Bass Fishing

Greg Terzia and two cold-weather Caney Lake largemouths.

Caney’s lunker bass love the sun, too

December 22, 2016 at 9:50am
The Arashi Spinbait is a finesse lure that drives suspended bass to eat.

Storm’s Arashi Spinbait

A treat no suspended bass can pass up
December 15, 2016 at 9:00am
Garrett Crawford caught this bass while learningd to pitch a soft-plastic into tangles of vegetation in Venice.

How to pitch for more bass

Step-by-step instructions on how to pitch a lure
December 14, 2016 at 3:10pm
Lake Providence regularly produces big bass like this during the winter months.

Go to Lake Providence for peaceful fishing

Cast to the trees and boat docks for bass
December 07, 2016 at 10:20am
Six Louisiana anglers are scheduled to compete in the 11-stop 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series trail starting next February on Lake Cherokee in Tennessee.

2017 Bassmaster Elite Series includes six Louisiana anglers

Newcomers Carriere, Latuso and Spohrer to compete on 11-stop trail
December 01, 2016 at 2:50pm
Chayson Richard stuck this 11.29-pounder while putting in a little extra time at Toledo Bend before the deer season kicked off.

Delayed December

The normal bass-fishing timetable is out the window at Toledo Bend
December 01, 2016 at 10:43am
Bassmaster Elite pro Greg Hackney suggests that anglers learn to fish in gloves for cold season comfort.

Cold concerns — How pro bass anglers overcome bitter cold

Cold days come even in Louisiana, and unprepared anglers can spend long, miserable days chasing bass. Here are how the pros fend off the bitter cold so they’ll be ready to set the hook.
December 01, 2016 at 7:00am
Davy HIte won't be competing on the Elite Series in 2017, but instead will move in to a new role as color commentator for Bassmaster Live and The Bassmasters on ESPN2.

Hite moving from bass boat to broadcast booth in 2017

Longtime Elite Series angler to announce for Bassmaster Live
November 07, 2016 at 3:52pm
Red River bass will fall for crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastics this month.

November Red River lunkers

Pools 4 and 5 are great for crankbaiting
November 04, 2016 at 1:50pm
Adam Theriot (left) and Benton Green (right) of St. Francisville, along with Adam’s cousin Addison, show off some sac-a-lait they caught at Toledo Bend.

Toledo Bend bass put on feed sacks

It’s a great month to be on the lake
October 31, 2016 at 3:27pm
The key to success at Lake Fausse Pointe this month is finding shad around cypress trees, Abbeville’s Damein Clements said.

Little-known lake is bass hotspot

Shallow Lake Fausse Pointe offers great fall fishing
October 31, 2016 at 3:23pm
Cliff Crochet, the 'Cajun Baby' from Pierre Part, won the Bassmaster Central Open in the Atchafalaya Basin Saturday and qualified for the 2017 Classic.

Crochet wins Central Open, clinches Classic spot

‘Cajun Baby’ surges into top spot Saturday with 18-4 bag for first B.A.S.S. victory
October 30, 2016 at 8:32am
Lower Sabine River bass might not be monsters, but there are plenty of them willing to stretch your line this month.

Sabine River bass are such fun

October 21, 2016 at 2:15pm
The right size/style of hook can greatly influence jerkbait success, so adjust as needed.

Tips for jerkbait tinkering

October 15, 2016 at 7:00am