• GOFREE RELEASE OF  LAKE INSIGHT AND NAUTIC INSIGHT CARTOGRAPHY GOFREE RELEASE OF LAKE INSIGHT AND NAUTIC INSIGHT CARTOGRAPHY
  • Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team
  • Plans for a new national conservation destination Plans for a new national conservation destination
  • Chris Lane's Elite Series Victory Chris Lane's Elite Series Victory
  • Locating The Other Spawners Locating The Other Spawners
  • Jacob Wheeler's Spring Lure Selection Jacob Wheeler's Spring Lure Selection
  • Grubbin' For Springtime Smallmouth Grubbin' For Springtime Smallmouth
  • Collegiate Anglers Battle Tough Conditions Collegiate Anglers Battle Tough Conditions
  • Brett Hite's Spring Lure Selection Brett Hite's Spring Lure Selection
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Bass Angler Magazine

BASS TOURNAMENT NEWS

Seigo Saito/Bassmaster

Chris Lane’s Elite Series Victory

Chris Lane left the City of Orange Boat Ramp Sunday morning with a clear game plan in mind. He was going to make a lengthy run upriver to the grassy canals and ditches where he had caught the … [Read More...]

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Brandon Lester

Locating The Other Spawners

When someone mentions springtime bed fishing what imagery comes to mind? It is probably a calm, protected backwater pocket with trees in the background and a light-colored spot near a stump around 10 feet from the bank right? Think a little more and you’ll probably also see another boat or two in the pocket either […]

Jody Only

Jacob Wheeler’s Spring Lure Selection

With winter in the rearview mirror, FLW Tour pro Jacob Wheeler continues his year-round series at topwater baits with a look at his top two springtime choices. For Wheeler, the must-haves lures to tempt from the top are a Rapala X Rap Prop and a Spro65 Frog. “There are many topwater lures to choose from, […]

Smallmouth

Grubbin’ For Springtime Smallmouth

Amid a sea of new soft plastic creations, the traditional twister-tail grub is often overlooked by today’s bass anglers. This is unfortunate because the single-tail grub continues to catch big smallmouth bass. Without a doubt, my favorite grubbin’ time is during the transition period as smallmouth move from wintering grounds to shallower flats prior to […]

Big Bass Bash

Collegiate Anglers Battle Tough Conditions

Day Two of the Cabela’s Collegiate Big Bass Bash Presented by Berkley provided the anglers with a complete change in conditions, but the competitors were still able to find the bass on their move up to the shallows for the upcoming spawn. As 295 anglers idled out of Paris Landing Marina for the second day […]

Bret Hite

Brett Hite’s Spring Lure Selection

When Bassmaster Elite Series pro Brett Hite wants to tip the odds of catching a larger-than-life bass in his favor, he hits the lake in February. Why? “They’re feeding really heavily right now in preparation for the spawn, and they’re at their biggest,” he says. “Plus, they’re pretty patternable this time of year. If you […]

Bryan Brasher/B.A.S.S.

Logan O’Dell and Blaine Marks wins On Toledo Bend

Logan O’Dell and Blaine Marks of Buna High School in Texas wanted badly to fish shallow during Sunday’s Costa Bassmaster High School Central Open on Toledo Bend Reservoir. With spring finally in the air, they knew the lake’s giant largemouth would be making their way toward the shallows to spawn, and they wanted to go […]

James Overstreet/Bassmaster

Gene Bishop wins

Some of the top bass pros in the nation crashed and burned after making epic catches during the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open presented by Allstate at Ross Barnett Reservoir. Gene Bishop of Ridgeland, Miss., stumbled the first day with less than 9 pounds, only to rocket to the winner’s circle. Bishop’s stunning 26-pound, […]

Marines Helping Marines

7th annual Marines Helping Marines Fishing Tournament

More than two dozen severely wounded military veterans will participate in a bass fishing tournament that has become an annual event. On Saturday, May 19, two former Marines will continue their yearly tradition of pairing wounded veterans with professional anglers in hopes of lifting each others’ spirits. The event was created by Joby Poster, a […]