senko style baits

The 5 Best Ways To Fish A Senko Style Bait

Savvy anglers have taken an easy-to-use lure, the senko style bait, and turned it into a multipurpose bait capable of tricking bass several ways. Stick worms such as the Yamamoto Senko have become so popular because the baits are simple to use. You can simply rig it straight on the hook (weightless), cast it out and let it sink. The …

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Finesse Fishing 101: Mastering Finesse Bass Fishing Techniques

Some bass anglers disdainfully refer to finesse fishing as fishing with a “sissy stick,” because finesse fishing frequently requires lighter tackle than the power fishing tactics they use. However, there is nothing sissy about the loads of bass you can catch relying on finesse fishing techniques. Fishing power tactics with fast-moving or big, bulky lures, thick line and heavy-action baitcast …

shaky head fishing

How To Use A Shaky Head To Catch Finicky Fish All Year Long

A soft plastic lure matched with a shaky head jig is probably the ultimate finesse bait for finicky or bass affected by fishing pressure. The popularity of shaky head fishing has prompted tackle manufacturers to create a wide array of jighead sizes and styles.  The key to shaky head fishing is using as light of a jighead as possible and …

The 7 Best Ways To Catch Deep Water Bass

With the summer in full swing, water temps in most bodies of water are nearing their seasonal peak. Warmer water carries less oxygen, and for that reason, bass in many lakes and reservoirs across the country take a summer vacation and head out to the depths. In addition to more oxygen, deep water usually harbors more baitfish, and also provides …

how to rig soft plastics

The 4 Ways You Should Be Rigging Your Soft Plastics

Soft plastics are without question one of the greatest weapons in the bass fisherman’s arsenal. They come in hundreds of shapes, colors, and can be fished effectively in almost any scenario encountered on the water. With so many options, you probably end up asking yourself how to rig a soft plastic. To maximize their effectiveness, bass anglers have developed almost …

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Bait Showdown – Baits For Murky Water Vs Clear Water

Which Are The Best Baits For Murky Water & Clear Water? Water clarity and color play a prominent role in lure selection. In clear water, most fish species are visual feeders, and choosing baits that effectively imitates a primary forage species is paramount. Contrastingly, when the water muddies up, fish rely more on their lateral line to detect prey, and the …

7 Bass Lures That You Can Rely On Year Round

You won’t find “conjunctive tackleitis” in any medical dictionary, but we’re pretty sure it’s a real condition – one that many anglers suffer from. Once afflicted, its victims have an insatiable urge to purchase and collect more and more bass lures, until their boat, garage, or basement closely resembles Karl’s warehouse. If only the fish cared about how much tackle …