UPCOMING EVENT: T-H Marine BFL - 2020 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir

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Bryan Schmitt’s ChatterBait Box

Bryan Schmitt’s ChatterBait Box

“I’m pretty wild on color selection,” says Schmitt. “I always have my shad colors. I always have my black and blues. But I fall in love with trying to find a niche color. Especially when you get into the fall of the year on the Potomac. I love to find a crayfish pattern, and I feel like then a crayfish-imitating ChatterBait out-fishes anything else. And I also like to find a bluegill pattern at times, so I play with the colors.” READ MORE »

Top 10 Patterns from Sam Rayburn

Top 10 Patterns from Sam Rayburn

Fishing crankbaits, Carolina rigs and drop-shots around flooded hydrilla for Sam Rayburn Reservoir largemouths dominated the top 10 at the FLW Tour opener. Check out the top 10 patterns feature to learn more about effective patterns for working grass. READ MORE »

Meyer’s Simple Grass Fishing Hack

Meyer’s Simple Grass Fishing Hack

For Meyer, the theory is pretty simple. As weeds hit and slide down your fluorocarbon during the retrieve, a short tag end is more rigid and helps to hold onto weeds that gather around your knot. READ MORE »

Gross’ Deep-Swimbait Tackle

Gross’ Deep-Swimbait Tackle

Gross explains that, while the parabolic action kept him from yanking baits away from distant fish, the rod’s length and power provided the balancing strength to pull fish out of the dense grass. READ MORE »

Three Tips to Tackle Winter Grass

Three Tips to Tackle Winter Grass

Fish love to relate to drop-offs and contour changes, and that doesn’t change when fishing around winter grass. READ MORE »

Winding Over Florida Grass

Winding Over Florida Grass

Picking apart the mats with a big weight and sight-fishing for spawning bass are time-honored techniques for Florida, but the casting bite can be just as good at times. It’s a proven tournament-winning technique too, which is why fishing a moving bait over and through massive grass fields that Florida offers is an important tactic to know. READ MORE »

10 Tips for Finding Bass in the Grass

10 Tips for Finding Bass in the Grass

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Poppers for Matted Grass

Poppers for Matted Grass

Poppers might be a bit old school, but they’re still great tools for calling up bass from around matted grass when the fish aren’t buried so deep in the green that you need to flip or frog to get them out. They are especially good this time of year when bass are roaming the edges of grass and hunting for schools of bait that are pushing shallow. READ MORE »