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  • Comprehensive Delta Fishing Report | Morning Freezes Wintertime Dec 16

    Comprehensive Delta Fishing Report | Morning Freezes Wintertime Dec 16

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    Photo: Anthony Gibbs on the California Delta Dec 2017 Delta Report…. Bait fishing Stripers Sturgeon Solid

  • A New Concept | Paddle Tail 4 Ways

    A New Concept | Paddle Tail 4 Ways

    New Reins 6" Paddle Tail Worm: Simple yet versatile and effective...

  • Lake Oroville Update This Week | Fishing Report Dec 13

    Lake Oroville Update This Week | Fishing Report Dec 13

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    Winter bite has arrived, got to work much harder to find fish these days. After trying some locations I thought would hold fish, didn't, began working points and managed a few fish. Hop skip around from point to point seemed to work today.

  • Project T 2018 Begins! | Daiwa for the New Season

    Project T 2018 Begins! | Daiwa for the New Season

    Keep Your Eyes On Project T for 2018 with the Daiwa Team

  • 2 Rigging Presentations | Lunch Worm and King Tail with Skeet Reese

    2 Rigging Presentations | Lunch Worm and King Tail with Skeet Reese

    Bassmaster Elite Series pro shows two rigging options for the Lunch Worm and the King Tail new from Berkley's PowerBait® MaxScent line of baits

  • Long Pauses for Jerkbaits

    Long Pauses for Jerkbaits

    I went out with my wife Tanya and as usual, she struck first with the first bass in the boat. She was fishing a jerkbait with a very long pause. After she caught her first one I asked how long she was pausing it. "It was a long time, I was spacing off thinking of our vacation," she said. That was the trick, I guess, and I started using much longer pauses.

  • Does Your Bass Boat Insurance Cover Your Tackle?

    Does Your Bass Boat Insurance Cover Your Tackle?

    How Much Did You Spend On Your Tackle, Your Cooler, Your Rods, Your Foul Weather Gear... If It's In Your Boat, Does Your Bass Boat Insurance Cover It?

  • Comprehensive Delta Fishing Report | Cold Weather Striper Bite Dec 9

    Comprehensive Delta Fishing Report | Cold Weather Striper Bite Dec 9

    Cooling water have slowed the stripers in the Cache Slough area. Spoons and hair Jigs have become favorite tools of lure tossers in the area.

  • Fishing Winter Warming Trends with Andrew Upshaw

    Fishing Winter Warming Trends with Andrew Upshaw

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    I love those times when the air temperatures go from the 50’s to the 70’s, in winter. These are the times when I feel like I can really take advantage of the nature of bass, and truly catch big ones

  • Fishing the High and Low Tide of the California Delta

    Fishing the High and Low Tide of the California Delta

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    The Delta can be one fishery on a high tide and another on the low...Specifically, it’s about understanding what rising and falling water does to vegetation.

  • Know Your Forgage To Catch More Bass | Sunfish and Tule Perch

    Know Your Forgage To Catch More Bass | Sunfish and Tule Perch

    Sunfish as Forage- a broad group of fishes comprised of bluegill, pumpkinseed, redear sunfish, green sunfish, warmouth, etc. I’m also going to touch on Tule perch as they are native to California and behave similar to introduced sunfish, but exhibit some unique characteristics we do not see with other species.

  • Darter Head Vs. Shaky Head

    Darter Head Vs. Shaky Head

    “I don't really fish darter heads much anymore, only under certain situations,” said Gutierrez. As darter heads have been a staple for Western anglers for decades, his initial response caught me off guard.

  • WesternBass.com Mag | Winter Issue is Live and Free to Read NOW!

    WesternBass.com Mag | Winter Issue is Live and Free to Read NOW!

    No Registration, No Membership, No Charge | Just Click to Read! | Winter Warming Trends with Upshaw, Small Things on Lowrance with Ike, Finesse with Kriet, Plastic Rigging with Shryock, Improve Your Casting, Bait Mods of the Pros and More.

  • Upsizing Vs. Downsizing Your Line For Crankbaits

    Upsizing Vs. Downsizing Your Line For Crankbaits

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    Fishing line is one of the most vital parts of fishing success. It is after all what connects you to the fish. Line also plays a huge role in the action and diving depths when it comes to crankbait fishing.

  • Comprehensive Delta Fishing Report | Chilly Wintertime Dec 2

    Comprehensive Delta Fishing Report | Chilly Wintertime Dec 2

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    Stripers Sturgeon Solid Bass action settling in. ABA Kicks off Out Of Russo’s Marina Saturday morning promises to be a good tight Tournament as Fall winter conditions settle in.

  • Boat Buying | Aluminum Vs. Fiberglass

    Boat Buying | Aluminum Vs. Fiberglass

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    Shopping for a boat is an exciting time whether it is your first or tenth boat. Choosing the perfect boat for your needs is a big decision and it can become even more complicated when you have to decide between excellent aluminum and fiberglass options.

  • Late Late Season Fishing

    Late Late Season Fishing

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    Proving that it is almost never too cold to throw a swimbait, Yah-Tsheng Moua caught this giant northern strain largemouth with 40-degree water and a 35-degree air temp.

  • Nixon’s Marine Announces New Ownership

    Nixon’s Marine Announces New Ownership

    Longtime owner, Jeff Priester has announced the sale of Nixon’s Marine and the Northwest Bass (NWB) tournament circuit to fellow fisherman and tournament angler Shawn O’Connell.

  • Bin Phi Dominates Clear Lake with 10 and an 8 for the Win | SCBBBC TOC

    Bin Phi Dominates Clear Lake with 10 and an 8 for the Win | SCBBBC TOC

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    Binh Phi claims 2017 Sonoma County Belly Boat Bass Club (SCBBBC) Tournament of Champions (TOC) at Clear Lake on November 18 and 19, 2017.!

  • Wild West Bass Trail Has Been Sold | WWBT Under New Ownership

    Wild West Bass Trail Has Been Sold | WWBT Under New Ownership

    Hello All WWBT Anglers.......At the guiding hands of Gary Dobyns, Matt and Angie Morgan the Wild West Bass Trail (WWBT) was formed. In its first two years WWBT has paid out over 2.8 million dollars. WWBT has garnered the attention of national companies such as Lucas Oil, Ranger Boats, Evinrude Outboards and others. It is televised on the Pursuit Channel, Fox Sports AZ, and Fox Sports West capable of reaching in excess of 47 million households across the nation.