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Februaries of the Past

Februaries of the Past

Since 2011, we have published 78,625 words that describe how, when, and where anglers who employ Midwest finesse tactics catch or do not catch largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and spotted bass during February at waterways in Arkansas, Kansas, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia.

It features the piscatorial endeavors of 25 anglers: Rick Allen of Dallas; Norman Brown of Lewisville, Texas; Terry Claudell of Overland Park, Kansas; Roger Farish of Highland Village, Texas; Brent Frazee of Parkville, Missouri; Bob Gum of Kansas City, Kansas; Rodney Hatridge of Shawnee, Kansas; Rick Hebenstreit of Shawnee, Kansas; Clyde Holscher of Topeka, Kansas; Ned Kehde of Lawrence, Kansas; Pat Kehde of Lawrence, Kansas; Casey Kidder of Topeka, Kansas; Pok Chi Lau of Lawrence, Kansas; Travis Myers of Paw Paw, West Virginia; Chris Rohr of Overland Park, Kansas; Travis Perret of Overland Park, Kansas; Mike Poe of Siler City, North Carolina; Preston Parks of Pittsboro, North Carolina; Drew Reese of Rantoul, Kansas; Steve Reideler of Denton, Texas; Marc Sherrell of Kansas City, Missouri; Walt Tegtmeier of Leawood, Kansas; John Thomas of Denton, Texas; Brian Waldman of Coatesville, Indiana; Dave Weroha of Kansas City, Kansas; and Holden White of Lawrence, Kansas.

In essence, this column is a bibliography. It provides readers a quick access to the tactics that Midwest finesse anglers have employed during the month of February at a variety of waterways.

These columns will also reveal how things have or have not changed during the second decade of the 21st century for Midwest finesse anglers.


Here are the links to 11 columns that detail the methods of these 25 Midwest finesse anglers.


  1. Here is the link to a Midwest finesse column that has 293 words that summarize our February outings before 2012: https://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/a-month-by-month-guide-to-midwest-finesse-for-bass/156223.
  2. Here is the link to the guide for February of 2012: https://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/an-addendum-to-the-month-by-month-guide-to-midwest-finesse-part-2/156440.
  3. Here is the link to the guide for February of 2013: https://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/month-by-month-guide-to-midwest-finesse-february-2013/155270.
  4. Here is the link to the guide for February of 2014: https://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/midwest-finesse-fishing-february-2014/153398.
  5. Here is the link to the guide for February of 2015: https://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/midwest-finesse-fishing-february-2015-2/154724.
  6. Here is the link to the guide for February of 2016: https://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/midwest-finesse-fishing-february-2016/155941.
  7. Here is the link to the guide for February of 2017: https://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/midwest-finesse-fishing-february-2017/154487.
  8. Here is the link to the guide for February of 2018: https://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/midwest-finesse-fishing-february-2018/154726.
  9. Here is the link to the 2017 “Februaries of the Past” column: https://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/februaries-of-the-past/154499.
  10. Here is the link to the 2018 “Februaries of the Past” column: https://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/februaries-of-the-past/154499.
  11. Here is the link to the 2019 “Februaries of the Past” column: https://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/februaries-of-the-past-6/331958#editorial-gallery.

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