Bass Fishing

Storm Wiggle Warts

The importance of realistic, crawfish patterns is well known to Bassmaster Elite pro, and Brandon Palaniuk proved it on his way to finishing second in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic on Grand Lake in Oklahoma. […]


Phone-in boat control

There seems to be no end to the number of ways smartphones and tablets can help us. Just about the time I thought I couldn’t be surprised by another smart-electronics revelation, I discovered that they can now operate a bow-mounted trolling motor. […]

Bass Fishing

Bay Springs is a sure fishing bet in March

Bay Springs, located below Pickwick Lake between Tupelo and Corinth, was the first lake impounded to create the Tenn-Tom Waterway.

And in March it’s an awesome lake for bass fishing, with vegetation on its points, ledges and drop-offs. It’s been producing good numbers of big bass of all kinds. […]

Inshore Fishing

Best big-trout bets

I love catching speckled trout, and my goal since starting this quest five years ago has been to learn everything I possibly could.

I’ve heard lots of dock talk, lots of lies and lots of advice that amounts to nothing. I’ve also heard — and seen — living proof of what really works and why. […]