UPCOMING EVENT: PHOENIX BASS FISHING LEAGUE - 2020 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir

Cup Top 10: Douglas Fished Brush and a Buzzbait

Cup Top 10: Douglas Fished Brush and a Buzzbait

Minnesota pro Josh Douglas is regarded as an electronics expert. But while he put his Lowrance units to the test at the FLW Cup on Lake Hamilton to find offshore brush piles, even Douglas couldn’t resist spending some time in the mornings hunting shallow bass. READ MORE »

Big Weights Expected at Santee Cooper

Big Weights Expected at Santee Cooper

The Costa FLW Series Southeastern Division finishes up its 2019 season at the Santee Cooper lakes, Marion and Moultrie, in South Carolina this week. Forty pros and co-anglers will qualify for the championship, and an Angler of the Year will be crowned as the field fishes for hefty postspawn largemouths. READ MORE »

Hallman’s 5 Go-To Baits for New Lakes

Hallman’s 5 Go-To Baits for New Lakes

Deciding how best to figure things out on a new lake is one of the toughest challenges Tour pros and regular anglers alike encounter. Sometimes familiarity with the style of lake makes it easy, but other times you eventually need to stretch well outside of your comfort zone. Bradley Hallman has had success all over the country, and he’s got a stable of baits that he likes to rely on early in the process of breaking down a new lake. Your starting baits might be a little different, but Hallman’s approach to new water is worth considering. READ MORE »

How to Fish Buzzbaits for Bass

How to Fish Buzzbaits for Bass

Buzzbaits are old-school topwater lures that are simple to fish and deadly effective in the right situations. They’re relatively weedless and are great for fishing fast and covering water. READ MORE »

Strader’s Fall Buzzbait Tactics

Strader’s Fall Buzzbait Tactics

Wesley Strader loves throwing a buzzbait, and he proved how successful he can be with it in recent Walmart FLW Tour Invitationals on Lake Norman and Norris Lake. READ MORE »

4 Buzzbait Performance Tips

4 Buzzbait Performance Tips

When it comes to fishing techniques, it doesn’t get much easier than throwing a buzzbait. Simply remove it from the package and start chucking, right? READ MORE »

Changing the Profile of a Buzzbait

Changing the Profile of a Buzzbait

Fishermen are starting to catch on to the importance of profile when using buzzbaits, especially in the fall when the fish are more particular. When you’re fishing a buzzbait and the fish either miss it or just swirl at it, usually it’s a speed thing or the profile in the water isn’t right. They’re keying on something, and you’ve got to figure it out. READ MORE »

Sight bite likely to return

Sight bite likely to return

JASPER, Ala. — Day three of the Wal-Mart FLW Tour event on Smith Lake was drastically different from the opening round. Although the weather was mostly cloudy the first two days, the temperatures were warm and the winds were light. Late Friday afternoon severe thunderstorms rolled through the area and by Saturday there was a 30-degree temperature drop. READ MORE »

Spots rule as sight bite dies

Spots rule as sight bite dies

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – As the second Wal-Mart FLW Tour event of the season completed its third leg Saturday, yet another Western pro appeared well on his way to making a killing in the bass-fishing rich state of Alabama. READ MORE »

Hoernke closes the deal

Hoernke closes the deal

JASPER, Ala. – For five years, Sean Hoernke of Magnolia, Texas, has traveled the country searching for perfection in a national level bass tournament – four days of all the right moves at the right times to leave his competition behind and stand alone in the winner’s circle. READ MORE »