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EPIC DAY

National Championship? – Part 3

A late-afternoon find provides a boost in morale.

The 80-20 Rule of Bass Fishing

If you are not familiar with the 80-20 rule, it goes something like this:  80% of the effects come from just 20% of the...

How to Win for Losing – Tournament Beat Downs

Thinking man's game I feel like tournament fishing relates very closely to major league hitting.  Both of them share the same rhythms in preparation, prediction...

Finding Your Way in the Maze: Why Structure and Cover...

I want to talk a bit about something I don't think I've ever seen brought up when it comes to bass fishing.  That's the...

OL' SCHOOL

Some History – 1st installment

I think it’s appropriate that a father contribute to a website originated on the topic of bass fishing by said father’s son and his...

Some History – 2nd Installment

I look at the 10-year period from the late 50s into the late 60s as a time when advances in technology applicable to fishing...

Some History – 3rd Installation – The Early 70’s

Okay, here's a challenge for you.  Imagine that your new 16 ft, tri-hull fiberglass bass boat is ready for you to take out on...

Some History – 4th Installment – Mid 70s to 1990

It is my intent that this installation will be my final history contribution, as it most likely will catch the readers up to their...

GREATEST HITS

7 Proven Pre-Spawn Baits for Upland Reservoirs

Upland reservoirs provide some of the earliest pre-spawn opportunities for bass anglers. Here are seven of the most effective categories of baits to get your...

An Introduction to “Spot-Locking”

What I am about to share is liable to make some wallets a little lighter and alter some Christmas lists so I'll apologize ahead...

Swim Jigs for Summer Smallmouth

Yeah, you're right.  GOA has spent a lot of time talking about swim jigs this year.  We can't help it.  They continue to produce....

Case Study: Potholes Reservoir – An Introduction

This is the first in a new series about how a body of water can be a testing ground or a case study for...

An Introduction to Google Earth and Potholes Reservoir

This is the beginning of an exploration of Potholes Reservoir and how to better understand it using some tools such as Google Earth.  There...

7 Proven Pre-Spawn Baits for Upland Reservoirs

Upland reservoirs provide some of the earliest pre-spawn opportunities for bass anglers. Here are seven of the most effective categories of baits to get your...