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Neko Rig 101
John Crews November 23, 2020

Neko Rig 101

Sometimes you just have to pull back and look at things in the most basic form possible.

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How to Learn From a Pro Bass Angler
John Crews November 16, 2020

How to Learn From a Pro Bass Angler

Being a professional bass angler for 20 years, I still learn every time I am on the water. I also learn a lot off the water.

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To Hunt or Fish in November?
John Crews November 09, 2020

To Hunt or Fish in November?

You fish all year. You follow the bass through pre-spawn. You catch them off the beds. You wait on that post-spawn topwater bite.

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Pick the Right Line for Topwater
John Crews November 02, 2020

Pick the Right Line for Topwater

One of the biggest mistakes I see anglers of all levels make, especially beginner anglers, is not choosing the right line

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Oh No! Fall Turn Over
John Crews October 26, 2020

Oh No! Fall Turn Over

There is a phenomenon that happens on most lakes in the fall that is called the turn over. Most anglers know it is bad.

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Jig Fishing in the Fall
Myles Wickham October 19, 2020

Jig Fishing in the Fall

The Fall is a time when bass fishing can notoriously be tough. Fish are on the move, transitioning from deeper water to shallower water.

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3 Steps to Catching Bass on a Ned Rig
John Crews October 12, 2020

3 Steps to Catching Bass on a Ned Rig

Catching bass is the objective for any bass angler and finding new ways to achieve that is fun.

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Fall Fishing - Speed of Bait
Shannon Wheeler October 06, 2020

Fall Fishing - Speed of Bait

The Fall is hands down the toughest time of the year to catch bass in many parts of the country.

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Top 5 Crankbait Colors By Season
John Crews September 28, 2020

Top 5 Crankbait Colors By Season

Crankbaits are great bass fishing lures all year! I have caught all species of bass on them from coast to coast

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Fall Bass Transition
John Crews September 21, 2020

Fall Bass Transition

In the south and middle part of the country, the air temperatures are starting to drop with the beginning of fall

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Finding Fish on a Northern Lake in Fall
John Crews September 14, 2020

Finding Fish on a Northern Lake in Fall

The fall can be a tough time to catch bass in many parts of the country, but they really go to biting in others.

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Late Summer Contact
John Crews August 31, 2020

Late Summer Contact

Bass fishing in late summer in southern impoundments can get to be a little tough. You will see fish on your graph from 8 feet to 30 feet deep.

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Summer Bass in the Grass
John Crews August 24, 2020

Summer Bass in the Grass

In the summer, it gets hot and many people hit the water in search of bass. They get to their fishing hole

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The Hunt for a Hot Water Lunker
John Crews August 17, 2020

The Hunt for a Hot Water Lunker

Most anglers know that as summer wears on and the water temps rise and rise, the fishing can get a little more challenging.

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Beat The Heat with Small River Smallies
Noah Beckley August 10, 2020

Beat The Heat with Small River Smallies

Fishing in rivers for smallmouth in the summer can be tough yet extremely rewarding when you know how to catch them

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What to do when you catch nothing?
John Crews August 03, 2020

What to do when you catch nothing?

Bass fishing can be tricky. There is a ton of information out there on how to catch them.

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Best Beginner Bass Fishing Techniques
John Crews July 27, 2020

Best Beginner Bass Fishing Techniques

Bass fishing is the #1 sought after game fish in the United States by far. They can live almost anywhere.

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Top 10 Ned Rig Colors
John Crews July 13, 2020

Top 10 Ned Rig Colors

The Ned rig is one of the hottest bass fishing techniques out there and for good reason.

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Scent or No Scent?
John Crews July 06, 2020

Scent or No Scent?

Many anglers are religious about scent and believe it is the deal for catching bass.

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New Baits Are Fun!
John Crews June 29, 2020

New Baits Are Fun!

Most every bass angler loves new baits. There is the excitement that the latest lure is going to do the trick

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Starter Deep Bass Fishing Lesson
John Crews June 22, 2020

Starter Deep Bass Fishing Lesson

Fishing off the bank in deep water for bass can be very intimidating. It all looks the same. Where do you start?

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When To Stay Shallow in Summer
John Crews June 15, 2020

When To Stay Shallow in Summer

Most anglers think about bass fishing in the summer and picture catching big bass from deep haunts

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Carolina Rig Fishing For Dummies
John Crews June 08, 2020

Carolina Rig Fishing For Dummies

The Carolina Rig has been around for many, many years and has caught hundreds of thousands of bass all over the world.

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Post Spawn Means What?
John Crews June 01, 2020

Post Spawn Means What?

Many anglers, including myself, love the pre spawn period and the spawn period for bass fishing.

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