JP explains how to best use the "walk the dog" topwater technique.
JP talks about the best gear set up and rigging tips for using a stick bait in clear water.
JP gives tips on the best way to use stick baits while targeting inactive bass in clear, shallow water
JP shows how using light gear will keep your casts accurate, control the fish, and help you work an area quickly without tiring yourself.
JP's tips for tuning into what the bass want will help you land a ton more fish even in changing conditions.
JP talks about the best setup and techniques for fishing a shallow-diving crankbait.
JP talks about the best setup for dropshotting and offers tips on rigging and techniques.
JP offers some tips on dropshotting and using the JP Hammer Shad - a bait he helped design.
Jp talks about the gear set up and offers some rigging tips to land a ton of bass in the fall.
The Jerkbait bite is on! The important thing to remember about fishing this time of year is that the colder it is the longer the pause between jerks should be. It is also important to remember, no matter how much they joke about it, to dress properly.
JP gives tips on how to fish soft plastic crayfish in clear water.
JP gives tips for rigging a jig with a crawfish trailer that is perfect for tempting fall bass
Turtles are nest raiders and natural enemies of bass so this soft plastic bait has been catching tons of fish. Use these rigging and technique tips to make the bait look as natural as possible and almost any bass in the area to strike.
The temperature has dropped and the bass are hiding in cover waiting for some tasty shad to swim by. Fish the weed, sand and rock lines with this set up to fill your boat with aggressive smallmouth.
Chad Hoover connects with Steve Alexander of Private Water Fishing, and finds some amazing bass action in one of Private Water Fishing's top spots.
Skipping a swimbait under docks and cover can really pay off when targeting bass.
Feathered trebles add flash to any bait that uses treble hooks, here's how to make your own at home.
Pick up a few tips on how to fish your favorite spot in the cloudy and over cast conditions. At these times most fish are in a feeding frenzy and these tips take full advantage.
There is nothing more exiting then watching a bass hit your topwater lure but the bass aren't always sitting in the shallows. Here are some tips for deep water jigging that will help you land fish when the topwater action turns off.
Marty Mood of Hobie Kayaks explains how to use salamanders to catch big bass.
If you plan on releasing the fish you catch it is important to handle the fish as little as possible and release them as quick as you can so as to cause as little damage to the fish as possible. Use these netting tips to release the fish as quickly and safely as possible.
Weather plays a big part in an anglers day on the water. Here is what you need to consider if rain is in the forecast
Walleye and bass anglers know these fish can sometimes be difficult to find, but with these tips the species you target have nowhere to hide.
Chad Hoover explains how to use fishing journals to dramatically improve your fishing success.
Using crankbaits from a kayak has its challenges, and Chad Hoover shows you two pieces of gear that will make the job easier in this episode of Kayak Bassin.
Last week I went bass fishing to Lake Biwa, and got good ones.Bass fishing has been out of my interest for the last several years, but now my passion for bass is running again.And then I want a new reel. my present one (Calcutta 100XT) is old but good one, but some gears are wearing down, and the breaking system is not effective because I've used it too much. I bought a second
In Lake Biwa, Big bass are blooming!So many visitors are in Kyoto to see beautiful Sakura, cherry flowers, in this season,At the same time, big bass get activated for their spawning. in Lake Biwa, next to central Kyoto. Now it is in pre-spawning season. Bass are coming up to the warming shallows. I went bassing 10th April. I was going to do with foreign visitor, but he had inconvenient
Every year I buy the latest soft plastic baits only to use them once or twice if they don't produce fish right away. My go to baits for quite a few years have been Berkley Gulp 3" Shrimp, Berkley Gulp 4" Swimming mullet, D.O.A. C.A.L. 3" Shad Tail & C.A.L. 4" Jerk Bait. I use these baits 75 % of the time on a leadhead, bucktail jig, swimbait hook or a unweighted hook. Most of the
I want to share with you a story about a company known as Juiced Up Baits, I have found that this is where the strongest, all natural amino acid based scent on the market is produced. If you have read my earlier post on the subject of scent, I was skeptical and doubted their efficiency. However, field testing these products convinced me that Juiced Up Baits was on to something. The
By Joseph Alfe www.anglerzconnection.com Unmatch the Hatch: When and How to Stand Out When faced with clear water, many anglers automatically reach for finesse or natural looking baits. No doubt that this can be the way to go to fooling clear water Bass, but in certain situations it can pay to do just the opposite.When to unmatch the hatchIn waters with a high population of prey
I came across this crank bait box that I thought was worth sharing. It's called The Crank Caddy. If you have alot of crank baits like I do and are looking for a easy way to store them without the treble hooks tangling everytime you pull one while this box will do just that. Simply slide your crank bait into the slot. This will keep your hooks underneath the body of the crank bait protecting
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With all the culling systems out there I thought I would share one that I came across called the Teddy's Tagging System. Since our main concern is the well being of the fish after being released, I thought this was worth sharing with all the WFN members and their followers to their site. This system does not harm the fish by punching holes in their mouths like other culling systems do. The
I know this may sound very strange but my holiday gift Idea is for all of my grand kids to be healthyand to live a very long life. Ok aside from that my gift Ideas was also to my grandkids, we bought each one 4 new rods, all Quantum rods matched with Quantum reels, spooled with 14lp test berkley fluorocarbon line, along with varies types of lures and plastic lures. That was just for the grandkids
Have you ever reached into your ice fishing tackle box to pull out one of your Fergie Specials or other double treble hook jigging cranks to only pull up three or four of them at once. Anyone that has ever had the pleasure of separating tangled trebles from each other just to use a certain lure knows how frustrating it can be in the summer time never the less during an ice fishing