I have been a passionate bass fisherman since I was 5 years old and, like many, have spent my life pursuing my angling passion. My goal now is to bring both an Educational opportunity and a way for fishermen to continue to participate in the sport without a financial burden upon the family.

I recognize a consistent theme among those who fish; the recurring dream of wanting more money and/or time to fish when they want. More than that, David has personally felt the negative impact of an industry where prices on everything from tackle and equipment to boats and trucks to tournament entry fees and gas have continued to skyrocket. During this same time, wages have stalled or gone down and sponsor support has been cut to practically nothing. This has caused many fishermen to give up on their goals and dreams. So, David’s desire extends beyond fishing.

I founded Beyond Bassin’, a company that would open new opportunities anglers had to pursue their passion, goals, and dreams.

I invite you to take a look and get involved. Take hold of an opportunity to achieve the lifestyle you dream of - www.beyondbassin.com!

To your personal best -
Bassin' Dave

Monday, April 2, 2012

Choke Canyon Bass Fishing Report

Wow, what a great weekend on the Choke Canyon!  Between the white bass going crazy along the banks and the largemouth bass feeding like they haven't eatin' in months, my guests and I were able to catch a ton of fish.

I hope, if you were on the lake, you noticed that the shad are beginning to spawn.  Therefore, gravel banks are the key areas to focus on for your bites.  This shad activity is pulling the bass in.  It is also going to lead into a fantastic topwater bite this week.

You can catch a lot of smaller bass up shallow with some bigger ones mixed in.  The numbers of bigger bass up shallow will continue to increase over the next week.  We also have a full moon coming which will be, what I believe, the final big spawning push.

Over the weekend, the bigger female bass were staging in 6.5 - 9 feet of water around hardwoods.  We don't have the heavy grass in the lake this year so they are using the timber.  Working plastic worms with a 1/4 oz slip sinker in and around this deeper timber was key.

The lake is still being dumped at a very fast pace.  I cannot figure out why, nor can I get anyone to tell me why, but I have heard they are going to pull it 5 feet.  This will put the lake at 20 feet low, give or take.  It will also keep the bass spawning a bit deeper than normal so keep that in mind.

Best of luck and let me know if I can help when needing a guide,
Bassin' Dave


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