Bass Fishing

Bass anglers Derward Maudlin and Mike Damron won a tournament with 20.36 pounds this year, including a 5.96-pound lunker caught on a Delta Lures buzzbait.

Delta Lures’ buzzbaits

Anodized blades provide unique sound
November 15 at 9:00am
As with any presentations, vary your line size based on depth, water clarity and cover.

Tackle the task

November 15 at 6:00am
Needle nose and split ring pliers are invaluable for hook change operations.

Tools and tactics

November 15 at 6:00am
The author’s son, Ruffin, catches an early morning bass.

Slow dove hunts prompt fishing trip

Dry September could mean food plot troubles
November 12 at 9:00am
The unique action that balsa creates proves irresistible to bass in shallow or deep scenarios.

Bettin’ on balsa - Benefits of balsa crankbaits to catch bass

Natural wood crankbaits should definitely have a place in your lure arsenal. Keep these tips in mind to boat more bass this fall.
November 01 at 7:00am
Bassmaster Elite pro Kevin VanDam likes to add one hook while removing another simultaneously.

Hooking it up - How to change hard bait hooks

Changing the factory hooks on your hard baits is an easy way to tweak your lure’s performance — and put more bass in the box.
November 01 at 7:00am
Despite its length, you can still connect on the hookset with the Mag 12.

The Mag 12 Buzz Worm

Foot-long offering from Mister Twister creates big bass buzz
October 15 at 9:00am
Football jigs are one of the favorites for probing creek ditches.

Carolina concepts

October 15 at 7:00am
To increase your spinnerbait profile, try adding a big ribbontail worm trailer.

Tail gunner

October 15 at 7:00am
Seth Chataignier, 10, caught and released this 7-pound, 4-ounce bass at Toledo Bend fishing on a watermelon red Havoc Crawfatty out of Pirate’s Cove Marina.

Take advantage of less pressure at Toledo Bend

Cooler water brings big bass shallow
October 02 at 10:29am
Small ditches off a larger creek can be highly productive.

‘Digging’ the ditches

Locating the travel lanes bass use each fall isn’t quite as simple as it sounds. But if you can figure out where they’re moving and gathering, you’re in business.
October 01 at 7:00am
Daybreak often sees a flurry of feeding, so look for the bait-gathering spots.

All about that bait

Pro tips for targeting bass this fall
October 01 at 7:00am
Abbeville angler Damein Clements destroyed the bass last weekend on his first trip to the waters south of Venice.

Venice bass fishing on fire, angler says

Abbeville angler catches dozens of bass during his first trip downriver
September 28 at 10:10am