When You Should Be Fishing With A Barrel Swivel

Barrel swivels are certainly one of those topics in the fishing world that isn’t that glamorous but it can be very important. A swivel is a valuable (but relatively inexpensive) piece of terminal tackle that enables anglers to be more efficient on the water. This small piece of hardware can be the difference maker between a good and a bad …

Unsnagging Lures

Keys To Unsnagging Your Lures

There is nothing worse than losing your favorite lure so we have come up with some of the best approaches to unsnagging lures. When novices hang their lures, they shake and jerk their rods, pull on the line, cuss at the snag and do just about everything wrong in an attempt to regain their lures. All anglers periodically hook their …

Summer Night Fishing: Catching Bass In The Dark

Summer night fishing provides some of the best bass action during the dog days of summer. Fishing from dusk to dawn offers you a chance to beat the heat and catch plenty of bass because the fish are in a stable pattern in late summer. If you find two or three spots that are holding bass at night, you can …

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How To Fish Flutter Spoons For Walleye Bites In Open Water

Using flutter spoons for walleye is a very popular technique during the ice fishing season, but also very effective in open water. Spoons offer an irresistibly erratic action while helping anglers cover water. These two inherent qualities makes spooning for walleye a popular choice for anglers, wherever walleye can be found. The color, weight, style and design make all the …

When To Use A Soft-Bodied Squarebill To Catch More Fish

Crankbaits are one of the most essential bass fishing lures any angler will have in their tackle box. They are versatile, come in any size/shape/color combination you can imagine, and are proven to catch fish year round. One of the newest versions of these combinations is the soft-bodied squarebill variety. Soft bodied squarebills, like soft bodied lipless cranks, are relatively …

These 3 Panfish Jigs Slay Crappie All Year Long

If you ask the top crappie anglers in the country what their most effective presentation is, and you’re certain to hear one common theme from the majority of the respondents – some combination of panfish jigs and soft plastic. That may seem weird to many, considering how effective at times live bait is, or how many giant crappie are caught …

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Why You Should Be Bumping Cover, Despite The Risk

In gambling, it’s common to hear the phrase “scared money doesn’t make money.” What this means is that if you’re afraid to lose, you’re probably not going to win. As unrelated as it may seem, that phrase is equally applicable when fishing cover for bass. Bass will almost always hold near some piece of cover, and one of the critical …

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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 …