Follow along as we continue our tradition of being the most informative bass magazine ever printed.
In this issue you will find articles on: wintertime jerkbaits, advanced Float N’ Fly techniques, building a bass jig, locating and catching winter spots with Cody Meyer, Ike, Crews, Williamson and Palaniuk each share their own wintertime secrets.
If we stopped here it would be just like your standard bass mag but there’s more… lots more. Just take a look below to see the full list of articles in this issue.
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Mailing to Subscribers Dec 23nd 2013 and Feb 5th 2014- Expect 3 weeks for delivery
|Writer||Topic 2013 Winter||Category|
|Mark Fong||Advanced Float N Fly Techniques||Technique Specific|
|Bill Kohls||Bass Gold||Information|
|Tim Rachoy||Breaking the Ice for Bass||Season Specific|
|Ken McBroom||Build Your Own Bass Jig||Information|
|Jody Only||DIY Pro Tip – Rod Tips||Information|
|Kirk Rossi||Dollars and Sense||Information|
|John Warren||Color Confidence||Information|
|Scotty Peterson||Drop Shot Updates||Technique Specific|
|Michele Fanfani||Fishing in Italy||Information|
|Jody Only||Gary Klein Old and New||Season Specific|
|Darl Black||Hair Jigs for Smallies||Technique Specific|
|Jody Only||IKE – Out of the Norm||Season Specific|
|Jody Only||Jerkbaits with Kevin Hawk||Season Specific|
|Jody Only||John Crews – Seasonal||Season Specific|
|Tim Rachoy||Outside the Winter Box||Season Specific|
|Jody Only||Palaniuk One – Two Winter Punch||Season Specific|
|Troy Linder||Peaceful Fishing Warrior||Tournament Trail|
|Jody Only||Pick a Prop||Information|
|Colby Simms||SOB Winter Fishing||Information|
|Jody Only||Spotted Bass Fever||Season Specific|
|Jody Only||Subtle Differences with John Murray||Information|
|Jim Zaleski||The Co-Angler Part I||Tournament Trail|
|Richard Ziert||The New Thermocline||Information|
|Josh Douglas||The Thankless Tackle Box||Information|
|Bill Kohls||The Three P’s||Tournament Trail|
|Rob Bryant||The Winter Bank with Ish Monroe||Season Specific|
|Jud Browder||Winter Guide to Texas Bass||Season Specific|
|Will Petty||Winter Jerkbait Tip and Tricks||Season Specific|
|Glenn Walker||Winter Jerkbaits Lessons||Technique Specific|
|Rob Bryant||Winter Worming with Jason Williamson||Season Specific|
I have caught my best bass when it was about 20 degrees outside and snowing. Winter bass are going to be time consuming and tedious to catch and you may only get one or two bites for the day. A lot of times, this is true, but those bites are going to be big bites.
BAM will traverse each season with Bassmaster Elite Series pro John Crews who will crack the code on the early and late portions of winter, spring, fall and summer. “A lot of people think of winter and think of a jig,” said the Virginia pro. “A jig is a good lure and catches fish, but here are some other interesting perspectives on winter fishing.”
So, we stayed aboard and asked Ike for an encore seasonal adventure, this time focusing on “the not so traveled path” – a lure or two that he uses that aren’t the mainstay or typical choice.
The amount of options that an angler has when buying a jerkbait may seem endless, but here are some jerkbait options to help aid you when you are looking to fill your box with some new jerkbaits.
When air temperatures dip and the nights turn frosty, we envision heading south of the border for giant Mexican bass.
Tactics and techniques vary, but the best way to go for oversized bass is to upsize presentations
His year-round employment of the hard-bodied, shallow-diving, slim line minnow bait has given him a detailed insight of the lure and how to fish it. Here, he shares his hot tips for cold water rippin’.
Prey to the bass is virtually anything that moves. When their attitude is right, bass aren’t fussy about detail – color or otherwise. Thus, mood must be the primary characteristic controlling how bass will be caught.