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Junior Bassmaster World Championship to be held on Cross Lake

BASS announced Thursday that the 2010 Junior Bassmaster World Championship will be held Oct. 29 on Cross Lake, and Louisiana will be represented by Paulina's Matt Nobile. Read More...
September 23, 2010 at 4:29 pm

Cataouatche bass get predictable in September

One of the reasons Cataouatche is my lake of choice during September is because the bass are very dependable there during this time.Read More...
September 01, 2010 at 2:41 pm

Vicious Pro Elite Fluorocarbon

Pro Elite Fluorocarbon is the newest addition to the strong, reliable and proven fishing lines in the Vicious Fishing series that offers great results at the best value.Read More...
July 19, 2010 at 9:46 am

Quantum Tour KVD rods

Think the new Quantum Tour KVD rods are just another new series of sticks with VanDam’s signature stamped on them? Think again.Read More...
July 15, 2010 at 9:47 am

Sebile Flatt Shad Snagless

How do you take the Sebile Flatt Shad lipless crankbait that has helped redfish champions Cajun Phil Broussard and Capt. Kev Broussard have the best season a redfish tournament team can dream of, winning the Redfish Cup Championship and Team of the Year Title - and then make that lure even better? How do you take the bait that has helped top bass pros Jeff Kriet and Todd Faircloth respectively and respectably place second and third in the 2010 Bassmaster Classic this spring - and then improve upon it?Read More...
July 13, 2010 at 9:11 pm

Berkley PowerBait Chigger Toad

The PowerBait Chigger Craw from Berkley stole the show at the 2007 Bassmaster Classic with Boyd Duckett claiming the championship, and Berkley has added a new member to the PowerBait Chigger family that will cause a stir on the water – the 4-inch Chigger Toad.Read More...
July 11, 2010 at 12:30 pm

Toledo Bend crappie still hitting plastics

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The crappie bite at Toledo Bend has slowed a little bit in the last week or two, but it hasn’t completely stopped. Several anglers are still bringing in slab-sized fish, and although many anglers have switched from jigs to minnows, the fake stuff is still working for a few folks.Read More...
July 01, 2010 at 8:27 am

Hopedale Homers

You know what they say in baseball — three strikes and you’re out. Well, I’m mighty close to strike three.Read More...
June 28, 2010 at 11:25 am

VanDam wins Bassmaster victory 17 during Kentucky Lake Elite Series stop, Hackney hangs in Angler of the Year top 10

Kevin VanDam has set the bar so high that when the Bassmaster Elite Series pro goes a few tournaments without a victory, bass-fishing fans begin to wonder if he has lost the magic.Read More...
June 14, 2010 at 9:31 am

Brauer schools field with 16-pound victory during Bassmaster Central Open on Red River

SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CITY, La. – Chad Brauer earned the Bassmaster Central Open title on the Red River on Saturday (June 5) by capping off the three-day tournament with the week’s heaviest catch – 21 pounds, 3 ounces. That pushed his total weight to 56 pounds, 14 ounces to best his nearest competitor by more than 16 pounds.Read More...
June 07, 2010 at 9:31 am

Four Square

It’s a long way from the icy lakes of Mankato, Minn., to the tepid swamps of Southeast Louisiana.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 2:04 pm

Change, Change, Change

As a guide on the Red River, Russ McVey gets frequent calls requesting topographical maps of his home water. Folks can hardly believe it when he tells them there isn’t one, and some go on to question his sanity.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 11:16 am

Bassmaster Opens set for Red River June 3-5

Red River hot-stick Aaron Johnson has a little advice for anglers gathering in Shreveport next week for the Bassmaster Central Open tournament: Steer clear of the bars.Read More...
May 26, 2010 at 11:48 am

Pierre Part's Crochet misses first Bassmaster Elite Series win by 2 ounces

The stars were perfectly aligned for Jason Williamson heading into the final day of the Bassmaster Elite Series Pride of Georgia on Clarks Hill Lake, a tournament in which he held a more than 4-pound lead over Pierre Part's Cliff Crochet.Read More...
May 23, 2010 at 11:33 am

Rage on the Red River

May’s an excellent month to fish the Red River because the bass have finished their spawn and are starting to move from the bank out to deeper water. But they’re not all the way to the deep places where they tend to hold in the summertime.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 12:47 pm

Small Fry

Old habits die hard. Don’t believe me? Go ask Bass Anglers Sportsman Society founder Ray Scott, who spearheaded the catch-and-release phenomenon in the 1970s how much trouble he had convincing a bunch of backwoods bubbas to release bass back into Lake Guntersville rather than “Lake Crisco.”

Scott finally had success — perhaps too much of it.Read More...
March 31, 2010 at 1:26 pm