Category: Pro Angler Blogs

Falling for Hardbaits – Part Two: Shallow Cranks

Falling for Hardbaits – Part Two: Shallow Cranks

[ 0 ] October 22, 2014 |

Bassmaster Elite and PAA pro Brian Snowden of Reeds Spring, Missouri demonstrates how to use two different types of topwaters in Part One of Falling for Hardbaits. In Part Two, Snowden discusses three different types of crankbaits to address different, dependable types of bait-holding situations inside creeks and coves during the fall.

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Falling for Hardbaits – Part One: Topwaters

Falling for Hardbaits – Part One: Topwaters

[ 0 ] October 16, 2014 |

Bassmaster Elite and PAA pro Brian Snowden of Reeds Spring, Missouri provides us a simple yet valuable plan to fall back on (pun intended) based on two powerful styles of topwater baits. Snowden instructs you where to go, what to look for, when to use one topwater style and when to use the other.

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The Best is yet to come with Brent Chapman

The Best is yet to come with Brent Chapman

[ 2 ] October 8, 2014 |

“As the calendar turns to October, fishing should just now start to pick up and get better,” says Bassmaster Elite and PAA pro Brent Chapman of Lake Quivira, Kansas.

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In between Summer and Fall with Ott DeFoe

In between Summer and Fall with Ott DeFoe

[ 1 ] September 25, 2014 |

In Bassmaster Elite and PAA pro Ott DeFoe’s experience, the transition from summer to fall is generally a pretty tough time to catch bass on most reservoirs that he’s familiar with in the South, mid-Atlantic and central USA. He shares his tips for fishing waters these lakes as they transition between summer and fall.

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Putting Spinning in Perspective – Part Three

Putting Spinning in Perspective – Part Three

[ 1 ] September 24, 2014 |

In Part Three, Bassmaster Elite and PAA pro Aaron Martens talks about the spinning rods and reels he uses on tour.

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Putting Spinning in Perspective – Part Two

Putting Spinning in Perspective – Part Two

[ 3 ] September 11, 2014 |

In Part Two, Bassmaster Elite and PAA pro Aaron Martens of Leeds, Alabama shares his approach to using 10 lb braided line with and without leaders in different situations on tour.

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Putting Spinning in Perspective – Part One

Putting Spinning in Perspective – Part One

[ 2 ] September 3, 2014 |

Bassmaster Elite Series and PAA pro Aaron Martens of Leeds, Alabama stops by to talk about spinning. In Part One, he discusses why you should become fluent in spinning, the strengths of spinning and what line and tackle you should use when spinning.

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Seven Deadly Jigs – Part Three with PAA pro Mike DelVisco

Seven Deadly Jigs – Part Three with PAA pro Mike DelVisco

[ 2 ] August 27, 2014 |

In Part Three, PAA pro Mike DelVisco of Dandridge, Tennessee discusses the Hula jig, the Hair jig and specific techniques and fishing locations that work best with each of the those jig styles. Mike wraps up his three-part series with the specs on which rods, reels and line to use with each of his seven different and deadly jig styles.

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Seven Deadly Jigs – Part Two with PAA pro Mike DelVisco

Seven Deadly Jigs – Part Two with PAA pro Mike DelVisco

[ 0 ] August 22, 2014 |

In Part Two, DelVisco covers all aspects of the football jig, the swim jig and specific techniques and fishing locations that work best with each of those jig styles. DelVisco also covers skirt and trailer color coordinations. Please enjoy and make sure you check out Part One and Part Three (coming next) too.

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Seven Deadly Jigs – Part One with PAA pro Mike DelVisco

Seven Deadly Jigs – Part One with PAA pro Mike DelVisco

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014 |

In Part One, PAA pro Mike DelVisco covers three of his seven deadly jig styles – the casting jig, the finesse jig and the micro jig. He covers all aspects of these three jigs including specific techniques and fishing locations that work best with each style.

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