choosing the right fishing rods

3 Things You Need To Know Before Buying A New Fishing Rod

One of the fastest-growing segments of the fishing industry is fishing rods. The major labels are all turning out new lines, and startup manufacturers are popping up every season. This is good news for anglers, as the abundance of competition has made scoring a high-quality stick a much less expensive proposition than it was just a few short years ago. …

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12 Hilarious Fishing Vines You Have To Watch

Vine can be pretty hit or miss when it comes to their content. Some videos are perfect when looped in a 6 second cycle, and others make you want to use your phone as an anchor for your boat a couple seconds in. We sifted through the terrible to find the amazing, and created this list of our favorite and most hilarious fishing …

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The 10 Undisputed Funniest Fishing Commercials Ever

Fishing videos are all over YouTube. We’ve even shown you some of our favorite personalities to follow. Besides those informative YouTubers, though, there are also some pretty hilarious fishing commercials and videos available online. Check out our top 10 fishing related commercials here: ReelSonar iBobber John West Canned Salmon Geico’s Fisherman Tales Doritos Hungry Fish Evinrude Speed Motor Shakespeare Ugly Stik Mystery …

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7 Fishing Knots You Need To Know

As anglers, we spend hours reading about the right rods, reels, line, and presentations necessary to catch more and bigger fish. We ruminate over the best way to dissect a piece of cover or better understand what our electronics are telling us. We’re even amateur meteorologists, and pay close attention to prevailing weather patterns. Lost in all this analysis is …

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7 Species To Target During The Winter Months

In this country, we are blessed to have numerous species of fish living in our local waters. For anglers, that means that we have the ability to choose which species we target, and which presentations are ideal for each. Because they are cold blooded, fish of different species react differently once the water temperature drops in the winter. For ice …

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10 Of The Most Underrated Baits Of All Time

It’s easy for bass fishermen to get distracted by the latest and greatest. We see something in the news, in a tournament report, and we have to have it. Unfortunately, that obsession with what’s trending in baits has left us with a whole arsenal of “oldies-but-goodies” just sitting around in our tackle boxes. Well, we’re here to tell you that those oldies …

fishing the bottom

5 Types Of Bottom Composition And How To Fish Them

There have been an almost infinite number of articles written about how bass relate to various types of structure and cover. The same can be said for other classic patterns like skipping docks and working grass lines. An equally important factor that has gone woefully undiscussed is bottom composition. An intimate knowledge of common types of bottom substrate and how (and when) …

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3 Top Search Baits To Catch More Fish This Fall

Fall fishing is all about covering water. The shad are grouped up into specific locations, and the more water your cover in the course of a day, the more likely you’re going to run into a school. To be effective and fish effectively, though, you need to choose presentations that are designed to fish fast. Here are three top choices. …

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10 Things To Know About Being A Co-Angler

Bass tournaments are one of the most exciting experiences available to fishermen. The feeling of raw horsepower at blast-off, the thrills of landing a lunker; and the excitement of the weigh-in line is enough to quickly hook even the most even-keeled angler. Entering tournaments as a co-angler is also a great way for novice anglers to learn additional skills and …