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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 …

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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 …

The Three Best Ways To Rig A Ribbontail Worm

The lively tail action of the ribbon tail from the BioSpawn ExoRibbon makes it one of the most versatile plastic worms. You can swim the worm, drag or hop a BioSpawn ExoRibbon along the bottom or lift and drop it through branches of standing timber or sunken brush piles. The worm’s unique tail action also makes it ideal for night …

Slip Bobber Fishing 101: How To Fish A Slip Bobber

Learning how to use a slip bobber has always been one of the simplest ways for beginners to catch panfish, but the tactic can become pretty sophisticated when savvy anglers start tinkering with floats. A fixed float comes in handy for fishing shallow, open water areas however the slip float is preferred by the pros for long-distance deliveries and casting …