Bass Fishing After The Rain: How To Target Post Frontal Bass

Bass fishing after the rain comes through can be tough so knowing a few helpful tips to will go a long way. A heavy dose of rain rejuvenates everything on land and water. Whether it’s the tomatoes withering in your backyard garden or bass languishing in stagnant backwaters, a downpour of H2O provides relief and sustenance for every living organism. …

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Spring Bass Fishing In Flooded Water

Spring bass fishing can be the best time of the year to catch a trophy. Many factors influence the ups and downs of bass fishing in the spring, including rising lake levels. By keying on a bass’ movements during this condition, you will increase your success rates and straighten out those chart lines on a higher plateau. What To Throw …

When You Should Be Fishing With A Barrel Swivel

Barrel swivels are certainly one of those topics in the fishing world that isn’t that glamorous but it can be very important. A swivel is a valuable (but relatively inexpensive) piece of terminal tackle that enables anglers to be more efficient on the water. This small piece of hardware can be the difference maker between a good and a bad …

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Don’t Fish In Miami Because Of The Poop In The Water

According to Newsweek, there is too much poop in parts of Miami’s waterways to swim or fish. Hilarious. I love Florida. Just last week they had a guy bring a grenade to a Taco Bell, and now they’re just dumping poo right into the water. The Miami-Dade County released a warning against swimming, fishing, or boating after a malfunction at …

How To Fish A Rip Bait (Jerkbait)

Some anglers call it a rip bait. Some call it a jerkbait or a stickbait or a minnow bait. I mainly use a rip bait during the winter for lethargic suspending bass, but I am not ripping the bait as its name implies. Bass during this time want a slow-moving, easy meal so instead of ripping the bait with hard …

Football Jigs: 3 Simple Jig Tips To Help You Stick More Fish

Perhaps one of the most notorious big fish baits in the sport of bass fishing is the football jig. This versatile lure catches both numbers of fish as well as giants. It works for largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass alike and has proven itself in finesse situations in addition to feeding frenzies. The football jig remains a favorite among professional …

Winter Fishing Tips

Winter Bass Fishing Tips: How To Catch MORE Bass In The Snow

“Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!” -Sammy Cahn I have never heard bass anglers actually sing these lyrics of a popular Christmas song, but I could understand if they did. Often times the bite can actually be fantastic on reservoirs where northern-strain largemouth live, especially if it’s the first snowstorm of winter. Fair-weather fishermen stay home on snowy …

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Winter Grub Fishing: A Classic Bait That Always Crushes

When the weather outside is frightful, but a fire inside is so delightful, some anglers still brave the cold because they know the bass are biting. Winter grub fishing can be a quick way to fill the boat when faced with winter lockjaw. Relying on your electronics will help you find wintertime bass in deep water. While keeping a vigil …

Tungsten Weights: When and Why You Should Fish With Tungsten

Tungsten weights are continuing to take the industry by storm. Some environmentalists have tried to get the lead out of a fishing tackle for years and with the growing popularity of tungsten, they might get their wish. The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) has reported mortality in some waterbird species, notably the common loon has been linked to the ingestion of …

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Fishing Is Good For Mental Health, According To Science

According to science I read on the internet (so you know it’s true), my hypothesis has been correct for years. Fishing is good for mental health. Fishing is the cure for everything. I’ve known this for years. Bass fishing heals all wounds. Sad? Get on a boat. Stressed? Wet a line. Girlfriend dump you? Let those tears fall right into …