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Wild Shiners for Trophy Largemouth Bass

A month ago, if you invited me out fishing using live bait, I would have laughed and told you to forget it. Never in my life would I have imagined using wild shiners for bass. However, on December 9th,...
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A Hot Bite for Perch on Madison’s Lake Mendota

Madison’s Lake Mendota has always been a good lake for yellow perch. If one goes back to the 1960s and 1970s, Lake Mendota was considered one of the premier perch lakes in the Midwest. It wasn’t like North Dakota’s...
fishing at dawn

Fishing Luck vs. Skill: Finding the Missing Puzzle Piece

I recently came across a social media post featuring a quote that professional bass angler, Rick Clunn, had said, “If you are ever going to get into bass fishing seriously, you’ve got to forget one thing. That is luck,...

A Breakdown of Smith Mountain Lake

Cranking it up with my VA brothers at SML! I joke around a lot that I hate Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia. It's a beautiful body of water with huge fish, but there are really specific times of year when...
jim root smallmouth bass

Susquehanna River: New York’s Best Kept Secret Smallmouth Location!

Ontario.  Erie.  St. Lawrence River.  Champlain.  Oneida.  Seneca.  Cayuga.  These are the names you hear thrown around when people talk about monster smallmouth bass in NY.  What if there was another name that belonged in that group, an overlooked...