Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shops Remain Open & Guns and Ammo Top the List for Some Customers

While most fashion and athletic retailers across the country are now closed amid the coronavirus outbreak, Cabela’s and parent company Bass Pro Shops remain open for business. FN reached out to several Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shops locations throughout the country today, and representatives at each of them confirmed that it’s business as usual. A media rep for the company didn’t respond to a request for comment. An employee of the Cabela’s store in Gainesville, […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bass seem to be biting best shallow early in the day

Bass fishing has been good for most, but a few anglers are having a hard time really patterning the fish. The good news is that the bass are moving shallower where they are easier to catch. Main lake points and humps as well as docks and shallower cover can all hold big fish right now. My suggestion to most anglers is to pick a method you are good at or have confidence. Stick with it […]

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Weather pattern changed bass fishing success quickly

Just when fishermen thought they might have figured all this rainy, somewhat mild winter thing figured out, they come to the stark realization — again — that they haven’t, and likely might never be able to. A couple of weeks ago, the B.A.S.S. High School bass qualifier produced a handful of wow!-look-at-those-largemouths stringers from the Bayou Segnette State Park launch in Westwego. For more than 50 young anglers in the 300-plus field, it was winter […]

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Fishing From a Distance

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is winding its way into everyone’s conversations and monopolizing the discussion. While COVID-19 should clearly be taken seriously, we remain hopeful that this experience will teach us something about ourselves and each other. Occupying your mind is a step toward avoiding apprehension. Being creative in order to uplift spirits and sweep away boredom can be extremely important in terms of maintaining good mental health. Look for something that is fun to [&hel...

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Mainers to start fishing for baby eels later this month

One of the most lucrative industries in the state of Maine is scheduled to get started for the season later this week when fishermen start seeking baby eels. The eels, called elvers, are valuable because they’re used as seed stock by Asian aquaculture companies. Maine fishermen sold them for more than $2,000 per pound last year, and they have fetched more than $2,300 per pound in the past. The elver season is heavily regulated and […]

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9 Kicker Blade Bass Fishing Spinnerbaits for 2020

Here’s a trend in bass fishing spinnerbaits for 2020 you might want to check out this spring with so much flooded, muddy water to fish. The kicker blade or “Okie blade” as some called it years ago when guys starting getting double Colorado bladed spinnerbaits with an orange front blade to fish in muddy waters of Oklahoma. That trend has been continued by many tournament bass anglers and professional anglers over the years and it […]

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