Crankbait vs Jerkbait – Which is Better?

Crankbait vs Jerkbait

Take a look inside the tackle box of almost any angler and you’re likely to find a variety of crankbaits and jerkbaits.  While these two lures probably appear to be very similar to the novice outdoorsman, they have some striking differences and unique advantages when used at the right time. Crankbaits have been around for more … Read more

Best Smallmouth Bass Lures

Best Smallmouth Bass Lures

If you fished for both types of bass for any length of time you are probably aware that there is not a major difference between smallmouth bass lures and lures you use for largemouth. Where the two fish do depart in a major way is where you will find them and how to target them. The best … Read more

Smallmouth vs Largemouth Bass

Smallmouth vs Largemouth Bass

Black Bass fishing is still the most the most popular species to fish for in the United States. For a lot of anglers experience and a keen eye is all they need to tell them which type of bass they have hooked. There are a number of subtle differences and once you learn to spot them you … Read more

3 Basic Bass Fishing Rod and Reel Setups

Look at any video or photo from a pro bass tournament and you may well be surprised by just how many rod and reel setups that are sitting on the deck of the boat. If you look closely you can in some circumstances count up to no less than twenty different types of rod and reel … Read more

Best Bass Lures for Ponds

Best Bass Lures for Ponds

A lot of anglers have a bass pond within 10 to 15 miles of them and fishing on them is becoming more and more popular. But why ? Ponds are much smaller than lakes and as such allow you to really hunt down where the bass are hiding and adjust your bass fishing technique to suit. The best … Read more

Best Spinning Rod for Bass 2021

Best Spinning Rod for Bass

Whilst a casting setup is probably the most popular choice sometimes a spinning rod for bass is the superior option. Spinning rods excel when using lighter presentation especially those that require a lot of sensitivity. Spinning gear allow you to cast mush lighter weights than a casting reel can. A casting setup is best if you are … Read more

Best Spinning Reel for Bass 2021

Best Spinning Reel for Bass

If you have decided on buying a new spinning reel for bass fishing then chances are you are looking to throw some lighter lures. A casting setup is no doubt superior when it comes to throwing larger lures like deep diving lures crankbaits or big spinnerbaits. But it is on lighter bass tackle setups where a spinning … Read more

Best Spinning Combo for Bass

Best Spinning Combo for Bass

A spinning combo for bass gives you the option to throw really light lures and rigs on light weight tackle. But; That is not to say that a spinning combo cannot be used for other applications too. Most people start out fishing with either a spinning reel or a spincast reel as a kid. Some make the transition to … Read more

The 7 Best Bass Fishing Techniques

Bass Fishing Techniques

The are a thousand and one ways to fish for bass with an endless amount of fishing gear and lures. However there are some fundamental bass fishing techniques that every angler should master whether you are a tournament pro or just starting out as a beginner. Although you can get by with one bass fishing rod and … Read more

Crankbait Setup for Better Hook-Ups

crankbait setup

Getting your crankbait setup right from the start means better casting, better hookups and a much more precise presentation. Crankbaits give you the ability to cover a lot of water in a short space of time. They can either be cast or trolled and allow you to run a lure at a variety of depths and speed. But … Read more