Charles Johnson, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Using Live Bait for Bream

Using Live Bait for Bream

Live bait is the key to successful bream catching on any lake. Ask any angler today what they used when they started fishing and most will suggest some kind of live fishing bait. Redworms, wigglers and crickets are probably the most popular live bait types used today...
10 Places For Summer Bass Fishing

10 Places For Summer Bass Fishing

Beware: it’s easy to overlook the less obvious places where bass may be holding up. Many bass anglers think the hot days of summer drive bass to deep water hideouts. In some cases this may be true but there are several different areas on any given lake that will hold...
Kayak Fishing in Great Small Waters

Kayak Fishing in Great Small Waters

Kayaks and Canoes Can Provide Easy Access to Bass Hideouts Throughout the State A least 16 major rivers flow within or along the borders of Alabama. A multitude of creeks and smaller tributaries feed those rivers. Much of these headwaters of the river basins are...
Catching Bass in Unfamiliar Lakes

Catching Bass in Unfamiliar Lakes

Fishing a new lake can be intimidating, but with some planning and preparation anglers can end up having no problem catching bass.    At some point in their fishing endeavors, every angler will be faced with fishing a new body of water. Casting in unfamiliar...
Anatomy of Bass Spinnerbait

Anatomy of Bass Spinnerbait

Bass angler Bobby Lane talks about the allure of bass spinnerbait.   Ask any angler if they could have only one lure in their tackle box and the majority would choose a spinnerbait. Many bass tournaments have been won with spinner baits. These lures in some...