Topics: Tips

Fishing 201: How to use a swim jig

Jul 22, 2015

Fred Roumbanis discusses how he uses a swim jig.

Summer sonar basics

Jul 20, 2015

For beginning anglers, operating and interpreting sonar is one of the most difficult pieces of the bass fishing puzzle, but at this time of year, it’s pretty critical for locating the large schools of bass we all dream about.

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.