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  • Stick Worms and Jig Heads, From Shallow to Deep

    Stick Worms and Jig Heads, From Shallow to Deep

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    Stick worms, Senko’s, Shim-E-Stick, Yum Dinger, Tuff Bait Stick’s, the list goes on and on and….. You get the point. It happens all the time. Somebody invents the magic bait, Senko’s are magic, and the copying begins and continues until the market is saturated with near identical baits.

  • And You Thought There Wasn't Anything Left To Learn About Fishing Grass

    And You Thought There Wasn't Anything Left To Learn About Fishing Grass

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    By now you’ve probably read countless articles on fishing grass. You know how the sticks punch mats at Okeechobee or the California Delta. Your frog skills around pads make Kermit jealous. And your rattlebaits have ripped through more spring grass than a lawn mower.What’s left to learn? Only how to fish the largest expanse of untapped vegetation in any body of water.

  • Yamamoto D Shad | Summer Tips with Jason Borofka

    Yamamoto D Shad | Summer Tips with Jason Borofka

    The Yamamoto D Shad as a Bluegill Imitator and Other Tips for Summer Bassin' with the Soft Plastic Swimbait

  • How to Catch a Double-Digit Bass at the Yamamoto Big Bass Challenge with Jason Borofka

    How to Catch a Double-Digit Bass at the Yamamoto Big Bass Challenge with Jason Borofka

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    This year’s Yamamoto Big Bass Challenge will be held on the Delta June 24th and 25th. The event features hourly winners and an overall grand prize to the biggest bass of the tournament. Since this is the Delta, big fish will be needed to cash a check and Yamamoto pro Jason Borofka offers some tips on how to catch a double-digit bass and bring home some money.

  • Tracking and other Lowrance Features for Summer Bassin’ with James Watson

    Tracking and other Lowrance Features for Summer Bassin’ with James Watson

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    Bass anglers rely on their electronics for different uses. Some are glued to their screens as they idle looking for structure and others would rather find fish with their rod and reel. FLW Tour pro James Watson is one of those who would rather be fishing with his rod and reel, but he still says his Lowrance units are one of the most important things on his boat.

  • 5 Lucas Oil Products that Make John Murray's Life Easier

    5 Lucas Oil Products that Make John Murray's Life Easier

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    Bassmaster Elite Series pro and west coast fishing legend John Murray drives thousands of miles each year as he competes at the highest level in bass fishing.

  • Comprehensive Delta Fishing Report | Update June 16

    Comprehensive Delta Fishing Report | Update June 16

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    Delta Report…Great Weather for #FishOakley as BBT Anglers from throughout Northern California head to Russo’s for their team event Saturday.  Also Many are preparing for the Yamamoto Big Bass Challenge June 24th and 25th .

  • DAY-BY-DAY, UP AND DOWN WITH BOBBY BARRACK AS HE BESTS THE DELTA WILD WEST BASS TRAIL

    DAY-BY-DAY, UP AND DOWN WITH BOBBY BARRACK AS HE BESTS THE DELTA WILD WEST BASS TRAIL

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    Delta local Bobby Barrack of Oakley, Calif. was crowned the pro angler champion at this past weekend’s Wild West Bass Trail (WWBT) General Tire Duel on the Delta – the final California Pro/Am stop of the year.

  • Video Fishing Report | Folsom Lake

    Video Fishing Report | Folsom Lake

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    I went out 3 days last week (twice in the evening during the week and in the morning on Sunday) to Folsom Lake. Here is the report...

  • Fishing Report Oroville This Week | June 13

    Fishing Report Oroville This Week | June 13

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    Launched about 5:30 am today, stopped fishing about 10:10 am. Found fish again right off the dock where they sell gas, 12 fish

  • SonarChartsLive on San Vicente | Lake Mapping

    SonarChartsLive on San Vicente | Lake Mapping

    It involves connecting my Navionics app in my phone to my Lowrance HDS 12 via the wifi. Here are some pictures from San V in San Diego.

  • When to Walk When to Pop for Summer Topwater

    When to Walk When to Pop for Summer Topwater

    Topwater poppers and walking baits are two of the best ways to catch summer bass. Deciding when to use them depends on how the fish are acting and where they are located.

  • Congratulations to Bobby Barrack for the WWBT Delta Victory

    Congratulations to Bobby Barrack for the WWBT Delta Victory

    Congratulations to Bobby Barrack for the WWBT Delta Victory

  • Four Reasons You Still Need to Fish with Monofilament

    Four Reasons You Still Need to Fish with Monofilament

    With the popularity of fluorocarbon and braided lines, it is easy to see monofilament as the forgotten choice when it comes to fishing line. As bass fishing has become more technical and specialized, the line choice of professional anglers varies based on the lure they are using and even down to where they are fishing a lure. Having a well-rounded arsenal of rods, reels, baits and line can help put more fish in the boat.

  • Used Bass Boat Buying Guide

    Used Bass Boat Buying Guide

    Not everyone is in the market for a brand new boat. Some can’t swing it financially and some would just rather spend less. Whatever the case, there are plenty of good used bass boats to be found and if you do the research, you can find an excellent boat at a fraction of the cost of a new one.

  • Roy Hawk's Vital Technique to More Bass

    Roy Hawk's Vital Technique to More Bass

    There are definitely sexier baits; and Roy Hawk Fishing would rather throw several of them but you can't miss this tried and true workhorse

  • Strikes Vs. Swipes and Other Things You Need to Know About Summer Buzzbaits

    Strikes Vs. Swipes and Other Things You Need to Know About Summer Buzzbaits

    The buzzbait is specifically designed for instinctive strikes. A good analogy for the way a buzzbait works is to think about what you do when someone throws a baseball at you when you aren’t expecting it. Your instinct is to catch the ball. Before you can even think about it, your hands automatically fly up to catch it.

  • Fishing Report Oroville Lake This Week | June 6

    Fishing Report Oroville Lake This Week | June 6

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    Launched at Lime Saddle about 5:30am, stopped fishing at 10:30 am as it was getting way too hot and I had caught my share for the day. Got into them right away in 15 feet of water

  • Fishing Oversized Jerkbaits ALL Year Long with Chris Zaldain

    Fishing Oversized Jerkbaits ALL Year Long with Chris Zaldain

    They aren't just for cold water anymore! OVERSIZED jerkbaits all year long with Chris Zaldain

  • Know Your Forage: Clear Lake Hitch

    Know Your Forage: Clear Lake Hitch

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    Clear Lake hitch can be found throughout Clear Lake and seasonally in its tributaries. The largest tributaries to Clear Lake are the Scotts Creek and Middle Creek watersheds, which enter the lake from via Rodman Slough.