Two Topwater Crushers: The Googan Squad Blooper And Hound

Catch Co. and the Googan Squad just rolled out two new hard baits. #Googantakeover! The all-new Googan Squad Hound and Googan Squad Blooper are two mondo catching topwater baits designed specifically by the Googan Squad. Together, the Googan Squad and Catch Co. spent months working on these two lunker hunters and we’re jacked up to get these baits into the …

5 Reasons Spinnerbaits Crush Bass In The Fall

1) It’s Bulky Profile Matching the size of your spinnerbait to baitfish in the fall will give the bass just what they’re looking for. Baitfish born in the spring will have grown much larger by fall, and the bass are usually dialed in on these bigger meals. Match the hatch by using spinnerbaits with larger blades in the fall. This …

The NEW Bubonic Crankbait Is Unlike Any Lure You’ve Ever Seen

The Bubonic Bugz crankbait is a collaboration between the Catch Co. and underground lure artist Chris Grout. Like many hardcore artists, Chris started sharpening his skills at a young age, but as he got older priorities simply changed. Sometimes life gets in the way, you feel me?  After an artistic break while serving in the United States Military, (Thank you …

5 Bass Lures You Should Be Throwing This Fall

When bass start feeding heavily on baitfish in the fall, you can catch those fish then on just about anything you throw at them. Finding the baitfish is the first step in catching fall bass and the next step is to find the lures that best imitate the forage fish.  Here are five lures that best imitate the baitfish bass …

Clear Water Tricks For Foolin’ Fall Fatties

When conditions are right, deep, clear lakes offer typical shallow-water action for bass in the fall. However, fall’s constantly changing weather can cause bass to quickly advance to or retreat from the shallows. The changing weather conditions can frustrate anglers who depend on a “here today, gone tomorrow” pattern for catching bass in thin water. For more consistent action on …

The 3 Easiest Set-Ups For Bottom Rigging Live Bait

I love all things fishing, whether it’s chasing smallmouth in the spring, muskies in the fall, or slab crappie through the ice – it’s all good to me. Growing up just outside of Chicago my early fishing experiences were on the banks of local rivers and ponds where I targeted drum, carp, and catfish. As I got older my fishing …

Fall Crappie Fishing Hacks To Gear Up For Slab SZN

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 …

A GIANT 98 Pound Catfish = New Lake Record

Full Story News Channel 20 Springfield, Il An absolute unit of a flathead catfish was recently pulled from Illinois’ Lake Springfield. An unnamed but experienced looking angler caught this 98-pound flathead catfish while fishing at night on this small central Illinois lake. The mega cat was caught, measured, and then released where it can continue to get thicc and provide …

7 Walleye Lures Anglers Can Depend On All Year

Walleye anglers target fish using different methods, at different times, in different depths and with so many fishing styles and options available, selecting the right bait can be overwhelming. Whether you’re new to fishing for Walleye or just brushing up effective tactics, here are seven Walleye baits that you can rely on all year long. Jigs Jigs may be the …

The Three Best Ways To Rig A Ribbontail Worm

The lively tail action of the ribbon tail from the BioSpawn ExoRibbon makes it one of the most versatile plastic worms. You can swim the worm, drag or hop a BioSpawn ExoRibbon along the bottom or lift and drop it through branches of standing timber or sunken brush piles. The worm’s unique tail action also makes it ideal for night …

The Secrets To Landing A Bass Without A Net

If you watch the pros competing in major bass tournaments, you will notice they never use a net to land their fish. In the late 1970s, B.A.S.S.  instituted a no-net rule, which has been adopted by other major circuits.   The frantic fight of a hooked bass makes it difficult to land fish even with the aid of a net, but …