Do you really want to be a Pro Bass Fisherman?

Could I have been a Pro Bass Fisherman?

The short answer is “probably not”, but growing up in the suburbs of Detroit Michigan, I had one of the best Smallmouth Bass fisheries in the world (Lake Saint Clair) only 15 minutes away. Despite living so close to Lake Saint Clair, and living within 30 minutes drive of dozens of other … Read the rest

Hollow Body Frog Fishing for Bass

Hollow Body Frogs

Going after Bass using the hollow body frog can be some of the most exciting Bass fishing anywhere. By providing some of the best top-water explosions, hollow body frogs are considered by many to be one of the top choices for top-water action.

Just watch and see why below, with more after:

What color to use

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How to keep your lure color selection simple

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lure color selection

How do you keep color selection simple?

When you find yourself trying to figure out how to select the right color for your lure, below are ways to keep it simple and not be dependant on a complicated color chart or other mind boggling methods of choosing the right color.

The first and most important factor

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Interesting-Two Texas-Rig “Tricks” Used By The Pros

Texas Rig Tricks

Everybody has their own way of doing things, and we just found a couple more at another great Bass Fishing website quoted below:
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2 New Texas Rig Tricks

There have probably been more bass caught on a Texas-rigged plastic than any other presentation, and its for good reason – Texas-rigging allows anglers to effectively fish any cover,

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2016 Bassmaster Open schedules announced

 2016 BassMaster Opens

It will not be easy by any means, the top 5 for each division will be invited to fish the BassMasters Elite Series if they fish all 3 events in their series. It will take a lot of hard work and a little good luck. If you think you can make a splash, give it a try. … Read the rest

Should We Stay Even If The Fishing Has Been Slow

 

 

 

Making a tough decision

The excerpt from the article quoted below covers some great reasons to stay and some great reasons to leave when you find yourself fishing the same spot for hours, but still have not caught anything.

“Should I Stay or Should I Go?”

So, youve arrived at your first spot at the beginning of

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What Are The 10 Best Bass Fishing Lakes in the U.S.?

Lake Saint Clair and Lake Erie

Top 10 Bass Fishing Lakes in the United States

Lake Saint Clair and Lake Erie
Nuber 1 and number 10 on the list.

Trying to figure out the absolute 10 best Bass Fishing lakes in the United States can be a daunting task. The one thing I can say with some real certainty is there will be some disagreement about these lists. Being a native Michigander, … Read the rest

Should you tie direct, use a snap, a swivel, or both?

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Figuring out which way to tie it

The video below will go over all the reasons why you should, or should not, use the direct tie method or a snap or even a snapswivel. If you have ever been confused about which way you should rig your line, this video nails it in very little time.

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Here Is How Crankbaits Can Catch You Some Bass

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Early Season Crankbaits

3 Great Videos Below

In the first video below Kevin VanDam talks about how he uses crankbaits in the early part of Bass Fishing season with great success. He has some great advice here, as you may already suspect.

More Tips for Crankbaits

The Pro’s over at Wired2Fish know what they are doing and are great at … Read the rest

How to fish a plastic worm

how to fish a plastic worm

How to Texas Rig a Plastic Worm

how to fish a plastic worm

3 Videos Below

It really is easy, so starting with the hard part seems appropriate. The hard part in this case is also the first thing you need to do and that is how to rig your plastic worm. We will examine the Texas rig since it is my personal favorite. The video … Read the rest

The History of (Bass) Fishing

Angler on a Wintry Lake

Fishing History

Angler on a Wintry Lake
Angler on a Wintry Lake

Nobody knows when the very first fish was caught using a rod and reel, but we do have a painting “Angler on a Wintry Lake,” painted in 1195 by Ma Yuan, featuring the oldest known depiction of a fishing reel. There is also a description of a fishing reel in China that dates … Read the rest