Bass Hack: Why Red Lures CRUSH In The Spring

Some of best spring bass lures are crankbaits in crawfish colors such as brown and orange for bass in the spring because bass forage heavily on crustaceans during the season. I know red lipless crankbaits produced bass in the grass lakes of the South during the spring, but I never really tried them on my home waters of Lake of …

5 Early Spring Bass Baits That NEVER Let Me Down

Spring is just around the corner, and to me, that means one thing: BIG. FAT. BASS. After a long winter, I’m jacked up to start slinging baits and ripping lips. I’ve spent hours in the garage this winter stocking, organizing, and tweaking my fishing tackle for the upcoming season. With hundreds of baits to choose from, deciding what to tie …

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 …

4 Deadly Bass Baits For Fishing Grass Lakes

Lakes filled with aquatic vegetation are a blessing to savvy bass anglers who know how to work their lures through the grass but are a bane to inexperienced fishermen whose lures bog down in the weeds on nearly every cast. Bass anglers consider grass any aquatic rooted plant that has most of its vegetative mass below the surface, although some …

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 …

Soft Plastic Baits That Will Hammer Spring Walleye

Spring Walleye fishing can be some of the best of the year and often times anglers utilize soft plastic baits to trick hefty spring Walleye. Whether you’re rigging a crawler harness, drop shotting, or jigging vertically for walleye, a plastic presentation is tough to beat. Yes, it can even out fish live bait in the right situation. Don’t believe me? …

Should You Be Targeting Spawning Panfish?

Panfish (primarily sunfish, crappie, and perch) are some of America’s favorite fish to catch because they are eager and willing to bite and plentiful in most fisheries across the country. Perhaps the most fun time of the year to target panfish is in the spring. At this time, the fish are in the shallows and looking to feed before and …

4 Big Bass Baits You Need To Throw This Spring

Arguably every fisherman’s favorite time of the year to fish is spring. Cabin fever is finally alleviated, the sun shines brighter and warmer, and the bass bite like crazy. Sometimes it seems that no matter what b/ait you decide to throw the bass will gobble it up without question. While this may be true at times, there are undoubtedly certain …

3 Early Spring Bass Fishing Tips You Need To Know

Early spring bass fishing can be a relatively easy time of the year to catch fish. They are typically shallow and oftentimes visible with the naked eye. These fish are hungry and ready to pounce after anything that crosses their path. However, if anglers do not remember these three tips, a spring day on the water may be less fruitful …

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Spring Bass Fishing In Flooded Water

Spring bass fishing can be the best time of the year to catch a trophy. Many factors influence the ups and downs of bass fishing in the spring, including rising lake levels. By keying on a bass’ movements during this condition, you will increase your success rates and straighten out those chart lines on a higher plateau. What To Throw …

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How To Fish The Weeds In Spring

Bass and baitfish love it. Novice anglers dread it but touring professionals and guides gain confidence when they find it. Wherever you flip, pitch or cast throughout this country, your lure is bound to land in or next to some form of aquatic vegetation. When you learn to fish weeds, you’ll add a brand new tool to your arsenal! Aquatic …