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Why Do Shiny Baits Catch People So Many Fish?

Why Do Shiny Baits Catch People So Many Fish?

When the sun is shining, throwing a bait that reflects the light increases your odds of catching fish. Various forage such as shad, crawfish, minnows, and worms all reflect ultraviolet light from the sun and bass see this…

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How to fish pads | Bassmaster

How to fish pads | Bassmaster

Notably, spatterdock fields typically grow in softer bottom, but the plant’s structure offers an alternative to firm bottom. “They have big stems, the (diameter) of a dime or a nickel and that is a hard spot because the…

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Ever Wonder Why Fish Bite Your Jig On The Fall?

Ever Wonder Why Fish Bite Your Jig On The Fall?

A lure falling through the water column mimics the natural actions of prey that triggers predatory fish into biting. The falling lure can imitate a dying shad sinking to the bottom or a minnow diving to the bottom…

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Watch A 50 Pound Fish Get Pulled Through A TINY Hole In The Ice

Watch A 50 Pound Fish Get Pulled Through A TINY Hole In The Ice

Video courtesy of ViralHog A Minnesota angler just landed a MONSTER musky while ice fishing on one of the states most famous lake. Mark Kottke was targeting Northern Pike with his tip-up devices on Lake Mille Lacs when…

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Fish Watts Bar for springtime largemouth and smallmouth

Fish Watts Bar for springtime largemouth and smallmouth

Anglers visiting Watts Bar Lake can enjoy a bonus catch of smallmouth and largemouth during spring. What makes the trip worthwhile is you can target one or both when they are most active during prespawn. “Largemouth and smallmouth…

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The Best Fish Species To Target During The Chilly Winter Months

4 Finesse Lures That You Should Be Fishing

When considering which fish species to target in the winter, the key to selecting the best choices is to determine which fish are most tolerant to cold water. My first choice for wintertime fishing is rainbow trout because…

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Christmas Trees Grow Big Fish And Help Save Lives

Christmas Trees Grow Big Fish And Help Save Lives

Tens of MILLIONS of Christmas trees will be burned, tossed to the curb or repurposed in other ways after the holidays. But, in some places, anglers are using old Christmas trees in clever ways. Here are two ways…

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Slow Your Roll! How You Should Really Fish A Colorado Blade

Slow Your Roll! How You Should Really Fish A Colorado Blade

A big thumping Colorado-bladed spinnerbait slowly rolled along the bottom is a top bass catcher in cold murky or muddy water. A bass’ metabolism is slowed down in cold water so the fish don’t want to move far…

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How To Fish And Identify 5 Different Types Of Aquatic Grasses

How To Fish And Identify 5 Different Types Of Aquatic Grasses

When you are fishing your favorite bass waters or an unfamiliar body of water, your search for bass becomes an easier task if you target aquatic vegetation. Here is a look at five common types of grass bass…

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Do They Really Help You Fish?

Do They Really Help You Fish?

Whenever I went fishing during my childhood, I always wore sunglasses mainly to look cool. Little did I realize I was developing a habit that would be saving my eyes for 50 years of fishing trips and hopefully…

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