Slip Bobber Fishing 101: How To Fish A Slip Bobber

Learning how to use a slip bobber has always been one of the simplest ways for beginners to catch panfish, but the tactic can become pretty sophisticated when savvy anglers start tinkering with floats. A fixed float comes in handy for fishing shallow, open water areas however the slip float is preferred by the pros for long-distance deliveries and casting …

Using Double Topwater Rigs To Catch More Bass

A Double topwater rig is a great choice when bass are thrashing through schools of baitfish generate the most exciting and frustrating moments for all anglers. Your anticipation of catching bass on every cast soars as you witness this frantic feeding frenzy. But then the frustration mounts as each cast fails to trigger even a tap. When the schooling bass …

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Late Ice Fishing For Walleyes

Walleye are one of the earliest spawners of all game fish. Their ideal water temperature for spawning is 43-48 degrees, which happens in a hurry once the ice comes off a lake. For that reason, their initial move toward their spawning grounds generally occurs when there is still fishable ice on the lake. This is also the reason that the …

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How To Use Casting Bubbles To Catch Trout

Using casting bubbles while trout fishing can be tough. There’s a reason fly fishing has always been the predominant technique for trout anglers. It’s because trout, particularly in streams and rivers eat a tremendous amount of small prey items like insects, crustaceans, and tiny baitfish. Flies and small lures that are designed to imitate such prey often weigh in the tenths …

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The 3 Catfish Rigs You Need To Know

The number of anglers that are interested in catfishing is growing, something evidenced by the absolute boom in the amount of gear on the marketplace designed specifically for kitty chasers, even with a Catfish Mystery Tackle Box. Major manufacturers are now making rods and reels specifically for catfish, and there are even regular catfish tournaments across the country. What’s lagged …

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3 Topwater Baits That Dominate Cold Water

Let’s play a quick game of seasonal bait association. When you hear the word ‘topwater’, what comes to mind? It probably wasn’t winter… Although the spring and summer will always be the predominant topwater time, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t some darn good topwater fishing all winter – assuming your water is still wet. Here are 3 dynamite topwater …