All You Need To Know About The Googan Squad Crankbaits

The Googan Squad, in collaboration with Catch Co., are proud to announce the release of the newest series of Googan Squad Crankbaits. The team at Catch Co. worked closely with the members of the Googan Squad over the last year to build a line of crankbaits with unique and innovative features, as well as high-quality components to ensure each bait …

Why Inline Spinners Continually Crush Trout

Inline spinners are fishing catching machines, they’ve continually helped anglers catch trout, panfish, bass, pike and other many other species for decades. Fly fishing purists snub their noses at it, but to novices and spinning tackle anglers the inline spinner is a gem for catching trout. During my early years of fishing at the trout parks in Missouri, my most …

What Is Your Rod Made Of? Fishing Rod Materials Explained

Many of the fishing rods in the old days were made from bamboo or steel, but most of today’s rods are made from graphite, fiberglass or a combination of both materials. I remember buying a boron bass rod back in the 1980s when boron rods were popular. But boron fibers were extremely stiff and expensive so the amount of boron …

Bluegill vs. Bream: Different Name, Same Fish

Throughout my travels across the country, I have heard anglers give a common sunfish different names. In the South, some anglers call the sunfish a bream and others dub it a perch, while in the North and Midwest it is called a bluegill. What Should We Call This Popular Panfish? Well here is Wikipedia’s definition of this panfish: “The bluegill …

Beat The Heat With These Summertime Fishing Hacks

Summer can be a great season for catching fish but the scorching sun, heat and high humidity can take its toll on you. The dangers of summertime fishing include heat stroke, dehydration and severe sunburns if you don’t take some vital steps to cool down, especially during the heat of the day. One way to avoid the heat is to …

The Remarkably Simple Guide On Where and When To Fish Each Size Whopper Plopper

Musky anglers deserve credit for starting the Whopper Plopper craze when they created similar homemade baits with metal tails. However, companies had trouble mass-producing those metal-tail baits with that distinctive plopping sound until Larry Dahlberg designed the Whopper Plopper for River2Sea as a musky lure. The company introduced the lure with a softer plastic tail in the 190 size of …

Rock Out With The All-New Heavy Metal Tungsten Line Up

The Heavy Metal Tungsten brand celebrates this metal with another awesome form of metal: Rock & Roll. Tungsten is the most precious metal to all fishing enthusiasts, for its increased sensitivity and durability. Through head-banging rock and all the themes associated with it, Heavy Metal Tungsten forms one of the most electric brands of jigs and jig heads are known …

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 …

Summer Frog Fishing Tips With The Sauce Legend Jon B

Frogs are some of the most versatile and exciting topwater baits to fish with. Watch Jon B fish a frog in ways some would consider unconventional conditions. Instead of pitching a jig or flipping a Texas rig, Jon begins by skippin’ and whippin’ his hollow body frog up shallow into thick, nasty brush and timber. This helps Jon do two …