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Tips for Sight-Fishing Bass

One, two punch for sight fishing when targeting bass. It’s an approach I use when fishing highly pressured lakes, larger fish, or if you have a female that is not locked on but just outside the bed waiting to move

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Lipless Crankbaits 101

Lipless crankbaits are a phenomenal lure for bass! This is especially true when bass are transitioning to and from their seasonal summer or winter haunts. The problem with lipless crankbaits is that they often become a source of frustration for

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Straight Line Ice Fishing Reels

There is no question that straight line reels have taken over the ice fishing market the past two years. Straight line reels offer many advantages for a lot of anglers but are they for everyone? What reel is best for

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North Country Walleyes, ‘Meat’ The Precision Jig

In two-line situations throughout North-Central Ontario – and much of the continental Ice Belt for that matter — not much beats a jig and minnow combination for scraping extra walleye off the spots you jig. Spoons, rattle baits and other

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Fishing With The Perfect Jig

It was early morning and I was on way to fish and talk jigs with Brendan Knaggs, Founder/Owner of The Perfect Jig. Our target was Rice Lake in Southern Ontario and we were looking for some bass! I met Brendan at

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Massive Lake Hartwell Presents Challenges, Opportunities For Classic Anglers

When talking with one of the 56 anglers taking part in the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro, Feb. 20-22 on Lake Hartwell, you can expect to hear the words “big” and “everything” a lot. Serving as a border between

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RAYOVAC FLW SERIES SOUTHEAST DIVISION OPENS ON LAKE OKEECHOBEE

The first tournament in the 2015 season of the Rayovac FLW Series was held on Lake Okeechobee today. It was the largest field of all- time with 250 boats. This is the first tournament and kicks off the Rayovac FLW Series. Val

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Better Bite Detection In Deep Water, How-To

One of the best ways to catch crappies during mid-winter is to head for deeper basin areas. Depending on the type of lake, crappies will either suspend in these areas or stay glued to the bottom. The depths we’re talking

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Bass Bed Fishing Strategies

This video illustrates the approach I take when bed fishing bodies of water with creeks, canals, and channels for bass. The equipment I used during the video is a 7-ft spinning rod medium action, Shimano Sahara, 12-lbs Fireline Crystal braid (no leader).

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Striker Climate Suit – Product Review

Having an extremely early winter this year, I was able to put some hours in on the fresh ice with my suit. I chose to go with the Climate suit and Bibs, which is Strikers warmest suit which seemed fitting for the cold harsh conditions here in Northern Minnesota.

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42 Pro Anglers Expose 3 Aspects They Look For In a Spinning Reel

Picking out the right spinning should not be hard or time consuming, should it?
We have, after all, access to forums and fishing articles. But why is that if you are looking for resources about spinning reels, the first websites that pop up are internet tackle stores. Every single one of them tend to be filled with hyped up reel descriptions. If you finally manage to stumble upon one informative guide about buying the right spinning reel, they tend to be short, superficial and on top of that represent only one author’s opinion.

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