The 2017 Bassmaster Classic presented by Geico was hosted in in Houston, Texas from March 24-26, 2017. Professional anglers and qualifiers fished a stormy Lake Conroe on Friday, March 24th. Those that made the cut went on to fish completely different conditions on Saturday, March 25th. The winning angler, a
Weight: 22.311 lbs
Angler: Manabu Kurita
Location: Lake Biwa, Shiga, Japan
Date: July 2, 2009
*Manabu Kurita officially tied Perry's record from 1932 but his fish did not weigh 2 ounces more than Perry's so it did not officially beat it.
Weight: 22.25 lbs
Angler: George Perry
Location: Montgomery Lake, Georgia, USA
Date: June 2, 1932
Here is a small collection of "The National Fishing Lure Collectors Club Magazine" covers ranging from the late 1990's to the early 2000's.
The organization was founded in 1976, still accepts members, and publishes the NFLCC Magazine twice a year. The primary mission of the non-profit is, "to promote the awareness
With bass fishing being as popular as ever - whether searching for a new phone background or a beautiful piece of original art to hang above your mantel - there are tons of exceptional artists creating quality lifelike and abstract bass paintings that can be enjoyed by all. Some of
Summer 2016 - Dr. Pepper created limited custom "Pick Your Pepper" labels for their soda bottles and just so happened to give a shout out to bass anglers. The below pictured Dr. Pepper bottle has largemouth bass chasing lures in all directions.
No word on if Dr. Pepper will continue to
Why do bass school?
There are two thoughts of belief on if bass actually school or if it should technically be call an aggregation.
The first thought of belief is that bass do school. Bass group together as fry and the thought is that they retain this schooling trait throughout their lives -
We all know that largemouth bass are very aggressive. Sometimes little ones go for targets a little too large, many times with the bait beigh actually longer than the fish itself!
Here are a few of the bass that caught that are LESS than 6 inches.
There are several good knots to know when fishing. Below are four of our favorite.
Here are the steps to tie a Palomar knot (Figure 1):
Step 1: Loop 3 to 4 inches of line and pass loop through hook eye - short end must not pass through the eye.
Why do some bass that I catch have black spots?
That is a question that many anglers have asked themselves at least once or twice.
So what causes these dark blotches or spots on the skin of bass? Well, nobody really knows exactly but its called melanosis (melanin is a