Topics: Tips

Hackney: Remember the mighty worm

Jul 20, 2015

You don’t hear so much about worms these days. I suppose that’s because they’re somewhat old-school.

Pierce: Talkin' about (tournament) practice

Jul 14, 2015

The top finishers use their practice time to identify where the fish would be, not where they were before competition.

KVD: Scents and attractants

Jul 10, 2015

Kevin VanDam addresses another topic that gets debated among anglers: fish scents.

Christie: Beating the baitcaster blues, part 1

Jul 9, 2015

Baitcasting reels offer a lot of benefits in terms of casting accuracy, control and efficiency, but any time you use one, you face the potential for a backlash.

KVD: Our infatuation with color

Jul 2, 2015

One example, on the Great Lakes during a mayfly hatch you’re going to catch a lot more fish on pumpkin brown than you will watermelon green.

Powroznik: Spinning reel success

Jul 1, 2015

Jacob Powroznik credits 75 percent of the money he's won as a pro fisherman to the versatility of a spinning rig.

Ike: Catch numbers this summer

Jun 30, 2015

Ike talks his favorite uses for summer stickbaits.

Hackney: Let's talk shallow summer bass

Jun 30, 2015

The best places are in reservoirs that have little or no current and that have thick vegetation along the shoreline.

Ish: Finding hot weather hawgs

Jun 29, 2015

How you approach July and August is largely about where you’re fishing and how much grass is growing in the water.

KVD: Those magical mayfly periods

Jun 26, 2015

Mayflies are just that – flying insects that emerge off the water’s surface, although most hatches occur in early June.