Swim Jig Fishing 101: How To Fish A Swim Jig

The standard bass jig has always been a staple bottom-bouncing lure for decades, but the lure became more versatile when savvy anglers started swimming it for suspended bass. The History Behind The Bait Back in the 1980’s, anglers in Alabama, Wisconsin, Arkansas and some other states started swimming a jig around aquatic vegetation to catch bass, I started swimming a …

The Easiest Ways To Catch More Bass Around Docks

Watch our guy Tyler Anderson showcase his approach to catching more bass around docks. From rod and reel breakdown to on the water explanations, Tyler will fill you in on the details that help him fill the boat with bass.Everyone knows that bass love to hang around boat docks, and the key to catching more dock dwelling bass is by …

No Net, No Problem! 5 Reasons Why Bass Anglers Don’t Need A Fishing Net

If you watch the professionals’ land bass during a tournament, you will notice something missing. Landing fish with a net is a common practice among many anglers. When the Bassmaster Tournament Trail initiated a no net rule several years ago, it started a new trend among bass anglers.  Smaller regional and local tournament circuits still allow nets and recreational anglers to use …

The 5 Best Soft Plastics Fishing Lures For Catching Bass

Go to any fishing store or scroll through any online tackle shop (shout out Karl’s), and you’ll see an endless supply of soft plastic baits. Some baits take on the look of things found in nature – fish, bugs, crawfish, or amphibians. And other soft plastics look like nothing you will ever see on a lake, river, or pond. But …

Mystery Tackle Box Revealed: Bass Unboxing – July 2020

Each month Mystery Tackle Box provides anglers with a newly curated selection of lures and hooks to learn new fishing techniques while catching more fish.  Mystery Tackle Boxes are available in bass, trout, panfish, walleye, and saltwater options. This month, we’re going to highlight an example of a Mystery Tackle Box Bass Box that was sent to thousands of subscribers. Each angler …

5 Bass Lures You Can Rely on All Summer Long

A variety of lures will catch bass throughout the summer depending on the water clarity and body of water you fish.  I usually fish large reservoirs during the summer because these bodies of water give me opportunities to fish shallow or deep and in clear or dirty water. Here are my five favorite lures for catching summertime bass.  Plastic worm This …

How To Select The Right Size Hook For Your Soft Plastics

Size really does matter when matching hook sizes with various soft plastic bass baits.  The hook gap (area between the shank and hook point) has evolved into a key feature over the years with the introduction of several new soft plastic baits.  The size of a hook is given in terms of the width of the hook’s gap; the most …