Fishing The White Bass Spawn: How To Catch And Cook One Of America’s Most Underrated Fish

Youtube angler, Lake Fork Guy, targets white bass as they begin the spring spawn in Texas. White bass are native to lakes, reservoirs, and rivers throughout the Midwest but have also been introduced to lakes throughout the country. White bass spawning activity occurs when the water temperatures reach between 55-65 and degrees, which can be anytime from March through May, …

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 …

Slip Bobber Fishing 101: How To Fish A Slip Bobber

Learning how to use a slip bobber has always been one of the simplest ways for beginners to catch panfish, but the tactic can become pretty sophisticated when savvy anglers start tinkering with floats. A fixed float comes in handy for fishing shallow, open water areas however the slip float is preferred by the pros for long-distance deliveries and casting …

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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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Spring Crappie Tips: How To Catch Slabs All Season Long

Find a shallow brush pile and drop an anchor. Cast out a minnow with a bobber and start hauling in  spring crappie. Springtime crappie fishing used to be that easy, but heavy fishing pressure has caused many anglers to change tactics. Prime spawning spots get worked over daily. If you’re the first angler to dunk minnows at one of these spots, …

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Bluegill Fishing 101: How To Catch Bluegill

Ask most anglers how they started fishing and they will likely tell you their dad gave them some bait and they started out with bluegill fishing. Some of those anglers have moved on to pursuing larger species, but numerous anglers of all ages still seek smaller panfish treasures such as bluegill from various waterways throughout the country. Bluegill provide plenty …

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The 3 Most Effective Ways To Rig A Nightcrawler

Whatever your current interest in fishing, there’s a good chance your first foray involved a can of worms at least somewhere along the way. There’s a good reason for that too… Worms flat out catch fish. All day. No matter where you live. The truth is that even though your fishing may have come a long way from that bucket …

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10 Catfishing Tips For Any Angler

Often maligned by angling purists as a “bottom feeder”, catfish are experiencing a renaissance of angling fame in recent years. The reasons for that are simple – catfish are abundant, fun to catch, they grow really big, and they are excellent on the dinner plate. Catfishing tips, however, are hard to come by. The bottom line is, if you’ve never …

5 Top Rigs For Perch Fishing

The scientific name of the yellow perch is Perca flavescens, which in Latin means “gold-colored perch”, which is an accurate assessment of their appearance. However, the “gold” in their Latin name could also be referring to their gold-status as a table fish – you’ll be hard pressed to find a fish in freshwater more delicious than the yellow perch. In …