Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Thursday, August 22, 2013
As the day goes on your friend catches fish while you end up catching nothing or panfish. Towards the end of the day you put it down and pick up ol’ reliable and catch a fish or two. When you get home all the new tackle and the technique go right into the spare tackle box, and you have convinced yourself that it’s all hype. I can admit, that once upon a time this was me, but a close friend of mine told be about how I could overcome this way of thinking and expand.
The first thing you should consider is .... READ MORE
Bass Fishing Articles
Friday, August 16, 2013
The first setup is a 6”6” Med Heavy graphite bait cast rod paired with a high speed bait cast reel, like a 7 to 1 ratio. This is a good all around rod that can be used for fishing worms, jigs, senkos, spinnerbaits, Carolina rigs and even jerkbaits. There are a couple of options you can choose on a rod. Some anglers prefer a solid handle, while others want the split grip which reduces the overall weight of the rod. Both are great choices and it basically comes down to personal preference and what feels good in your hand. The graphite component rod gives you the feel you need to detect a strike and feel your lure moving through cover. I chose a high speed reel for this set up which will give you the ability to take up more line per each turn of the reel handle which is an advantage when fighting a fish. It also will allow you to move the bait more quickly and burn a spinnerbait with little effort.... READ MORE