Fish will ‘happily chow down’ all night long

Fall is a great time for fishing and Mike Crowell offers more tips on finding the fish. “For crappie, the best fall tactic is to skip standard tube jigs and work small stick baits and rattle baits,” said Crowell, co-owner of Rose’s Bait & Tackle in West Burlington. Stick baits are usually long and slender and emulate a bait fish. “Crappie are aggressive now,” Crowell said. “For catfish, it never hurts to be aggressive when going after […]

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Bass Pro Extends Partnership With Toyota

Toyota and partner Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s announce the renewal of a longstanding partnership for an additional five years, which will lead the brands into 20 years of collaboration together. “Whether it’s on the water, on the track, or in a store, Toyota and Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s are a natural fit, and we’re thrilled to extend our partnership to 2025,” said Vinay Shahani, vice president, Integrated Marketing Operations, Toyota Motor North America. […]

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Joe’s Fishing Hole: Best time for bass fishing

Autumn is here and it appears that things have finally started to cool down. Great news for trout anglers, and believe it or not, bass anglers. While bass do like warmer water, several state record bass have been caught in October and November! This time of year, large bass aggressively feed preparing for the very cold water of winter. Bass are more territorial than trout, often living in the same part of the lake year-round, […]

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Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College bass fishing team ‘hooks’ new members

Students from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College compete in intercollegiate sports across the Southeastern portion of the United States. But ABAC athletes also compete on the lakes and ponds of the U.S. in another sport … bass fishing. Yes, ABAC has an official bass fishing team as one of more than 60 clubs and organizations on campus. The ABAC bass fishing team consists of nearly 30 members who meet every second Wednesday of the month. For […]

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‘The sea is dead’: How fishing and migration collide on Tunisia’s shores

Ahmed, 17, the son of an octopus fisherman, had put his hand through a window the night before because his parents wouldn’t let him pilot a boat to Lampedusa – an Italian island that lies nearer the African coast than mainland Italy and has attracted a surge in migrant arrivals. “I drive the boat with my dad, so why not?” Ahmed said. “When I am here, I am frustrated, I am angry, I want to […]

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Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Recognized For Customer Service

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s has received national accolades for excellence in customer service, receiving “America’s Best-In-State Customer Service 2020” award from Newsweek. The outlet recognized the outdoor retailer as a top customer service provider in 16 of the 20 states surveyed, including Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. To read the entire ...

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