Mark Daniels, Jr. Adds “Alabama Shake” to his Swim Jig Repertoire (And so Should You)

Fletcher Shryock’s Turn Radius Tips for Tight Spots

 Fletcher Shryock details how to use trim and turn radius to your advantage without all the forwarding and reversing.

Jason Christie Shares Three Things You May Not Know About Frog Fishing

Edwin Evers Runs Upriver for Late-Summer Success

 Edwin Evers shares tips on how and where to get more bites while you’re waiting for the water temperatures to cool.

Mercury Know How: Murray on Choosing the Right Drop-Shot Weight

John Murray has been drop-shotting for nearly 20 years and knows the importance of choosing the right weight. 

1 Bait, 5 Reasons: Casey Ashley’s Favorite Creature Bait Will Get You More Bites

Casey Ashley relies on the Z Craw Jr. for multiple reasons. 

JEFF KRIET: Why a Tube Should be on Your List of Summertime Baits

Jeff Kriet breaks down why he likes to use a tube setup during the summer months.

Mark Daniels, Jr. Adds “Alabama Shake” to his Swim Jig Repertoire (And so Should You)

Randy Howell on Prop Pitch for Hot Summers

In this Mercury Pro Team Know-How, Randy Howell offers some advice on propeller-pitch adjustments that can make some major improvements to your outboard’s responsiveness.

Jason Christie Shares Three Things You May Not Know About Frog Fishing

John Murray’s Topwater Secrets

Anyone who knows John Murray knows he loves topwater fishing. Check out some of Murray’s topwater tips and tricks in his latest Mercury Pro Team Know-How.

EDWIN EVERS: 3-in-1 Rivers

Edwin Evers divides rivers into three key area types in his latest Angler Column.

MICHAEL NEAL: Prepping for Both Smallmouth and Largemouth

Neal gears up for six weeks of tournament fishing.

Mark Daniels, Jr. Adds “Alabama Shake” to his Swim Jig Repertoire (And so Should You)

BRENT CHAPMAN: Northern Fisheries are My Cure for Summertime Heat

“My solution to fishing in that heat is simple: head north.” Brent Chapman shares how he beats the heat during summer.

Jason Christie Shares Three Things You May Not Know About Frog Fishing

Klein on Speed Reeling: ‘One of my Favorite Ways of Catching Fish’

“From lines in to lines out, I guarantee nobody reeled as many yards of line as I did,” said Gary Klein of his speed-reeling tactic at Heavy Hitters.

Mercury Pro Tactics: Sturgeon Bay

Mark Daniels, Jr. Adds “Alabama Shake” to his Swim Jig Repertoire (And so Should You)

BRETT HITE: Sorting Out the “New Lake” Effect

Brett Hite is experiencing “new lake” conditions on some of his most familiar local Arizona fisheries.

Jason Christie Shares Three Things You May Not Know About Frog Fishing

SKEET REESE: Revisiting Clear Lake and the California Delta

“It’s been a long time since I got to creep through some of my favorite California fishing haunts like Clear Lake.”

MERCURY KNOW-HOW

Evers’ Keys to Choosing Crankbait Colors

Mark Daniels, Jr. Adds “Alabama Shake” to his Swim Jig Repertoire (And so Should You)

Follow Kenney’s Keys to Locate, Catch Bass in the Grass

Kenney shares his key insights into catching bass in the grass.

Jason Christie Shares Three Things You May Not Know About Frog Fishing

MIKE MCCLELLAND: This Season, I’m Back to the Way I Like to Fish

McClelland is off to a better start in 2020 than he was in 2019.

MERCURY KNOW-HOW

Bertrand’s Keys to Choosing the Right Swim Jig

Mark Daniels, Jr. Adds “Alabama Shake” to his Swim Jig Repertoire (And so Should You)

Shallow Cranking is Horton’s Spring Go-To for Both Numbers and Size

Shallow crankbaits are important tools in Tim Horton’s arsenal in the spring.

Jason Christie Shares Three Things You May Not Know About Frog Fishing

GREG HACKNEY: My Baits to Get Bites in Each Stage of the Spawn

Hackney explains which baits he likes to use in each phase of the spawn.

Tips from a Smallmouth Fanatic

Springtime is primetime for smallies according to JVD.

Mark Daniels, Jr. Adds “Alabama Shake” to his Swim Jig Repertoire (And so Should You)

Mark Daniels, Jr. Adds “Alabama Shake” to his Swim Jig Repertoire (And so Should You)

Fishing a swim jig the Alabama way can be done any time of the year.

Jason Christie Shares Three Things You May Not Know About Frog Fishing

Jason Christie Shares Three Things You May Not Know About Frog Fishing

Here are three of Christie’s discoveries your frogging education may have missed.

Mercury Pro Tactics: Lake Fork

Mercury Pro Tactics: Lake Okeechobee

Here’s what some Mercury Pro Team anglers learned that will help them during Stage Two competition on Lake Okeechobee.

VanDam’s Way: Adding Power to Your Drop-Shot Approach

Kevin VanDam knows a thing or two about what it takes to be a successful power-fishing pro. 

Mercury Pro Tactics: Lake Eufaula

I Spy(bait) With My Little Eye: Aaron Martens’ Spybait Secrets

The spybait has gained popularity in recent years, but MLF pro Aaron Martens has several tips on fishing the Japanese-born bait.

KEITH POCHE: Here’s Why I’ve Made the Move to Aluminum for 2020

Keith Poche is heading into the 2020 Bass Pro Tour season with an aluminum advantage. Find out why the Mercury pro made the switch from fiberglass to an aluminum boat.

Howell, Hackney on the Swim Jig: “I Fish It 365 Days a Year”

For MLF pros Randy Howell and Greg Hackney, a swim jig has been one of their most consistent producers of bass for a couple of decades now. Check out what Howell and Hackney have to say about one of their favorite lures.

MARK DANIELS, JR: Learn How to Play My Kind of Video Games

MLF pro Mark Daniels, Jr. is an avid “video game” angler, using his electronics to his advantage. Through the years, he’s learned a few tricks that may help improve your video game fishing.

LUKE CLAUSEN: Trying to Get Back to Winning Ways

A lesson learned over the course of many years during Luke Clausen‘s professional career is that fishing is hard. Hear from the MLF pro about how he intends to tackle the 2020 season with a winning mindset.

Biffle Bug Crash Course with Tommy Biffle

McClelland’s Next Crankbait Class: Keep Crankin’ into Winter

According to MLF pro Mike McClelland, it’s not the calendar that determines when, where and how he fishes a crankbait, but the conditions that greet him when he shows up at the lake in December and January.

Follow Casey Ashley’s Advice for Cold-Water Success on Highland Lakes

Largemouth and spotted bass are the primary targets Casey Ashley is hunting for on highland lakes. During the winter months, bass tend to be heavier, really healthy, and not far from their summer haunts.

Christie Focuses on Water Clarity for Cold-Water Spinnerbait Success

One of Jason Christie’s biggest weapons is the spinnerbait, and he feels that it’s one of the best ways to catch big fish during the winter, if the conditions are right.

Drop-Shot 101 with Aaron Martens

MLF pro Aaron Martens – whether he wants to be or not – is known around the bass-fishing world for his mastery of the drop-shot technique.

Open Water and Squarebills: Howell Hints How to Hammer Fall Bass

Mercury pro Randy Howell gives his tips on how to catch fall bass. 

Mercury Strategy Moment: Upper Mississippi River

JASON CHRISTIE: It’s Time to Go Back to a High-Risk, High-Reward Attitude

Mercury pro Jason Christie is ready to get back to a high-risk, high-reward mentality for the 2020 Bass Pro Tour season. 

Meet the Mercury Team

Casey Ashley

Josh Bertrand

Tommy Biffle

Stephen Browning

Brent Chapman

Jason Christie

Luke Clausen

Brandon Coulter

Mark Daniels, Jr.

Ott DeFoe

Boyd Duckett

Brent Ehrler

James Elam

Edwin Evers

Shin Fukae

Shaw Grigsby

Greg Hackney

Brett Hite

Timmy Horton

Randy Howell

Gary Klein

Jeff Kriet

Chris Lane

Jared Lintner

Aaron Martens

Mike McClelland

Andy Montgomery

John Murray

Britt Myers

Michael Neal

Jacob Powroznik

Skeet Reese

Mark Rose

Fred Roumbanis

Bradley Roy

Fletcher Shryock

Jeff Sprague

Gerald Swindle

Johnathon VanDam

Kevin VanDam

Greg Vinson

James Watson

Dustin Connell

Dave Lefebre

Keith Poche