• FishSens Pro Jeff Elliot, prepared for the elements of a Michigan autumn, with a few fall bass. (Credit: Jeff Elliot)
    Anglers Can Now Catch And Release Bass Year Round In Michigan

    Michigan anglers can now catch and release bass year round, thanks to an effort led by the Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation.

  • Smallmouth bass. (Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
    Susquehanna River Male Bass Have Female Parts

    Male bass with female reproductive parts have been becoming a more common find in waterways around the U.S. Even in national wildlife refuges, which are thought to be protected from human disturbance, male bass have been found...

  • A pre-spawn female caught in a dark-bottomed backwater. (Credit: Jeff Elliott)
    Find Dark Bottom Areas For Early Spring Largemouths

    Dark bottom areas are hotspots for finding early spring largemouths. Jeff Elliott’s tips for where to look and what to throw to reel in some nice bass.

  • Smallmouth bass. (Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
    Lake Erie’s Smallmouth Bass Continue Bioaccumulating Flame Retardants

    A study led by scientists at the University at Buffalo indicates that levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers, used as flame retardants, aren’t decreasing in Lake Erie’s smallmouth bass. Instead, researchers report in the journal Environmental Pollution that...

  • FishSens Pro Brandon Card previews the 2016 Elite Series events. (Courtesy of Brandon Card)
    Brandon Card Previews 2016 Elite Series

    At the outset of the 2016 Elite Series, Brandon Card previews the lakes and rivers on the schedule with his thoughts for each event.

  • Bassmaster opens the Fantasy Fishing tournament today. (Credit: Bassmaster)
    Bassmaster Launches Fantasy Fishing

    There are fantasy sports leagues for everything nowadays, from football to basketball and baseball. There’s even fantasy bowling. So why not fishing too? Bassmaster has teamed up with Bass Pro Shops to offer a new fantasy fishing...

  • Louis Slaughter Sr. with his 13.15-pound largemouth bass. (Courtesy of Dewayne Slaughter)
    Louisiana Angler Catches 13-Pound Toledo Bend Bass

    One cast was all it took for Louis Slaughter, of Florien, Louisiana, to reel in a big bass from Toledo Bend Reservoir. The monster hawg that he pulled in weighed a total of 13.15 pounds and stretched...

  • Bradley Hallman wins FLW event on Okeechobee. (Credit: FLW)
    Hallman Wins 2016 FLW On Lake Okeechobee

    For Bradley Hallman of Norman, Oklahoma, winning the 2016 FLW (Fishing League Worldwide) tournament on Lake Okeechobee took reeling in some big bass to secure the victory. But as we’ve seen in many a competition, getting some...

  • Jason Lambert. (Credit: Jesse Schultz / Fishing League Worldwide)
    Jason Lambert Wins Costa FLW Opener

    Jason Lambert wins first place in the 2016 Costa FLW Series opener on Lake Okeechobee by power-fishing and covering water fast.

  • Jason Christie shares some advice on fishing in cold, dirty water for bass. (Credit: Fred McClure)
    Find Bass In Warm And Dirty Water

    El Niño conditions can change the makeup of your go-to waterway. Here’s how to account for the warm and dirty water and keep catching bass.