Consistently catching bass is no easy task. It is often a lot of trial and error to figure out what the fish want. Your lure of choice is going to depend on several factors like water temperature, time of year, and location. Even with all these variables, there are someContinue Reading

When learning how to fish, poppers are a proven method for fishing any species, any where. These topwater lures come in a variety of shapes and sizes and feature a flat or concave front that, as you jerk the rod, creates a popping sound that mimics frantic baitfish. It isContinue Reading

The largemouth bass is an olive-green to greenish gray fish, marked by a series of dark, sometimes black, blotches forming a jagged horizontal stripe along each flank. The upper jaw (maxilla) of a largemouth bass extends beyond the rear margin of the orbit. The largemouth is the largest of theContinue Reading

Smallmouth bass is a freshwater species and a popular game fish in North America. Smallmouths are in the sunfish family and one of the six black bass members, which is any of the six freshwater species of elongated fishes in the sunfish family of the genus Micropterus. This fish isContinue Reading

The best bass anglers are always looking to up their game and learning new bass rigs is a sure-fire way to do that. The Texas rig is the most common bass rig because it’s versatile and you can use it in combination with a lot of other styles. I seeContinue Reading

Walleye can be a challenging fish to target, but that’s what makes them so enticing. The challenge and their delicious fillets kick thousands of anglers into gear. I can’t make Walleye fishing easy, but I can make it easier for you to start fishing Walleye. Learning how to catch WalleyeContinue Reading

Once you successfully set the hook, the fish instinctively struggles to get free. This might involve jumping, making a long run, swimming back against the line or swimming around obstacles. Each species of fish reacts differently. Fish hooked in shallow water are more likely to jump and behave more franticallyContinue Reading

Most likely, you will need a fishing license of some type no matter what state you are in. The type of the fishing license can vary, however. A saltwater license does not give someone permission to fish in freshwater lakes and streams, and vice versa. In Maine, by way ofContinue Reading

So you just got a new reel and you want to know the proper way of setting your drag? We’ve got you covered. Here are the basics of what a drag is, and the correct way to set your drag so you don’t break your line or lose the fishContinue Reading

“Bass fishing” can mean very different things to different people. For some, it brings up memories of lakeside mornings and tournament circuits. For others, it means trolling beachfronts or deep sea adventures. This article breaks down the different types of Bass in North America, with a quick look at howContinue Reading