Topics: Mike Iaconelli

Ike: Breaking down hair jigs, part 1

Nov 24, 2015

Iaconelli puts hair jigs into three groups — micro or mini, standard sizes, and big, ledge-buster types.

Ike: How to stay warm this winter

Nov 17, 2015

You can stay warm these days with half the clothing it took just five years ago.

Ike: The power shaky head

Nov 9, 2015

For openers I’ll tell you that the power shaky head isn’t much different than the finesse shaky head except that everything is bigger and heavier.

Ike: The mighty shaky head, part 2

Nov 2, 2015

Over the years I’ve developed some pretty strong feelings about tackle when I’m fishing with a finesse shaky head.

Ike: The mighty shaky head, part 1

Oct 27, 2015

So now that we’ve got our spinning tackle in good shape it’s time to rig up one of the all-time great bass catchers — the mighty shaky head.

Ike: How to avoid line twist with spinning tackle

Oct 20, 2015

A lot of anglers have trouble with line twist on their spinning reels. Some of them have so much trouble they won’t use spinning tackle.

Ike: Italy's on fire (for fishing)

Oct 15, 2015

As I answered questions and talked to the anglers it became obvious to me that finesse fishing was the thing in Italy.

Ike: Take care of yourself

Oct 5, 2015

We talk a lot about how important it is to take care of our tackle and equipment, but we don’t talk enough about how important it is to take care of ourselves.

Ike: Neutral motion got me to the Classic

Sep 28, 2015

Neutral motion is a better term than “do nothing” or “dead sticking.” They’re not an accurate description of moving your bait slowly and naturally.

Ike: Expanding our fan base, part 1

Sep 22, 2015

There’s a ton of video available now, and it’s high-quality. You can watch interviews with the anglers, how-to clips and professional analysis with the click of your mouse.