Ask An Angler: How Old Is A Five-pound Bass?

Weighing a largemouth bass with a fish scale makes it easy to determine the weight of your catch but figuring out how old that bass is more of a challenge. The growth rate of bass is a complex process influenced by various factors from one section of the country to another. Some experts claim the caloric content of bass forage is …

The 9 Best Fishing Gifts In 2021 That Cost Less Than $20

You don’t have to break the bank to put a smile on a fisherman’s face. Here are nine festive holiday fishing gifts for under $20. From fishing slippers to stylish t-shirts and even something for your favorite fishing friend. Here are the best fishing deals for under $20 this holiday season. 9) Single Mystery Tackle Box 8) Bass Slippers 7) …

18.1 Pound Walleye Pummels Pennsylvania’s 41-Year-Old State Record

Richard “The Breeze” Nicholson pulled a 34-inch, 18.1-pound walleye from the Youghiogheny River in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, while fishing alongside his son Richard Nocholson Jr. The enormous walleye breaks a 41-year old record that was caught from the Allegheny Reservoir back in 1980. The duo was fishing with live creek chub minnows, a popular and oftentimes unbeatable technique for targeting …

12 Gifts for Fishermen That Will Surely Have Him Hooked

He likes to fish. We know that…. But what does he want for the holidays? Well, forget about the gift cards and drive past the shopping centers because we’ve made things way easier this year. We went through Karl’s Shop, the internet favorite tackle store, and hand-picked our favorite fishing gifts that we think the angler in your life will …

Fall Crappie Fishing: Targeting Fall Slabs In Lakes And Reservoirs

The season of harvest festivals and the outdoor extravaganza of leaves changing colors is also a special time for crappie anglers. These fishermen know autumn offers some of the best opportunities to catch aggressive crappie without much competition from fellow anglers. The cool fall weather drops water temperatures and triggers crappie into a feeding frenzy as the fish fatten up …

Jerkbait Fishing 101 | Bass Fishing Video Tips

Jerkbaits are an essential lure for every bass angler and the conditions are beginning to be ideal for fishing these reaction baits. Jerkbaits catch bass nearly year-round but they especially crush in the fall. Bass during this time are chasing baitfish and want an erratic presentation to trigger strikes. This presentation imitates a fleeing baitfish that aggressive bass can’t resist. …

The Best Simms Fishing Deals This Holiday Season: 2021 Edition

Karl’s Bait & Tackle loaded up on Simms Fishing Gear for the 2021 holiday season, simplifying the shopping experience for you or the angler in your life.  Simms is a respected, time-tested brand known for its high-quality fishing gear developed and inspired by hardcore anglers. Anybody will appreciate the comfort and quality Simms Fishing gear provides, whether they chase crappie, bass, …