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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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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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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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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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Bass Jig Hacks #4 – Trim Your Weedguard – Bait Modifications

Jigs represent the vast majority of bass fishing for many people which means beat up skirts, ripped bands, and fish in the boat. Today we look at our fourth episode of our bait hack series – trimming your weedguard to land more fish.

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Top 10 Do’s and Dont’s For Ice Fishing

By: Pat Kalmerton 1. Do study the water and develop a game plan. Take the time to study LakeMaster GPS maps and PC software like Contour Elite ahead of time to locate high-probability locations. 2. Do set up close to fish-holding structure. Setting tip-ups right on top of weeds results in a tangled mess that fish will pass up. You …

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Bass Jig Hacks #3 – Using Unique Trailers – Bait Modifications

Jigs represent the vast majority of bass fishing for many people which means beat up skirts, ripped bands, and fish in the boat. Today we look at our third episode of our bait hack series – Daring to be different with unique trailers.

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Bass Jig Hacks – Finesse Cut Jig Modification

Jigs represent the vast majority of bass fishing for many people which means beat up skirts, ripped bands, and fish in the boat. Today we look at our second episode of our bait hack series – finesse cut skirts. Amazon Affiliate Links =================== Terminator Swim Jig – http://amzn.to/2FEbnb0 Marine Grade 4″ Zip Ties – http://amzn.to/2mlG5wC Multi-Tool – http://amzn.to/2AUWc9G

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