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The Fishing Library contains hundreds of articles covering nearly every aspect of angling imaginable. Whether you're a fly fishing guru, panfish fanatic, or searching for the next world-record bass, we've got the information you need to make the most of your time on the water.

The Fishing Library is categorized by target species and angling tactic. Click any of these broad topics and you'll find multiple articles on that subject, including basics, feature articles, product reviews, buying guides, tips and radio clips -- all focused on that particular species or fishing style!

Fishing Tips: Browsing ALL Tips (ALL 64 ITEMS)
Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Bass Pro Shops:

 Bass Pro Shops
Trailer Safety (Author: Bass Pro Shops)
Tips for towing.

Buying an Anchor? (Author: Bass Pro Shops)
Here's what to look for.

No Livewell? (Author: Bass Pro Shops)
Install one yourself.

Caring for Your Boat Cover (Author: Bass Pro Shops)
Simple maintenance can go a long way!

Recharge ASAP (Author: Bass Pro Shops)
Extend your boat battery's service life.

Voltage and Thrust (Author: Bass Pro Shops)
Trolling-motor battery requirements.

Fishfinder Basics (Author: Bass Pro Shops)
Understanding your graph.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Penny Berryman:


Penny Berryman
Changing Colors (Author: Penny Berryman)
Light penetration, water clarity affect color visibility.

Shortcuts To Find Bass (Author: Penny Berryman)
Shortcuts to save you time when your time is limited

Summer Sun (Author: Penny Berryman)
Protect yourself from the sun when fishing this summer.

Bass Tricks (Author: Penny Berryman)
Tips for taking more bass!

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Rick Clunn:


Rick Clunn
Topwater Bass Tactics (Author: Rick Clunn)
Tips for tempting bass with topwater baits.

Bass Follow Fence Rows (Author: Rick Clunn)
Old fence rows serve as migration highways.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Bill Dance:


Bill Dance
Fishing Points for Bass (Author: Bill Dance)
Points are important structures when targeting fall bass.

Strike Zone (Author: Bill Dance)
Figure out the personality of the fish you're after, find their strike zone, and you could hit a home run.

Little Water, Big Bass (Author: Bill Dance)
Small waters equal big summer bass!

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Woo Daves:


Woo Daves
Brush Fishing (Author: Woo Daves)
Woo's tips for finding the most productive brush.

Replica Fish Mounts (Author: Woo Daves)
Thanks to today's skilled taxidermists, you can have your trophy on the wall and in the water!

Wade Fishing (Author: Woo Daves)
Wade fishing is fun and productive for the hot days of summer.

Spooky Bass (Author: Woo Daves)
Too much rattle can spook fish under certain conditions.

Cold Weather Bass (Author: Woo Daves)
Winter warriors adjust their tactics for the cold.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Edwin Evers:


Edwin Evers
Fall Bass (Author: Edwin Evers)
Tips for fast-action fall fishing!

Find Big Bass (Author: Edwin Evers)
Try these structures for big summer bass.

Bass Bites (Author: Edwin Evers)
Four tips for more and bigger bass.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Tim Horton:


Tim Horton
Bass Tricks (Author: Tim Horton)
Bass fishing tactics for low-visibility conditions.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Jimmy Houston:


Jimmy Houston
Hire a Guide (Author: Jimmy Houston)
Most fishing guides give you an honest day's work for their fee.

Fishing Home Water (Author: Jimmy Houston)
Think your local waters only hold small fish? Think again.

Smart Fish (Author: Jimmy Houston)
Like humans, some fish are smarter than others.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Mike Huffman:


Mike Huffman
Line Up for Success (Author: Mike Huffman)
Today’s fly angler is blessed with a wide range of fly line options.

Baetis/Blue-Winged Olive (BWO) (Author: Mike Huffman)
Tips on fishing the Baetis/Blue-Winged Olive (BWO) mayfly hatch.

Winter Tailwater Fishing (Author: Mike Huffman)
Consider tailwaters for your next winter trout destination.

The Right Tying Tools for the Job (Author: Mike Huffman)
Quality fly-tying tools will produce better results and a more pleasurable tying experience.

Sharpening Your Fly-Fishing Skills (Author: Mike Huffman)
Books and DVDs are effective tools for propelling your fly-fishing journey.

Tying the Clouser Deep Minnow (Author: Mike Huffman)
Tips on tying the world-famous Clouser Deep Minnow

Tying Wet Flies and Nymphs (Author: Mike Huffman)
Expert tips on building effective wet flies and nymphs.

Tying Dry Flies (Author: Mike Huffman)
Basic principles for effective dry-fly construction

Fall Tailwater Trout (Author: Mike Huffman)
Seasonal tips for fishing tailwaters

Summer Inshore Fly Fishing (Author: Mike Huffman)
Focus your efforts for inshore fly-fishing success.

Sun Protection (Author: Mike Huffman)
Stop UV destruction, use sun protection products

Travel Storage Systems (Author: Mike Huffman)
Packing Tips for Traveling Anglers

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Keith Kavajecz:


Keith Kavajecz
Weather Conditions and Walleye (Author: Keith Kavajecz)
The good, the bad and the ugly.

World Record Walleye (Author: Keith Kavajecz)
Trophy walleye waters are the best bet for a new world record.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Stacey King:


Stacey King
Stop Fishing (Author: Stacey King)
Halt your retrieve when fish follow but refuse to strike.

Jerkbait Fishing (Author: Stacey King)
Do the jerk for post-spawn bass.

Barometer Bass (Author: Stacey King)


Fish Condos (Author: Stacey King)
Move the fish into their new condo and stop by for a visit.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Wally Marshall:


Wally Marshall
Crappie Creek Channels (Author: Wally Marshall)
Bluff ledges and creek channels are prime locations for fall crappie.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Wally Marshall:


Wally Marshall
Fall Crappie Fishing (Author: Wally Marshall)
Tips for finding crappie in the fall.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Wally Marshall:


Wally Marshall
Good Time for Crappie (Author: Wally Marshall)
Fall can be better than spring for crappie anglers.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Jerry Martin:


Jerry Martin
Sucker Fish (Author: Jerry Martin)
Sucker fish -- a tasty dish!

Finding Pike (Author: Jerry Martin)
Eliminate unproductive areas and you increase your odds dramatically.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Gary Parsons:


Gary Parsons
Walleye Tips (Author: Gary Parsons)
How to get your offering into the fish zone.

Summer Walleye (Author: Gary Parsons)
Try these overlooked areas for summer 'eyes.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Kevin VanDam:


Kevin VanDam
Sound Advice (Author: Kevin VanDam)
Be as quiet as you possibly can.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Mike Webb:


Mike Webb
Bluff Ledges (Author: Mike Webb)
Check out these vertical structures for late-fall and early-winter bass.

Weed Fish (Author: Mike Webb)
Practically every species of fish likes to spend time in the weeds.

Boat Docks (Author: Mike Webb)
Docks are a great place to find fish.

Fishing Tips Tips Authored by Larry Whiteley:


Larry Whiteley
Fall Fishing Tricks (Author: Larry Whiteley)
Try these tricks on your next fall fishing trip.

Trout Tricks (Author: Larry Whiteley)
Observe conditions before casting.

Bronzeback Time (Author: Larry Whiteley)
Fall is a magical time of year for river smallmouth fishing.

Crappie and Lure Color (Author: Larry Whiteley)
Keep experimenting until they tell you what they want.

Fake Fish (Author: Larry Whiteley)
If your taxidermist is any good, you won't be able to tell the fiberglass replica from the real fish.

Female Impersonators (Author: Larry Whiteley)
Biologist discover a third type of male bluegill.

Did You Know? (Author: Larry Whiteley)
Check out these interesting fish facts.



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