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Fishing Tube Baits: 5 Ways To Rig a Tube

Fishing tube baits is one of those techniques that just continues to get the job done. It’s caught fish for decades, and continues to pump out fish when other baits just won’t cut it. Unfortunately, the extent of most angler’s tube arsenals is an internal jig head. That’s a problem, because tubes are killer rigged with a variety of techniques. …

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Every Single State Smallmouth Bass Record, Listed

Smallmouth bass are hands down my favorite fish to target. Their looks, curiosity, habitat and ferociousness are a few reasons why they top my list. To put it simply, they’re just bad to the bone. Growing up, I mainly fished small creeks and rivers for bronzebacks. Anything over 16 inches was a dandy in my eyes and a new personal …

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How To Catch Smallmouth Bass In Current

The heat of summer is quickly approaching and catching smallmouth can become a daunting task. Many anglers will target them in the deeper, colder water, but an often overlooked area is in streams or rivers with heavy current. The moving water will typically be cooler than the lakes while also providing a continuous supply of oxygen and food, thus creating …

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4 All-Pro Tips For Fishing Bucktail Jigs

During those halcyon days of bass fishing in the 1960s, bucktail jigs and a pork split tail eel was the deadliest combo for bass. Although feather and hair have been replaced by silicone or living rubber skirts for flipping, casting and finesse jig tactics, jigs adorned with animal hair or feathers still shine in certain situations, especially during winter on …

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Everything You Need To Know About Smallmouth Bass Fishing

Smallmouth bass were once considered just a northern relative of the black bass family. Now smallmouth bass fishing is now an All-American gamefish pursuit. Smallmouth bass live in many habitats ranging from cool waters of rivers and streams to deep reservoirs and crystal-clear natural lakes. You can find smallmouth bass in waterways either above or below the Mason-Dixon Line. Many …