The Best Uses for Braided Line

Braided line has become increasingly popular over the past decade or so, and its growing popularity can be attributed to anglers’ creative approach to the line! Here are three tactics where braid excels, and the knots you need to know to use them! Frogging It is no secret that you can catch big, mean bass by fishing the thickest, nastiest …

When, Where, and How To Fish Lipless Crankbaits

Traps, rattlebaits, vibe cranks…no matter what you call them, lipless crankbaits have as many uses as they do names. Anglers all across the country rely on lipless crankbaits, like the Sebile Action First Lipless Seeker, to locate and catch active fish. Check out the video from Lake Fork Guy below to get a crash course on lipless crankbaits and then …

New “Ned Rig” Underwater Footage & Tips

In April tens of thousands of Mystery Tackle Box subscribers received the “Ned Rig” in their monthly box. It was a huge hit. Z-man has just released a brand-new video showing the Ned Rig underwater as well as detailed tips on how to fish this technique. The video features expert tips from Luke Clausen and other pro bass anglers. This …

How To “Rip” Lipless Crankbaits Using Braided Line

It can be easy to look at a lipless crankbait like the Sebile Lipless Seeker and think it’s just a one trick pony. Just cast it out and reel it in, right? Well, you’ll certainly catch some fish doing that, but you’ll also be missing out on one of the most effective ways to fish a lipless crankbait, particularly in …

What’s The Difference Between EWG, Offset, and Straight Shank Hooks?

This guest post was submitted by Gene Jensen, AKA “Flukemaster.” Be sure to subscribe to his YouTube Channel. Choosing the correct hook can be the difference between landing a fish of a lifetime or watching it swim away after a great hookset. Three of the most popular types of worm hooks are the EWG, the offset, and the straight shank. …

Spring into Crappie Fishing

Crappie are among the most popular and abundant gamefish across North America (not to mention some of the tastiest!) and Spring is a hot season to catch papermouths. Here are some tips for how to fish for crappie as they transition from their prespawn staging areas to their spawning grounds.

Ned Rig Fishing Tips: How To Fish The Ned Rig

The”Ned Rig” (AKA the”Midwest finesse rig”), has taken the bass world by storm. In many parts of the country, it’s rapidly become a go-to presentation for anglers fishing tough conditions or pressured waters. The Ned Rig excels when it gets tough because it has a small profile, a subtle action, and can be used to mimic a number of bass …

Five Knots Every Angler Must Know

Knots are the unsung heroes of the fishing scene. They get little press, but all the high-tech tackle and secret tactics in the world won’t help you if your knot slips or weakens your line, causing it to break at the moment of truth. Further, the right knots can help you be more efficient, catch more fish and have more …

6 Things That Make Fishing Even More Enjoyable Than It Already Is

Did you know that fishing is one of America’s favorite past times? In fact, more people in the US fish than play golf and tennis combined! There are many reasons why fishing is one of the most popular sports, but ultimately people do it because they enjoy it. However, there are a few things you can do that make fishing …

6 Little-Known Fishing Tricks You Can Start Using Today

Just like in all sports, the key to becoming a better fisherman is practice. More time on the water equals more bites – and more opportunities to hone your skills. However, we live in a busy world, and there’s nothing wrong with getting a little help. Here are 6 little tips, tricks, and techniques that will help flatten your angling …

Two B.A.S.S Pros Face Off In A One-Of-A-Kind Fishing Competition [VIDEO]

Project Z is a competition like no other. It’s a one-on-one tournament where two pros compete only using Z-Man baits. Now in its second season, the show has been gaining popularity among bass anglers. In the latest episode (Season 2, Episode 3: Bienville Plantation), Stephen Browning and Luke Clausen face off in a head-to-head battle, fishing their favorite Z-Man ElaZtech …