Tag Archives: Finesse

Bed Fishing 101

Bed Fishing

One of my favorite ways to fish is bed fishing.   It really comes down to a battle of wits between you and the fish, and it’s really a one on one game – much more so than any other time of the year.  Bed fishing is really one of those unique situations where you […]

Finesse Fishing in Heavy Cover

Bruiser big stick

When most people look at miles and miles of flats where there’s a mixture of lily pads, hydrilla, bulrushes, and pepper grass, there are a number of techniques which are thought of as the staple go to’s. Those techniques are usually along the lines of swim jigs, punching, flipping, or some kind of moving baits.  […]

Winter Fishing

Austin pic1

Winter fishing…. where to begin? Here are just a few of my thoughts and some things I know about winter fishing in the cold months.  I remember one of my first winter fishing trips on the lake. It was the middle of January, 9 AM and I thought to myself  “What am I doing? It […]

There Are No Silver Bullets

Fish with lure

This weekend I was honored to be able to serve my fellow veterans in the Operation Bass Warrior IV.  This is a tournament format, and there is a weigh in at the end of it, but it is far from what anyone would consider a traditional tournament.  One of the main parts of it is […]

Everything Has Changed – When You’re Prep Time is Scrapped

Chaz swinging

So I started this series back in August to have you all join my journey in preparation for the Florida B.A.S.S. Nation State Championship on Lake Okeechobee.  I was slowly putting some way points together and building a fairly robust stock of areas which should hold fish no matter the conditions.  Then Hurricane Irma paid […]