Fishing Equipment Reviews

Nautic Start II Review [VIDEO]

Check out our review of the Nautic Start II – Lithium Reserve Power Source and Mini Jump Starter!  We spent 6 weeks testing out the Nautic Start II and have to say, we’re very impressed with the results. This is a must have for anyone for home use, car, boating and camping. This unit is small, compact & powerful.

Tactics & Techniques

Summer Smallmouth Bass [VIDEO]

Locating Smallmouth Bass around structure is a key for summertime fishing, but don’t overlook those fish that are lurking in open water around major structures like humps and points.  In this video, Brendan C. shows you a different way to approach bass around open water structure.

Tactics & Techniques

Shaky Head Jig Fishing [VIDEO]

In this video, Brendan C. shows you how to rig soft plastics on a Shaky Head Jig and teaches you the basics of Shaky Head Fishing.  When fishing gets tough, a Straight Tail Worm rigged on a Shaky Head Jig is a great option to help you put some bass in the boat.  The Shaky Head Rig is a must have if you’re fishing as a non-boating or co-angler.  Its subtle stand up quivering action makes this finesse technique one of the best for finicky bass.

Seasonal Fishing

5 Topwater Baits for Summer

We’ve broken down some of the best Topwater lures into 5 groups that will help you choose the right lure for the right situation.  In golf, it’s important to choose the right club for the shot and the same holds true for bass fishing.  You need to choose the right lure for the situation.

Tactics & Techniques

Drop Shot Fishing Tips [VIDEO]

Drop shotting in the post spawn is a great way to catch bass that are around blue gill beds or guarding fry.  It also makes for a great follow up bait when you’re fishing topwater lures shallow.  Here’s some drop shot fishing tips that will help you make the right presentation at this time of year.  We also tested out the brand new Keitech Leech, a killer 3″ drop shot bait that can be rigged two different ways.

Fishing Tackle

How to Trick Out a Popper [VIDEO]

When it comes to topwater baits for bass, it’s hard to beat a popper… and if you can make your popper spit water, instead of making a big bubble, you’re taking this bait to the next level. This one simple modification can greatly increase your success with a popper. Give it a try, I think you’ll be happy with the results.

Fishing Tackle

Top 10 Crankbait Bass Fishing Tips

Here’s a simple to follow 10 step guide to understanding crankbaits for bass. Let’s face it, when it comes to crankbaits, there are a lot of variables. So, we’ve layed out the 10 most important tips you need to understand to become a better crankbait fisherman.

 

Tactics & Techniques

Controlled Depth Swimbait Tip [VIDEO]

Here’s a quick and easy bass fishing tip to help you present your lure to suspended fish. Yeah… it’s old school, but that’s what makes it work so well.  Were using a Keitech Fat Swing Impact 2.8″ on a 1/4 ounce jig head and counting it down to a specific depth to trigger strikes from smallmouth bass that are keying in on open water baitfish.

Fishing Tackle

Crankbait Fishing Tips [VIDEO]

We all know that you can fish a crankbait fast, but the best crankbait fishing tip I ever learned is how you can slow it down and get it to come through cover and trigger strikes from big bass.  In this video we teach you the subtle details that make this tip so effective.  Making contact with the structure you are fishing is critcal when it comes to crankbait fishing.  Once you learn how to finesse a crankbait through cover, the rest will come easy. 

Seasonal Fishing

Top 20 Bass Fishing Tips by Season

We picked 5 of our favorite bass fishing tips for each season and put them into a guide that’s easy to follow.  No matter what time of year it is, you need to be in sync with what bass are doing.  Choosing the right lure, technique or presenation can make or break your day out on the water.  Whether it’s knowing how to use your electronics to catch bass suspended in the water column or applying some simple old school tips and tricks, there’s something in our guide that can help everyone find the big ones.