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
This grub from PowerTeam Lures displaces so much water that bass will think it's an injured baitfish.
JP talks about the best setup and techniques for fishing a shallow-diving crankbait.
Tungsten weights have three major advantages over lead: (1) Environmentally friendly, (2) Greater density, (3) Better looking.
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.
Fred Roumbanis talks about the new IMA Beast Hunter crankbait. It is great for fishing in 6-8ft of water and grinding it against the bottom and ledges. This is a really deep diving crankbait; with the right set up you can fish up to 18ft deep and drag the Beasts up from the bottom.
Kelly Jordon talks about the new Lucky Craft LC 3.5XD deep diving crankbait. This lure is great for fishing deep water that sees a lot of pressure because it is silent and looks really natural moving through the water.
The Alabama rig has become really popular lately, but most people don't realize that striped bass anglers have been using the rig for years before Paul Elias won that FLW tournament but with one important difference.
When you are out fishing finesse techniques it can be really difficult to get the desired effect without the right gear. Keep the Fenwick Elite in mind next season if you plan on purchasing a rod for your smallmouth finesse techniques.
Skipping a swimbait under docks and cover can really pay off when targeting bass.
Randy Blaukat introduces the new Megabass Vision 110 Magnum jerkbait, sharing tips and technique on Beaver Lake, Arkansas following his 4th place finish at the FLW tournament.
With the same strike-inducing profile, transforming lip, one-knocker system, and PopMax-inspired Hydrodynamic gills, the XPOD Jr. packs the punch of the original XPOD into a 3½ inch frame to increase your catch-rate on the water. The XPOD Jr. features seven distinct positions, which allow this versatile topwater plug to walk the dog, chug on the surface, or act as a shallow sub-surface swimbait.
With an ultra-compact design, the V-FLAT Power Bomb packs the extreme castability and big slow-rolling action of much larger, heavy-weight spinnerbaits. Unlike conventional 1/2 oz. spinnerbaits, more of the V-FLAT Power Bomb's total weight is concentrated in the V-FLAT head design. This concentration of weight translates into the kind of larger rolling-action that you are more used to seeing in
Introducing a completely new sensational bottom-tapping crankbait: X-DAD. Often referred to as "Uchida Craw" (Signal Crayfish) by the lure's creator, Yuki Ito, this craw-like suspending crankbait is designed to perform under tough conditions such as shad kills, where water temperatures drop precipitously low and result in massive die-offs and largely inactive bass.
Megabass has reinvented the Dog-X, bringing recent technological innovations to bear in order to create the ultimate dog-walker. Featuring an upgraded Seesaw Balancing System (PAT.) and a new Water Through Gill (PAT.) design, the Dog-X Speed Slide can walk in place with well-timed consecutive twitches of the rod, sitting on top of your target-zone for longer than the original.
Catching my first fish using the VMC Spinshot rotating dropshot hook.
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.
Snag Proof has developed a frog for fishing open water. This frog is weedless and sink proof the only place you are going to see that frog disappear is down the throat of a trophy fish!
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.
Dave Mercer stops by the WFN booth at ICAST 2010 for a snack - I mean to talk about the winner of the Best Soft Plastic Lure, the Live Target Frog (Hollow-body). Mercer offers tips on how to rig up this frog and when to fish it.
Looking for an edge on summer bass and walleye?
Gord Pyzer explains how the Centro Football Head adds versatility and extra action to your soft plastic presentation.
Gord Pyzer explains why the VMC Spinshot won the Best Terminal Tackle Award at ICAST 2011.
Gord Pyzer shows some of his favorite lures from ICAST 2011.
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