Aaron Martens

Lessons learned from 2012, Part 1

Sep 13, 2012

Let me start by saying what an awesome year it's been. We have two great champions this year: Chris Lane and Brent Chapman. My family is close with both of their families, and we are very happy for them.

Fish care

Aug 17, 2012

I think we generally do our best to take care of the fish we catch. Still, there are lots of theories on how best to do it, and it can get pretty confusing.

Trimming jig and spinnerbait skirts

Jul 26, 2012

Do you trim your jig or spinnerbait skirts? If you don't, you might be costing yourself fish.

Tying a Double Uni knot

Jun 28, 2012

I use the Double Uni slip knot almost 100% of the time while drop shotting.

Tying a Uni knot

Jun 21, 2012

Aaron Martens shows you how to tie one of the strongest knots an angler can use, the Uni slip knot, more commonly referred to as a Uni knot.

The sun is the enemy — protect yourself

Jun 1, 2012

"Getting a little sun" can be a dangerous proposition if you're not prepared.

Breaking down a new lake

May 18, 2012

Fishing new water can be tough, but there are shortcuts to success.

My mid-season report card

May 10, 2012

Since we're at the halfway point in the season, I figured I'd break down my year so far and give you some insight to what's gone right and what's gone wrong.

How to add an insert to tungsten weights

Apr 25, 2012

Since its introduction to the fishing market, anglers everywhere have found Tungsten weights to be a far superior product to their lead-based predecessors. Aaron Martens describes how to add a shrink tube insert into any Tungsten weight.

5 reasons to use a braid to Fluorocarbon setup

Apr 12, 2012

Your braid needs a fluorocarbon leader. Here' why.