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Michael Murphy talks SeaStar Jackplates

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Michael Murphy recaps his 2015 FLW Tour event on Lake Eufaula

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Michael Murphy talks MinnKota Talons and Humminbird 360

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Michael Murphy Demonstrates How To Record Sonar On A Humminbird Onix For Navionics Sonar Logging

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Michael Murphy Demonstrates How To Record Sonar On A Humminbird For Navionics Sonar Logging

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Michael Murphy Navionics Crayfish Webinar

Friday, May 8, 2015

Michael Murphy Recaps His FLW Tour Event On Beaver Lake 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Deps SlideSwimmer 175

Friday, April 10, 2015

Michael Murphy Post 2015 FLW tour Lewis Smith Lake Recap

Saturday, March 28, 2015

2015 FLW Tour Lake Toho Michael Murphy recap

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Using your Navionics App to get current wind condition and forecast.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Pro's Pointers, January Jerkbaiting

Monday, January 26, 2015

The number one thing anglers struggle with when fishing jerkbaits in cold water is getting the setup rod right. "Having a rod that is designed perfectly for your technique is more important in the winter than it is any other time of the year. It's already cold, your hands may not work as well, and you're likely wearing a bunch of gear. If you're frustrated from fighting with backlashes or missing and losing fish (which are all things that happen with jerkbaits when you don't have the right rod), you're not going to be successful or have fun." To Read More...

Lake Murray December Fishing Report

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

For the most part, fishing in the month of November was pretty slow. However, fishing should pick up in December as the water temperatures have pretty well cooled off. The length of day will be at its shortest; the lake will have recovered from turnover; and fish will be well into their fall areas and moving into their winter areas. To Read More...

5 Tips for Fishing Walking Topwater Lures in Open Water

Monday, September 15, 2014

It’s hard to find an angler who doesn’t love topwater fishing—there’s something about seeing a giant bass explode at the water’s surface that never gets old. Although it may not be an ideal technique throughout the entire year, you’re in luck right now. As the shad begin making their annual shallow water migration, this is a perfect time to cover water quickly with your favorite walking topwater lure. To Read More...

Understanding Crawfish Color Transitions in Bass Fishing

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Late Summer Dock Fishing

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A Weedless Approach to Prop Bait Fishing

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

With all of the topwater lures in today’s bass fishing world, it’s easy to overlook the effectiveness of prop baits. As boiling water temperatures continue to wreak havoc on bass fishing opportunities throughout the country, these oft forgotten lures can elicit violent strikes when others fall short. To Read More...

BassFan In The Boat – The Kahara KJ Crank with Michael Murphy

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Lake Murray August Fishing Report

Friday, August 1, 2014

In the month of August, the water temperatures are pretty warm ranging in temperature from the mid to upper 80-degree range and cooling to about 80 degrees or so by the end of the month. This time of year, the fish are suspending much more, and many of the fish are feeding more at night. To Read More...

Michael Murphy on the move

Monday, May 26, 2014

South Carolina’s Michael Murphy has packed two lifetimes of bass fishing into his 33 years. He currently competes in the Southern and Northern Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens with the goal of qualifying for the Elite Series. To Read More...

Lake Murray May Fishing Report

Thursday, May 1, 2014

On Lake Murray, May is the month when bass are finishing spawning, and shad will start to spawn. Fish in the upper reaches will be finishing up spawn, but many of the fish will still be spawning on the lower end of the lake, with the shad spawn starting lake wide. Look for largemouth to be strong in the shallows and moving to secondary points out in front of spawning bays feeding on shad and blueback herring by the end of the month. To Read More...

Lake Murray April Fishing Report

Saturday, March 30, 2014

April on Murray is the month of spawn. It is typically when the biggest waves of fish come to the banks for their yearly ritual and will be roaming the banks and in the shallows. Fishing techniques for largemouth bass will be different for both ends of the lake. Look for largemouth lake-wide to be staging on secondary points or deeper banks outside of spawning areas, as well as moved up into spawning coves with sand or hard bottoms. To Read More...

Murphy and Rikard take first in Fishers of Men on Santee Cooper with 28.93

Monday, March 15, 2014

Leading the way was the team of Michael Murphy and Greg Rikard who dropped a bag on the scales that weighed 28.93 included in their bag was an 8.84 beauty which on most days would take Big fish. To Read More...

Lake Murray March Fishing Report

Monday, March 10, 2014

In the month of March, the water temperatures on Lake Murray will begin to warm, climbing above 60 degrees by the end of the month. Fish will be in full swing of pre-spawn, typically beginning to spawn by the end of the month, roaming the banks and into the shallows. Fishing techniques for largemouth bass will differ depending on which end of the lake you are fishing. Lake wide, look for largemouth to be staging on secondary points or deeper banks outside of spawning areas, as well as to be moved into spawning coves with sand, rock or hard bottoms. To Read More...

Murphy finishes 3rd at BASS Southern Open on Smith Lake

Saturday, March 8, 2014

South Carolina's Michael Murphy culled through 30 bass Saturday to bring 14 pounds, 3 ounces to the scales. It moved him up one spot to third place with a total of 47 pounds, 15 ounces. To Read More...

Michael Murphy flipping a Reins TG Slip Sinker and the New Reins Ring Craw

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Lake Murray February Fishing Report

Monday, February 3, 2014

Although still cold, the water temperatures on Lake Murray will begin to warm by the end of February. Fish will begin to move from their winter patterns into their pre-spawn patterns, and the lake level will continue to rise to full pool, bringing the fish closer to the banks and into the shallows. Focus should be on the main flow areas of the lake, around the mouths of creek arms and on both primary and secondary points, as well as steep banks, focusing on rock and hard-bottom areas. To Read More...

Faculty of Fishing: Species Specific Michael Murphy Topwater Course Now Available!

Wednesday, January 2, 2014

Looking to become a better topwater angler? Learn from the very best, Michael Murphy, and how he approachings topwater fishing. When it works, strategies and how to be the most efficient topwater angler. Sign Up Here!

Lake Murray January Fishing Report

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

In January, the water temperatures on Lake Murray are usually at their coldest, and fish should be strong in their winter patterns. With the lake down this year, unlike the past few years, fish have congregated, and tournament weights have been strong resulting in fish over 7 pounds being caught on a regular basis. Focus should be on the main flow areas of the lake, around the mouths of creek arms and on both primary and secondary points, as well as steep banks, primarily on rock and hard-bottom areas. To Read More...

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Friday, April 2, 2010

Watch Michael Murphy's Signature Flit 120 in action. From the ima Lures 2010 Spring Newsletter.

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