What You Need to Know About E-10 Gas

tips for winter boat storage and e10

Nearly full tank or nearly empty tank? That is the big question facing boaters now in the midst of preparing their boats for the long winter hibernation. The concern is ethanol – an octane enhancing gasoline additive that has some unfortunate, harmful side effects on marine engines. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) […]


March Jerkbaits

March Jerkbaits TimTtipton with Mark Mendez

He does this by filling his kitchen sink with cold water and experiments adding weight to achieve the desired effect. He uses suspend strips or dots under the throat and rubber core sinkers on the front set of treble hooks to help achieve the desired result. He will start with a 1/8 ounce sinker on the front treble hook of the 4 ½-inch bait; if he decides on a larger lure he will go with a ¼-ounce weight. If the bait goes to the bottom when dropped in the cold water, he will take side cutters and trim some weight off the sinker. Once he gets it close to neutral buoyancy, he will add suspend strips or dots to the throat area.


Pro’s Picks for Cold Water Bassin

Winter Bass Fishing with Tackle Warehouse

Cold Water Spoonin’ With Tim Horton A flashy slab of metal with a hook attached to one end and a split ring to the other, spoons are one of the oldest fishing lures. Few other cold-water lure presentation come close to accomplishing what an angler can do with a jigging spoon. When properly manipulated by […]


Cold Water Confidence

Fall Season Fishing with Confidence

Cold water bass fishing is pointed bass fishing. It’s time consuming, and requires extraordinary patience and confidence. One positive aspect of locating bass in cold water is that once an angler has located fish, he can exploit them for long periods.


Too Much Fun in the Sun

Zero Sunburn

f you like the feel of the sun on your skin or feel too hot when covering up during the summer, wearing sunscreen or sun block is another way to avoid sunburn. “Sunscreen contains chemicals that protect your skin by absorbing and reflecting UV rays and allows a certain range of UV light to be absorbed into the skin.”


Bob Adkinson Fall Transition Time

Bob Adkinson with a nice Smallie

Bob Adkinson with a nice Smallie Smallmouth Transition  By Bob Adkinson Fall, one of my favorite times of the year. The fall is what I refer to as Transition Time. Fishing here on the Columbia and Snake Rivers in Southeastern Washington this time of year can be incredible. I caught my all time biggest smallmouth […]


Springtime Bass Fishing

Mark Lassagne Caught this 12lb Largemouth Spring 2009

By Mark Lassagne This is the time of year when most of the mature bass will go shallow. Neil Manji, Chief Fisheries biologist with the California Department of Fish and Game says that for many bass, this (spring) is the only time they will go shallow all year meaning many large bass live deep all […]


Winter Bass Fishing Tips

Marc Marcantonio

Winter Bass Tips By Marc Marcantonio What kind of fool leaves the comfort of home to brave bone-chilling winter weather?  Face it, to most sane people winter bass fishing means catching reruns of Bill Dance on cable.  Even the few, the proud, and the brave venture out only once or twice before retreating to a […]


Jason Williamson Mopping Up!


Home Field Advantage Jason Williamson Takes the Win at Clark’s Hill By: Mark Lassagne with Jason Williamson Jason Williamson “Jwill” uses home field advantage to top the field of 100 Bass Master Elite anglers on Clarks Hill Reservoir. “A few weeks earlier and it would have been anyone’s game,” Williamson said. There are only a […]