Bass

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Everything eats crayfish

by Gord Ellis | July 28, 2021

The crayfish is one of the most unusual and fascinating creatures that lives in freshwater. More or less a mini-lobster, this crustacean is a formidable creature to handle.

Three techniques bass anglers should master

by Luigi De Rose | July 16, 2021

These three casting tips are well worth the effort and will surely show a great return on your investment.

Add appeal to store-bought lures

by Luigi De Rose | July 2, 2021

If the bite has slowed to a crawl, a change may be in order. The quickest way to spice things up is by adding a hint of colour to your baits. Here are some of my favourite ways to customize.

Explaining the science behind the FMZ 20 bass season expansion

by Luigi De Rose | May 19, 2021

Science and public sentiment often clash when it comes to spring bass fishing, particularly on when the fish spawn.

Catch-and-release bass season underway in FMZ 20

by Editorial Staff | March 15, 2021

The new catch-and-release season for Lake Ontario smallmouth and largemouth bass is underway as part of changes to regulations in FMZ 20.

Gustafson wins first BASS Elite trophy

by Luigi De Rose | March 1, 2021

OOD contributor and BASS Elite angler Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson, of Keewatin, captured his first series trophy on Sunday, Feb. 28.

Accessing untapped bass fishing backwaters

by Luigi De Rose | February 26, 2021

Luigi De Rose talks about bass fishing small waterbodies that provide access to virtually untapped bass fishing.

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Minor fishing reg changes in 2021

by Editorial Staff | December 14, 2020

The most significant regulation change Ontario anglers can expect in 2021 will affect Lake Ontario bass fishing.

Where largemouth lurk underwater photo of bass

Where largemouth lurk

by Tim Allard | July 15, 2020

When plying shallow and moderate depths for largemouth this season, be on the lookout for depth variations where big bass concentrate.