Tag: Summer

3 Shallow Water Rigs That Will Crush Summer Bass

3 Shallow Water Rigs That Will Crush Summer Bass

Bassin’ Bill breaks down three of his favorite summer fishing rigs for targeting shallow water bass. Fish are active and hungry during the summer months when the water increases their body temperature which inevitably increases their metabolism. What…

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3 Easy Ways To Catch Fatty Panfish Slabs This Summer

3 Easy Ways To Catch Fatty Panfish Slabs This Summer

When the summer heat make fishing tough for bass, trout and other game fish, you can usually count on panfish such as bluegill and other sunfish to provide hot summertime action. Bass and bluegill are both members of…

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Summer is grass dropping time

Summer is grass dropping time

Of all the seasons, summer and early fall are my favorites. I know this might sound crazy because of the boat traffic, the heat and the insects, but if you’re lucky enough to live near lakes that have…

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How To Avoid Summer Fish Kills When The Lake Feels Like Bathwater

How To Avoid Summer Fish Kills When The Lake Feels Like Bathwater

When the heat is on during summertime, many game fish are vulnerable to the bathwater temperatures of our fisheries throughout the country.Most game fish can tolerate and remain in shallow hot water for short periods of time but…

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3 tips for cranking up summer fun

3 tips for cranking up summer fun

Throwing deep diving crankbaits around brushpiles and offshore structure is about as much a part of summer as a slice of fresh garden tomato on a backyard burger, and baling hay on my family’s farm. I can remember…

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3 Topwater Bass Baits That Will Cover You All Summer Long

3 Topwater Bass Baits That Will Cover You All Summer Long

When the summer heat raises water temperatures into the bathwater range, a topwater bait is the least likely lure most bass anglers would choose then. Although bass can seek cooler temperatures in deeper water, some remain near the…

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Summer Stream Fishing Tips That Will Help You Slay Smallmouth Bass

Summer Stream Fishing Tips That Will Help You Slay Smallmouth Bass

When the recreational boat traffic becomes too unbearable for fishing my home lake, I seek refuge on the smallmouth bass streams in Missouri.  Floating a smallmouth stream provides the opportunity of having a real good outing in the…

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Land of the giants: Finding summer studs

Land of the giants: Finding summer studs

Lee Livesay Current and cover: When Texas angler Lee Livesay finds this scenario on a stained river, he knows he’s knocking on the right doors. A big laydown on a main-river outside bend with current — money. “The…

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5 Bass Lures You Can Rely on All Summer Long

5 Bass Lures You Can Rely on All Summer Long

A variety of lures will catch bass throughout the summer depending on the water clarity and body of water you fish.  I usually fish large reservoirs during the summer because these bodies of water give me opportunities to…

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Dog days of summer strategies

Dog days of summer strategies

“It’s a reaction bite, so they’re not going to sit there and look at a bait for an hour,” he said. “Generally, I don’t hop it more than one time, because they’ll get it on the fall 90…

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