• Bass Fishing

    The Arashi Spinbait is a finesse lure that drives suspended bass to eat.

    Storm’s Arashi Spinbait

    A treat no suspended bass can pass up
    December 29, 2016 at 9:00am
    Targeting main lake points in Lake James this month will help you catch your share of smallmouth bass.

    James’ smallmouth bass will gang up on main-lake points through January

    Don't let the cold keep you off the water this month
    December 21, 2016 at 4:26pm
    Tim Grein catches plenty of Belews Lake bass on drop-shot rigs during the winter, in part thanks to a warm-water power-plant discharge that keeps bass active.

    Belews’ drop-shot bass don’t know it’s really winter

    Water temps stay warm in winter, but fish are often very deep
    December 21, 2016 at 4:22pm
    Deep jigging spoons is Tony Alexander’s favorite way to catch January stripers on Lake Murray.

    Spoon-feed Murray’s stripers

    Vertical jigging with hardware will put January fish in the boat
    December 21, 2016 at 4:14pm
    Guide Jot Owens targets stripers in the Cape Fear River around Wilmington, N.C., with a variety of hard and soft baits.

    Cape Fear stripers hit the river in good numbers this month

    Striped bass are a January favorite in Wilmington area
    December 21, 2016 at 4:09pm
    Bass pro Brett Mitchell said bass fishing on the Santee Cooper lakes this month can be a real feast, especially when you can find pods of shad on which they are feeding.

    Bass feast tops a famine

    December largemouths will gang up on shad
    December 16, 2016 at 9:00am
    Marc Deschenes of VIP Adventures shows off a typical cold-weather bass he targets near brush piles.

    Top 2 lures for catching cold-weather bass

    Use these two lures around brush piles for more bites in the cold months
    December 13, 2016 at 10:05pm
    Stripers get more active in cold weather, making them perfect targets for December trips.

    Stripers, walleyes on tap

    Cold weather can provide new tests for anglers
    December 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    A jerkbait fished along rocky banks that get plenty of sunshine is a great tool to catch bass at Lake Hickory in December.

    Two-pronged approach to sample Lake Hickory’s December bass fishing

    Brush, rocky banks will hold nice fish in December
    November 30, 2016 at 4:02pm
    Guide Mitchell Blake said winter stripers congregate around clam beds and stump fields in North Carolina’s Albemarle Sound.

    Shell out on winter

    Target stripers in North Carolina’s Albemarle Sound
    November 30, 2016 at 3:16pm
    Bass pro Andy Wicker loves to target bass in deep water this month on South Carolina’s Lake Monticello.

    Make the move to Lake Monticello

    Lake in South Carolina’s Midlands catches fire when the weather cools
    November 30, 2016 at 2:59pm
    The 1st Annual Southeastern High School Bass Class will be held Jan. 13 - 14 in Anderson, S.C.

    High School Bass Class to be held Jan. 13, 14

    Youth anglers from Carolinas and Georgia will learn from top pros
    November 16, 2016 at 3:35am
    A vibrating jig is a great tool bass fishermen should have in their tackle boxes when November rolls around.

    Take a break from deer; the bass fishing is worth it

    Cover water for best November bass fishing
    November 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    A big live bait is just the ticket for fishermen targeting striped bass on High Rock Lake this month.

    High Rock Lake stripers are on

    Fish live bait or artificials along main-river channel
    October 31, 2016 at 2:29pm
    Bass pro Dearal Rodgers targets November largemouths around Lake Wateree’s shallow cover: rocks, grass, laydowns and docks.

    Lake Wateree bass are hungry

    Look for cover in shallow water as winter approaches
    October 31, 2016 at 11:55am
    Guide Colt Bass said cooling weather brings out the best in Lake Hickory striped bass.

    Catch more striped bass with the right bait at the right depth

    Cooler weather recharges Lake Hickory
    October 31, 2016 at 11:51am