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Reel in an Epic Bass this Fall

by Lonnie King

Ontario is home to world-class smallmouths. Read more

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Angling on Hastie Lake

Remote bass fishing a short flight away. Read more

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Bass Hideouts: 4 Dock Alternatives

Docks are an iconic largemouth bass location. Try giving docks a break this summer and check out some of these potential hot spots. Read more

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Battling Bass on Japan’s Lake Biwa

A bass editor’s quest for a record Japanese largemouth Read more

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Top-Notch Fishing on Lake Erie

The shallowest of the Great Lakes, Erie is also the most productive. When there’s a good walleye hatch, the western and central basins are some of the top producers in … Read more

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Jig and Pig? Best Bass Bait

The bass market is saturated with an endless supply of lures. Most, however, fill a one-dimensional niche for specific applications or seasonal tactics. One gem, amongst a cast of thousands, … Read more

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Bass and Nostalgia Bountiful on Buckhorn

Gloomy weather doesn’t dampen the author’s angling spirits. Read more

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Breaking the Smallmouth Record

Challenging the holders of the Canadian tournament record to repeat the feat. Read more

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Tackling Heavy Slop

Slop fishing is a productive approach for dealing with hide-and-go-seek largemouth bass. Here are the tactics needed to catch fish and allow you to add a new technique to your repertoire this bass season. Read more

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Tips for Cashing In On Smallmouths

According to Dr. Mark Ridgway, a Ministry of Natural Resources researcher at the Harkness Laboratory of Fisheries Research, smallmouth bass hover off bottom for two reasons: food and preferred water temperature (roughly 65- to 70°F). Read more