Latest Posts for Bass Fishing Beginners
What Makes a Good Bass Jig – Featuring Chris Love of 911 Custom Lures
For the better part of the last decade, Chris Love has been making custom jigs as the founder of 911 Custom Lures. Over that time, he’s developed some expert insights on what makes a great jig, and if you’re newer to jig fishing, the nuances may surprise you. We talked with him about those nuances…
The Different Kinds of Bass Jigs and How to Fish Them
Jigs are some of the most popular bass baits in the world. This is not for no reason. They catch fish. Big tournament bass are most often caught on a crankbait or a jig. Jig fishing has a bit more of a learning curve than cranking, and if you’re new to jig fishing, understanding how…
The Best Crankbaits for Every Season
Crankbaits can catch fish in all seasons if you have the right bait and the right approach.
Understanding the Different Spinnerbaits & Blades
If all the different customizable that exist within the world of spinnerbaits give you anxiety, you’re not alone. Between size, color, blade size, blade type, blade color, trailer, and more, there’s a lot that goes into selecting the perfect spinnerbait. Today, we’re just talking about blades, but hopefully we can help get started in understanding…
Fishing Science, Tips and Advice
Everything You Need to Know About Fishing Roadbeds
Roadbeds are my personal favorite type of offshore structure to catch bass off of. They’re how I learned how to catch bass offshore and one of the first things I try to find whenever I start examining new water. Bass love them, and if you’re new to offshore fishing, they are arguably the easiest offshore…
Tracking The Bass’ Prespawn Migration
The prespawn migration that bass undertake every spring comes with its challenges, but figuring it out can mean the best day of fishing of your life.
Everything You Need to Know About Fishing Points
What is a point? A point is an area of shallower water that sticks out into areas of deeper water. It’s the most common form of structure on most lakes, and bass love to call them home at many different times of the year. This is what a point looks like on a topographical map….
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…
Fishing Equipment Reviews
How to Pick The Right Jig Trailer
When I first started bass fishing, I was wary of learning how to fish a jig. They’re kind of inherently more complicated than a texas rig or shaky head because of how much say the trailer has in how appetizing your bait looks. Selecting the right jig trailer can be a little complex. Here I…
Best Summer Bass Fishing Baits
Summer is my absolute favorite time to catch bass. They group up in large numbers and days of huge numbers of fish aren’t uncommon if you can figure out what they want to bite, especially in the early parts of the season. Here are seven dependable summertime baits to catch bass. While there are certainly…
Best Batteries for Bass Boats and What You Need to Know.
Boat batteries are a pain in the ass. They’re heavy, expensive, and sometimes confusing devices that are certainly nowhere close to the fun part of bass fishing. This all makes them very easy to ignore, but you really should not do that, because you’re not getting very far without one. “When you go to purchase…
The Complete Bass Boat Buying Guide
Buying a boat is complicated and making an uninformed decision can be costly. Here is everything you need to know about bass boats before you enter the market.
I like bass fishing and I like writing, so this was the natural meeting point of those two pursuits. My name is Alec Lower. I’m from Raleigh, North Carolina, and I fish a lot. Hopefully you enjoy the things I have to say. If not, that’s fine too I suppose.