Bringing the science of weather to the sport of fishing. I'll discuss how weather affects what the fish are doing and how to catch them!
By: Jim Root, 11:50 PM GMT on June 23, 2015
After spending my entire life chasing huge smallmouth in the Northeast, I picked six of the best fisheries and set out on a mission to see for myself which of those legendary bodies of water wear the crown for the largest and meanest smallmouth bass! My journey will take me to: Ontario, Champlain, Oneida, Simcoe, The St. Lawrence River, and to kick it off I grabbed my buddy and professional photographer Jon Fuchs and went to a place that is often regarded as T...
Updated: 2:16 PM GMT on June 24, 2015
By: Jim Root, 7:02 PM GMT on June 11, 2015
Everyone has been talking about how I caught over 200 largemouth at Oneida in just two days. A lot have suspected I was bed fishing, but that's not the case. In this video I'll give you detailed information about where I was, what I was using, and what weather conditions made this all come together, and how you can use that information in your own local body of water to help you have a trip like I did! Click the link below to see it all or go to ...
Updated: 7:03 PM GMT on June 11, 2015
By: Jim Root, 1:22 AM GMT on April 21, 2015
The Upper Chesapeake Bay is home to some monster fish, but it's not as easy as just launching your boat and flipping some docks. There are a lot of variables that need to be taken into consideration if you want to land a trophy!
Tides, Winds, and Weather
For many of us, fishing tidal water can be really confusing. The fish are dominated by it. If the tide isn't right, you can pretty much lay down and take a nap because that's probab...
By: Jim Root, 4:32 PM GMT on April 02, 2015
I was recently interviewed by Rainwise Inc, makers of my personal weather station. In the interview I give details about what weather data is important to me, how and why I track it, and how it makes me perform at a higher level.
Click here to read it!
Updated: 10:07 PM GMT on April 02, 2015
By: Jim Root, 5:53 AM GMT on February 20, 2015
Welcome to the 2015 Bassmaster Classic, where spectators aren’t the only thing headed south this week! I've been in Greenville for a full 24 hrs but it really feels like NY!
In case you haven’t heard, the thermometer is absolutely plummeting this week in Greenville, S.C., and it looks like things will go from bad to worse by the time a champion is crowned Sunday!
How bad exactly? The lows could be in the single digits on Friday and the tak...