Finding Productive Rock Piles

GuideOutdoors bass pro Jim Moynagh discusses finding productive rock piles. Because the rock piles he’s talking about are not visible above the surface, a great deal of time may have to be invested before finding one that draws groups of bass. Here’s how to get started.

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Bass Fishing: Identifying Productive Rock Piles

Obviously, not all rock piles are the same. Right now, I could go out to my local lake and fish all the “wrong” piles and catch just a few little ones.

What makes some rock piles draw bass, while others don’t? Once you have seen and experienced excellent rock pile fishing, you’ll notice that good rock piles have some things in common. Learn about these features to increase your odds the next time you’re out on the lake.

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How To Catch Bass In Shallow, Clear Water

Clear water abounds in Minnesota, providing a great “training ground” for adapting lures and techniques specifically to these conditions. Here are some tips from bass pro Jim Moynagh on how to catch bass in shallow, clear water.

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How Bass Tournaments Work

The heightened curiosity of the public has them asking many questions about how bass tournaments function. Here are answers to some commonly asked questions from our bass fishing expert, Jim Moynagh.

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Organize Your Soft, Plastic Baits

In the world of tournament fishing where every second counts, not being able to quickly find a plastic bait you are looking for can result in missed opportunities. Worse yet, chances are greater of running out of “hot” items. Here are some tips to organize your soft plastic baits from www.sportsmansguide.com’s bass expert Jim Moynagh.

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Choosing A Hook For Soft Plastics

When it comes to picking a hook for soft plastics, there isn’t any single hook size or style that will do the job for all purposes. Here are some tips on selecting the right size hook so that you end up with more bass in your boat.

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Fishing Matted Vegetation: Part 2

A wide variety of lures all have potential catching bass in vegatation; narrowing it down depends on the bass’s activity level and the type of mat present. Here are some tips for your next outing.

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Fishing Matted Vegetation: Part I

In any body of water supporting matted vegetation, a high percentage of the largemouth bass population can be found relating to it. Mats provide all of the basic needs desired by largemouth: a preponderance of food, ambush cover, edge habitat, and a place of refuge during inactive periods.

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