglers were fortunate to have Ron Colby’s latest creation. […]

Columns

Prepare yourself and be cautious

We find ourselves in the “in-between season.” Here in the Deep South, it is not only the season of insects, heat and humidity, snakes and poison ivy, but it is also the season of summer food plots, bush-hogging of fields and roads and weed spraying. […]

Field Notes

Top 3 surf-fishing mistakes

Plenty of speckled trout anglers are very content to stay dry and comfortable in their boats to catch yellowmouths — but for those who really want to dive in and have more of a “hand-to-hand combat experience,” nothing beats getting down and dirty with trout in the surf. […]

Catfish

Fishing on a higher plane

Using planer boards to separate trolling lines is a tactic that has been around for a long time, but anglers continue to re-invent it, tailoring it to the species they are targeting.  […]

Bass Fishing

Counting down to suspended bass

Without question, the toughest bass to catch are the ones suspending over deep water. Without definitive cover to target, anglers find it difficult to reach and entice fish that are typically in a negative mood.  […]

Bass Fishing

Bet on Pickwick’s ledges during June

Pickwick Lake is a great ledge lake. Although you primarily will be fishing for and catching largemouths there in June, when you get a strike, you don’t know what you’ll reel in, because all types of fish and baitfish will be running those ledges. […]