Fishing

How I Catch More Ice Out Bass Than You

   Ice out bass fishing in the north can be an odd sport. Chasing these cold water behemoths can usually be made easier by utilizing these 5 go-to lures. Amazon Product Links =================== Livingston Jerkmaster 121 – http://amzn.to/2EEvAAB Storm Rockin Shad – http://amzn.to/2Ht2lhS Storm 360GT – http://amzn.to/2FdhUcI Freedom Football Jig – http://amzn.to/2HtxQZf YUM Drop Shot Baits – http://amzn.to/2FfhOl4  

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Randall Tharp Talks Fishing Line

“Your line is one of the most critical links between success and failure in fishing,” explains Tharp, a 4-time Bassmaster Classic contender. “It’s one of the most crucial pieces to the puzzle. I mean, you can have the best lure or hook in the world, you can have the best rod and reel in the world, but if you don’t …

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Vinyl Wrapping Baitcast Reels

When it comes to reels the customization limitations are only in your head, today we begin by doing one of the more difficult and usually least apt to succeed methods, vinyl wrapping. The problem with vinyl is the wrap will often cause problems with the reel not closing and sealing correctly. You have been warned.  

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Kayaking for Winter Bass

The vast majority of northern bass anglers hang up their open-water gear for the winter. With most lakes under inches (if not feet) of ice by January, most fishing involves an eight-inch hole in the ice. “You have to look hard in the northern states, but there are places to fish bass during the winter in open water,” says Minnesota-based …

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Secrets of the Ned Rig with Ned Kehde

Legendary angler Ned Kehde chronicles namesake lure & how to fish it Days on the water with Ned Kehde aren’t measured by pounds of bass in the livewell or by “5 good bites.” Rather, outings with the Hall of Fame fishing writer mostly distill down to clicks on a little handheld counting device; following many of Kehde’s daily, 4-hour forays, …

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RAPALA® CELEBRATES SUPER BOWL AND MINNESOTA HERITAGE WITH ROOFTOP ICE-FISHING AT WCCO’S MINNECENTRIC EXPERIENCE

This week, as pro football fans flock to Minneapolis for the season’s championship bout, Minnesota-based Rapala® USA and WCCO-TV have joined forces to celebrate the Big Game with the MinneCentric Rooftop Experience, a charitable activation that has transformed WCCO-TV’s downtown Minneapolis rooftop into a one-of-a-kind ice-fishing village, complete with an ice bar, curling sheet, warming house and — most importantly …

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Is This The Best Ice Jig Ever Made?

Funny thing about the best fishing lures ever created. They’re often the least extravagant, most humble baits in the bunch. But like actual works of art, they have a way of transcending the space-time continuum. Not just in the sense that these classic lures “hold up” across many seasons, but that they’re virtually immune to the dreaded fishing-pressure factor; that …

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Yellow Perch Tagging Operation in Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Sportfish Research Group is tagging a new species…..the beloved Yellow Perch. The Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens) is an incredibly important gamefish in Saskatchewan so we are very excited to include the perch in our catch-and-release research program. Please keep an eye out for these smaller tags while fishing – you may not notice them initially. If you happen to catch …

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The Next Great Jig Innovation Is Here

Finally we look at something I try to keep under wraps, my bladed swim jig. I’ve seen guys out west run these for salt species but we don’t see it very often in the bass world. So, with that being said I bring you the next great jig innovation.   Amazon Affiliate Links ======================== Swim Jig – http://amzn.to/2G2lFlc Swivel – …

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Marcum M-Series Flasher Overview

Few can improve on perfection, but MarCum® has done it again with its new “M-Series,” the most advanced flasher-sonar displays ever built. Each features brushless, dead-quiet operation with dazzling bright and crisp color definition of bottom, fish, baitfish and lure, all illuminated on the highest-resolution display available in a commercial-grade flasher. “MarCum’s legendary performance has improved yet again,” says ICE FORCE® …

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