Soft Plastics For Trout Fishing

Soft Plastics For Trout: How To Imitate Bugs

Soft plastics for trout are always a solid choice. When water is clear and current is moving quickly, there’s no better trout bait than a soft plastic bug imitator. Fast current can render some common trout-fishing baits useless, as the water rushing by will tug your bait below the surface and thrash it around, something no trout can catch up …

ICast 2018: Karl’s Best Of Show Winners

ICast 2018 is in the books!  There was a tremendous turnout, and companies from around the globe showcased new innovation and ideas for the outdoor industry. It was a lot to take in, but after strolling around the show, we have put together a list of some of the products that stood out to us this year. In no particular …

jig fishing for bass

3 Jig Fishing For Bass Modifications You Need To Know

Jig fishing for bass is a classic fish-catching method. Heeding the advice of pro anglers, lure manufacturers have designed jigs you can take right out of the package and catch bass. However, some pros still prefer tinkering with jigs to improve the lure’s design and hook-setting capabilities. Jig Fishing For Bass Tweaks Quality jigs usually are equipped with strong, dependable …

dropshot smallmouth tips

Drop Shot Smallmouth Tips: Where, When & How

We’ve put together the best drop shot smallmouth tips to help you catch more fish this season. Since coming over from Japan in the early 2000’s, the drop shot has become a staple for anglers fishing deep water. It offers a completely different look than other bottom presentations, and can be effective when many other presentations fail. By moving the …

Using Double Topwater Rigs To Catch More Bass

A Double topwater rig is a great choice when bass are thrashing through schools of baitfish generate the most exciting and frustrating moments for all anglers. Your anticipation of catching bass on every cast soars as you witness this frantic feeding frenzy. But then the frustration mounts as each cast fails to trigger even a tap. When the schooling bass …

pikeminnow record

Would You Want The State Record Of A Trash Fish?

Recently, a buddy posted this picture from Idaho and said “name this fish.” After I threw up in my mouth a little I realized it was, indeed, a gigantic pikeminnow. The second trashiest trash fish in the Americas, second only to the Asian Carp. They’re ugly and invasive and good for nothing and I hate them. BUT. It was absolutely …

finding-bass-electronics

Finding Bass: Locating Fish With and Without Electronics

Finding bass after the spawn is a popular technique for anyone looking to catch a pile of fish.  After the spawn, bass across much of the country will start their annual migration offshore. The warming shallow waters cause baitfish to head offshore, and the bass follow. Finding and catching deep bass isn’t always easy, but it’s often some of the …