Missile Blog

Pre-Spawn the Ned Rig
John Crews March 30, 2020

Pre-Spawn the Ned Rig

The Ned Rig is associated with a finesse presentation and times when fishing can be tough like late summer and fall

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The Ole Soft Plastic Worm
John Crews March 16, 2020

The Ole Soft Plastic Worm

Fishing conditions change quickly, and so does the bite. That’s why you hear so much about certain baits being versatile.

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Missile Baits Unveiling Quivers at Bassmaster Classic
John Crews March 04, 2020

Missile Baits Unveiling Quivers at Bassmaster Classic

Salem, Va. – March 4, 2020 –Missile Baits is launching the latest functional bait creation at the 50th Bassmaster Classic in Birmingham, Alabama

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Micro Jigs Needed The Perfect Rod
Shannon Wheeler February 24, 2020

Micro Jigs Needed The Perfect Rod

There is a new finesse technique that bass anglers need to know about. It is called micro jig fishing.

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Top 5 Best Selling Plastics Colors
Byron Childers February 20, 2020

Top 5 Best Selling Plastics Colors

As a tackle dealer you may have noticed there are about a million soft plastic color options on the market to choose from.

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Any Condition Flipping Bait Combo
John Crews February 17, 2020

Any Condition Flipping Bait Combo

Flipping and pitching for catching bass works on almost any body of water that bass live in. It also works for all bass species...

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How Do You Make Soft Plastics?
John Crews February 10, 2020

How Do You Make Soft Plastics?

Many people have asked me over the years, “how do you make soft plastic fishing lures?” The answer is twofold. If you are making them one at a time in your basement...

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How Do I Compete with Big Boxes?
Byron Childers February 06, 2020

How Do I Compete with Big Boxes?

Competing with box stores can be intimidating for an independent dealer. The last thing you want to hear is that a new mass merchant (big box)

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Finesse Swim Baits Are Hot
John Crews February 03, 2020

Finesse Swim Baits Are Hot

Finesse swim baits have become a really hot technique on the professional bass tours for good reason. They catch fish! Let’s tell you why so you can get in on the action too.

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Drop Shot in Cold Water
John Crews January 20, 2020

Drop Shot in Cold Water

A lot of anglers don’t think about a drop shot rig when the water’s cold. That’s too bad because late winter and early spring are good times to use this technique. The

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Oh No! Fall Turn Over
John Crews December 13, 2019

Oh No! Fall Turn Over

There is a phenomenon that happens on most lakes in the fall that is called the turn over. Most anglers know it is bad. This is true.

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Micro Jig Fishing
John Crews December 12, 2019

Micro Jig Fishing

A few years ago, I heard about micro jigs for bass. I thought there could be good potential but did not know where to start. Enter Mike Iaconelli.

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Why Big Bass Get Away
John Crews December 12, 2019

Why Big Bass Get Away

The short answer: Bass lures and most of the rest of our tackle are designed to catch 3 to 5 pound bass at best, and so are we. But that’s the big picture. Let’s take a closer look at the details.

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All About Soft Plastic Lures
John Crews November 25, 2019

All About Soft Plastic Lures

Plastic baits look simple enough. But like a lot of simple looking things there’s a ton of work behind every good one. Understanding a little about that work will help you

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