4 Buzz Bait Hacks You Need To Try

Everyone loves a good topwater bite. What isn’t to like? Bone chilling strikes that you can see happen. Topwater lures are an adrenaline junkies dream. Perhaps one of the most popular types of topwater lures is the buzzbait. This racket-producing concoction of metal, wire, and lead has been a go-to for anglers for decades. However, there are a few things …

White Crappie vs Black Crappie: How To Tell The Difference

In Florida, they call the fish a “speck.” Louisiana anglers call the same fish a sac-a-lait. Some Southern anglers pronounce crappie as “crappy” and Northern and Midwestern fishermen pronounce the same fish as “croppie.” No matter how you pronounce crappie, its genus name is Pomoxis and the two recognized species of this genus are the white crappie and the black …

Should You Be Targeting Spawning Panfish?

Panfish (primarily sunfish, crappie, and perch) are some of America’s favorite fish to catch because they are eager and willing to bite and plentiful in most fisheries across the country. Perhaps the most fun time of the year to target panfish is in the spring. At this time, the fish are in the shallows and looking to feed before and …

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Where Do Anglers Poop While Fishing On Their Boat?

A recent conversation with my 6 year-old nephew led me to a good fishing blog topic. When I told him I was out on the boat all day. His curious response was, “Where did you poop that day?” Being a seasoned angler, I pooped at the McDonalds near the boat launch after my coffee, sausage mcgriddle, and 3 hash browns …

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2 Brother’s Love Of Fishing Helps Get Them Through Hard Times

Trout fishing trips to The McCloud River was something Paul & George enjoyed before trips to the hospital. It got them through tough nights spent in a hospital bed. And it’s something they’ll share for the rest of their lives. Anyone who’s ever bonded with family or friends over the outdoors should take 7 minutes to watch this video. Then …

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Don’t Fish In Miami Because Of The Poop In The Water

According to Newsweek, there is too much poop in parts of Miami’s waterways to swim or fish. Hilarious. I love Florida. Just last week they had a guy bring a grenade to a Taco Bell, and now they’re just dumping poo right into the water. The Miami-Dade County released a warning against swimming, fishing, or boating after a malfunction at …

The Best Bass Tournament Lakes To Fish In 2019

The Best bass lakes are often times measured by tournament results. B.A.S.S. and FLW tournament both had outstanding showings last season throughout the country with monstrous bags of bass continually brought to the scales last year. Looking at professional, college and even local tournament results can give you a good indicator of where you should be fishing. Here’s a recap …

Every State Walleye Record In America

Did you know the world record Walleye was caught in Tennessee? That’s right, I said TENNESEE!  Typically when people think of Walleye they think of  Nothern states with blistering cold winters and strong allegiances to dairy. This is not wrong as Walleye were originally found only in the Great Lakes Region and Missouri and Mississippi River Basins. However, thanks to …

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The MOST Delicious Way To Cook Trout Over A Campfire

Cooking fish into a delicious meal is an incredibly rewarding experience. Add in the primitive acts of catching a fish, cleaning it, and creating a fire to cook it on, and the experience is magnified tremendously. Fresh trout cooked over a campfire is a true delicacy and something I suggest to anyone who enjoys eating fish. The beauty of this …

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Is Fishing *ACTUALLY* Fun?

Yeah, dude. It’s so fun. Why did you even click that? If you don’t think fishing is fun, watch this: If you aren’t pumped to go fishing after that, you’re a nerd (no offense). Plain and simple. I don’t even know how that video ended because I ran through a brick wall to get on the water about 40 seconds …

Jerkbait Like A Pro: 5 Ways To Fish A Soft Jerkbait

The soft jerkbait can be an extremely effective lure when bass are prowling the shallows where it can be twitched near the surface in open water or allowed to fall into any shoreline cover. Savvy anglers have tinkered with the lure throughout the years to improve its effectiveness as a bass catcher. Here are four modifications and rigging techniques you …