Land of the giants: The hunt for fall studs

When summer transitions into fall, bass put on the feed bag and commence the weight-packing game plan. How far along we are in the seasonal changes determines much, so we turned to a handful of the nation’s top hawg snatchers for advice on how to catch a day-maker.

Of course, not all fisheries can be approached the same way. The monsters of Florida will be found in very different areas and eating very different things than the brown bass up north. So, the techniques, lures and experts have been divided by the different types of fisheries you may encounter across this great nation.

So, whether you plan to fish your local highland reservoir or will soon be casting in a flowing river, grab a pen and notepad and prepare to take some notes on how to target your personal best.