Feathered trebles add flash to any bait that uses treble hooks, here's how to make your own at home.
Deep weeds a structure are fishing hot spots jigging in these areas is sure to trigger a lot of bits all year round. Here are some jigging tips for both the open water and hardwater seasons.
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.
JP answers a new anglers questions about swivels. The main purpose for swivels is to prevent line twists and JP offers tips on picking the best type for your style of fishing.
JP talks about the benefits of downsizing your bait and the best setup for fishing on slow days.
KVD talks about some new soft plastic jerkbaits making their debut at ICAST 2010. The Strike King Rodent and Caffeine Shad are sure to give the big bass a jolt
JP talks about the best technique and gear for sight fishing smallmouth bass.`
Byron Velvick drops some great tournament fishing tips. Velvick suggests using these shakey heads when the bite slows down around mid-day and the best rig to use for the most success.
JP answers a viewer's email question about the best knot to tie to join a fluorocarbon leader to a braided main line.
There's noting whacky about the Whacky Rig which is a relatively new technique to bass fishing. FLW Pro Angler Barry Smith demonstrates!
Many anglers know of the Carolina rig, but not too many have ever heard of the Chicken Rig! FLW Pro Angler Barry Smith demonstrates this fat Carolina type setup that allows for quick adjustments in leader length so anglers can quickly get their bait to where the bass are biting.
Robert "Bassman" Brown's earliest memories of his late father are of the two of them fishing together. It's that fishing foundation that led Bassman to promote family friendly fishing as a year round sport. Bassman shows you how to get the kids hooked.
In the winter months many anglers love finding crappie through the ice. If you are in the Southern California you can't go ice fishing but the crappie bite is extraordinary. These tips will help you locate and land some of these monster sized fish.
Crappie is an abundant schooling fish found in many lakes. But finding them under the ice can sometimes be difficult. These tips will help you find where the fish are holding throughout the winter
Fall crappie fishing can be some of the most exciting and predictable fishing there is! As the weather temperatures start to drop, crappie start feeding in preparation for the winter.
Where can an angler find some great fishing for rainbow, brook, and brown trout, blue and channel catfish, bass, wipers, crappies, bluegill, and sturgeons, in the same body of water? They're all in Irvine Lake, just a few miles east of Anaheim, Calif
Weightless baits are very versatile. They can be rigged many ways and used for different species. JP explains the best technique to get the fish in the boat.
Parents know just how hard it can be to keep a child interested and stimulated. Getting kids hooked on fishing can be a challenge, but there are a lot of ways to ensure that they have a good experience on the water.
Live bait rigging provides an opportunity to present a natural food source to fish, which ultimately produces more hook ups. Learn how properly rig live bait to present it to fish efficiently.
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
There are lots of great ice fishing lakes out there, but if you want to know you'll catch lots of quality fish, then check out this list for the top ice fishing destinations in North America.
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
Recently I shared a new product with you by Juiced Up Baits called Slab Nabbr’ and if you were among the first people to give this new product a try by now you realize that it lives up to its name. Results are being reported about this premier crappie attractant gel that is used on any artificial lure or even live fishing bait, has already received amazing results for crappie anglers that
Have you ever been on fish and they are not committing to your offering or an active school. Here is a little tip that has put all species on the ice for me over the years. By removing the treble from your jigging spoon when the fish are not committing and then add a piece of six to twelve inch piece of mono to the spoon as a dropper line. On the other end of the mono you can tie either a
I recently wrote about crappie fishing in cold water and before that I posted a blog about the effectiveness of scent for cold water bass fishing. About the time I published those two blogs my friend Ralph Riley was field testing a new scent attractant formulated exclusively for crappie. Ralph and his pro staff have been testing for a while and recently went to their
“Crappie fishing has almost ruined my bass fishing!” Joey Monteleone said as I listened to him on his morning talk show, Wild Side Radio. Joey is a noted bass angler and hosts the “Reel Tips” segment of the television show, Tennessee’s Wild Side sharing bass fishing tips with the Midwest and southeast sportsmen. I laughed out when I heard his statement,
I recently read a report for Crappie fishing on Tennessee’s Percy Priest Lake by the Tennessee Wild Life Resources Agency (Region II), and I was not surprised at all to see my friend Joey Monteleone in the picture. Joey is an outstanding angler who is always willing to share tips with all who want to hear them. His expert knowledge as a lifelong angler is shared daily on
After a couple of days of cold and rainy days my Friend Craig and I headed out for the day on Mattagami Lake to check out the lake and see where the fish were holding. When we arrived at the lake, it was a balmy 5 degrees out with a 25 kmph Northeast wind blowing. Talk about being fresh out. After spending the day scouting the lake and it getting late, Craig asked me what I would like to
The HD Trout by Dynamic Lures is a versatile small crankbait that works in any body of water, and will catch you any kind of fish.