Fishing Tackle

Plastic Worm Basics

Do you know the basics of worm fishing?  Well you should… Arguably one of the most productive baits on the planet is the plastic worm. Whether you fish it on a Texas Rig, Carolina Rig, Drop Shot, Florida Rig or on a Split Shot Rig you can almost always catch bass on a plastic worm. The plastic worm is a very simple bait to learn to master and hopefully after reading this article you will feel more comfortable and confident in your ability to produce a limit while using it. Since this is designed to be a basic instructional guide for the plastic worm I am only going to get into basic rigs and techniques.

Bass Fishing Tackle Tips

No More Smelly Bass Baits

 When buying tubes or worms in bulk packages the scent sometimes leaks out of the bag. What I do is seal them in smaller bags with a food vacuum sealer. It keeps the baits fresh and air tight.That way you can store them anywhere for as long as you want

Bass Fishing Tackle Tips

Trim a Little

 Having a hard time getting bit on your plastic worms? Try downsizing your presentation by trimming the length of your worms a little. Sometimes a half inch trimmed off the head end of the worm is all it takes to get that first bite.  Have fun bass fishing!

Tactics & Techniques

Soft Plastic Worms & Creatures

Worm fishing is a technique that every bass angler should know.  Like most methods of fishing, some require additional skills like ” reading the line”. Others require us to use our “sixth sense” to detect those soft or delicate bites from bass. Well welcome to the world of worm fishing, because this is a combination of everything I just mentioned and more!

NOTE: -When I use the word worm, I am also referring to other soft plastic shapes and creatures, which can be fished by these methods.