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Best Bass Fishing Books You Must Read

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Bass Fishing books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. High Percentage Fishing: A Statistical Approach To Improving Catch Rates (2016)

 Best Bass Fishing Books You Must ReadEnvisioned as the “Moneyball” of largemouth bass fishing, High Percentage Fishing offers a practical approach to put more fish in your boat. It freely mixes big bass wisdom from some of the world’s greatest fishermen, with statistical findings from a vast database of catch information. Part science, part strategy, this book boils down critical concepts into fundamental truths that will help you catch more fish. Learn about: Engineer and statistician Josh Alwine slices through the data and demonstrates that some of fishing’s oldest and most conventional thinking is little more than myth….
Author(s): Josh Alwine

2. Kevin VanDam’s Bass Strategies Revised Edition (2010)

 Best Bass Fishing Books You Must ReadKevin VanDam – America’s best professional bass angler – reveals his strategies and tactics for catching bass. This update of his best selling bass fishing book includes the latest tips and techniques for locating and catching bass in freshwater lakes and rivers throughout the U.S. The revised edition contains much of the original book with added information, plus new photos and an all-new section on power fishing. Regardless of their skill level, readers will become smarter and more efficient anglers as a result of what they learn from this edition. #103,780 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to ?If you are…
Author(s): Kevin VanDam with Louie Stout, Louie Stout, et al.

3. The Total Fishing Manual (Paperback Edition): 317 Essential Fishing Skills (Field & Stream) (2017)

 Best Bass Fishing Books You Must ReadWhen it comes to fishing, nobody knows more than the writers and editors at Field & Stream magazine–unless it's the local guides, prizewinners, and other experts they interviewed for this book. The Total Fishing Manual is chock full of 317 field-tested tools, techniques and tactics, collected and written by the Field & Stream editors and accompanied by amazing photos and handy illustrations.   How to pick the best lures, baits, flies, and tackle for every situation and every style of water you plan to fish. Learn how to customize…
Author(s): Joe Cermele

4. Lunker Lore: The Quest for the Fish of a Lifetime (2017)

 Best Bass Fishing Books You Must Read, Lunker Lore takes the reader to the next level of smart fishing for trophy class largemouth bass!Just how rare are giant largemouth bass? Where do they live and how do they behave? What can you do to maximize your chances of catching a new personal best? Lunker Lore is the culmination of countless hours interviewing the world’s best biologists, trophy anglers, and folks working hard to produce huge bass on private waters. Part story, part guide, the book lays out a detailed strategy for targeting the biggest bass in any system. Discover the secrets of: Engineer and…
Author(s): Josh Alwine

5. The Pocket Guide to Seasonal Largemouth Bass Patterns: An Angler’s Quick Reference Book (Skyhorse Pocket Guides) (2016)

 Best Bass Fishing Books You Must ReadLargemouth bass are the most popular game fish in the US. Found in nearly every state, they present an exciting and powerful challenge to anglers of all levels.In The Pocket Guide to Seasonal Largemouth Bass Patterns, author Monte Burch offers advice on determining where to find big bass, and how to effectively catch them. This guide is broken into eight sections covering the most distinct seasonal periods in the life of a bass, beginning with early spring and the prespawn and carrying through to the postspawn and finally the winter.Each section includes information on that season’s typical water conditions,…
Author(s): Monte Burch

6. Kayak Bass Fishing: “Largemouth, Smallmouth, Stripers” (Heliconia Press) (2009)

 Best Bass Fishing Books You Must ReadAnglers of every skill level will benefit from the secrets and strategies that obsessed bass angler Chad Hoover has learned from years of catching trophy bass.The insight he’s gained by using his kayak to remain undetected and observe bass reacting naturally to different lure presentations, is invaluable and guaranteed to improve your effectiveness on the water. #734,316 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1292 in Fishing #212 in Kayaking Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Chad Hoover

7. Smallmouth Bass Fishing for Everyone: How to Catch the Hardest Fighting Fish That Swims (2017)

 Best Bass Fishing Books You Must ReadCatching a smallmouth bass—especially a big one—can be a daunting pursuit for the unprepared. Successful smallmouth bass fishing depends on a variety of factors, including weather, habitat, time of year, type of tackle, and the tactics you decide to use on any given day.In A Beginner’s Guide to Smallmouth Bass Fishing, lifelong angler Jim Root reveals all the specifics behind achieving success on lake, river, or pond. This comprehensive handbook includes key information about how to identify a smallmouth and where they live. It features specialized chapters on choosing, setting up, and using…
Author(s): James Root, Mark Zona

8. Roland Martin’s 101 Bass-Catching Secrets (2008)

 Best Bass Fishing Books You Must ReadRoland Martin, the most successful bass fisherman in history in terms of tournaments won, is a prolific source of bass fishing wisdom and sure-fire bassing tips. Both practical and discursive, Martin not only discusses why bass strike, how to use live bait, plugs, and spinners, tricks for night fishing, and how to fish logs, weeds, rocks, and trees; he also recounts how he once fished five rods at once during a school feeding frenzy, and how fellow legend Bill Dance charmed him out of a spinnerbait and beat him with it in a tournament. Full of information and great stories, Roland…
Author(s): Roland Martin

9. How to think like a Bass: Professional Secrets to Catching More and Bigger Bass (2016)

 Best Bass Fishing Books You Must ReadI don’t know if bass can laugh, but I’ll tell you this: If you go bass fishing with the attitude of “I’m the smart human and you’re the dumb bass”, and bass are capable of laughing, then you can bet that they’re laughing at you. Catching a bass, catching any fish for that matter, is a whole lot like getting a date with someone who couldn’t be less interested in you. You need to spend a lot of effort deciding what to wear, what to say, how to stand, where to stand, and what you should smell like. Even if you get all of that right, you still might end up going…
Author(s): Fraser Wheaton

10. The Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Leaders, and Lines (2015)

 Best Bass Fishing Books You Must ReadWhen you’re fishing, there’s nothing more frustrating than letting a poorly tied knot cost you the catch of the day. Knot expert Lindsey Philpott has written a guide to save anglers everywhere that anguish. The Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Leaders, and Lines contains directions for fifty kinds of knots, ranging from easier knots for beginners to specialized knots for more experienced fishermen.Each knot is explained with step-by-step instructions and color photographs, all done using a thick monofilament to make them as easy to see as possible. Here are just a few of the…
Author(s): Lindsey Philpott

11. Bass Fishing Tips: 5 in 1: All 5 books to make you a better bass fisherman (2015)

 Best Bass Fishing Books You Must ReadHave all the best tips ready when you need themHow to fish a new lake and each type of lure to catch bassBASS FISHING A NEW LAKEBass fishing tips to get you catching fish right awayDo you want to know how to go on a new lake and catch bass like you fish it all the time? One of the toughest things for weekend Bass fisherman is knowing where to find fish. The problem is compounded when you are going to fish a lake you have not fished before. Without the experience, you just don’t know where to fish unless you have a plan.If you have a plan and the techniques…
Author(s): Steve G Pease

12. Smallmouth: Modern Fly-Fishing Methods, Tactics, and Techniques (2017)

 Best Bass Fishing Books You Must ReadSmallmouth bass swim in more streams, rivers, lakes, and reservoirs than any other gamefish, and exceptional, world-class fishing opportunities for them are found across the country, from the John Day River in Oregon to the Great Lakes, to Maine’s Penobscot. While numerous books have been written on smallmouth, this is the first book to cover the cutting-edge techniques and fly patterns being used by some of the country’s top fly fishing guides. Though most of these flies and techniques have been developed and refined in the rivers and…
Author(s): Dave Karczynski , Tim Landwehr, et al.

13. The Complete Book of Striped Bass Fishing: A Thorough Guide to the Baits, Lures, Flies, Tackle, and Techniques for America?s Favorite Saltwater Game Fish (2016)

 Best Bass Fishing Books You Must ReadStriped bass – in fresh and salt water – are one of the world’s greatest gamefish, and The Complete Book of Striped Bass Fishing is the fullest, most authoritative, most helpful book ever written on the species. Nick Karas, one of the world’s great experts on the striped bass, offers proven techniques for more successful fishing. He details fishing from the surf; from boats; from bank, pier, jetty, and bridge – with all kinds of tackle and methods. And he takes an especially careful look at the growing popularity of fly rodding for stripers, fishing at night, and even…
Author(s): Nick Karas, Fred Golofaro

14. The Best Bass Flies: How to Tie and Fish Them (2017)

 Best Bass Fishing Books You Must ReadBass fishing (largemouth, primarily) is growing in popularity around the country; it is growing really fast in western states such as Colorado, Idaho, and Nebraska due to the accessibility (public water nearby), crowding of trout streams, and new cadre of anglers that prefer alternatives to trout. Jay Zimmerman features 18 cutting-edge patterns from around the country for largemouth and smallmouth bass, explains how to fish them, and has detailed tying steps. Because of how widespread bass (largemouth, smallmouth, spotted) are, this book should appeal to anglers around the country. #237,401 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #375…
Author(s): Jay Zimmerman

Best Bass Fishing Books You Must Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some bass fishing books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Bass Fishing

Author(s): van Gemert, E.C.
ID: 2909020, Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 20 Mb, Format: mobi

250 amazing fishing tips : the best tactics and techniques to catch any and all game fish : bass, trout, panfish and more!

Author(s): Rice, John; Underwood, Lamar
ID: 1378171, Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing,Perseus Books, LLC, Year: 2015, Size: 11 Mb, Format: epub

The Ultimate Guide to Fishing Skills, Tactics, and Techniques: A Comprehensive Guide to Catching Bass, Trout, Salmon, Walleyes, Panfish, Saltwater Gamefish, and Much More

Author(s): Jay Cassell
ID: 2486982, Publisher: Skyhorse, Year: 2012, Size: 80 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are really record-breakers according to The New York Times, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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