Here Are The 3 Best Places To Look For Post Spawn Bass

Bass have endured the rigors of spawning and are now ready to take a break to recuperate from their annual chores of procreating. The fishing seemed a lot easier during the spawn when bass aggressively attacked anything that ventured into the nests. However, the early postspawn period tends to frustrate the average angler because the fish become sluggish and want …

Force Them To EAT! 4 Easy Ways To Trigger A Reaction Strike

When opportunity knocks a bass instinctively strikes at something even if the fish isn’t hungry. Baitfish or crawfish swimming past a bass and bumping into a log or rock that slows the prey down is hard for a bass to resist. A crippled baitfish that flutters in front of a bass hiding in a bush or under a dock is …

Mono Vs Fluoro: What’s The Best Fishing Line For Your Presentation?

What is the best fishing line? As fishermen, we have endless choices for our tackle. From rods and reels to lures, plastics, weights and beyond. However, possibly the most important tackle-based decision we need to make is our fishing line. If you think about it, fishing line is quite possibly the most important piece of our fishing setups. It is …

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Bank Fishing 101: How To Catch Fish From The Bank

A high-dollar bass boat rigged with high-tech electronics is the rage of bass fishing today, but there is a less expensive way to catch bass: Bank fishing. Bank Fishing Advantages If you can find the right location, you can catch bass fishing from the bank better than you can from a boat. Some of the advantages of fishing from the …

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Bass Fishing Tips: 9 Basics All Anglers Need to Know

Let’s face it, bass fishing can be tough. The question every angler constantly asks his or herself is “How do I catch more big bass?” There isn’t a simple answer to that question, but there are many bass fishing tips that can increase your fish-catching odds. We compounded all of our bass fishing knowledge and put together this list of tried …

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Top To Bottom Spring Fishing Tips To Catch You More Bass

Spring fishing is equal-opportunity time for all bass anglers. During this season, bass are feeding heavily at every depth and attack a variety of lures as the water warms. Action lures such as crankbaits and spinnerbaits produce most of the time, but when the water temperature lingers below 60 degrees and during cold-front situations later in the spring, bass prefer …

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The 4 Ways You Should Be Rigging Your Soft Plastics

Soft plastics are without question one of the greatest weapons in the bass fisherman’s arsenal. They come in hundreds of shapes, colors, and can be fished effectively in almost any scenario encountered on the water. With so many options, you probably end up asking yourself how to rig a soft plastic. To maximize their effectiveness, bass anglers have developed almost …

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Weather Fishing Tips: What To Throw When It’s Sunny Vs Overcast

The list of factors you need to consider when heading out for a day on the water is long and can be somewhat daunting to anglers trying to maximize the bite. Things like water temperature, clarity, and spawn stage get top billing (rightfully so), and understanding each is a great way to get started on the path to success. There …

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Jig Fishing 101: When To Use 6 Types Of Jigs

The skirted jig has earned its place in the pantheon of jig fishing and bass lures through countless tournament wins and big bass awards. They are flat-out deadly and one of the few baits you can fish from early spring through late fall, in clear water as well as muddy, and in a foot of water just as easily as 40. …

Everything you ever wanted to know about bass fishing but were too afraid to ask

Sometimes it seems like the sport of bass fishing has more terms than a spelling bee! Even lifelong anglers may not know what everything means. And people are often afraid or embarrassed to ask questions about bass fishing. So we’ve gone ahead and tried to outline some of the major terms you will here when fishing for bass as well …