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 fishing

Top To Bottom Spring Fishing Tips To Catch You More Bass

Spring fishing is equal-opportunity time for all bass anglers. During this season, bass are feeding heavily at every depth and attack a variety of lures as the water warms. Action lures such as crankbaits and spinnerbaits produce most of the time, but when the water temperature lingers below 60 degrees and during cold-front situations later in the spring, bass prefer …

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, …

early season crappie

3 Ways To Find And Catch Early Season Crappie

Like many other freshwater species, the warming temperatures and longer days of spring mean one thing to crappies: it’s time to get ready to spawn. In preparation, this time of year huge schools of early season crappie start moving toward the shallow bays, flats, and undeveloped shorelines that they will eventually spawn on later in the spring. Because they’re on …

anglr tracker

The Anglr Tracker Is Here To Change The Way You Fish

Writing out a Fishing Log? Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That. Introducing The Anglr Tracker This post was guest written by Anglr Tracker Team Member Todd Williams Anglr Labs is an independent company that is presenting a new way to document your fishing trips using technology to automate the process. Their technology has been dubbed by some as the FitBit for …

ocean fishing

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 …

winter bass

The 4 Best Places To Find Winter Bass

Finding deep holes adjacent to shallower water is the key to pinpointing large concentrations of bass during winter. Winter bass use these drop-offs to move up into the shallows to feed on sunny days; when inclement wintry weather hits, the fish leave the shallows and suspend out over the deep holes. Here’s a look at four of the best places …