Texas State Record Channel Catfish Or Just A Nice Blue?

According to Fox News: The Texas channel catfish record has been broken…or not? Josh Garcia of Midland, Texas landed a catch of a lifetime while fishing with Michael And Teri’s Little John Fishing Guide Service. The 47-pound catfish was pulled from the North Texas Lake Tawakoni. After bringing the fish aboard , the guide quickly identified catfish species by counting the number …

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2 Brother’s Love Of Fishing Helps Get Them Through Hard Times

Trout fishing trips to The McCloud River was something Paul & George enjoyed before trips to the hospital. It got them through tough nights spent in a hospital bed. And it’s something they’ll share for the rest of their lives. Anyone who’s ever bonded with family or friends over the outdoors should take 7 minutes to watch this video. Then …

3 Early Spring Bass Fishing Tips You Need To Know

Early spring bass fishing can be a relatively easy time of the year to catch fish. They are typically shallow and oftentimes visible with the naked eye. These fish are hungry and ready to pounce after anything that crosses their path. However, if anglers do not remember these three tips, a spring day on the water may be less fruitful …

Power Spinners: A Clever New Way To Fish A Stickbait

Bass fishing has its trends and crazes just like any other sport. Lures and tactics come and go, but some stand the test of time and become actual game changers on the water. One such tactic is the power spinner. The concept is quite simple. You take a standard straight-tailed worm or senko style bait and add a screw-in spinner …

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Seth from Mystery Tackle Box Talks Through a Recent PRO Bass Box

We sat down with Seth who helps build our boxes to talk about a recent Mystery Tackle Box PRO Bass box. He explains why each bait was included and shows some examples of how he would rig everything in the box. Right off the bat, there is over $40 worth of tackle included in the PRO box. That’s compared to …

GIANT Brown Trout Shatters Missouri State Record!

This just in: The Missouri Brown Trout State Record has been broken! Paul Crews was fishing the annual Vince Elfrink Memorial Trout Tournament on Lake Taneycomo with a conventional rod and reel (not a fly guy) when he hooked into a behemoth of a fish. The colossal Brown Trout weighed 34-pounds and 10 ounces breaking the previous state record by …

How To Catch Bass In High Water

Chart a year of your bass fishing and you’ll likely have a graph marked full of peaks and valleys. Many factors influence the ups and downs of bass fishing, including rising lake levels. By keying on a bass’ movements during this condition, you will increase your success rates and straighten out those chart lines on a higher plateau. Fishing The …

Fishing Quarry Lakes: Breaking Down Lowkey Honey Holes

Here’s a riddle for all you bass anglers. What’s manmade, contains heavyweight largemouth and receives little fishing pressure? – No, it’s not some new reservoir in a remote section of Mexico or Zimbabwe. If you answered a mining strip pit or rock quarry, you’ve obviously already sampled these overlooked bass fishing treasures close to your home. A lot of strip …

Prespawn Lures: The Top 3 Baits To Chuck This Spring

When I’m not busy at the MTB office publishing blogs, sitting in on boring meetings, or chatting with our amazing customers, I’m likely outside chasing fish. Growing up in the midwest has allowed me to get on a variety of insane bites but none of them jack me up quite like chasing down prespawn largemouth. Here are my top three …

Fishing Structure: 3 Tips For Targeting Offshore Bass

Fishing offshore for bass usually requires a boat, mapping, and good electronics in order to get dialed in on bass hangouts far from the bank. Bass anglers relying on their electronics have found the secret ledges, drops, and humps that produced heavyweight stringers for a handful of offshore experts. Since most of their secret spots have been revealed, savvy open-water specialists try other tricks to …

Watch A 120 Pound Prehistoric Fish Get Pulled Through The Ice

The Minnesota Lake Sturgeon record has been broken! Measuring in at 78 inches and weighing over 120 pounds, the new record Sturgeon is estimated to be over 100 years old. Darren Troseth and John Kimble were ice fishing on the St. Croix River near Bayport, MN targeting Sturgeon. The pair was fishing an area known for pumping out giant fish …