Archive for the 'Bass Fishing Tips' Category

Looking to catch escaped Atlantic salmon? Here are some fishing tips

Up to 305,000 escaped salmon are heading for “every river in Puget Sound,” and Washington state has asked for the public to help catch them. If you’re headed out fishing this weekend, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has tips for you: • Fish shallow waters along the shoreline. WDFW authorities say the fish are staying closer to shore. • Look for finning and jumping fish. • State officials encourage fishing with spinners, buzz bombs […]

Something fishy going on at Bass Pro

The Birmingham resident operates Bella Aquatics which maintains the aquariums at the Bass Pro Shops locations in Prattville and Leeds. The work includes being part scientist, part biologist and part certified diver. On Wednesday she was in Prattville where she donned a wet suit to clean the two tanks and the stream in the store. “When I dive I clean the glass, vacuum the inside of the tank and repair any of the features in […]


Outdoors Column: New to bass fishing? Here are a few tips

Successful anglers in the Yuma area suggest that we shouldn’t ignore worms, bugs and other natural baits any more than we’d ignore artificial worms and such when it comes to fishing for bass. One suggestion is to use simple baits such as a nice, juicy nightcrawler and techniques with a spinning reel/rod combo with the use of scents and weights to increase our opportunities of catching a fish. You’ll have to try one, then another […]