How To Avoid Summer Fish Kills When The Lake Feels Like Bathwater

When the heat is on during summertime, many game fish are vulnerable to the bathwater temperatures of our fisheries throughout the country.Most game fish can tolerate and remain in shallow hot water for short periods of time but fish are cold-blooded and are unable to regulate their body temperature so they are influenced by the temperature of the water. The …

3 Topwater Bass Baits That Will Cover You All Summer Long

When the summer heat raises water temperatures into the bathwater range, a topwater bait is the least likely lure most bass anglers would choose then. Although bass can seek cooler temperatures in deeper water, some remain near the surface to feed on schooling baitfish while others stay shallow in the shade of heavy cover and ambush any prey swimming nearby …

Beat The Heat With These Summertime Fishing Hacks

Summer can be a great season for catching fish but the scorching sun, heat and high humidity can take its toll on you. The dangers of summertime fishing include heat stroke, dehydration and severe sunburns if you don’t take some vital steps to cool down, especially during the heat of the day. One way to avoid the heat is to …

How To Fish A Deep Crankbait For Summer Studs

Summer becomes vacation time for the novice angler, but for some serious bass anglers, it’s a time to go to work. While many of us get away from work to enjoy the relaxing side of fishing, a handful of competitive anglers take an endurance test of deep cranking for summertime bass. This effective technique requires a few special angling skills, …

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Fishing Shallow And Deep For Warm Water Bass

When summer heat kicks in the hunt for warm water bass can become challenging. The shallows to feel like bath water, many anglers are inclined to probe offshore structure. However some bass remain shallow no matter how hot it gets as long as the fish have plenty of cover. Even when water temperatures top the 90-degree mark, bass stay in …

Summer Night Fishing: Catching Bass In The Dark

Summer night fishing provides some of the best bass action during the dog days of summer. Fishing from dusk to dawn offers you a chance to beat the heat and catch plenty of bass because the fish are in a stable pattern in late summer. If you find two or three spots that are holding bass at night, you can …

Using Double Topwater Rigs To Catch More Bass

A Double topwater rig is a great choice when bass are thrashing through schools of baitfish generate the most exciting and frustrating moments for all anglers. Your anticipation of catching bass on every cast soars as you witness this frantic feeding frenzy. But then the frustration mounts as each cast fails to trigger even a tap. When the schooling bass …

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5 Summertime Baits To Catch You All The Bass

While bass fishing is one of the most popular summertime sports in the world, it can also be one of the most challenging. When the weather heats up, the bite cools off, and summertime baits can be hard to choose. We’ve done the hard part for you, narrowing down to the top 5 summertime baits, when to use them, and …