North American Fisherman: Bass in Transition in May/June/July Issue


Need help cracking the code for late-spring bass? Top angling cryptologists are here to help in the latest issue of North American Fisherman. From finding the best channel cat fishing destinations North of the border to Part 10 of the Fish Response System (FRS), the May/June/July 2013 issue will continue to keep anglers on the cutting edge. North American Fisherman is the official member-exclusive publication of the North American Fishing Club, the premier community for fishing enthusiasts.

In “Code Breakers” Don Wirth shares productive pre- and postspawn presentations to consider during late spring. All he wants is a chance to put a giant bass in his boat for some photo ops, but they can be tricky this time of year. So he called on a few of bass angling’s best to help crack the code.

Other articles include: “Heavy Metal Walleyes” where Mark Hicks explains how to troll heavy-weight spinnerbaits in the trees for monster walleyes. And in “Red Dawn,” author Ryan Gilligan offers some fundamental, yet highly productive, cat-catching techniques on one of North America’s premier channel cat fisheries.

Nearly 300 NAFC members tested products in the Field Test section powered by StuffStuff. Items reviewed in this issue include: Sea Eagle Inflatable Fastrack Fishing Kayak and Mustang Survival M.I.T. Inflatable Lifevest. To see what NAFC StuffStuff testers said about these products and to become a field tester, visit

Also included: Top Fishing Times, NAF-TV scheduling, numerous “how-tos” including buzzbait modifications and tips on keeping fish healthy in your livewell, plus Fit 4 Fishing, Fishing Adventures and Member Photos. Readers can also easily navigate from the magazine to the website by scanning the many QR codes labeled as “Web Extras” throughout the publication. So much more can be found online at

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