Search Results

Hackney targes marsh bass, redfish under same grass beds in Delacroix

While many anglers shy away from vegetation, Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney has made a good living punching through thick grass mats for big bass.

Read More...
July 23 at 3:30 pm
3520 Views

Go shallow for summertime bass

Everyone loves to chase bass during the spring and fall, when fish are cruising shallows and chomping on everything that moves.

Read More...
July 17 at 6:30 am
5726 Views

Storm's Arashi Rattling Square 3 and Square 5

After a day of prefishing in late May for a Bassmaster Open on Tennessee’s Douglas Lake, one of the tour’s up-and-coming bass pros was eager to talk about a crankbait he used on his way to finishing 14th this year in this year’s Bassmaster Classic.

Read More...
July 16 at 9:00 am
4385 Views

Freshwater diversions not without controversy

Kevin Schilling said flatly that having the freshwater diversion is “the key” the Caernarvon bass fishery.

Read More...
July 15 at 7:00 am
1004 Views

Hackney puches hard in Des Allemands, knocks out some big bass

Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney punched through some thick grass mats and caught some nice bass on a recent trip to Des Allemands.

Read More...
July 10 at 9:35 am
4099 Views

Hackney heads to Lafitte for topwater speckled trout action

Shortly before the 2014 Coastal Conservation Association STAR tournament got cranked up in May, Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney headed to Lafitte to fish with tournament director Rad Trascher to get the details on the 101-day event.

Read More...
July 03 at 6:00 pm
1786 Views

The One — Master a single lure to catch more bass

No self-respecting angler would wager his entire day on a single bait. Diversity breeds opportunity, and keeping options handy fosters confidence.

Read More...
July 01 at 7:00 am
1395 Views

June is time for frogs

Springtime bass fishing gets so much play because it’s when bass set up on beds and spawn ­— and become accessible to anglers who want to look at the fish before catching them.

Read More...
June 16 at 5:23 pm
4479 Views

Top bait colors for bass fishing in thick grass

You can’t go wrong with the conventional wisdom of darker-colored baits for dim days and/or stained water and brighter colors (or at least bright, reflective flecks) on sunny days.

Read More...
June 15 at 7:00 am
638 Views

How the Red River achieved greatness

The world-class fishery isn’t an accident, LDWF’s Reed said.

Read More...
June 15 at 7:00 am
536 Views

Hackney stays hot on Chickamauga Lake

Greg Hackney’s hot streak continued in Tennessee Thursday during Day 2 of BASSfest at Chickamauga Lake as he caught the day’s third-heaviest sack and currently sits in 3rd place.

Read More...
June 12 at 4:35 pm
2721 Views

Cliff Crochet's 2nd Annual Youth Fishing Day set for June 7 in Pierre Part

Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff Crochet’s 2nd Annual Youth Fishing Day is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 7 at Bayside Tackle in Pierre Part.

Read More...
June 02 at 5:00 pm
3113 Views

Grass game plan — Pro tactics for fishing vegetation for bass

It’s that time of year when homeowners swell with pride as neighbors, guests and passersby pass out compliments.

Read More...
June 01 at 7:00 am
1572 Views

River run — Catch more bass on the Red River

Louisiana bass anglers are cantankerously serious about catching their fish. And finding locations with lots of bass action can be an emotional, recurring endeavor when planning fishing trips, vacations and — especially —bass club tournaments.

Read More...
June 01 at 7:00 am
1607 Views

Summer School — Bass fishing on the Ouachita River

Trapper Munn navigated the boat out of the big river and through the trees into the small river lake off the Ouachita River. In several spots, subtle current came around points and over shallow sandbars.

Read More...
June 01 at 7:00 am
1374 Views

Hackney falls 8 ounces short, places third at Dardanelle

Greg Hackney’s 15-pound, 3-ounce sack on Sunday wasn’t quite enough for victory at the Bassmaster Elite Series stop at Lake Dardanelle.

Read More...
May 19 at 8:51 am
2757 Views