The Alabama Rig ® would bring to the forefront of bass fishing a ton of controversy both on the water and in the courts – some of which has been settled and a lot of which hasn’t.
“The correct procedure is to line up two objects in the same direction from the spot you’re at on the lake. Then line up two other objects either to the right or the left of you, but never behind you…Locate these objects on your map and draw two straight lines from them to your position until the lines CROSS each other. Where the lines cross indicates where you are on the lake.”
A new technique, coined “Controlled Structure Fishing,” has been introduced and it’s been met with mixed reviews. The technique’s given the duo of Dee Thomas and Frank Hauck a trip to the winners circle in five out of the last seven events
“I knew Gary [Klein] had a few so I went and asked him if I could borrow one of his. He said yes and that’s what helped me win. Gary really came to my rescue. I really doubt I could have won it if I had to fish that 6-foot rod.”
Originally posted 18 April, 2012 Bill Murphy needs no introduction when it comes to bass fishing. He is arguably one of the fathers of trophy bass hunting and his tenure on the water yielded an almost-uncountable number of fish over ten. To top this off, Murphy did a lot of […]
“Anglers today confuse flipping with pitching,” he said. “Flipping is NOT pitching. To me the flipping technique is all about having the line in your hand and swinging the bait. It’s more efficient and much more precise.
“Flipping embraces three basic concepts,” Dave Myers said. “First, there are always some fish in shallow water, second, most shallow fish are biting fish, and third, the key to getting these shallow fish to bite is a precision presentation.