Bass Fishing

Popping topwater baits are ideal for picking off fry guarders because they can sit in one place — ideally above a cloud of fry — and provoke a strike.

Gear for the rear

May 15 at 7:00am
Kyle Stansbury smiles wide as he holds a bass caught in the Bayou Black area.

Focus on finding grass or lily pads

The Morgan City area is a great place to fish in May
May 08 at 4:18pm
Being successful fishing channel holes means being at the right spot at the right time when bass decide to move up and eat.

Proper channels

Although channel bends can be difficult to locate, doing so can pay huge dividends.
May 01 at 7:00am
Jason Christie relies on a trio of baits to catch bass guarding fry, including a topwater frog.

Fool the Fry Guarders

Bass’ instincts can be their downfall in the spring
May 01 at 7:00am
Presenting multiple lures into a single bed can increase your chances of making a bass bite.

Load up a bed with lures and get bit

Spawning bass can’t stand multiple baits resting in their beds for very long
April 18 at 6:00am
Mitchell’s go-to baits include square bill crankbaits, a creature bait and a black/blue football head jig.

Top big-bass gear

April 15 at 7:00am
Antwon Harris finds that dressing up his Senko with a tail spinner entices more bites.

Dress up Senkos for grass game

April 15 at 7:00am

Hackney's best baits for right now

Greg Hackney's best bass bets for April
April 12 at 11:09am
John Murray, of Tennessee, won the Bassmaster Elite Series stop at Toledo Bend Sunday on the strength of a five-fish bag that weighed 24-15. It was his first Elite Series victory at 11 seasons on the circuit.

Murray wins first Elite Series title at Toledo Bend

Jason Christie finishes 2nd, Jamie Hartman comes in 3rd
April 09 at 9:34pm
Jamie Hartman takes an almost 4-pound lead into Championship Sunday at the Bassmaster Elite Series stop at Toledo Bend.

Hartman maintains Elite Series lead at Toledo Bend

Casey Ashley in 2nd, 3-plus pounds behind
April 08 at 10:23pm

Greg Hackney Breaks down Toledo Bend Elite

Hackney finished 19th thanks to a jig and soft plastics
April 08 at 5:59pm