MLF Pros: What's With the Moon?

We're told to pay attention to the lunar phases. What do bass pros think?

There are hunters and anglers who swear that following the lunar tables will increase your success on the water or in the field.

There are plenty who think otherwise. After all, many of us go hunting or fishing when we can and not when a wildlife feeding calendar tells us.
 
But, it's clear that data from sources like the Game & Fish Best Hunt & Fish Times, can be a worthwhile tool to use.
 
With the help of Major League Fishing staff, we asked Bass Pro Tour anglers Alton Jones, James Watson, Anthony Gagliardi and Jeff Sprague for their takes on moon phases and their impact on bass.

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