Topics: Gear

Guide to Shimano’s rod lineup

May 25, 2012

The following is a basic guide to the Shimano lineup of bass fishing rods.

Pouring soft plastics, Part 1

May 23, 2012

What is deadly on one lake may make bass turn and run on the next. Those who pour their own worms can dial in exactly what their bass want.

Pouring soft plastics, Part 2

May 23, 2012

In the second part of this three-part series, worm guru Carl Wengenroth shows you the process by which he's successfully poured worms for nearly a decade.

Pouring soft plastics, Part 3

May 23, 2012

So you want to take your pouring to the next level? Once again, we lean on Carl Wengenroth of Del Rio, Texas, for his expertise in all things soft plastic.

Deep-diving crankbaits

May 22, 2012

Elite Series pro and crankbait guru John Crews talks about deep diving crankbaits, including where and how to use them.

Respect your hook

May 21, 2012

I don’t think enough attention is paid to hooks, and especially to their design, by anglers. Let’s face it, if you don’t stick ’em, nothing else matters.

SwimWays Sea Squirts child’s life jacket

May 21, 2012

According to the manufacturer, this life jacket provides flotation for children ages 2-7 regardless of whether they’re just having fun or need help staying afloat to survive.

Wave Fishing’s Molopo fish attractant

May 18, 2012

According to the manufacturer, Molopo will increase the number of bites you get and will cause bass to hold on longer to your bait which will increase your hooking percentage.

Stella FE: The ultimate in innovation

May 18, 2012

If you truly want to feel Shimano technology and innovation, try a Stella FE spinning reel.

Strike King 6XD: Xtra Dominant

May 16, 2012

If you’re not keeping score at home, Strike King’s latest deep-diving crankbait has won anglers more than $250,000 in B.A.S.S. tournaments alone — in less than two months.

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