Topics: Mike Iaconelli

Hooking plastics

Jun 12, 2012

I’d say that about as many bass have been caught on plastics as everything else combined. And they’ve probably caused more frustration than everything else combined. Many anglers believe that’s just part of plastics fishing but they’re wrong.

Modifying your crankbait hooks

Jun 4, 2012

Changing hooks on your crankbaits is often a great idea, but only if you do it right.

Let's talk treble hooks

May 29, 2012

You can have the best school of bass in the lake all to yourself for the whole day but still do poorly if you don’t hook your fish and get them to the boat.

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.

Power-Pole: A versatile tool

May 14, 2012

Too many anglers think of a Power-Pole as a bedding bass tool. They figure if they don’t fish much for bedding bass it isn’t worth the cost. Nothing could be further from the truth.

No rest for the weary

May 7, 2012

As I write this I’m sitting in 34th place in the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year standings. That’s most certainly not where I want to be.

Kickin' back

Apr 30, 2012

Last week was great, absolutely fantastic. Becky, Vegas and I spent a few days at a motel near Douglas Lake just kickin’ back and enjoying life.

It’s a matter of pride

Apr 23, 2012

While I didn’t win at last weekend's Elite tournament, I am happy that two of the guys who did - Brandon Palaniuk and Britt Myers - used my Rapala baits.

Working without a net II

Apr 16, 2012

I was up with Randy VanDam (Kevin’s brother) at the D & R Sports Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan a couple of weeks ago doing seminars and the response was overwhelming.

Working without a net, Part 1

Apr 9, 2012

OK guys, it’s time for Going Ike, my new TV show, to get rolling. It’s a chance for you to participate by submitting your favorite ocean, lake, river or stream to be featured on one of our shows. And it’s a chance for you to see me fishing without a net.

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