Tag: Cold

Finding The Hotspots For Cold Water Bass

Finding The Hotspots For Cold Water Bass

Bassin’ Bill took over the MTB YouTube channel to showcase his cool water angling skills. Living in the big mitten (Michigan) Billy is used to fishing in frosty temps. Watch along as he breaks down his favorite techniques…

Read More »

Finding The Hotspots For Cold Water Bass

Finding The Hotspots For Cold Water Bass

Bassin’ Bill took over the MTB YouTube channel to showcase his cool water angling skills. Living in the big mitten (Michigan) Billy is used to fishing in frosty temps. Watch along as he breaks down his favorite techniques…

Read More »

Tactics To Catching Cold Water Bass

Tactics To Catching Cold Water Bass

Wintertime smallmouth fishing can be a challenge as bass push out to deep water when winter winds start spitting snow and the thermometer nudges the freezing mark. While smallmouth tend to stay deeper than their largemouth cousins most…

Read More »

Cast cold water crankbaits with spinning tackle

Cast cold water crankbaits with spinning tackle

Bass fishing’s funniest man, Gerald Swindle, said it best on the Classic weigh-in stage a couple years ago. “I’m headed for a hot shower. I’ve been standing in a cold wind all day casting a Rapala Shad Rap,…

Read More »

Bundle up for cold weather

Bundle up for cold weather

If it isn’t flat out frigid in your region, then no doubt you’ve had a few cold fronts move through. Ideally, you’d wait until the front passed before getting back on the water, but sometimes cold days are…

Read More »

Your Guide To More Cold Water Bass

Your Guide To More Cold Water Bass

During the wintertime, a key to finding big bass is deeper water with a quick access to the shallows. Big bass seek deeper water for its warmer temperature zone, yet the fish like to have a spot with…

Read More »

3 keys to cold water cranking

3 keys to cold water cranking

Most anglers know that crankbaits are effective during the prespawn. But what about during the cold, late winter period? You betcha, says Bassmaster Elite Series pro John Crews. “A lot of people think the crankbait bite doesn’t start…

Read More »

3 keys to cold water flipping

3 keys to cold water flipping

When the water is cold and most anglers are fishing steep bluffs or deep water, Davy Hite is quite content to stay shallow and flip the cover. Crazy? Not according to Hite, who uses flipping/pitching techniques year-round. He…

Read More »

3 Reasons Why Blade Baits Dominate Cold Water

3 Reasons Why Blade Baits Dominate Cold Water

A blade bait can be an incredible way to catch numerous species of fish during any season. This often-misunderstood lure has a few subtleties which can make or break a fishing outing. Next time you stumble upon a…

Read More »

5 baits for cold water power fishing

5 baits for cold water power fishing

Most anglers think you have to fish ultra slow or use finesse tactics during cold winter months. While it’s true that a bass’ metabolism slows down, he still has to eat. And remember, the baitfish continue to dart…

Read More »