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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Everything You Need To Know About Smallmouth Bass Fishing

Smallmouth bass were once considered just a northern relative of the black bass family. Now smallmouth bass fishing is now an All-American gamefish pursuit. Smallmouth bass live in many habitats ranging from cool waters of rivers and streams to deep reservoirs and crystal-clear natural lakes. You can find smallmouth bass in waterways either above or below the Mason-Dixon Line. Many …

shaky head fishing

How To Use A Shaky Head To Catch Finicky Fish All Year Long

A soft plastic lure matched with a shaky head jig is probably the ultimate finesse bait for finicky or bass affected by fishing pressure. The popularity of shaky head fishing has prompted tackle manufacturers to create a wide array of jighead sizes and styles.  The key to shaky head fishing is using as light of a jighead as possible and …

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10 Bass Fishing Lures Every Angler Needs In Their Tackle Box

Whether you’re just getting into fishing, getting BACK into fishing, or are a seasoned vet, there is one thing all anglers can agree on: Going to the bait shop can be a bit overwhelming. There are hundreds of thousands of bass fishing lures out there, and once you pick a bait, you need to pick a color, size, scent, and every other …

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Jig Fishing 101: When To Use 6 Types Of Jigs

The skirted jig has earned its place in the pantheon of jig fishing and bass lures through countless tournament wins and big bass awards. They are flat-out deadly and one of the few baits you can fish from early spring through late fall, in clear water as well as muddy, and in a foot of water just as easily as 40. …

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10 Bass Fishing Lures Every Angler Should Have in Their Tackle Box

If you’re just getting into bass fishing, or getting back into fishing after a long hiatus, going to the tackle shop can be an eye-opening experience. There are literally thousands of bass fishing lures out there, in hundreds of different colors, styles, and shapes. The tackle shops themselves have even changed. For years, many of the most successful tackle shops …