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The Complete Guide to Pond Fishing

It’s an unfortunate fact that bass fishing anywhere near the highest level requires significant monetary input. Buying and maintaining a boat, traveling, entry fees, and keeping a stocked tackle box will really put the squeeze on your wallet. Trust me, I know. The good news is there are plenty of ways to catch bass, including…
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Fishing Equipment Reviews

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Best Fish Finders Under $100

The budget fish finder is more or less a dying breed. The under-$100 fish finder is already extinct. There is no such thing left on the market, but if you want affordability, you can still get close. Of the three major fishing electronics manufacturers, which are Humminbird, Garmin, and Lowrance, two make units priced under…
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How To Install A Fish Finder

Mounting a fish finder on your bass boat is, surprisingly, not actually that difficult of a job. You can absolutely do this yourself. If you’re working from scratch, it will typically take 2-3 hours, even though it doesn’t seem like there is a lot to do. That’s because it can be a tedious process, and…
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The Best Deep Diving Crankbaits

Summer is almost here, and with it will come big schools of bass getting down into the depths. Ever since it was popularized in the 2000s, deep cranking has been a favorite way to catch these fish for countless anglers, me included.  I’ve thrown a lot of different types of deep crankbaits during the hottest…
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I’m Alec,

Alec Lower is an amateur tournament bass angler and Raleigh, NC native. He was a national championship qualifier at North Carolina State University in 2016 and has a decade’s worth of tournament experience from eastern NC rivers all the way to the Tennessee River. BassBlog is a project designed to teach bass fishing from the ground up, focused not just on how to catch more fish, but the actual process or learning to do so.