search bait

How To Use Search Baits To Find Bass Quickly

Any time you are fishing unfamiliar waters you should try a search bait to find bass quicker. A search bait is any lure you can use at a fast clip to help you cover water quickly. Some of the pros’ favorite lures for covering water quickly include spinnerbaits, buzz baits, crankbaits, jerkbaits and walking topwater plugs such as a Heddon …

spring crappie

Spring Crappie Tips To Catch Slabs All Season Long

Find a shallow brush pile and drop an anchor. Cast out a minnow with a bobber and start hauling in  spring crappie. Springtime crappie fishing used to be that easy, but heavy fishing pressure has caused many anglers to change tactics. Prime spawning spots get worked over daily. If you’re the first angler to dunk minnows at one of these spots, …

prespawn topwater

Prespawn Topwater Tactics: The What, Where, When, and Why

Catching bass with any technique is definitely fun, but having a big one explode on a top water is what most serious fisherman live for. For many anglers, the top water bite is something that is reserved for the post spawn period when the water has begun to warm into the 70’s. Everyone has been there. You make it to …

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How To Use Mini Tubes To Catch Tons Of Crappie

With its plain appearance, the plastic tube bait hardly looks like a lure diverse enough for anglers to catch crappie in a variety of ways. However, savvy anglers know the ordinary looking plastic tube has more to offer than meets the eye. Lure manufacturers have turned the tube bait into a more versatile lure by offering it in assorted sizes …