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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...

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...

Uses for Old Reels

5 Great Uses for Your Old Fishing Reels

A wise man once said “Son, you can never have too many fishing reels.” While those are fun words to live by, many fishermen seem to collect more reels than rods to use them with. So if you’re wondering what to do with...

How to Set Up a Baitcasting Reel

How to Set Up a Baitcasting Reel Like a Pro

Are you having casting problems with your new reel? If you recently made the move to a baitcasting reel, you know that nothing is more frustrating than dealing with backlashes. Backlashes occur when the spool is...

Carolina Rig Fishing

Ultimate Guide to Carolina Rig Fishing

Fishing a Carolina Rig is sometimes referred to as dragging “The Old Ball and Chain”; thanks to the extreme love-hate relationship many bass anglers have developed for the technique. They hate it because dragging around...