2017 saw me compete in two national championship events, fish a top 12 in the Grand Lake BASS Open, finish 25th overall in the Central Open Division and take home numerous checks. Here is how it happened. The year started with the sale of my very first Phoenix 921 to a local purchaser and the […]
Dave Mansue updates us on the amazing fishing on Toledo Bend. Ambassador report for April 2017.
Toledo Bend is still in the throes of the annual spawn, which means double-digit bass are more accessible than during any other time of the year. And these guides share how to put your lure in front of those fish. DAVID A. BROWN It’s a big lake and it’s chock full of bass, but Toledo […]
Learn why you should fish Toledo Bend after lunkers leave the shallows Toledo Bend’s big girls don’t disappear after the spawn. In fact, these two proven anglers know these big bass might be even more inclined to bite during the post-spawn. Here are some tips. DAVID A. BROWN There’s no time when Toledo Bend guide […]
Mike is on the road with special guest Dave Mansue. 3hr show covers the drama from the Sabine River Elite Series tournament. Ike Live is also joined by Elite Series anglers Chris Lane, Mike McClelland, Mike Kernan, and Dennis Tietje. IKE LIVE 37 from Z PREPS on Vimeo.
By Kurt Dove Published: July 2015 The fourth annual Kurt Dove’s Pro Bass Youth Camp took place on Lake Amistad in Del Rio, Texas June 23-27, 2015. For five days, 24 youth anglers between the ages of 11 and 18 honed their bass fishing skills and learned from some of the best professional anglers and […]
Fluke and dipper-style softbaits look similar, but they call for drastically different presentations. Click here to read the entire article.
Q: Question: What is better barometric pressure falling or rising? Mike Muller Richmond, VA A: A falling barometer is always better than a rising one. Barometric pressure is basically air density. The higher the density the lower the barometer. Clear blue, “high skies”, have lower density and are often the days when catching fish can […]
Don’t Overlook Shallow Crankbaits fall the lures anglers can use to catch spring bass, none are more misunderstood than the category of crankbaits known as “square bills,” so named because of their distinctive short, squared-off diving lips. It only took Yamaha Pro Dave Mansue one fish, however, to decide he liked the lures and to […]