Ask An Angler: Can You Fish A Topwater Frog On A Spinning Rod?

Can you fish a topwater frog on spinning gear? Yes, the answer is yes. While some purists may disagree, fishing is a sport where the primary intention is to outsmart an animal with a pea-sized brain. While there are recommendations, patterns, and suggested techniques, do what you want so long as you catch fish while not bothering anyone or breaking …

When A Little Topwater Frog Will Out Fish The Big Boys

So when should you downsize your topwater bass frog? Well, let’s cover the standard one first. The traditional topwater bass frog usually measures between two and three inches and weighs between one-half to five-eighths of an ounce. The bulky body and heavy design are both intentional as the extra mass helps anglers throw frogs further while creating more disturbance on …

3 Topwater Bass Baits That Will Cover You All Summer Long

When the summer heat raises water temperatures into the bathwater range, a topwater bait is the least likely lure most bass anglers would choose then. Although bass can seek cooler temperatures in deeper water, some remain near the surface to feed on schooling baitfish while others stay shallow in the shade of heavy cover and ambush any prey swimming nearby …

Top To Bottom Spring Fishing Tips To Catch You More Bass

During the Spring season, bass are feeding heavily at nearly every depth and attack a variety of lures as the water warms. Moving 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 slower presentations. While soft plastics or jigs …

Mystery Tackle Box Revealed: Bass Unboxing – July 2020

Each month Mystery Tackle Box provides anglers with a newly curated selection of lures and hooks to learn new fishing techniques while catching more fish.  Mystery Tackle Boxes are available in bass, trout, panfish, walleye, and saltwater options. This month, we’re going to highlight an example of a Mystery Tackle Box Bass Box that was sent to thousands of subscribers. Each angler …