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Fishing Is Good For Mental Health, According To Science

According to science I read on the internet (so you know it’s true), my hypothesis has been correct for years. Fishing is good for mental health. Fishing is the cure for everything. I’ve known this for years. Bass fishing heals all wounds. Sad? Get on a boat. Stressed? Wet a line. Girlfriend dump you? Let those tears fall right into …

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What Are “Feeder Creeks” And Why Should We Fish There?

Feeder creeks have all the right stuff for the making of a top-notch bass factory. Allow us to explain. What Are Feeder Creeks? Creeks flowing into lakes are known as feeder creeks, which provide consistently good bass fishing throughout the year. The section where the creek flows into a natural lake or manmade reservoir features a steady flow of oxygenated …

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JDM Tackle Explained: What Is JDM And What Makes It So Great?

Anglers have probably heard the term “JDM Tackle” a few zillion times pertaining to bass fishing gear, but do you know what it really means? “JDM” stands for Japanese Domestic Market, and it is widely regarded as premium, innovative, and top of the line fishing tackle. Basically, the rest of the world’s fishing industry goes as the Japanese Domestic Market …

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Would You Spend Eternity In This Fishing Boat Casket?

I was recently wondering aloud to some friends, “Yo, if I die, how will everyone know I loved to fish, like, forever?” And it seems whoever wiretapped my Siri was definitely paying attention! I was recently made aware of an Arkansas Glory Boats builds what they call “vessels to convey the mortal remains of outdoors enthusiasts to that glorious final …

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The Best Tackle Tips You May Have Missed In June

Bass fishing is a sport that is loaded with tons of tips, hacks, and tricks that help anglers become better anglers and catch more fish. Whether you are just beginning to fish or are an experienced angler, there is always something to learn. Here we have put together a collection of our favorite fishing and tackle tips from the first …

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Vertical Jigging For Walleye: A Precision Tactic

When you can locate fish either suspended or off the bottom, one of the most fun ways to entice a strike is vertical jigging for walleye. The tactic pulls fish congregated on rock piles, near structure, or suspended in open water. If you can find them, but suspect they’re finicky. Try a vertical jigging option. Vertical Jigging For Walleye Breakdown …

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Points Vs Channels Vs Swings: How To Fish Bass Highways

Nearly all manmade reservoirs have three things in common. Whether it’s a highland, lowland or mixture of both, a reservoir usually contains points, flats, and channel swings. These three primary structures of reservoirs serve as eating and resting places for bass throughout the year as the fish travel along their seasonal migration routes. The structures are also interrelated because the …

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3 Topwater Baits You Can Throw Around The Spawn

When the bass spawn is fully on, most bass become lethargic and finicky. The spawn wears largemouths down, and if you want to catch them, you’ll have to adjust. During the spawn, or just after the spawn, when bass are still in the shallows and around vegetation or shallow cover, a subtle topwater can be just what you need to …

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How To Fish A Little Underspin For Panfish

When panfish such as crappie and white bass suspend in mid-depth ranges, the versatility of underspins or horsehead jigs make these lures ideal for coaxing bites from these suspending fish. During the spring fishing season you can target bigger suspended crappie offshore—but still close to spawning banks—by pushing double Roadrunner rigs with bobbers off the front end of your boat …