Looking for the best striped bass lures? We asked our resident East Coast angler, Alice, to point us in the right direction. We're definitely going to try running some of these next time we head to the Atlantic. We're also going to try running some on a fishfinder rig. Check out her recommendations below. No matter what you call them - rocks, linesiders, stripers, or … [Read more...] about Choosing the Best Striped Bass Lures
Wander into the lure section of your local sporting goods superstore and you’ll find racks filled with a mind-blowing number of bass lures. For the uninitiated, the selection is absolutely staggering. You stand there, face to face, with lures of every imaginable size, color, shape, and design. There are lures designed for different seasons, weather patterns, water temperatures, … [Read more...] about 10 Best Lures for Largemouth Bass
When the water is cool in the springtime, catching bass is fairly simple. Bass are cruising shallow water and will strike almost anything to bulk up for spawning. But, in the summertime don’t expect that the same lures and tactics will work. Increasing water temperature changes the behavior of Bass and the food they eat. So, your success depends on your ability to … [Read more...] about Best Summer Bass Lures
Responsible catch-and-release anglers use barbless fishing hooks. It’s the right thing to do. But, there are a handful of other reasons you might want to make the switch as well. Before we cover those merits, let’s consider the more conventional ones. Barbless hooks make for a faster release and are less likely to injure a landed fish. Releasing a fish that is ultimately … [Read more...] about Barbless Fishing Hooks – Is it time to Ditch the Barbs?