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Tackle & Techniques – Spinnerbait

Tackle & Techniques – Spinnerbait

Feb 24, 2015

Country singer/bass pro Casey Ashley can catch ‘em shallow and can catch ‘em deep with a spinnerbait. You can, too, with the proper match of rod, reel and line!

Outfit Matches & Misfits – lipless, squarebill

Outfit Matches & Misfits – lipless, squarebill

Aug 3, 2012

In Part 2 of this exclusive Small Waters Fishing interview, SWF editor Mike Pehanich picks up with. Dan Johnston of St. Croix Rod on a discussion of tackle for squarebill and lipless crankbaits.

Outfit Matches & Misfits – crankbait reels

Outfit Matches & Misfits – crankbait reels

Jun 22, 2012

“With a wide spool reel in a lower gear ratio, you get a tremendous amount of power and it increases your ‘feel,’ too,” said Kevin VanDam during a crankbait tackle discussion at Table Rock Lake.

Outfit Matches & Misfits – Squarebill crankbaits

Outfit Matches & Misfits – Squarebill crankbaits

Apr 2, 2012

Kevin Short explains in detail the tackle adjustments he made when fishing squarebill crankbaits on his way to a Bassmaster Elite series victory at Pickwick Lake in 2010 in an exclusive Small Waters Fishing video and feature “Why Kevin Short is big on short rods for target crankin’”

Outfit Matches & Misfits – Crankbait tackle

Outfit Matches & Misfits – Crankbait tackle

Apr 2, 2012

Dan Johnston of St. Croix Rod drills down to the fine points of matching crankbait tackle in this exclusive interview for Mike Pehanich’s Small Waters Fishing in Part 1 of our “Outfit Matches & Misfits” series.

Tackle & Techniques – finesse

Tackle & Techniques – finesse

Mar 28, 2012

Bassmaster Elite Series angler Mike Iaconelli clears a major misconception about finesse rods and outlines the reasoning behind the four rods that cover nearly all his finesse situations.