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July 1, 2020

How to Choose Lure Colors Through the Eyes of a Bass

Posted by: BassProShops1Source No doubt about it – there are some crazy color names out there for fishing lures. Nuclear Chicken. Roadkill. Baby Puke. Discover the science behind how a bass sees […]
June 15, 2020

How to Use a Frog Bait When Fishing Around a Lot of Cover

Posted by Heath Wood and BassProShops1Source There was a time, in the not so distant past, when I was fishing I would immediately get discouraged at the sight of grass mats, lily […]
June 1, 2020

A Guide to Choosing Baitcast Reels

Posted by Justin Hoffman and BassProShops1Source Many anglers shy away from baitcast reels due to some common fears. Hearing the dreaded term “bird nest” evokes a reluctance to give these reels a […]
May 15, 2020

Simple Tips for Cleaning Your Boat From Top to Bottom

Posted by Justin Hoffman and BassProShops1Source A fishing boat covets a great deal of pride and joy for its owner. Not only does it hold the greatest investment in this sport we […]
May 1, 2020

3 Angling Tactics for Early Season Bass Fishing

Posted by Gerald Almy and BassProShops1Source The appeal of early spring bass fishing is quite simple: huge fish. At no other time of year is such a large percentage of the adult bass […]
April 15, 2020

Mike Iaconelli’s Top 3 for Post-Spawn Bass

Posted by: Pros4- 1Source Major League Fishing pro Mike Iaconelli has been around the block chasing bass from one end of the USA to the other. He makes his living […]
April 1, 2020

How Mike McClelland Turns Cold Water Fish Into a Hot Bite!

Posted by Jonathan LePera Depending on where you are at, the early season fishing depends predominantly on water temps and fish behavior. Major League Fishing Pro and Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s National Pro Staff […]
March 15, 2020

A Bass Angler’s Tournament Morning Top 10 Checklist

Posted by:  BassProShops1Source NITRO boats Elite Pro Josh Bertrand Every professional bass angler’s tournament morning checklist is different, and it may be helpful to you to see how a NITRO boats […]
March 1, 2020

Best Places to Fish in Alabama: Guntersville Lake

Posted by: Fishidy and BassProShops1Source An impoundment of the Tennessee River, Guntersville Lake is known for its large variety fish and abundance of aquatic vegetation. Largemouth Bass are the primary focus on […]
February 15, 2020

McClelland’s Tricks for Fishing Floating Cover in Cold Water

Posted by: Jonathan LePera and BassProShops1Source During the late winter and early spring, while many anglers wait to take their boats out of storage until warmer weather arrives, Bass Pro Shops Cabela’s Fishing […]
January 15, 2020

Heading South to Fish? Learn How to Battle Florida Cold Fronts

Posted by: BassProShops1Source Are you thinking about heading south to fish this winter? Many of you do, and Florida is the destination for many snowbirds. The Sunshine State offers some of the […]
January 1, 2020

Six Fishing Tactics for Wintertime Bass

Posted by: BassProShops1Source A frigid wind swept across the gray waters of the large impoundment as a pair of anglers cast their lures towards a sunken island. It was the middle of […]
December 15, 2019

How to Choose Lure Colors Through the Eyes of a Bass

Posted by: BassProShops1Source No doubt about it – there are some crazy color names out there for fishing lures. Nuclear Chicken. Roadkill. Baby Puke. Discover the science behind how a bass […]
December 1, 2019

Top 25 Bass Pro Shops Gift Ideas Your Friends & Family Will Love

Posted by: BassProShops1Source We know what you’re experiencing right now. It’s beginning to feel a lot like stress. It’s the stress of not knowing what to get your family members […]
November 15, 2019

Are You Boating Safety Smart? Take This Quiz to Find Out!

Posted by: BassProShops1Source Do you know what the required safety equipment you must have on a boat is? The United States Coast Guard has outlined the safety precautions and gear […]