Walk into a tackle shop and there is often a wall of fishing line making “what line should I use” a daunting question. There is monofilament, fluorocarbon, copolymer, and braided lines that all do different things, come in different strengths and colours, look different and have vastly different price tags. But it doesn’t have to […]
Ice fishing is a special time, it is much more of a communal activity than most other forms of fishing and every year there seems to be a new product that enamours the ice fishing world. Here are just a few that you should be on the look out for!
I was at the Toronto Sportsman Show and managed to get my hands on some of The Perfect Jig’s newest jig, the Underpin and spent the next day on the Niagara River, so I decided to take them for a spin! And am I ever glad I did!!
Ish’s Phat Frog From Snag Proof Does any bass fisherman need a reason to go frog fishing? No. Especially if you suggest going frog fishing for an afternoon to try out a new bait. That’s precisely what I did one day last summer to test out the Snag Proof Lures Ish’s Phat Frog. The first […]
“Beaver” style baits have become a staple in nearly every bass anglers tackle box. Their versatility allows them to be fished in virtually any situation. Whether flipping the bank, dragging a Carolina rig, or finessing stubborn fish with a shakey head or drop shot. There is a beaver for every bass.
Looking for gifts for the angler on your list? Here is what Live 2 Fish contributor Bill Bolland wants for Christmas. Rods Dobyns Rods DX 765 Flip ($359) -a classic length and power flippin’ stick, built on the Dobyns Champion Extreme blank. A flippers dream come true. St. Croix Legend Tournament Musky Classic Jerk ($310) […]
Rapala pro, Dan Risorto shows us a new bait from Storm, the Twitch Stick. It is a versatile little jerk bait that comes in some great colours and despite its size, is heavy enough to cast far.
Rapala continues to innovate in the hard body lure market. Taking elements from one of the most productive lures of al time, the Rapala Original Floater, and blending it with features from the X-Rap series of baits. Taking a balsa wood core and surrounding it with plastic creates a bait with the movement of a […]
Drop Shotting is a system, and it allows you to accurately present baits in the fish’s strike zone for an extended period of time. It really is the ultimate finesse presentation.
A First Look I’m a hard man to impress when it comes to bass jigs. I started making my own several years ago, and have since developed a simple and effective system for fishing them. That said, when I came across the Trendsetter Tackle Finesse Jig I knew that they would have a place in my […]