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 …

Early Spring Trout Fishing Tips 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 Mepp’s or Blue Fox spinners, small jerkbaits and crankbaits, spoons and Mepps Wooly Worm Spin Flies. I prefer throwing these lures on spinning tackle with 4-pound …

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 …

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 …

Learn How To Fish For Trout Like A Pro In The Spring

I have always considered March 1 as the official start of spring because in my home state of Missouri that date is the opening of trout parks throughout the state. However, April is a prime time for trout fishing throughout the country when many other states start stocking the fish in their rivers and lakes. Newly stocked trout are fairly …

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Pike Fishing 101: How To Catch The Northern Pike

Throughout their range, northern pike are one of the top predators in any system they inhabit. They are voracious eaters, extremely hard fighters, and usually under-targeted by anglers. Because of this, pike fishing is some of the most exciting and fast action you can get on a northern lake. Whether you’re looking to learn about and target a new species, …