How To Fish A Deep Crankbait For Summer Studs

Summer becomes vacation time for the novice angler, but for some serious bass anglers it’s a time to go to work. While many of us get away from work to enjoy the relaxing side of fishing, a handful of competitive anglers take an endurance test of deep cranking for summertime bass. This effective technique requires few special angling skills, but …

Spinning Rods: Just For Noobs Or A True Tournament Tool?

I must confess that I dislike using a spinning rod when bass fishing. I lose casting accuracy and the rods are generally too light for the power fishing tactics I enjoy using to catch bass. I prefer using baitcasting gear for topwater fishing, pitching and flipping jigs or soft plastics, cranking crankbaits or spinnerbaits and working suspending stickbaits in the …

4 Lure Types That Will Catch You More Than Just Bass

Lure designers occasionally get a bonus when anglers use their creations for other species than fish the bait was intended to attract. Even though a lure is marketed toward a specific fish, savvy anglers experiment with lures and have found certain baits can cross over to catch multiple species. Here are four lures or rigs that were originally designed for …

The State Crappie Record For Every State In America

Crappie fishing is a past time anglers enjoy throughout the country. Their delicious taste and sporting ability are a few reasons why they’re so popular. While most anglers would consider any fish over 12 inches to be a slab, crappie can grow much bigger, especially in the south. Here is the list for the largest crappie caught in every state …

Pro Guide Explains How To Find Walleye On A New Lake

Wisconsin fishing guide and friend of the program Tom Boley explains how to find for Walleye on a new or unfamiliar body of water. Watch Tom cover electronics, techniques and other sound fishing advice related to catching walleye in unfamiliar waters. For highly informative fishing content, follow and subscribe to Tom Boley Fishing on YouTube and Instagram. For highly effective …

Power Ranking The Best Fishing Snacks

Fishing and snacking go together like topwater frogs and matted grass. After a recent snack debate at the Catch Co office, we went to Instagram for help in determining the best fishing snacks. After an interesting internet brainstorm session, we’ve put together our list of the top ten fishing snacks. View this post on Instagram My holy trinity of boat …

The Easiest Way To Fix A Broken Fishing Rod

Learning how to fix a broken fishing rod will help anglers save time, money and frustration. Fish long enough and it will eventually happen to you. Sometime and somewhere you will either step on your fishing rod, slam it in a vehicle door or bang it against something and the rod will break. I have broken a handful of rods …

Which Pole Should I Get? Selecting The Right Fishing Rod

Your skill level and the species of fish you enjoy catching will determine which type of fishing rod you should select. The two basic types of rods are casting and spinning rods. Casting rods are designed for baitcast and spincast reels whereas spinning rods are matched with spinning reels. Let’s take a look at the differences between the two types …