5 Fall Fishing Lure Favorites!

By: Jim Root, 4:57 PM GMT on September 29, 2014

These go-to lures are fish catching machines in autumn!

When summer comes to an end, the best fishing of the year for bass anglers is just beginning as cooler temps heat up the action on the water. Bass begin their heaviest feeding of the year in preparation for winter. So if you can avoid running up a tree in search of a whitetail or two and know what to throw, you can find yourself with some of the most productive outings of the season!

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Day 2 of Bassmaster Elite Series AOY Tourney at Escanaba cancelled.

By: Jim Root, 2:10 PM GMT on September 19, 2014

Looks like that wind I warned people about in my Fantasy Fishing post earlier this week came a day early, postponing things for a day. So what impact will that have on the event, and what of the days to come?
The small craft advisory that was initially posted this morning will be lifted late afternoon/early evening Saturday. For those of you who aren't sure what a Small Craft Advisory is, here's the definition and advisory itself as stated at Weather Undergro...

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My keys to success at Black Lake!

By: Jim Root, 6:42 PM GMT on September 17, 2014

Finally a top ten finish at my favorite lake in the whole world.



I can't tell you how many hours I've spent fishing and studying Black Lake. Situated in St. Lawrence County in Northern New York, it's the site of the first tournament I ever fished, the first fishing trip I ever took, and the very first entry of my fishing weather journal. I have had incredibly good days there, that have been followed by the worst finishes I have ever had sinc...

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Updated: 6:52 PM GMT on September 17, 2014

Get The Lead Out

By: Jim Root, 1:44 PM GMT on September 08, 2014

5 reasons why Tungsten sinkers are better for YOU!



I remember when I heard that New York State was banning lead sinkers. At first I thought nothing of it, but I quickly had a heart attack when I saw the price of Tungsten. I thought it was going to mean the end of my worm fishing days! I couldn't see a benefit, and I didn't know all the environmental hazards associated with lead that had prompted that legislation. That was 2002, over ten ye...

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Updated: 2:46 PM GMT on September 08, 2014

How's the weather in your livewell?

By: Jim Root, 4:13 PM GMT on September 02, 2014

I just got back from a tournament at Oneida Lake, my first after having installed my new V-T2 Livewell system from New Pro Products. This unique system is designed to improve the overall quality of your livewell both when it's holding fish and when it is not. If you're like me, you probably had no idea what was happening in there. You add water, recirculate it from time to time, make sure the aerator is working, keep a bottle of Rejuvenate on hand, and have been ...

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Updated: 5:44 PM GMT on September 02, 2014

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