Go-To Baits for Ledge Fishing – Braxton Setzer

After the spawning season is over, the bass are getting ready to leave the shallow water on a lot of lakes. As these fish move out, so do our Pro’s who are running the boat. While different boaters may try different strategies, a lot of them are going to head to the ledges, especially on TVA Lakes. […]

2014 Road to the BFL All-American – Michigan Division Pt. 1

2014 Road to the BFL All-American – BFL Michigan Division event #1 – 6/28/14 – Lake St. Clair: Over the 2014 season, fishingtheback.com writer Mike Mueller is going to recap all of his events in his “2014 Road to the BFL All-American” series. Tune in throughout the year to check back on his results! Most of the […]

Adam Tucker’s Tips for Success

Fishing as a co angler can be very fun, but also very challenging. You can learn so much from fishing with different boaters and watching how they fish and what different techniques they use. Watching my boater has helped me in countless tournaments. I have learned to always watch where the boater casts, and if […]

Joe Lee wins Amistad Open

Co angler Joe Lee of Grand Prairie, TX recently won the first Bassmaster Central Open of the year on Lake Amistad, TX. He brought in a three day total of 26 lbs 1 oz. We caught up with Joe and asked how he did it. Check out our interview below! FTB: Joe, going into this […]

Drop Shot, A Co’s Best Friend – Jason Johnson

The sissy stick, the fairy wand- well what I call it is a money maker! Obviously, I’m talking about the finesse fishing game with light spinning equipment. Whether fishing from the front or back, the drop shot is my number one presentation, and if you don’t throw one too, you’re leaving money on the table! […]

Finessing Ledges with Mark Horton

Mark Horton of Nicholasville, Kentucky has spent his fair share of time on ledges. Through his experience, he has found that there are times where finessing the ledges is the best way to get bit, especially behind a pro. Check out the tips he gives in this week’s article! A couple of weeks ago, I […]

Jason Johnson on Finesse Fishing

-By Jason Johnson- First thing I can say to any co angler or anyone thinking about becoming a co angler, is to show your boater RESPECT and he will give it back to you 10 folds! The best compliment I can get is “you’ve been the best co angler I’ve ever drawn.” I’m fortunate to […]

Hoyt Tidwell: Lewis Smith Lake Co Angler Champion

The FLW Tour made its second stop of the 2013 season at Lewis Smith Lake. Hoyt Tidwell had an impressive three day weight of 34-01 pounds to bring home the title. Here’s what he had to say about the event… FTB: Hoyt can you tell us a little bit about the conditions of the lake and […]