dropshot smallmouth tips

Drop Shot Smallmouth Tips: Where, When & How

We’ve put together the best drop shot smallmouth tips to help you catch more fish this season. Since coming over from Japan in the early 2000’s, the drop shot has become a staple for anglers fishing deep water. It offers a completely different look than other bottom presentations, and can be effective when many other presentations fail. By moving the …

finesse flippin cover

Finessse Flipping: Tossing Finesse Baits In Heavy Cover

Finesse flipping is a great option when flipping a jig or big worm into heavy cover fails to trigger a strike, try a finesse bait and get ready to set the hook. Flipping finesse lures presents different profiles and actions to bass holding tight to thick cover. The smaller lures also give you a chance to slip a bait easier …

river fishing

Head Up Rivers For Summertime Reservoir Bass

When your favorite lake turns into a hot tub full of personal watercraft and recreational boaters this summer, it’s time to head for narrower and cooler waters. Heading up river to is a great way to target summertime reservoir bass. Taking a float trip on a stream is one way to experience excellent fishing in the heat of summer, but …

NB Edits Walleye

How To Fish Flutter Spoons For Walleye Bites In Open Water

Using flutter spoons for walleye is a very popular technique during the ice fishing season, but also very effective in open water. Spoons offer an irresistibly erratic action while helping anglers cover water. These two inherent qualities makes spooning for walleye a popular choice for anglers, wherever walleye can be found. The color, weight, style and design make all the …

Lawson Lindsey Topwater Inshore Fish

Saltwater Topwater Fishing

Inshore topwater fishing is an exciting and sometimes nerve-wrecking way to fish. A topwater strike is arguably the most exciting split-second in fishing (possibly in life). While it can happen in a flash, an aggressive topside explosion will stay etched in your memory for years to come. There are many ways to illicit a strike on top but we’ve take …

blue catfish fishing

Homemade Catfish Bait from Mystery Tackle Box

Catfish have an incredible sense of smell, this ability allows them pick-up on small traces of scent throughout the water and key in on easy meals. Anglers have picked up on this and fishing with strong scented baits have become a popular method to catch fish all year long. We’ve put together our favorite stink bait recipe to help you …

jig vs texas rig blog

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 …