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 …

Tailspins For Trout: A Sleeper Lure That CRUSHES Fish

Tailspins (a hard bodied lure with a trailing willow or Colorado blade) are some of the most underused trout fishing baits in the market today. Their somewhat bland style, usually downsized body and unrealistic profile scare anglers from purchasing them. But I can guarantee you this: they don’t scare trout from biting them. Here we’ll break down the where & …

Jerkbait Like A Pro: 5 Ways To Fish A Soft Jerkbait

The soft 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 allowed to fall into any shoreline cover. Savvy anglers have tinkered with the lure throughout the years to improve its effectiveness as a bass catcher. Here are four modifications and rigging techniques you …

Start Catching More Fish With These 3 Clear Water Rigs

Clear water bass fishing can be intimidating but once you find the right presentations and techniques it can be an absolute blast.  Imagine a  picture-perfect day for fishing. The sun is high, but not too hot. There are a few scattered clouds and the lake is perfectly clear. You see bass swimming everywhere from the shallows to the deep weed …

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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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GIVEAWAY TIME! Win A Karl’s Bait & Tackle Swag Pack!

Once again, it’s GIVEAWAY TIME at Karl’s Bait & Tackle Shop! This time, Karl’s making it easier than ever to win, with multiple ways to enter! Just enter your name and email in the widget below to get started. The swag pack will include (1) Karl’s Bait and Tackle Logo T-Shirt ($19.99 value), (2) MTB Necko ($12.99 value), (1) MTB Snapback …

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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 …