Early Spring Trout Fishing Tips That Work For Any Angler

Streams are usually flowing strong with higher water levels in the early spring due to melting snow and rain runoff so you can usually catch rainbow and brown trout on action lures such as Panther Martin’s, Blue Fox spinners, small jerkbaits and crankbaits, and spoons. I prefer throwing these lures on spinning tackle with 4-pound test low visibility green monofilament …

Prespawn Largemouth Bass Tips From A Pro Angler: 4 Baits You Need To Throw

Prespawn fishing is the best time of the season to target big bass. Largemouth are at their seasonal heaviest, swimming in shallow water, and seem to be more interested than usual in hyper aggressively attacking fishing lures.   In the video above, touring bass angler, all-star dad, and friend of the program, Brian Latimer breaks down some his favorite baits for …

5 Reasons Spinnerbaits Crush Bass In The Fall

1) It’s Bulky Profile Matching the size of your spinnerbait to baitfish in the fall will give the bass just what they’re looking for. Baitfish born in the spring will have grown much larger by fall, and the bass are usually dialed in on these bigger meals. Match the hatch by using spinnerbaits with larger blades in the fall. This …

Force Them To EAT! 4 Easy Ways To Trigger A Reaction Strike

When opportunity knocks a bass instinctively strikes at something even if the fish isn’t hungry. Baitfish or crawfish swimming past a bass and bumping into a log or rock that slows the prey down is hard for a bass to resist. A crippled baitfish that flutters in front of a bass hiding in a bush or under a dock is …

Why Inline Spinners Continually Crush Trout

Inline spinners are fishing catching machines, they’ve continually helped anglers catch trout, panfish, bass, pike and other many other species for decades. Fly fishing purists snub their noses at it, but to novices and spinning tackle anglers the inline spinner is a gem for catching trout. During my early years of fishing at the trout parks in Missouri, my most …