The 10 Hottest New Fishing Lures of the Year

Not even COVID-19 could stop ICAST—the annual fishing-tackle trade show—from happening. Granted, this year’s show “happened” virtually, but I was still able to get a sneak peek at the year’s best new freshwater and saltwater fishing lures for largemouth bass, walleyes, striped bass, and more. There is an exciting mix of brand-new baits, plus improved designs on proven fish-catchers. Here is our roundup on the 10 best new lures for the 2021 fishing season. It’s […]

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3 Steps to Catching Bass on a Ned Rig

Catching bass is the objective for any bass angler and finding new ways to achieve that is fun. The Ned Rig is one of the latest techniques to put bass in the boat but even many seasoned professional anglers are behind the curve. I know this because I am a B.A.S.S. Elite Series angler and know that many of my competitors are not using it. So, here is how you use a Ned Rig properly. […]

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On fishing: You too can catch Yellowstone cutthroat

Many of you have thanked me for sharing the information about the cutthroat trout recovery in Yellowstone Lake, in Yellowstone National Park. I appreciate your kind words. The week, allow me to explain just what the cutthroat eat in Yellowstone Lake, and then I’ll suggest several spots (from the shore) for you to target and hopefully connect with some of these delightful fish. Yellowstone cutthroat are known to eat aquatic insects, minnows (sculpin, sucker, whitefish) […]

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Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s hiring 5,000 employees nationwide

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s is looking to hire 5,000 new team members nationwide. The Cabela’s in Hamburg is specifically hiring for dozens of retail positions. Cabela’s says with many traditional summer activities canceled or severely restricted, the outdoor retailer is seeing unprecedented interest in families and individuals returning to nature for activities like fishing, hiking, camping, and boating. To read the entire article, please click on https://www.abc27.com/news/local/bass-pro...

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Bass Fishing Hall of Fame cancels event in Springfield due to COVID-19 concerns

Because of ongoing concerns about the spread of COVID-19, the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame has canceled its 2020 Induction Banquet in Springfield. The banquet was scheduled for Sept. 24 in the White River Conference Center adjacent to the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium in Springfield, where the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame exhibits are housed. “The rapid spread of the contagious coronavirus in recent weeks convinced our Board of Directors to cancel this […]

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Bassmaster pro offers tips for fishing with kids

With 26 Top 10 finishes and more than $600,000 in prize winnings, Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Team Toyota angler Brandon Lester, of Fayetteville, Tennessee, has proven himself to be one of America’s most accomplished young professional bass anglers. Lester is also a dedicated father and offered advice to parents taking their children fishing for the first time. Many families overlook the fact that adults who are handling a rod and reel are required to […]

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