Ask An Angler: Can You Fish A Topwater Frog On A Spinning Rod?

Can you fish a topwater frog on spinning gear? Yes, the answer is yes. While some purists may disagree, fishing is a sport where the primary intention is to outsmart an animal with a pea-sized brain. While there are recommendations, patterns, and suggested techniques, do what you want so long as you catch fish while not bothering anyone or breaking …

When A Little Topwater Frog Will Out Fish The Big Boys

So when should you downsize your topwater bass frog? Well, let’s cover the standard one first. The traditional topwater bass frog usually measures between two and three inches and weighs between one-half to five-eighths of an ounce. The bulky body and heavy design are both intentional as the extra mass helps anglers throw frogs further while creating more disturbance on …

Bass Fishing In The Grass: 3 Baits That Will Crush All Summer Long

When the temperatures are sweltering during the dog days of summer, and the heat becomes unbearable, the bass near you will be seeking cooler water. Thick patches of aquatic plants like milfoil, coontail, lily pads, or pondweed are all places where bass can camp out and stay cool. The rich plant life provides shade and pumps out oxygen during the …

How To Catch More Bass In Every Season: Largemouth All Year Long

While the daily feeding habits of largemouth bass are pretty unpredictable, the seasonal patterns bass follow are more of a certainty. Weather fronts, rising and falling water levels and other factors can alter a bass’ daily feeding habits, but year in and year out the fish will follow the same seasonal patterns on your favorite fishery unless the bass’ habitat …

5 Bass Lures You Can Rely on All Summer Long

A variety of lures will catch bass throughout the summer depending on the water clarity and body of water you fish.  I usually fish large reservoirs during the summer because these bodies of water give me opportunities to fish shallow or deep and in clear or dirty water. Here are my five favorite lures for catching summertime bass.  Plastic worm This …

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Whopper Plopper 101: All There Is To Know About The Whopper Plopper

Originally designed as a musky bait, the Whopper Plopper by River2Sea has quickly become one of the hottest topwater baits in the bass world – and they’re flying off tackle store shelves from coast to coast. An inline stick bait with a segmented propeller on the back, the Whopper Plopper is part buzzbait, part prop bait, and 100 percent deadly …