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Category - Bass Fishing

Best Topwater Frog for Bass Fishing

15 Best Topwater Frog Lures for Bass Fishing

Whether you are a newb, bank beater, or seasoned bass angler, one lure you must carry at all times is the topwater frog. Topwater frogs are easy to fish and effective in all areas of the country. They also elicit some...

Best Spinning Reels for Bass Fishing

Gear Guide: Best Spinning Reel for Bass Fishing

When the bite gets tough, bass fishermen turn to light line, light lures, and spinning reels. They are an essential tool for bass fishing that sometimes get a bad rap for being “finesse”. I don’t know...

Fishing Crankbaits with Snaps

Why you Should Use Snaps for Fishing Crankbaits

Snaps make fishing crankbaits easier, and there is little to no downside to it. Some people won’t agree with that statement, but after years of fishing all kinds of crankbaits and jerkbaits on them, I have developed a...

Best Chatterbait and Vibrating Jigs

Tackle Guide: Best Chatterbait & Trailers for Bass

Like any good fishing lure story, the original Chatterbait was invented and manufactured in a garage by a tinkering fisherman. Soon Ron Davis Sr.’s invention would lead to some smashing tournament success around the...

Bass Fishing for Beginners

Ultimate Guide to Bass Fishing for Beginners

Bass fishing is one of those sports that might seem intimidating to beginners if all you have seen is the Bassmasters on TV or the “pros” on YouTube. Learning how to bass fish doesn’t have to be that...

Drop Shot Rig for Bass Tips

How to Fish a Drop Shot Rig for Bass

Since the late 1990s (and possibly earlier), the drop shot rig for bass has exploded in popularity, thanks to numerous tournament wins and specialized tackle allowing easy rigging for the weekend angler. There may be no...