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Tackle & Techniques: Bank fishing tips

Tackle & Techniques: Bank fishing tips

May 30, 2015

It’s summertime, prime time for family fishing. Try this simple approach to bank fishing and work fish and family into a frenzy!

Topwater fishing with the Fluke

Topwater fishing with the Fluke

May 29, 2015

Casey Ashley can fluke ‘em high, too! By Mike Pehanich     Casey Ashley won the 2015 Bassmaster Classic fishing a Zoom Super Fluke as deep as 35 and 40 feet of water on a homemade fishhead spin jig, but look for the South Carolina pro to fish the Fluke as a topwater bait once warmer waters of spring arrive.   He explains his technique and the...

Pond Hopping – strip mine lakes

Pond Hopping – strip mine lakes

May 29, 2015

We fished side-by-side strip pits of 40-plus acres each over two days when, fortunately, angler–friendly conditions trumped our boat and motor setbacks. Here’s our tale of two lakes!

Tackle & Techniques – Asian carp

Tackle & Techniques – Asian carp

Apr 29, 2015

Silver and bighead carp have puzzled fisheries managers, biologists and anglers since their headline-grabbing arrival in America’s heartland. Try these bait and tackle tips to dial in on these mysterious – and abundant – visitors from the East!

Tackle & Techniques – Zig Rig

Tackle & Techniques – Zig Rig

Mar 30, 2015

The Zig Rig has dominated bank fishing discussion in Japan. Some reports claim the Zig Rig is outproducing other rigs by a 10 to 1 margin!