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Lure Technique
Lure Technique
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Sure Bet For Summer Bass? Try a Simple Shaky Head
Luke Clausen teaches us about the Shaky Head Rig
on 08 Jul 2009 by Luke Clausen author list
Sure Bet For Summer Bass? Try a Simple Shaky Head It's been five years since Luke Clausen first used a shaky head worm rig in bass tournament competition but the Yamaha pro has been dedicated to the technique ever since. That's because he won that tournament, the 2004 Wal-Mart® FLW® Championship, and its $500,000 first prize. "I honestly do not think [read more]
Wacky Worming
on 08 Jul 2009 by Dan McGarry author list
Wacky Worming Over the last three years the most consistant bass catcher I have used has been the "Wacky Worm," a.k.a. "Jersey rig". The rig that most people look at and say how can that silly little worm catch anything? Well, once again it does not matter what we as the fisherman think looks good, but rather what Mr. Bass thinks [read more]
Now is the Perfect Time for "Wake Baits"
on 26 Jun 2009 by The Fishing Wire author list
Now is the Perfect Time for "Wake Baits"   Clark Reehm likes the "wake bait" Post spawn bass have a notorious reputation for being hard to catch during the brief interval between spawning and actually starting their return to deep water, but that reputation has never bothered Yamaha pro Clark Reehm. He simply ties on a 'wake bait' and keeps [read more]
A Case for Jigs
on 18 Jun 2009 by Mike Hastings author list
A Case for Jigs What if you were forced to choose only one lure to fish in every situation? What would it be, a spinnerbait, or possibly a soft plastic lure of some sort? Would you choose a jig? Jigs are arguably one of, and possibly the most, productive bass lures of all time. Certainly no other lure has produced as [read more]
Tube Tactics
on 18 Jun 2009 by Mike Hastings author list
Tube Tactics Soft plastic lures have been truly revolutionized only twice since they were introduced in the 1950's. The Slug-Go soft plastic jerkbait changed the way we view, and use, soft plastics. Variations of that bait continue to be designed and produced by many manufacturers as anglers rely heavily upon its fish catching ability. Perhaps just as trend setting and every [read more]
Cookoo Bird - Trick Worm Trick
on 27 May 2009 by Rex Chambers author list
Cookoo Bird - Trick Worm Trick It's hard to believe that we're already in the second week of May. Seems that winter fishing was just a week or so ago, now we're faced with high, warm water and post spawn conditions. There are dozens of different ways to go about the task of catching bass right now, but some are [read more]
Do "Scents" Really Make Sense?
on 22 May 2009 by Roger Lee Brown author list
Do "Scents" Really Make Sense?   Fish formulas and attractants are a very big product in today's angling market, but are they really worth using? I seem to get at least a dozen emails (along with phone calls) each week from anglers who specifically ask me if a fish formula (or fish a attractant) is worth purchasing. I usually respond with [read more]
Skipping the Original Touchdown® Worm
on 27 Apr 2009 by Bud Fields author list
Skipping the Original Touchdown® WormBy: Bud Fields   There are a number of different fishing techniques utilized by successful anglers and, if the situation and conditions are right, they will ALL put fish in your live well. One of my favorite techniques is "skipping" a TD624 Touchdown® Worm to places that are non-accessible to most anglers. Bear in mind, skipping [read more]
Swimming Jig Technique Often Produces Nice Spring Bass
on 27 Apr 2009 by . author list
Swimming Jig Technique Often Produces Nice Spring Bass    If you're a bass fisherman like Greg Vinson, all it takes to convince you to master a fishing technique is catching one big bass. Vinson's first bass caught swimming a jig weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces, and today, more than 10 years later, the Yamaha pro still prefers the unusual presentation whenever [read more]
The Backward Fat Ika
on 24 Mar 2009 by Chris Johnson author list
The Backward Fat IkaStory & photos by Chris Johnson, Bass World West         The Fat Ika from Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits has become a deadly tool for many bass anglers. Though it has secretly been winning tournaments for a while now, the Fat Ika is still a bait that is misunderstood by many. At first glance, the Fat Ika looks [read more]

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