Fall Stars: The 10 Best Fall Fishing Lures

1. Jerkbaits: Everything about jerkbaits makes them a particularly great fall fishing lure. Their resemblance to forage species like shad, minnows and perch makes them a prime target during the “fall feedbag” period. Beyond appearance, the subtle, twitchy nature of jerkbaits can help turn negative or neutral fall fish into aggressive ones. Throw jerkbaits all fall long and remember that …

Karl’s Favorite Techniques #2: Ned Rig Fishing

Ned Rigs are arguably the most popular bait/rig/presentation in fishing at the moment. The unassuming combination of soft plastic and jig head has re-defined the finesse plastic game and put tons of fish in boats across America. If you have never heard of the venerable rig or are simply looking to learn more, click here! Named for it’s creator Ned …

Late Summer Smallmouth Fishing: What You Need to Know!

Historically speaking, the smallmouth bass has long been regarded as a fall fish. From September through November, anglers targeting heavily-feeding, pre-winter smallmouth can tie into some pretty big numbers of pretty big fish. What many anglers don’t know, however, is that strong late summer smallmouth fishing is already going on across America, it is very accessible for tons of anglers …

Top To Bottom Spring Fishing Tips To Catch You More Bass

During the Spring season, bass are feeding heavily at nearly every depth and attack a variety of lures as the water warms. Moving lures such as crankbaits and spinnerbaits produce most of the time, but when the water temperature lingers below 60 degrees and during cold-front situations later in the spring, bass prefer slower presentations. While soft plastics or jigs …

The 5 Best Bass Fishing Lakes In Arizona

Arizona is known for desert scenery, cactus, and scorching summers, and pleasant winter weather. Even though it is in the middle of the desert, there are quite a few options for the bass angler to catch fish. Arizona has great bass fishing and surprising diversity with smallmouth and largemouth options and a variety of different fisheries. `1) Lake Mohave Sharing …

Ask An Angler: Why Do Fish Jump Out Of The Water?

Watching a fish jump and shake off your lure is one of the most frustrating experiences in fishing. What the heck made that fish jump like that? Certain species such as bass, musky, pike, and trout are jumpers.  I have occasionally seen hooked crappie jump and the Doobie Brothers have sung about jumping catfish although I have never caught a …

Everything You Need To Know About Smallmouth Bass Fishing

Smallmouth bass were once considered just a northern relative of the black bass family. Now smallmouth bass fishing is now an All-American gamefish pursuit. Smallmouth bass live in many habitats ranging from cool waters of rivers and streams to deep reservoirs and crystal-clear natural lakes. You can find smallmouth bass in waterways either above or below the Mason-Dixon Line. Many …