Bank Fishing From Bank
Tactics & Techniques

Bass Angler’s Guide to Bank Fishing

Bank fishing or as some call it shore fishing, is where most of us started out fishing as kids. Today more fishing tips and techniques are targeting anglers who fish from a bass boat, than from the bank. It’s pretty safe to say that not every fishing enthusiast owns a boat, or even knows someone that owns a boat. For those anglers shore fishing is the best option. In our bank fishing guide, we’ve outlined some key factors that will help you get the most out of your next fishing trip.

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.

 

Seasonal Fishing

Prespawn Cold Front Bass [VIDEO]

In the early spring on natural lakes and ponds, cold fronts can push largemouth bass into very predictable places.  In this video we share tips for catching post frontal bass under blue bird skies with a Keitech Model 1 Jig.  When water temps are still in the 40-50 degrees range, and you have clumps of grass and matted vegitation can be the ticket in shallower coves, pockets and ponds.

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.

Mini Lure Box
Fishing Equipment Reviews

Mini Lure Box Review [VIDEO]

We found these great little compact fly fishing boxes that can be used to make the perfect mini bass fishing lure kits. Compartments are all separated, so you don’t have to worry about cross contamination. What’s awesome is that you can set up a bunch of different kits (i.e. Grubs, Drop Shot, Finesse worm, etc.) and either bring them with you bank fishing, or, they make for easy access on your boat. Instead of having to walk back to your tackle compartment on your bass boat, you can keep one of these in your pocket and never have to take your foot off the trolling motor if you break off and need to tie on a new rig.

Bass Fishing Equipment Tips

Dress For Winter

If you’re not properly prepared to be out on the water or ice during the winter, you’re asking for trouble. Here’s some basic tips that you need to keep in mind. a) Dress in layers, pack an extra set of dry clothes to leave in the car and bring a couple of hand towels.b) You Read More…

Bass Fishing Tactics and Techniques

Vertical Jigging

One of the best times of year to fish vertically is by far during the winter. When the water starts dropping below 50 degrees and you’re looking to target the bass that are wintering deep, there’s two lures that really come into play. A blade bait (like a Silver Buddy or Sonar) and a Rapala Read More…