Most fish species are restricted under ceilings of ice. They get pushed into corners and pockets holding the warmest remaining water. Lake trout are just the opposite. Winter frees them to roam wherever they please.
The 2014 Bassmaster Classic is coming up quickly. They call it the "World Series of Bass Fishing" for good reason. No other tournament puts so many top anglers together to compete for big money and the life-altering experience that comes with being named a Classic Champion.
The time-proven truth that it works is reason enough for Jones to throw a lipless crankbait. Like most pros, though, the 2008 Bassmaster Classic champion has theories about what makes a Rattle Bait such an important part of the late-winter/early-spring arsenal.
Trail camera surveys are a great way to see how many does and bucks (especially what type of bucks) are on your property just before season starts. Here are a few products that can help with this important chore.