Archive for November, 2016
November 30, 2016 7:56 pm
Unfortunately, for most of us in the North Country, the fishing season is coming to an end. Ice has begun to cover several of the shallow ponds and bays off larger lakes, and it will only be a matter of days before the lakes are completely frozen over and ice fisherman start their yearly ritual.
The wildfires that have ravaged eastern Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park during the last few days have affected hundreds of Gatlinburg residents, including Walmart FLW Tour pro Tim Malone and his family. Monday evening, Malone, his wife Melissa and daughter Kaitlyn had to flee for their lives as windswept flames raced across the mountainside community where they lived and burned their home to the ground.
November 29, 2016 8:15 am
Fishing a shiner for big largemouths is a time-honored Florida tradition. For Forrest Wood Cup champ John Cox, it might be his favorite way to catch a bass. "I like the excitement and the action," says Cox. "You go artificial fishing, you'll get some action here and there, but your slow time shiner fishing is going to be for about 15 minutes. I love the constant action of getting bites."
November 28, 2016 6:55 am
Forget Guntersville grass beds and Kentucky Lake ledges. In winter, some of the best opportunities to catch 20-pound-plus limits of Tennessee River bass exist within the system's tailrace areas. Best of all, those limits can consist entirely of smallmouths.
November 25, 2016 9:03 am
Walking topwaters are a staple for bass fishing, particularly in the summer and fall. Being a pro, Scott Canterbury is as expert in the ways of a walking bait as about anyone. Even if you're settled in your ways, the Quaker State pro's tips might help you put a few more in the boat.
November 23, 2016 10:44 am
To help you enjoy Thanksgiving success, we sought out advice from FLW pros on how to put bass in the boat this week.
Like all 6th Sense baits, this guy looks awesome. It has 3-D eyes, scales and gills and comes in a handful of lovely looking shad colors and some bluegill patterns too.
November 22, 2016 9:51 am
Nomadic in nature, gizzard shad seem to be more unpredictable, but they're hardier and not nearly as wind-influenced as the smaller threadfin shad. Bolton says the common gathering areas include shallow wood, stumps, boulders and anything that holds the algae on which they feed.
November 21, 2016 7:36 am
When the results were announced, an entourage of Korean media and FLW Korea representatives that had been following Kim and three other Korean anglers who were in the tournament exploded with cheers in the bleachers before storming the stage to celebrate with their champion.
While it is a finesse approach, spybaiting is not your traditional cast-and-drag presentation. It is a great option for nearly any body of water in the country, and for anglers looking to change up their finesse approach.