Spinnerbaits For Panfish: How to Catch Slabs On Spinnerbaits

Most panfish anglers primarily utilize finesse tactics, but that doesn’t need to ALWAYS be the case. Especially if you are missing strikes or feel like your targets are simply nibbling at your bait, try  downsized spinnerbaits for panfish. The flashiness of a bent arm spinnerbait can drive big bluegill or crappie insane, and cause them to hammer your bait harder …

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Jig Vs Texas Rig: When Should You Throw Each?

When you find a nice patch of shallow cover, you can bet bass are most likely hiding out somewhere nearby. But, how are you supposed to catch those bass once you find them? The two most common baits to flip or pitch into shallow cover are a jig and a Texas rig. Each has their own calling. Allow Ben Milliken …

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Fishing Tube Baits: 5 Ways To Rig a Tube

Fishing tube baits is one of those techniques that just continues to get the job done. It’s caught fish for decades, and continues to pump out fish when other baits just won’t cut it. Unfortunately, the extent of most angler’s tube arsenals is an internal jig head. That’s a problem, because tubes are killer rigged with a variety of techniques. …

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3 Tips For Fishing The Largemouth Spawn Up North

It’s finally the right time of year, bass are spawning up north! In most northern lakes, bass head for the shallows just about the instant the ice is out. They begin to stock up on food, heavily feeding. Then, they make their beds. Then, they spawn. Here are 3 quick tips and an informative video on how to fish the …

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3 Things All Tournament Anglers Need

So, you’re thinking of making the jump from weekend warrior to tournament angler. That can be a big undertaking! What is the etiquette, do you have what it takes to compete, how good are these other guys? Here are 3 things all tournament anglers have in common. 1. Practice So you want to be a tournament angler? You’ll need to …

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Anglers Catch State Record Grouper, Immediately Turn Him Into Tacos

Images via Charleston Fish Finder Jim Lasher of Isle Palms, South Carolina was out for a day of deep sea fishing with his pals on the Charleston Fish Finder when he decided to make a run at the bottom fish known as the Gag Grouper. He tied on a Spro Bucktail Jig and tipped it with some cutbait around some …

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Jointed Stickbaits: Why You Should Use Them To Target Big Bass

What’s the deal with jointed stickbaits? Some lures attract more fishermen than they do fish and eventually become novelty items for lure collectors. Others catch boat loads of bass, but mass production and excessive use makes these lures less effective when bass become conditioned to them. Then there’s the lures designed for other species, which innovative anglers have converted into …