Ben Akard

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Get Serious About Depthfinders

Advances in bass fishing the past few years has been nothing short of astounding. The boats are bigger and faster, rods are more sensitive and …

Deep Cover Drop Shot Tactics

<b>Learn how to fish for bass in deep cover with a drop shot</b><p>In years passed not a lot of bass fishing happened at the bottom of a 35-foot water column. …

Unconventional Coldwater Jerkbait Tips

Another wintertime jerkbait fishing article— let’s all go ahead and get our collective groans and eye rolls out of the way. It seems like everywhere …

Clean Up Your Fish Finder's Image with These Settings

(Photo: Jason Sealock)<p>I've been talking electronics a lot with anglers the last month or so, and I am learning that a lot of fishermen have anxiety …

4 Myths About Finesse Fishing

Finesse fishing is probably one of the most misunderstood things, especially for a lot of the anglers in the southeast part of the country. I think …

All Year Jerkbaits

I'm not going to lie to you. One of my favorite ways to catch bass is using a jerkbait. Because I am a true power fisherman, this technique allows me …

Drop-offs and Creeks

Bass are, by their nature, fish that relate to structure as a major governing factor in their daily existence. There are few more important …

Carolina Rig vs. Texas Rig

Carolina rigs can catch numbers and big ones too<p>If it's summer on Lake Fork, you can count on two things-hot weather and deep bass. And if the bass …

Spinning Tackle Skipping with Shaw Grigsby

Shaw Grigsby tries skipping lures with spinning tackle to mimic fleeing baitfish and place his lure in areas unreachable via a conventional …

9 Lures You Need in Your Winter Bass Fishing Box

<i>My most productive non-ice fishing lures for winter time bass fishing</i><p>You're scraping ice off the windshield, as the truck sputters and grumpily tries …

The Float-N-Fly In Depth

I fully expect to be taunted by several of my fellow anglers by writing about a bobber and crappie jig technique that just so happens to involve a …

The Ned Rig in depth with Ned Kehde

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Rigs For All Reasons

"I don't see what you bass fishermen need with all them rods. I'm doing all I can to fish with two," said the semi-pro crappie fisherman. He was tied …

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The Double Tap - Fishing For The Second Hit

A number of years ago while doing some fall fishing at Lake of the Ozarks with my longtime friend Jeff, I learned a valuable lesson I have never …

How To Rig Grubs

Hey folks. Glenn May here with BassResource.com. Today I want to talk to you about grubs. Yeah, grubs. They've been around for decades now and …

4 Different Ways to Fish a Shaky Head

The <b>shaky head</b> is a rare beast—most anglers either absolutely love it or despise it. While its existence in bass fishing has been obscured by its …

Fishing Power Baits in Cold Water with Kevin VanDam

6 Bass Fishing Details You Should Never Overlook

(Photo: Scout.com)Paying close attention to <b>bass fishing details</b> is often what separates good anglers from great anglers. You can have a nice boat and …

5 Must-Have Bank Fishing Baits

Narrowing down your bank fishing tackle selection can be quite difficult at times. Not all of us can afford high-dollar equipment, so we have to …

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Always Lucky

Over the past several months, two major Western tournaments have been won using a new, yet not-so-new method -- dropshotting. This technique was …

How to Fish Your Way Around Cold Water Jerkbaits

Tommy Biffle<p><i>Bassmaster Magazine</i> recently featured another illustrious “Day on the Lake” article by Don Wirth in which likeable razorback pro Mike …

Fishing a Shaky Head Worm Tips

You know, fishing a shaky head worm is a deadly way of catching a lot of fish, pretty much year round. And I want to give you a couple tips on how I …

Deep Water Structure

This is still probably the most misunderstood type of fishing out there. We've all been brought up with the notions of casting to visible cover. This …

How To Sharpen Hooks

Glenn May here with BassResource.com and I'm getting ready to go on a fishing trip, and I just thought of a tip that I think is going to help you …

10 Spinnerbait Tips | Hank Parker

Catch bass with these 10 spinnerbait tips.<p>It’s no secret I love to fish a spinnerbait. I’m convinced it’s second only to the worm in terms of …

5 Boat Tips You Need To Know

Hey folks, Glenn May here with BassResource.com and I have a question for you. When was the last time you did any maintenance on the back of your …

Being Frugal With Soft Plastics

Save money by sticking with proven colors (right) and avoiding "extra" colors (right)<p>How many of us have been through this? You have some down time …

Top to Bottom Bass Fishing

Here is a look at some of the baits and methods I use on a seasonal basis. There are of course several that I did not write about but this is largely …

Swindle shows you how to skip with casting gear

Now’s the time when our bass start moving out, and we have to move out with them. That can be a problem for some anglers, though. Things are easy to …