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How To Choose The Proper Fishing Line For Your Technique

There is fishing line available today for nearly every situation bass anglers will encounter. You now have the option of trying monofilament, fluorocarbon or braid, so you have to decide which type of line is best for your style of fishing. Monofilament Fishing Line The best multipurpose line is monofilament.  It has been an all-around great bass fishing line for years …

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This Soft Plastic Paddletail Rig Will Fill The Boat This Winter

Although versatile enough to catch bass in any season, paddletail shad baits are most effective during the winter when the lures are affixed to an Alabama rig. Other lures will work on an Alabama rig, but paddletail swimbaits are the most popular choice for the multi-armed rig. The flash of five paddletail shads running through the water creates an effect …

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How To Protect Fisheries For 100 Years: A Collaborative Effort Between Scientists And Anglers

This past year, we launched the Mystery Tackle Box Fishing Sustainability Scholarship, an essay competition to hear the ideas of young anglers looking to keep our favorite sport alive for generations to come. The contest challenged students to write an essay with their ideas on how to protect fisheries throughout the next 100 years. Students seeking a degree in Natural Resource …

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All You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About Smallmouth Bass Fishing

Once considered just a northern relative of the black bass family, smallmouth bass fishing is now an All-American gamefish pursuit. Whether it’s the cool waters of rivers and streams, deep man-made reservoirs or crystal-clear natural lakes, you’re likely to find smallmouth in any of these waterways either above or below the Mason-Dixon Line. While numerous bodies of waters throughout the …