Summer School

June 27, 2014

Alice Cooper’s classic rock anthem “School’s Out” always takes me back to my younger days, but for me it meant more than a few months of freedom. Each summer I left the brick-and-mortar school behind, but actively sought out other schools – schools of fish!

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Topwater Bassing in the Dark

June 27, 2014

The steady gurgle of a Jitterbug can lull you into a daze, but don’t let that happen. Night bites on topwater plugs occur with zero warning, sometimes right at the boat, and they tend to be violent. Don’t let that scare you away, just don’t get too relaxed. There’s something truly thrilling about casting by the light of the moon (or into total darkness), fishing by sound and feel, and being at least somewhat startled by every strike.

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Tips For Tidal Largemouth Bass

June 27, 2014

Tidal experts Terry “Big Show” Scroggins and Cliff Prince break down tidal river systems and explain how to find and catch bass. The good thing about tidal rivers is that they tend to be fertile and full of fat bass, often yielding fast action. The bad thing is that the same systems are extremely complex, and sometimes it can seem like no one is home. With both notions in mind, we tapped into the expertise of B.A.S.S. Elite Pros Cliff Prince and Terry “Big Show” Scroggins. Both live near the St. Johns River in northeastern Florida and consider the river’s tidal section their home waters.        

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The death and resurrection of the Rebel Pop-R

June 20, 2014

Zell Rowland was among the first professional bass anglers to grasp the unique characteristics of the Rebel Pop-R, a lure that emerged from obscurity and near obsolescence to take its place as perhaps the best topwater lure of all time. It's hard for me to pick out my best memories with the Rebel Pop R because it has created so many of them for me. Most people associate me so closely with the Pop-R that, even if I catch my bass on a jig during a tournament, they still think I caught them on a Pop-R.

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