Justin Lucas, John Crews and Fletcher Shryock show off the gear stored under their truck caps.
Another thing that every good flippin’ jig has is a heavy, stiff weedguard, and it should always lay right over the hook point.
I’ve made a good living fishing big crankbaits and Texas rigged worms during the summer, but in the past couple years I’ve added another valuable tool to my arsenal – the swing head jig.
What is it? Huk (pronounced “hook”) Performance Fishing Gear’s newest line of technical angler clothing, the Kevin VanDam Signature Apparel Line — offered exclusively at Bass Pro Shops.
Jigs aren’t all that expensive in the grand scheme of things, but they do cost money. There’s no reason to buy a bunch of them that won’t work for what you do when you go fishing.
What is it? Hoven’s Monix, a pair of shades you’ll have to try really hard to lose. What does it do? They’re polarized shades that keep your eyes from tiring from the sun. Plus, the built-in retainer has a strip of foam across it that floats them if they go overboard. How do I use it? If you need an explanation about how to use sunglasses, you likely have bigger concerns than wearing sunglasses. Stick ’em on your face and enjoy!
What is it? O.S.P’s spook-style walking bait, the Yamato. What does it do? The Yamato is three baits in one, thanks to the pair of line ties. It’s a popper, walking bait and subsurface bait in one. The difference here is that the Yamato excels at all three. It’s not a halfway compromise of any.
It is surprising that otherwise good anglers don't put more emphasis on the hooks they use.
Wilson Frazier tackles common questions users have about fishing electronics.
These Alabama siblings share a house and a man cave on Lake Guntersville.