paul george fishing

I Want To Fish With Paul George

Paul George is very good at basketball. Also, Paul George loves to fish. I want to fish with Paul George. Paul George, who has two first names, has even won a tournament with pro angler Jacob Wheeler! Now I know what you’re thinking. This happens all the time with celebrities trying to be more like a common man. “He doesn’t …

panfish underspins

How To Fish A Little Underspin For Panfish

When panfish such as crappie and white bass suspend in mid-depth ranges, the versatility of underspins or horsehead jigs make these lures ideal for coaxing bites from these suspending fish. During the spring fishing season you can target bigger suspended crappie offshore—but still close to spawning banks—by pushing double Roadrunner rigs with bobbers off the front end of your boat …

tournament takeoff sites

Have You Tried Fishing Tournament Takeoff Sites For Bass?

Fishing close to a tournament takeoff area has its advantages. If the takeoff site has several tournaments held there each week, it has more relocated bass in that area.  Release boats have helped distribute bass better during larger tournaments, but a lot of bass clubs and smaller events still release a lot of fish at the access areas. Fishing close …

prop design

How To Fish Prop Baits For Aggressive Strikes

A wide array of poppers, chuggers, walkers, and prop baits (hard bodied baits with propellers attached at one or both ends) are available today that are capable of creating surface explosions from bass, but some work better than others depending on water clarity, weather and the type of cover you are targeting. By selecting the right surface lures for the …

glide bait

How To Win Your Next Tournament With A Glide Bait

Tossing big swimbaits has been a tactic for trophy hunting bass fisherman on the west coast since the baits were introduced to the market. Now gaining more popularity world wide, however, is chucking a “glide bait” in waters loaded with big bluegill or stocked with trout. When the bluegill spawn is on, you’re even more likely to hammer a fatboy …

crappie fishing

Why You Should Follow The Barometer To Catch Crappie, According To Science

The old adage that fish bite best before a storm and the rhyme about wind direction affecting a fish’s feeding habits gain some credence when applied to barometric pressure readings. Since wind and storms usually indicate changes in barometric pressure, these conditions also signal a change in crappie behavior. Scientists have detected many organisms that respond in some fashion to …

paddle tail swimbait

Paddle Tail Swimbaits: When, Where, And How To Rig Them

Paddle tail swimbaits are bass catchers year round, in any water conditions. Simply put, they imitate the look and feel of baitfish better than anything else. Here are a few tips for fishing paddle tail swimbaits to help catch you more fish! Rigging Paddle Tail Swimbaits There are three main ways to rig a paddle tail swimbait; exposed top hook, …

adding color to lures

When To Add Color To Your Bass Fishing Lures

Even though lures come in every imaginable color today, savvy anglers prefer coloring their own masterpieces because they know their artwork gives them an advantage over competitors. You can also gain an advantage over other anglers by adding a dash of color to your favorite lures for a new look bass find appealing to the eye. Innovations in marking pens …

flats fishing

Flats Fishing 101: How To Identify And Fish A Flat

This post was guest written by Will Hogan of The Indiana University Bass Fishing Team. Although it may feel like winter will never end, spring fishing will be here before we know it. As the water temperatures start to increase in the coming months, bass will enter their pre-spawn stage and eventually the spawn. Arguably one of, if not, the best …

inline spinners

How To Fish Inline Spinners For Trout All Year Long

Inline spinners are one of the best choices for trout when they are in some of their most finicky stages. While an inline spinner will get bit year round, you can count on them most in early spring or late fall, when only the most realistic flies seem to produce. Almost all species of trout fall victim to a spinner, …

Football Jig Vs. Swim Jig: When To Throw Each

Of all the types of jigs on the market, two of the most popular in recent years are the swim jig, and the football jig. Despite being lumped into the same category though (jigs), they couldn’t be more different in their applications. Here’s a breakdown of when/where/how to rig and fish a swim jig, and a football jig. “Swimming” Types …