mullet run

The Mullet Run Is On! Explaining The Phenomenon

Fall is right around the corner and that means a lot of great things are coming. Football season is here, the air is getting crisp, and… the mullet run is ON! From the end of August into November, the common saltwater baitfish known as mullet leave their summer haunts off the coasts of the Carolinas and Georgia to head south …

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3 Simple Tips To Master The Wacky Rig

In the context of bass fishing lures, there’s not much better at generating strikes than a wacky worm. Despite their unnatural appearance, the subtle shimmy they have on the fall is straight catnip to the brains of bass everywhere. As good as they are at getting bites, though, there is definitely a learning curve associated with becoming a master of …

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5 Frog Fishing Tips That Will Catch You More Bass

Frog-style baits have the perfect design for working over weed mats. Unlike lures with exposed hooks that bog down in the slop, the lightweight, weedless frogs smoothly glide over the vegetation. While it ranks as one of the best topwater lures for fishing in weeds, the frog is another option the pros use for fishing open water and around other …

The Palomar Knot: A Simple Fishing Knot Every Angler Needs To Know

The Palomar knot is one of the easiest, strongest, and most versatile fishing lines an angler can tie. The Palomar knot works with monofilament, fluorocarbon, or braided fishing lines along with ropes, shoelaces, twine, cord, or whatever else people tie into knots. While it will take a little practice, most anglers can tie this knot in under 30 seconds once …

jerkbaits for trout

How To Catch Big Trout On Jerkbaits

Did he just say, “jerkbaits for trout?” Hear me out. When you are looking to upgrade from the typical 12 inch stocker rainbows and catch yourself a trophy trout, your best bet is a jerkbait. Once native trout (and stockers, sometimes) reach a certain size, they move to a strictly baitfish diet. This means your bug imitators or live grasshoppers …

3 Shallow Water Rigs That Will Crush Summer Bass

Bassin’ Bill breaks down three of his favorite summer fishing rigs for targeting shallow water bass. Fish are active and hungry during the summer months when the water increases their body temperature which inevitably increases their metabolism. What does this mean to bass anglers? This mean fish are hungry and willing to eat. Bass roam shallow water areas looking for …