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Spinnerbaits for Bass: 8 Choices That Always Seem to Catch Them


These are some of the best spinnerbaits for bass on the market today. Bass fishermen have a plethora of options to consider when it comes to fishing lure selection: Crankbaits, buzzbaits, topwaters, jigs and soft plastics to name a few. But in our mind, bass fishing is almost always better with spinnerbaits. Here are eight

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Bass Fishing in November: How to Find and Catch Big Ones This Time of Year

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Bass Fishing in November

This time of year is still great for bass fishing! Now that it is November, many anglers have already put the rods and reels away and winterized the boat. Many bass anglers may have bucks with large racks on the mind instead of fish with large mouths. Which is fine, we don’t blame anyone for

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Illinois State Record Smallmouth Bass Caught In, of All Places, Downtown Chicago

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Of all the spots you’d think the Illinois state record smallmouth bass could be caught, downtown Chicago likely never ranked high. If it hadn’t come from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, we may not have believed it–but the state record smallmouth bass has been reestablished with a monster of a fish from the downtown

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Video: Remember When Shots Were Fired at a Swimming Buck Between Two Bass Boats?

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Two bass boats encountered a scary moment when they witnessed someone attempt to shoot a whitetail buck swimming in the lake. Two sets of anglers were in the middle of a fishing tournament bass fishing when they witnessed the sight. The swimming buck chased some does across Lake Mitchell mere yards from two bass boats.

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Opening Ceremony: Hunting the First Day of Texas Dove Season


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We were invited to the Academy Cast & Blast event, and it certainly did not disappoint. Certain traditions in hunting are as ritualistic as lighting fireworks on the Fourth of July or setting the table for Thanksgiving dinner. Fox hunters don’t ride horseback without a flask of port. Every post-harvest campfire includes fire-roasted backstrap. And,

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Finesse Fishing: What is It, and Are You Actually Doing It Right?


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What is finesse fishing and are you really doing it correctly? Most anglers have heard the term “finesse fishing” before. These fishing techniques are especially popular in bass fishing circles. But there also seems to be some confusion at times about this style of fishing. Don’t worry, we’re going to break it all down for

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NFL DB Jordan Poyer Makes Catching Lake Erie Smallmouth Look Easy

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Buffalo Bills Safety Jordan Poyer approaches Lake Erie smallmouth bass the same way he approaches NFL QBs. Jordan Poyer was originally drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles, played a short stint with the Cleveland Browns, and is now one of the anchors of arguably one of the NFL’s top defenses in Buffalo. Having found a niche

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Fall Finesse Fishing Tips for the Hungriest Time of the Year

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Don’t miss out on what could be the best bite of the yearly calendar with these fall finesse fishing tips.  It’s early fall, and most bass and other game fish are actively looking for meals, filling up before the cold sets in. Heck, plenty of fish in plenty of places are flat out gorging themselves,

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Watch as a Largemouth Bass Absolutely Devours a Duckling

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A largemouth bass slurps up a baby duck lightning fast while the camera’s rolling.  The circle of life can be vicious at times, but when this fisherman was able to film a largemouth bass eating a baby duck, it was pretty impressive. Bass are known for being aggressive and striking their prey with lightning speed. Take a look

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