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.

Bass Fishing Tactics and Techniques

Big Baits for Bronzebacks

Though it is true that smallmouths often become finicky and typically prefer smaller lures, at times the exact opposite is true, particularly in the fall. Smallmouth bass feed heavily in the fall and they tend to key in on larger prey in preparation for the winter.  Big topwater plugs, jerkbaits, crankbaits, swimbaits and jigs really Read More…

Fishing Tackle

To Tube, or Not to Tube

When most anglers hear the words tube jig, they think of some clear, rocky, smallmouth infested lake. Yes this is the perfect bait for those conditions, but a tube jig can be used in any type of cover and conditions, to catch some pretty hefty largemouth bass. The reasons being, is that it is not a common lure for fishing timber or vegetation for largemouths, and the fish are not used to seeing a tube.