Topics: plastics

Ike likes winter bassin'

Dec 18, 2011

The steepest breaks are the ones you should be fishing right now -- or soon anyway.

Owner’s Jig Rig hook and weight system

Oct 22, 2011

It’s a new way to fish soft plastics like a jig with more action and without, well, the jig.

Berkley's new finesse worm cleans up

Sep 19, 2011

Berkley says that the Bottom Hopper has an enticing action thanks to enlarged tapered head and tail sections.

New lures on the way

Sep 6, 2011

I have spent the last week working with Berkley and Rapala on new fishing lure designs and colors. It’s a part of my job that I like the best...

Homies rule at Douglas

Jun 6, 2011

The top three places at Douglas were all claimed by "homies." For most of us who weren’t from the Douglas Lake hood, it was like we were fishing on another planet.

Making the Most of Color Changes

Jan 21, 2011

When bass fail to react to a certain bait color, Davis maintains, the cause is often due to prolonged exposure to that particular hue.

These dogs hunt

Jul 19, 2010

ICAST is over. Most of the new products are out. The secrecy is over. I assure you they're the real deal. They're all products that'll make your fishing more enjoyable and help you catch more fish regardless of whether you're fishing your home lake or off on the trip of a lifetime.

Think thick

Jul 2, 2010

I don't care where you're fishing; New Jersey, Ohio, Florida or California; at this time of the year you can find bass by looking thick, looking deep or looking in current. This week we'll talk thick. Next week we'll talk deep.

Redemption

Mar 19, 2010

I'm on my way to Clear Lake, and do I ever feel great. I didn't win on the Delta but I did have a strong tournament; fourth place. Most importantly I redeemed myself from my mediocre performance the last time we were here. That was my goal.

Drop shotting with power

Mar 9, 2010

One of the misconceptions I hear a lot in my seminars is that finesse fishing is limited to light lines, whippy spinning rods and tiny 3-inch baits. It's something you generally do in deeper water when nothing else works, and all you can expect to do is catch small bass.

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