4 Dominant Bass Baits For Fishing Muddy Water

Think big, flashy and noisy when selecting lures to catch bass on muddy water lakes. A bass’ sight is hindered in murky water so the fish has to rely on its other senses to hone in on prey. Bass are equipped with a lateral line which works like an ear and detects vibrations resulting from water displacement. So big lures …

When To Use A Spinning Vs Baitcasting Rod, Explained

Choosing a spinning or baitcasting rod can be a challenge for new anglers. Generally, your skill level and the species of fish you enjoy catching will determine which type of fishing rod you should select. The two basic types of rods are casting and spinning rods. Casting rods are designed for baitcast and spincast reels whereas spinning rods are matched …

Musky Fly Fishing 101: How To Catch Musky On The Fly

You’re a fisherman from another dimension, a dimension not only of conventional heavy baits and big blades, but of sucker rigs and trolling. Now you’re going to take a journey into a wondrous new world whose boundaries are that of the imagination. That’s the signpost up ahead—your next stop? The Musky Fly Fishing Zone! The answer is easy: You enter …

College Bass Fishing Tips: A Quick Class On Catching College Bass

College bass fishing is a fast growing sports in college sports and it is rapidly developing into one of the most competitive platforms young anglers can fish. From the pros on down to high school, more anglers are becoming involved and in order to be successful it now requires more passion, knowledge, and skill than ever. College fishing is probably …

Post Spawn Bass Fishing: Timing, Tips, And Techniques

In some areas, the arduous task of building and guarding nests and producing offspring has just ended for bass. While the male bass sticks around to guard the fry, the lady bass moves to deep water for some post-spawn rest and relaxation. The strain of the spawning process still carries over into the post-spawn period. During the post spawn, male …

Fishing Creature Finesse Baits: 3 Ways To Rig A Sukoshi Bug

10,000 Fish is a new, JDM Inspired brand that will serve as the conduit connecting high-end Japanese inspired designs with engaged North American anglers. This all-new brand is brought to you by the team at Catch Co. so you know it’s going to kick bass. The first product in the 10,000 Fish line-up is our Sukoshi Bug – Meaning ‘A …

The Mojo Rig: A Finesse Technique That Lights Up Finicky Fish

The Mojo Rig has quickly become my favorite finesse fishing technique. The Carolina rig with a heavy sinker is great for fishing deeper than 10 feet but it becomes too awkward for me to fish when bass are shallower yet still want a lure close to the bottom. During this situation, a finesse version of the Carolina rig works best …

Drop Shot Vs. Shaky Head: A Finesse Fishing Battle Royale

Dropshot and shaky heads are two of the most effective finesse tactics for bass fishing present lures differently but produce similar results. A shaky head jig and a drop-shot rig both catch lots of bass on pressured waters but present lures differently in the water column. Here’s a look at when and where to use each finesse tactic on your …

Three Of The Deadliest Ways To Fish A Creature Bait

They look like something from outer space with all sorts of tentacles and flappers that make all the right moves to entice bass into biting. Creature baits come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes that make you wonder if these lures are a genetic mutation of a plastic worm or crawfish or the hybrid offspring of a tube …

Karl’s Guide To Selecting The Right Sinker Weight

No matter what species of fish you target, you should have your tacklebox stocked with sinkers. A sinker is basically a weight made from lead, brass or tungsten steel that sinks your bait down to bottom-hugging fish. Sinkers come in a wide range of weights and shapes for anglers to use for various fishing tactics. Here are six types of …