Angler Smashes State Record Speckled Trout On Homemade Fishing Rod

Todd Spangler’s 12lb, 8-ounce speckled trout caught on February 9th, 2022, near the mouth of the Neuse River, is the official North Carolina state record. While fishing with a buddy and using his homemade rod, Todd initially thought he hooked into a hard-fighting striped bass before getting a glimpse of the 33.5-inch speckled trout. The fellas measured the catch once …

Inshore Fishing 101: How To Catch More Snook

Snook addicts are obsessed with the grab and fight. It’s a bit like pike in the ambush-style and the fish are beautiful, streamlined and flat-out tough. They are a favorite inshore species that are not easy to catch but will eat a large variety of flies and lures. Snook are lurkers that ambush prey. They have large, distinct lateral lines …

Two Must Have Soft Plastics For Inshore Saltwater Fishing

We all love those explosive topwater strikes and feeding frenzies that make fish reckless but the fish aren’t always out for blood. Sometimes, a more subtle and technical approach is required to move the needle. Calm days with scattered bait and little action can leave anglers wondering what will get the job done. Taking a technical approach with soft baits …

7 Awesome Mystery Tackle Box Unboxings – April 2020

Each month anglers across North America anxiously wait to get their Mystery Tackle Box. While most anglers open their box and immediately go fishing (that’s what I do), the true legends first create ” MTB Unboxing” videos showing off their monthly box. Mystery Tackle Box Unboxings show you what these boxes are all about while also demonstrating tips and tricks …

Selecting The Right Jerkbaits For Saltwater Fishing

Jerkbaits for saltwater are not quite as popular as some other classic techniques but the slicing action from these baits represent a wide range baitfish.  Instead of living and dying on spoons, sinking baits (such as crabs or shrimp), or soft plastics, saltwater anglers should give jerkbaits a try, especially in the shallows! Locating Fish With Jerkbaits When you can …

Lawson Lindsey Topwater Inshore Fish

Saltwater Topwater Fishing

Inshore topwater fishing is an exciting and sometimes nerve-wrecking way to fish. A topwater strike is arguably the most exciting split-second in fishing (possibly in life). While it can happen in a flash, an aggressive topside explosion will stay etched in your memory for years to come. There are many ways to illicit a strike on top but we’ve take …