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 …

Your Complete Guide To Fishing The Crappie Spawn

When the dogwoods bloom, the crappie are biting. There’s a lot of truth to that saying throughout most of the country since dogwood blossoming time usually coincides with the crappie spawn in the spring. The warmer climate in the southern half of the country triggers crappie into spawning earlier in that region, but the northern half of the country warms …

Here Is One Simple Tackle Trick To Catch More Winter Bass

When the water is cold, a slow presentation is the key to catching bass. Bass are a warm-water species so the fish tend to move a lot slower in cold water throughout the winter and early spring. Enticing a sluggish bass to bite in cold water requires using a slow-moving lure but not necessarily a jig or soft plastics. Cold-water …

Mono Vs Fluoro: What’s The Best Fishing Line For Your Presentation?

What is the best fishing line? As fishermen, we have endless choices for our tackle. From rods and reels to lures, plastics, weights and beyond. However, possibly the most important tackle-based decision we need to make is our fishing line. If you think about it, fishing line is quite possibly the most important piece of our fishing setups. It is …

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Your Definitive Guide To Choosing Crankbait Colors

Walk into any tackle shop in the country, and you’re instantly confronted with hard and soft bass fishing baits in more colors than you can imagine. Modern molding and painting techniques have allowed lure manufacturers to quickly design and produce colors that in years past wouldn’t have been possible. As good as this is for anglers with unlimited bait budgets, …

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How To Choose The Proper Fishing Line For Your Technique

There is fishing line available today for nearly every situation bass anglers will encounter. You now have the option of trying monofilament, fluorocarbon or braid, so you have to decide which type of line is best for your style of fishing. Monofilament Fishing Line The best multipurpose line is monofilament.  It has been an all-around great bass fishing line for years …

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Crankbaits

Crankbait fishing is the technique of choice for bass anglers who need to cover water quickly and explore various depths. Today’s crankbaits come in a variety of body shapes and widths, but the lure’s bill is the key feature defining a crankbait as a shallow-, medium- or deep-diving plug.  Crankbaits with square bills are best for running in the shallows …