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Tackle & Techniques – blades, old & new

Tackle & Techniques – blades, old & new

Feb 25, 2013

The secret to blade bait fishing is to simulate the shuddering behavior of a dying forage fish. Those little twitches and paroxysms spell the end for a shad, shiner, goby or other favorite food item on the bass menu.

New Product — Nories Jaka Blade

New Product — Nories Jaka Blade

Dec 3, 2012

Our first concern was how this premium-priced lure would stand up to blade-eating lake bottoms. We lost nary a one! In fact, neither of us as much as snagged up on the rocky reefs of Lake Erie or St. Clair.

New Product – Ecogear VX

New Product – Ecogear VX

Dec 3, 2012

Designed by the Nories team for saltwater bream, the Ecogear VX blade bait appeals to freshwater largemouth and smallmouth bass with equal charm. Lake Erie’s smallmouth bass loved it, as did pond and lake largemouth.

Pond Hopping – Erie Smallmouth

Pond Hopping – Erie Smallmouth

Nov 21, 2012

We fished new blade baits on Erie’s fall smallmouth: Sebile Vibrato, Nories Jaka Blade, Ecogear VX blades, and Johnson ThinFisher as well as the SIlver Buddy. Dobson dubbed the Vibrato and Jaka Blades “Cadillacs of the blade clan.”

Blade Baits for Cold Water Bass

Blade Baits for Cold Water Bass

Nov 12, 2012

Cut bass down to size with blade baits by Mike Pehanich Small waters, big waters…blade baits catch bass! In mid-October of the 2010 season, I learned just how deadly blade baits can be. I had hooked up with Great Lakes bass guru Joe Balog and Scott Dobson on Lake St. Clair. Days before, Dobson had set an unofficial Lake St. Clair tournament record at the...

Blade Baits for cold water bass

Blade Baits for cold water bass

Mar 17, 2012

Back by popular demand – Dobson and Great Lakes bass guru Joe Balog have proven that blade are great cold water baits on waters large and small. Watch the exclusive SWF video!