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 …

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 …

One Of The Worlds Best Anglers Breaks Down 3 BIG Bass Lures

Professional angler Brian Latimer breaks down three bad to the bone bass lures. From topwater rigging to clever jig fishing tips – Brian explains his approach to fishing each lure.  All but one of the baits seen in this video have were featured in previous Mystery Tackle Boxes and all of them are available at Karl’s Tackle Shop 13 Fishing …