How and where do you catch big bass in Oklahoma? We asked the experts.

March madness will be happening any day now on Oklahoma lakes. March is big bass month in the state. Fifteen largemouth bass on the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation’s top 20 list were caught in the month of March. After the coldest Oklahoma weather in a century, the state’s lakes have thawed and the water is warming, which means the bass fishing will be heating up soon. “It doesn’t matter what that water temperature is, […]

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Illegal fishing: The great threat to Latin America’s marine sanctuaries

After drugs and arms trafficking, illegal fishing is the third most lucrative illegal activity in the world. It is estimated that around 26 million tons of fish and other marine resources are caught illegally every year to supply a black market worth up to $23 billion. Illegal fishing takes many forms, one of which involves fishing inside marine protected areas that have been created to safeguard the biodiversity within them. A team of journalists from […]

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The 2 Most Important Considerations in Cold Front Bass Fishing

Cliff Pace says the key to catching fish in the cold front is to slow down and look for areas that will hold the most heat. One tactic that fits this bill perfectly is flippin’. Bass suck tight to heavy cover for comfort and warmth during these cold conditions and it’s easy to see why. Fish are cold-blooded creatures and are directly affected by the environment around them so as the temp drops, their desire […]

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’Tough fishing’ doesn’t mean no fish; top pro advice for landing ‘em

When the fishing gets slow during the hot summer months we call it the “summer doldrums.” But during the winter months, when the fishing gets slow, we just call it tough fishing. And that is what we are experiencing right now. Tough fishing! The offshore fishing is as tough as it can get. But for the fishermen willing to put their time in and try as many techniques as possible, some quality fish can be […]

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Forbes names Bass Pro Shops one of America’s Best Employers

Bass Pro Shops is once again being recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers. The outdoor company ranked number nine out of 500 employers that qualified for the award, ranking ahead of respected companies including Google, Disney, Lowe’s, Target and Amazon, among others. The results are based on an independent survey of 50,000 employees in 25 different industries working for companies with at least 1,000 people employed in U.S. locations. Employees were asked […]

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How to Build a Plug Knocker for Bass Fishing

I hate losing a $10 crankbait. I really hate losing a $10 crankbait that I finally just got to run right. I especially hate losing that crankbait and a $5 plug knocker because unfortunately, plug knockers don’t always get the job done and at times become collateral damage themselves. Backing up a bit since I started with somewhat of a rant, I realize some of you might not know what a plug knocker is or […]

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