3 Reasons Why Blade Baits Dominate Cold Water

A blade bait can be an incredible way to catch numerous species of fish during any season. This often-misunderstood lure has a few subtleties which can make or break a fishing outing. Next time you stumble upon a great blade bait bite make sure you remember these three tips. Experiment Like Crazy Oftentimes what attracts fish to the blade bait …

Ice Fishing 101: How To Ice Fish Like A Pro

Learning how to ice fishing helps northern anglers fend off cabin fever. Ice fishing is not for the faint of heart. In fact, it can be downright brutal at times with 20+ mph winds and frequent sub-0 degree temperatures. However, if you are located in the part of the country that acquires enough ice to walk on I am sure …

Walleye Fishing 101: How To Fish For Walleye Like A Pro

Knowing how to fish for walleye is something that most midwestern anglers are familiar with. Chances are if you have ever gone walleye fishing, you know the value of the elusive walleye. It seems to be every North Country fisherman’s holy grail. ‘Ole Marble Eyes may be the most prized fish in the North, but it may also be the …

How To Power Fish Cover With Three BIG Bass Techniques

Things that go bump in the night are a special part of Halloween lore and lures that go bump in the water are special treats to bass around that same time of year. Bass are triggered by lures bumping into cover because it imitates shad trying to escape from their predators. Fall is a prime time for bumping lures because …

Slip Bobber Fishing 101: How To Fish A Slip Bobber

Learning how to use a slip bobber has always been one of the simplest ways for beginners to catch panfish, but the tactic can become pretty sophisticated when savvy anglers start tinkering with floats. A fixed float comes in handy for fishing shallow, open water areas however the slip float is preferred by the pros for long-distance deliveries and casting …

How To Catch Slab Panfish Two Different Ways

Fishing for panfish often comes down to walking the bank and looking for schools of them near the surface. Especially when chasing bluegill, and especially with beginners, this is the technique. But what about the slab hunting panfish anglers? How do they catch those panfish that might not even fit in the pan? Well, often times they are lurking beneath the …

Tailspins For Trout: A Sleeper Lure That CRUSHES Fish

Tailspins (a hard bodied lure with a trailing willow or Colorado blade) are some of the most underused trout fishing baits in the market today. Their somewhat bland style, usually downsized body and unrealistic profile scare anglers from purchasing them. But I can guarantee you this: they don’t scare trout from biting them. Here we’ll break down the where & …

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3 Tips for Catching Bass Before Winter

Catching bass before winter settles is a challenge. Cool temps, lethargic fish, and limited bait options are a few added challenges that anglers in the North deal with. So, if you are one of the lucky fishermen who live in a state where the water freezes in the winter. This article is for you. If you aren’t, mazeltov; every fisherman …

How To Use Grass To Catch GIANT Fall Bass

Fishing fall grass is may seem unusual but weeds are wonderful spots to search for bass when the leaves on the trees and aquatic vegetation start turning brown. Weeds dying in the fall causes oxygen depletion in some areas that can lead to poor fishing, but some dead vegetation can be just as good as the green stuff. Some of …

3 Must-Know Tips For Fishing Medium Depth Crankbaits

Let’s face it. mid depth-crankbaits are an awesome way to catch big ‘ole bass. But there are some subtle nuances of these baits which can make or break a trip on the water. This couldn’t be truer than when it comes to mid-depth crankbaits. These cranks are typically used in transitional periods when bass are making their way either to …