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....

Smallmouth on the Inside Edge

First of all, we need to start off with a little myth-busting.  When it's hot and sunny and it's two o'clock in the afternoon...

When Google Earth Doesn’t Work

We've spent a lot of time on GOA looking at all of the ways to utilize Google Earth, and while it is a great...

Now’s The Time

Even though frog fishing is no secret, there are some key modifications to your bait that every angler should know. Over the past month I...

The Eye in the Sky Doesn’t Lie

Having spent the last 25 years or so coaching athletes, one of the biggest changes and challenges has been the increased use of video....

Ways That Springtime Smallmouth School You

Below is a video summary of a why smalllmouth fishing on beds is not as easy as many make it out to be.  There...

“Random” Rock Piles

I used to believe in "random" rock piles too.  I spent years pussy footing around on trolling motor only through all the backwater sloughs,...

Attitude Changer

I don’t use the 7” tube a lot, however, it has its place for me when bed fishing. During the spawn, this is a...

“Random” 7lbers

Sometimes the stars just lineup right, or maybe you "hold your mouth right".  A bunch of old adages about getting lucky come to mind....

Columbia River: Dealing with Springtime Run Off

Let's just start this off with the bad news.  There is nothing more difficult in bass fishing than trying to catch them in muddy,...

Those pre-spawn brown fish

Every single year, by the time March comes round, I'm so weary of our long winter season that I get way too anxious to...

Google Earth Basics: On Screen Navigation and Using the Toolbar

Before we can go much further into how to really dissect a body of water using Google Earth (GE), we need to make sure...

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...

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