This week on Weather Geeks: Weather and Fishing

By: Jim Root, 3:55 PM GMT on July 07, 2016




This week on Weather Geeks I'll be a special guest of Dr. Shepherd to discuss the impact of weather conditions on fish and fish behavior including my favorite topic:  barometric pressure!  You'll even get to see some on the water footage that was shot by Senior Producer Stephen Neslage of me and my buddy Shane Durrance at Lake Lanier where I caught my personal best Striper and Spotted bass!   We'll discuses how I use the weather forecast t...

Jim Root Fishing The Weather Channel Weather Geeks

Updated: 4:05 PM GMT on July 07, 2016

How would you like to take home over $2,500 in outdoor gear for the holidays?

By: Jim Root, 6:20 PM GMT on November 30, 2015

On December 7th, 2015, the winner of the #ItsRainingGear contest will be announced and one lucky winner will take home over $2,500 in outdoor prizes.  Gear to battle the harshest weather conditions, baits to help you catch fish, a rod and reel, and MUCH more.  All you have to do to enter is like and share this image on Facebook (click here).  Full list of rules and details about all the gear in the contest can be seen here.

#ItsRainingGear Redux: Win over $2,500 in outdoor gear!

By: Jim Root, 3:58 PM GMT on October 12, 2015

The biggest contest of 2014 - #ItsRainingGear - is back and it's bigger and better than ever!  From now until December, you have a chance to win some of the amazing gear I've used this year:  over $2,500 in outdoor prizes!  To enter all you have to do is look for pictures like this one every Monday on Facebook, like it, share it, and like the pages of the great companies involved. Check it out by clicking here! 




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Updated: 2:48 PM GMT on October 19, 2015

2015 Youth Fishing Clinic rains buckets of BIG fish!

By: Jim Root, 11:12 AM GMT on October 05, 2015

Let me start by saying how deeply appreciative I am of the over 200 young girls and women who came out in 40 degrees and rain to fish yesterday at my annual fishing clinic at Amahami with the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways.  Not one of them ever complained, and you could hear their screams of excitement from all around the lake whenever they caught a fish.  I also want to thank the three other anglers who helped me, Dominic Sergi - who helped me at th...

Jim Root Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways Amahami Festival Reel Weather Youth Fishing Clinic Largemouth Bass Fishing Upstate NY

Updated: 11:20 AM GMT on October 05, 2015

5 Tips for Giant Fall Bass!

By: Jim Root, 4:10 PM GMT on September 13, 2015




This has been one of the best years of my career, and with Fall fast approaching I plan to continue the momentum I have had going thus far right through to the end of the year. This is by far my favorite season because the fish get real aggressive, and it suits my style of fishing very well. The key to the big fish is that they want to eat one BIG meal, and they don't want to work hard to get it. With that said, here are some tips that will help you deci...

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Updated: 7:39 PM GMT on September 14, 2015

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I'm Jim Root, one of the most published anglers on the topic of fish behavior as it relates to weather conditions. If you have questions let me know!

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