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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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Jerkbait Mods: Rigs And Tips For Soft Jerkbaits

Anglers are constantly tinkering and tweaking baits to help enhance a lures presentation and illicit more bites, we broken down 4 soft jerkbait mods to help you land more fish this season. The soft plastic jerkbait can be an extremely effective lure when bass are prowling the shallows where it can be twitched near the surface in open water or …

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3 Jig Fishing For Bass Modifications You Need To Know

Jig fishing for bass is a classic fish-catching method. Heeding the advice of pro anglers, lure manufacturers have designed jigs you can take right out of the package and catch bass. However, some pros still prefer tinkering with jigs to improve the lure’s design and hook-setting capabilities. Jig Fishing For Bass Tweaks Quality jigs usually are equipped with strong, dependable …

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Drop Shot Smallmouth Tips: Where, When & How

We’ve put together the best drop shot smallmouth tips to help you catch more fish this season. Since coming over from Japan in the early 2000’s, the drop shot has become a staple for anglers fishing deep water. It offers a completely different look than other bottom presentations, and can be effective when many other presentations fail. By moving the …

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Finessse Flipping: Tossing Finesse Baits In Heavy Cover

Finesse flipping is a great option when flipping a jig or big worm into heavy cover fails to trigger a strike, try a finesse bait and get ready to set the hook. Flipping finesse lures presents different profiles and actions to bass holding tight to thick cover. The smaller lures also give you a chance to slip a bait easier …

Using Double Topwater Rigs To Catch More Bass

A Double topwater rig is a great choice when bass are thrashing through schools of baitfish generate the most exciting and frustrating moments for all anglers. Your anticipation of catching bass on every cast soars as you witness this frantic feeding frenzy. But then the frustration mounts as each cast fails to trigger even a tap. When the schooling bass …

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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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Would You Want The State Record Of A Trash Fish?

Recently, a buddy posted this picture from Idaho and said “name this fish.” After I threw up in my mouth a little I realized it was, indeed, a gigantic pikeminnow. The second trashiest trash fish in the Americas, second only to the Asian Carp. They’re ugly and invasive and good for nothing and I hate them. BUT. It was absolutely …