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Finesse Fishing 101: Mastering Finesse Bass Fishing Techniques

Some bass anglers disdainfully refer to finesse fishing as fishing with a “sissy stick,” because finesse fishing frequently requires lighter tackle than the power fishing tactics they use. However, there is nothing sissy about the loads of bass you can catch relying on finesse fishing techniques. Fishing power tactics with fast-moving or big, bulky lures, thick line and heavy-action baitcast …

The 7 Best Ways To Catch Deep Water Bass

With the summer in full swing, water temps in most bodies of water are nearing their seasonal peak. Warmer water carries less oxygen, and for that reason, bass in many lakes and reservoirs across the country take a summer vacation and head out to the depths. In addition to more oxygen, deep water usually harbors more baitfish, and also provides …

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The 4 Ways You Should Be Rigging Your Soft Plastics

Soft plastics are without question one of the greatest weapons in the bass fisherman’s arsenal. They come in hundreds of shapes, colors, and can be fished effectively in almost any scenario encountered on the water. With so many options, you probably end up asking yourself how to rig a soft plastic. To maximize their effectiveness, bass anglers have developed almost …

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Spawn Success Tips: Understanding The Spawn Of 7 Common Gamefish

Reproduction is the key to life for animals in the wild. If you can’t successfully reproduce, then your species is likely to be wiped out by predators in no time. This is a universal rule, and it’s one that guides almost all outdoor pursuits. For deer hunters, the timing of the rut is paramount, and for bass fishermen – knowing …

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Bait Showdown – Baits For Murky Water Vs Clear Water

Which Are The Best Baits For Murky Water & Clear Water? Water clarity and color play a prominent role in lure selection. In clear water, most fish species are visual feeders, and choosing baits that effectively imitates a primary forage species is paramount. Contrastingly, when the water muddies up, fish rely more on their lateral line to detect prey, and the …

Everything you ever wanted to know about bass fishing but were too afraid to ask

Sometimes it seems like the sport of bass fishing has more terms than a spelling bee! Even lifelong anglers may not know what everything means. And people are often afraid or embarrassed to ask questions about bass fishing. So we’ve gone ahead and tried to outline some of the major terms you will here when fishing for bass as well …