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Practice, Practice, Practice…Getting Ready for Tournament Day

Pre-Fishing Tactics with Walls and Wood We always hear about how a tournament day went for a bass fisherman and many times it comes down to making the right game time decisions, but many times it all comes back to that angler’s practice.  Whether an angler is practicing one day or a whole week for […]

Best Bass Fishing Books

Grab a Book and Read Up on Bass Fishing this Off-Season! Many anglers today, especially young anglers, absorb their fishing information and insights from the internet. A quick search provides articles, blogs, videos and more that give searchers the information that they are looking for. But don’t forget about books… They are several excellent reads […]

Mille Lacs Shows it’s Two Faces To MNBN Angler’s

Flashback Friday to the 2017 Classic Bass MNBN TOC Mille Lacs Lake definitely showed off its two faces to the Minnesota BASS Nation anglers competing in the Classic Bass MNBN TOC presented by Skeeter Boat Center, held on August 3rd to the 5th. The first day of the event (August 3rd) Mille Lacs showed just […]

Capturing the Moment and Memory

Selecting the Right Camera to Take on the Water The memories of that incredible fishing trip stick with an angler for a long time, but the best possible way to relive that memory over is through photos.  A great photo from that fishing trip also serves an angler well when submitting articles to media outlets […]

Repair Reel Seat Wobble in 4 Easy Steps

Find out how to quickly repair a loose, wobbly reel seat and restore the performance of your favorite fishing rods. The Quick Fix for Loose Reel Seats Few things are more frustrating than holding a loose reel seat while you’re fishing. Well now you can use these instructions to repair your reel seat in no […]

Preparing yourself to be a Professional Angler…In the Classroom

When an aspiring professional bass fisherman thinks about how they can prepare themselves for the long, difficult road of making fishing into a career, what do they think about? In most cases the number one hurdle is finances and sponsorships. From there they probably go immediately to on the water challenges. When and where will […]

Fog Foils Johnson’s BASS Nation Championship

Strong Day One, Halted by Fog on Day Two Going into the BASS Nation Championship, Tadd Johnson was hoping to find a strong pattern up the river on Lake Hartwell where he could fish to his shallow water strengths of fishing a jig or spinnerbait and over the first few days of practice this is […]

Leifermann Punches Ticket to All-American

Second Consecutive Trip to National Stage for Champions Tour Angler “It always seems that these Regionals are drama filled for me,” chuckled Brad.  “Last year it was a blown prop, this year it was my fuel pump.” Towards the end of the first day of practice, Brad needed to get a tow to the ramp […]

A Look at the Bass Fishing of Grand Rapids, MN

By:  Andy Walls Tranquil sunrises interrupted by viscous strikes with copious amounts of action would best describe the Northern Minnesota bass fishing. Grand Rapids, Minnesota, nestled into the northern woods of Itasca County has a multitude of bass fishing locations and lure presenting options. With over 1,000 lakes in Itasca County alone, Grand Rapids has […]

Johnson Preparing for BASS Nation Championship

Johnson Doing His Homework on Hartwell As I grabbed lunch with Tadd Johnson prior to him competing in a Thursday night competition on Prior Lake, we chatted about the upcoming BASS Nation Championship that he’ll be competing in on Lake Hartwell. “I couldn’t be more excited to take advantage of this great opportunity that I […]