finesse-presentations

3 Reasons Finesse Presentations Catch Fish

Finesse presentations have become important components in most anglers’ arsenals. Having a shakey head, drop shot, or wacky worm at hand can sometimes mean the difference between a tough day and a full livewell. Knowing how to rig and fish finesse presentations is certainly the most important part to finesse anglers’ success, but it’s equally important to have a high-level understanding …

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The #MTBTrickShot Competition Is Back!

After a break for the holidays, we are now relaunching the #MTBTrickShot competition! First challenge, have the best shot of the week and top ours! How To Enter To enter, take out your rod & reel, rig up a lure straight from your Mystery Tackle Box, and show us an #MTBTrickShot! Record your trick shot, upload to Instagram, tag @Mysterytacklebox, and …

obsessed with fishing

13 Signs You’re Totally Obsessed With Fishing

Love being out on the water more than words can even describe? Us too. Here are 13 signs you’re totally obsessed with fishing: 1. You instantly feel joy pulling up to the water Source: Giphy 2. You watch fishing videos CONSTANTLY Source: Giphy 3. You floss with fishing line 4. When you meet another angler, this happens: Source: Giphy 5. You take …

buzzbait

3 Topwater Baits That Dominate Cold Water

Let’s play a quick game of seasonal bait association. When you hear the word ‘topwater’, what comes to mind? It probably wasn’t winter… Although the spring and summer will always be the predominant topwater time, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t some darn good topwater fishing all winter – assuming your water is still wet. Here are 3 dynamite topwater …

freshwater fishing florida

Best Florida Lakes To Target Winter Trophy Bass

If you wish to catch that once-in-a-lifetime trophy bass this winter, you need to visit one of Florida’s renowned bass fisheries. Throughout Florida’s mild winters, heavyweight largemouth bass lurk in the shallows and become easier to catch. “We just really don’t have a winter,” says Florida pro Shaw Grigsby. “When everybody else is having freezing weather the bass here start spawning …

frog-fishing

8 Frog Enhancements To Help You Catch More Bass

The sight of a big bass inhaling a hollow-bodied frog like the Live Target Hollow Body as it slides across cover is one of the most adrenaline inducing things you can witness while fishing for bass. For that reason, frog fishing has seen an almost unprecedented surge in popularity in recent years, and now you’d be hard pressed to find any …

spybaiting

Spybaiting 101: The Art Of Silent Capture

Some people call it “The Art of Silent Capture.” I call it the “The Art of Fishing Very Slow and Catching Big Bass.” What is it? Spybaiting. Spybaiting, in the most simple terms, includes a long cast, a very slow and deliberate retrieve, and a sinking style bait like the Reaction Strike XRM Spybait. Spybaiting Equipment The equipment needed for spybaiting …

fishing brush piles

How To Find And Fish Brush Piles

Brush piles are classic fish holding structures. They provide cover for baitfish and gamefish alike, and are becoming increasingly important as our lakes and reservoirs age, reducing the natural made cover. For those reasons, knowing how to locate and fish manmade brush piles is a skill that every angler should possess. Here’s how to do it: Finding Brush Piles Finding …

successful angler

9 Habits Of Highly Successful Anglers

All anglers have different strategies and techniques. Fishing for different species, and in different bodies of water allows for a limitless amount of possibilities while fishing. There are several habits, however, that ALL successful anglers share. We’ve found 9 of those habits of successful anglers to share with you today: 1. They Wake Up Early The early bird gets the worm, and the …