Rub-A-Dub-Dub Winter Bass LOVE Grubs

The versatility of a plastic grub makes it an ideal lure for presenting horizontally or vertically to wintertime bass in clear waters. A twin-tail plastic grub attached to a 3/8- or 1/2-ounce standup jighead is my favorite lure to drag in ultra-clear water for bottom-hugging bass. If the water is stained, I prefer a bulkier bait so I attach the …

Late Winter Crappie Hacks: Slamming Sleepy Slab Crappie

Reservoirs are drawn down to their lowest levels, the water is near its coldest temperature and the crappie fishing gets tough during the late stages of winter. However, the hours of daylight are getting longer and air temperatures are slowly climbing so the early signs of spring start snapping crappie out of their winter doldrums. Late winter is the prime …

2 Late Winter Bass Lures You NEED To Be Fishing

A bass’ metabolism slows way down in the winter, so the fish can go a few days without eating if it gulps down one big baitfish. As winter progresses and the water gets colder, big baitfish are hardy enough to survive the cold water, but smaller baitfish such as threadfin shad and young gizzard shad start succumbing to the frigid …

Blade Baits Vs Spoons: A Winter Fishing Battle Royale

When the water dips below the 40-degree mark, there are few better lure options than a blade bait or spoon. Knowing the difference between these two Winter fishing staples will help you put more fish in the boat. Watch along as our boy SB Fishing breaks down his favorite ways to fish a blade bait and spoon. Load Up On …

The Best Fish Species To Target During The Chilly Winter Months

When considering which fish species to target in the winter, the key to selecting the best choices is to determine which fish are most tolerant to cold water. My first choice for wintertime fishing is rainbow trout because these fish thrive in colder water. Trout mostly live in spring fed streams and some lakes such as Taneycomo in Missouri where …

Winter Fishing Tips

Winter Bass Fishing Tips: How To Catch MORE Bass In The Snow

“Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!” -Sammy Cahn I have never heard bass anglers actually sing these lyrics of a popular Christmas song, but I could understand if they did. Often times the bite can actually be fantastic on reservoirs where northern-strain largemouth live, especially if it’s the first snowstorm of winter. Fair-weather fishermen stay home on snowy …

Winter Grub Fishing

Winter Grub Fishing: A Classic Bait That Always Crushes

When the weather outside is frightful, but a fire inside is so delightful, some anglers still brave the cold because they know the bass are biting. Winter grub fishing can be a quick way to fill the boat when faced with winter lockjaw. Relying on your electronics will help you find wintertime bass in deep water. While keeping a vigil …