Posts Tagged 'bass fishing'
Bass fishing continues at a torrid pace on Clear Lake. A good example were the results of a local angler Mike Rothstein of Lakeport. He fished the lake on Tuesday with Jim Craig of Upper Lake and they caught and released 42 bass. He also fished the lake on Wednesday and caught 28 bass. Rothstein said that he caught most of his fish on plastic frogs and other topwater lures. On Wednesday he had more […]
On May 15, I along with my friend Doug Elliott, traveled down to Ocean City for a 10-hour sea bass trip on the Angler out of the dock at the end of Talbot Street. We left Lewes around 4:30 a.m. and, after a quick stop at Wawa for coffee, tastypies and ice, we arrived at the Angler Restaurant to check in by 5:30 a.m. Everyone on the trip must have been anxious because we were […]
Even in Florida’s mostly shallow fisheries, a lead head jig offers undeniable benefits: fast fall, bottom contact and aggressive access—getting a bait into areas you would otherwise have difficulty reaching. Speed and accuracy are the hallmarks of this technique, with 1⁄2- to 3⁄4-ounce weights common for vegetation and hard targets, such as docks and laydowns. Dispelling a little confusion, we often say “flipping a jig,” but it’s usually the pitching presentation. Flipping uses a set […]
160 fishermen from 8 different states are out on Milford Lake for the 2021 BASS Nation Central Regional Tournament. The tournament started Monday, and runs through the end of the week. Bass Nation director Jon Stewart says fishing has been a good outlet for people during the pandemic. “Through this whole pandemic, everybody has got to the outdoors,” Stewart said. “We’re in a sport where you can social distance and still continue. We’re happy […]
The spawn is winding down in a few areas around the country. As the first waves of bass come off bed though, several things start to happen. Shad and bluegill, two of the main forages for bass on many fisheries, begin their spawning process as well; the shad typically first and the bluegill shortly after. Both of these food sources are extremely important for bass coming off the bed as they are as exhausted and […]
Four members of the Colquitt County High School first bass fishing team have qualified to compete in the Georgia High School Association’s first state championship. The two-man team of Jacob Brightwell and Hunter Horne qualified on March 23 on Lake Oconee and Preston Williamson and Chaz Odom qualified last Saturday on Lake Hartwell. They will join 66 other teams on Lake Lanier on May 8 seeking the distinction of being the winners of the state’s […]