When To Stay Shallow in Summer
Most anglers think about bass fishing in the summer and picture catching big bass from deep haunts
Carolina Rig Fishing For Dummies
The Carolina Rig has been around for many, many years and has caught hundreds of thousands of bass all over the world.
Post Spawn Means What?
Many anglers, including myself, love the pre spawn period and the spawn period for bass fishing.
Once the spawn is on the back side, there are these things you hear a lot about called fry guarders.
The Rest of the Day After Shad Spawn Morning
After a great morning of catching a few or a bunch of aggressive bass during the shad spawn,
Top 10 Shad Spawn Baits
The shad spawn is a phenomenon that serious bass anglers look forward to as soon as it ends.
Pond Fishing is Fun
Pond fishing is where I got my start in bass fishing. I grew up with a tiny pond literally 100 yards from my back door.
Find Your Chatterbait Trailer
The chatterbait craze has been going for years now and it shows no sign of slowing down. The “bladed jigs”
How to Organize Your Inventory
Deciding how to organize your inventory can be challenging. Proper lighting, adequate shelving/pegboard
The Importance of Fishing in the Tackle Industry
Bassmaster Elite Series Pro Koby Krieger of Roland Martin’s Marine Center know this better than anyone.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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...
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...
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)
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.
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
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.
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.
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.