Outdoor shows in southern Ontario serve many different purposes for many different people. Personally, I find the shows at once sooth and irritate the acute cabin fever I’ve had since tucking the boat in the garage. By show season I’ve already cleaned, fixed, and replaced nearly everything on the boat. The tackle has been organized […]
Easy in, easy out, that is the name of the game when you are flipping mats! Bill goes over the technical aspects of punching, from what to consider when selecting the right rod/reel set up, to how to properly rig your bait.
Technology has brought many wonderful things to the angling world. With all of the benefit however, have come a number of issues that complicate the way we pursue fish. Technique specific rods, specialty lines, reels with various gear ratios, countless styles of hooks and sinkers…..where does it end? I thought we went fishing to […]
Much debate has been had about what is the best line. I am not talking about what is better between Fluorocarbon, Braid, Mono or Co-Polymer’s, I believe that a lot of that has to do with your personal preference. I prefer to flip with straight fluorocarbon, but I know many anglers who use braid, or […]
Ok I hear so many of my friends say I don’t know how to fish them and I don’t know which one to use. So here we go, when I first started throwing swimbait I decided that I would replace one of my goto baits with it so I would throw it more and […]
The nuances of bass fishing never cease to amaze me. I’m captivated by how changes in baits, tackle and application can come together and create an effective fish-catching system. Angling truly is greater than the sum of its parts. Few techniques have benefited from this process more than frog fishing. The days of dragging a […]
I don’t know why, but far to many people have a hate-on for senko style baits. They are easy to use, versatile, and a very productive bait, yet people still use the “Stink-O” moniker when referring to them.