5 Bass Lures You Should Be Throwing This Fall

When bass start feeding heavily on baitfish in the fall, you can catch those fish then on just about anything you throw at them. Finding the baitfish is the first step in catching fall bass and the next step is to find the lures that best imitate the forage fish.  Here are five lures that best imitate the baitfish bass …

Clear Water Tricks For Foolin’ Fall Fatties

When conditions are right, deep, clear lakes offer typical shallow-water action for bass in the fall. However, fall’s constantly changing weather can cause bass to quickly advance to or retreat from the shallows. The changing weather conditions can frustrate anglers who depend on a “here today, gone tomorrow” pattern for catching bass in thin water. For more consistent action on …

The 3 Easiest Set-Ups For Bottom Rigging Live Bait

I love all things fishing, whether it’s chasing smallmouth in the spring, muskies in the fall, or slab crappie through the ice – it’s all good to me. Growing up just outside of Chicago my early fishing experiences were on the banks of local rivers and ponds where I targeted drum, carp, and catfish. As I got older my fishing …

7 Walleye Lures Anglers Can Depend On All Year

Walleye anglers target fish using different methods, at different times, in different depths and with so many fishing styles and options available, selecting the right bait can be overwhelming. Whether you’re new to fishing for Walleye or just brushing up effective tactics, here are seven Walleye baits that you can rely on all year long. Jigs Jigs may be the …

The Three Best Ways To Rig A Ribbontail Worm

The lively tail action of the ribbon tail from the BioSpawn ExoRibbon makes it one of the most versatile plastic worms. You can swim the worm, drag or hop a BioSpawn ExoRibbon along the bottom or lift and drop it through branches of standing timber or sunken brush piles. The worm’s unique tail action also makes it ideal for night …

What Is Your Rod Made Of? Fishing Rod Materials Explained

Many of the fishing rods in the old days were made from bamboo or steel, but most of today’s rods are made from graphite, fiberglass or a combination of both materials. I remember buying a boron bass rod back in the 1980s when boron rods were popular. But boron fibers were extremely stiff and expensive so the amount of boron …

Bluegill vs. Bream: Different Name, Same Fish

Throughout my travels across the country, I have heard anglers give a common sunfish different names. In the South, some anglers call the sunfish a bream and others dub it a perch, while in the North and Midwest it is called a bluegill. What Should We Call This Popular Panfish? Well here is Wikipedia’s definition of this panfish: “The bluegill …

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 …

The Remarkably Simple Guide On Where and When To Fish Each Size Whopper Plopper

Musky anglers deserve credit for starting the Whopper Plopper craze when they created similar homemade baits with metal tails. However, companies had trouble mass-producing those metal-tail baits with that distinctive plopping sound until Larry Dahlberg designed the Whopper Plopper for River2Sea as a musky lure. The company introduced the lure with a softer plastic tail in the 190 size of …

Night Fishing Secrets: Three Bass Baits To Fish In The Moonlight

Bass fishing at night when the summer sun makes daylight fishing unbearable on your favorite lake can be the key to hauling a big sack of bass. After the sun goes down and the water cools a little bit, bass becomes more active during the nocturnal hours and start craving a late-night meal. The bass’ increased activity at night allows …

Summer Frog Fishing Tips With The Sauce Legend Jon B

Frogs are some of the most versatile and exciting topwater baits to fish with. Watch Jon B fish a frog in ways some would consider unconventional conditions. Instead of pitching a jig or flipping a Texas rig, Jon begins by skippin’ and whippin’ his hollow body frog up shallow into thick, nasty brush and timber. This helps Jon do two …