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Hot-Water Bass Tactics

Denny Brauer of Missouri is one of the most-successful bass fishermen in the nation, having won the Bassmaster Classic and many more tournaments. Brauer is in the top-five money winners for BASS. When Denny Brauer was asked how to find and catch bass under hot-weather conditions, when temperatures reach over 100-degrees Fahrenheit in the South, with a heat index of 110 to 115 degrees, he responded, "Hot weather is no longer just a southern phenomenon. Missouri and much of the Midwest also are experiencing 100-degree-plus temperatures. We've had 100-degree-plus temperatures with about a 115-heat index for over 8 days at times, in my section of the...
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Freshwater Drum Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Aplodinotus grunniens
Other Fish Species Names: shepherd's pie, silver bass, gray bass, Gasper goo, Gaspergou, gou, grunt, grunter, grinder, croaker, sheephead, sheepshead
Regions Fished: North and Central America
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The diet of the freshwater drum is generally benthic and composed of macroinvertebrates (mainly aquatic insect larvae and bivalve mussels), as well as small fish.


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