Scouting Out, The Googan Squad Jerkbait

The Googan Squad Scout is a suspending jerkbait on the hunt for a mondo. A neutrally buoyant lure that doesn’t quite float and doesn’t quite sink, the Scout suspends in the water column with a nose-down look, daring fish to take a swipe. Each Googan Squad Scout is built with an ultra-tough shell shaped like a streamlined baitfish. The torpedo …

Should You Be Targeting Spawning Panfish?

Panfish (primarily sunfish, crappie, and perch) are some of America’s favorite fish to catch because they are eager and willing to bite and plentiful in most fisheries across the country. Perhaps the most fun time of the year to target panfish is in the spring. At this time, the fish are in the shallows and looking to feed before and …

Ice Fishing Tip Ups: An Easy Way To Catch Fish Through The Ice

For anglers growing up in the northern states, the term ”tip-up fishing” is something you’ve likely heard before. If you’re unfamiliar with ice fishing or live somewhere lakes don’t freeze over, hold on! This short article covers a topic I think any angler will find interesting. Here is the need to know basics for tip-up fishing. How Do Tip-Ups Work? A …

Detecting A Bite: Your Guide To Catching More Finesse Fish

Detecting a light bite is not as easy as it may seem especially with light-biting panfish or finicky bass.  Everyone wants to know how to catch more fish and rightfully so. There are many ways to accomplish this. Probably the most simple way to catch more fish is to detect bites more efficiently. You would be surprised how many bites …

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 …