Chasing fall bass with Stephen Browning

Posted by admin on January 13, 2013

There are various theories as to why you find bass in the backs of creeks during the fall. Do the shad go there first, and then the bass follow, seeking a food source? Or are bass simply moving shallow because the water surface temperature is cooling?

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Bassmaster Elite Series pro Stephen Browning isn’t sure which is correct, and he doesn’t spend much time thinking about it. He is certain of one thing: Fall is his favorite time of year to fish. >>> read more


Confidence and Competition

Posted by admin on January 1, 2013

Stephen Browning is a confident guy and the consummate professional . How confident is he and what importance does he place on it? Check out this Wired Angler Video Profile to find out [Wired2Fish video - click to play]


Fishing Rip Rap in Summer with Stephen Browning

Posted by admin on September 10, 2012

For Stephen Browning, the 2009 Elite Series season has been a little rocky. After opening the year with three Top 25 finishes, Browning stumbled in the next three events. However, during the season's seventh event, held on the Mississippi River in Iowa, getting "rocky" actually helped get his season back on track.

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Keying on riprap banks, Browning was one of only two anglers to weigh in a limit all four competition days as he fished his way to fifth place. The Arkansas pro has some pointers when it comes to fishing riprap in summertime. "When I'm fishing riprap in the summer, one of the biggest things that I look for is baitfish around the riprap," explains Browning. "There's always a little algae growing on the rocks, and it gives the baitfish something to feed on." >>> read more


Notes From the Boat

Posted by admin on June 1, 2012

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Bring along some extras

Posted by admin on April 4, 2012

Nothing can ruin a fishing trip any worse than not having backup equipment in the case of a mishap. I always carry a spare outboard prop, trolling motor prop, rain suit and change of clothes including shoes when I'm loading my Triton 21 XS.

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I don't want a mishap on my behalf to ruin my day on the water. Many time underwater objects go unnoticed. A bent outboard prop can do major damage to the lower unit. If something happens and you damage your outboard prop, have a back up along with the right tools to change props. Extra props are expensive, but I bet you can find a used one on line or looking around pawn shops. >>> read more