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Largemouth and smallmouth bass are on the minds of many anglers as the spring season rolls around. Here's where you need to try, from famous Kentucky and Barkley lakes to lesser-known Kincaid.Kentucky's Top 5 Bass Picks!

Kentucky's Top 5 Bass Picks!

Largemouth and smallmouth bass are on the minds of many anglers as the spring season rolls

Bucketmouths will be on a rampage across the Hawkeye State before the end of April. Here's a look at hotspots and strategies that will make savvy largemouths look like April fools. (April 2010)Iowa's Pre-Spawn Bass Opportunities

Iowa's Pre-Spawn Bass Opportunities

Bucketmouths will be on a rampage across the Hawkeye State before the end of April. Here's a

Few rivers or lakes in Iowa -- and perhaps the entire country -- can rival the smallmouth bass fishing found on the waters of the Iowa Great Lakes. (June 2009)Bronzebacks Of The Iowa Great Lakes

Bronzebacks Of The Iowa Great Lakes

Few rivers or lakes in Iowa -- and perhaps the entire country -- can rival the smallmouth bass

The meandering streams of eastern and northeastern Iowa hold the promise of some of the best bronzeback fishing our state has to offer. (April 2009)Best Bets For Eastern Iowa Stream Smallies

Best Bets For Eastern Iowa Stream Smallies

The meandering streams of eastern and northeastern Iowa hold the promise of some of the best

Big water doesn't always translate into big bass. Here's a handful of small Iowa waters with big-time trophy bass potential! (April 2009)Think Small For Big Iowa Bass

Think Small For Big Iowa Bass

Big water doesn't always translate into big bass. Here's a handful of small Iowa waters with

This angling destination just south of Cedar Rapids boasts Iowa's only thriving population of the “other” black bass -- the Kentucky spotted bass. (August 2008)Seeing Spots On Lake Macbride

Seeing Spots On Lake Macbride

This angling destination just south of Cedar Rapids boasts Iowa's only thriving population of

Rich Patterson

Streaming through eastern Iowa toward its confluence with the mighty Mississippi, the clear, cold, boulder-strewn Maquoketa River arguably hosts the Hawkeye State's best smallmouth bass fishing. (April 2008)The Smallies Of Maquoketa

The Smallies Of Maquoketa

Streaming through eastern Iowa toward its confluence with the mighty Mississippi, the clear,

Rich Patterson

When water temperatures reach a certain 5-degree window, Iowa's largemouth bass awake. Will you be there when the breakfast bell rings? (April 2008)Five Degrees Of Opportunity

Five Degrees Of Opportunity

When water temperatures reach a certain 5-degree window, Iowa's largemouth bass awake. Will

The big smallmouth bass that you can catch on the Mississippi's big water will put a big smile on your face. (August 2007)Smallies On ‘The Big River’

Smallies On 'The Big River'

The big smallmouth bass that you can catch on the Mississippi's big water will put a big smile

It doesn't get much better than a summer afternoon on the lake tangling with hard-hitting, hard-fighting white bass. (July 2007)The Hawkeye White Bite

The Hawkeye White Bite

It doesn't get much better than a summer afternoon on the lake tangling with hard-hitting,

Rich Patterson

The Winneshiek neck of Pool 9 on the Mississippi River boasts some tournament-wining bass fishing.  (June 2007)Largemouths In Your Neck Of The River

Largemouths In Your Neck Of The River

The Winneshiek neck of Pool 9 on the Mississippi River boasts some tournament-wining bass

The eastern side of the Hawkeye State boasts some excellent smallmouth fishing. We'll show you the venues with the most going for them.  (April 2007)Eastern Iowa's Best Smallmouth Bassin'

Eastern Iowa's Best Smallmouth Bassin'

The eastern side of the Hawkeye State boasts some excellent smallmouth fishing. We'll show you

Rich Patterson

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