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Louisiana's three 2017 Bassmaster Classic qualifiers are (left to right) Cliff

Louisiana's Classic anglers ready for bass-fishing's Big Show to start

Lake Conroe championship is up for grabs, with bass in all three stages of spawn
14 hours ago
Oklahoma's Edwin Evers won the 2016 Classic on Grand Lake O' the Cherokees. This year's event — which starts Friday — is being contested on Lake Conroe near Houston.

Who'll win the 2017 Classic on Lake Conroe?

Past winners detail life-changing experience
March 22 at 2:09am

Does snelling a hook increase your bass-fishing odds?

Elite Series pro Brandon Palaniuk questions hook-up efficiency
March 16 at 4:18pm
Hunter Courvelle (right) and Alex Erickson of Sam Houston High School in Lake Charles won the 2017 Bassmaster High School Central Open with 23 pounds, 3 ounces.

Lake Charles team wins Bassmaster High School Central Open

Five La. teams finish in Top 10 and move on to Bassmaster High School Classic
March 13 at 1:00pm
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Greg Hackney kicks off a brand new season of Sportsman TV on March 2 at 6:30 p.m. with bass fishing tips out of Des Allemands.

New season of Sportsman TV premiers tonight on CST

Hackney targets bass in Des Allemands in first episode
March 02 at 8:35am
Derek Mong of Many scored on this 11.05-pounder when fishing with his father David during a Texas Team Trail tournament in the Six Mile area.

Tips for toads — How to catch Toledo Bend’s lunkers

If you’re looking to notch your rod with a double-digit bass, this is the month to be at Toledo Bend. And these certified trophy anglers tell you how to up your odds of success.
March 01 at 7:00am
South Carolina native Casey Ashley won the 2015 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell, which will also be the site of the Classic in 2018.

2018 Bassmaster Classic returns to Lake Hartwell

Casey Ashley won 2015 event with a three day total of 50 pounds, 1 ounce
February 15 at 10:01am
Heavy weights aren’t only for plastics and jigs; Wiley fishes heavy spinnerbaits over deep grass and uses them to increase his casting distance during windy weather.

Heavy spinnerbaits work, too

February 15 at 7:00am
Pierre Part's Cliff

'Cajun Baby' leads 2017s first Elite Series event

Cliff Crochet takes slim lead in Cherokee Lake Bassmaster tournament
February 10 at 6:19am
One of Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff Crochet’s favorite February lures is a Rat-L-Trap, perfect for ripping through grass this month to catch Basin bass.

Cajun Baby’s Top 5 February Basin lures

Crochet shares thoughts on best wintertime fishing options
February 06 at 4:30pm
Dusty Anders says that he works only to get more money for fishing and hunting.

Carolina on his mind — How to Carolina-rig Toldeo Bend

If you’re looking to catch more bass at Toledo Bend, this angler said there’s one rig that will produce day in, day out. And it’ll catch numbers or big fish — all you have to do is know how to adjust.
February 01 at 7:00am
Chad Wiley loves heavy weights because they are loud, obnoxious, and in-your-face enough to make bass bite even when they don’t want to.

Heavy metal — Go big to force bass to bite

You have to finesse the bass to bite when winter is in it’s last throes, right? Not according to this Bassmaster pro, who said you can get bigger bites quicker by using heavy weights.
February 01 at 7:00am
The temperatures may be low, but bass know it’s time to start moving toward prespawn staging areas, so expect periods of aggressive feeding.

Throwdown in the slowdown — How to catch cold-water bass

Winter means you have to slow everything down and force-feed bass, right? Wrong. These pros tell you how to catch the fish of a lifetime when the chill is on.
January 01 at 7:00am