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Bass can be put off by scent as much as they can be attracted by scent? They can be repelled by insect repellent, tobacco smoke and chew so avoid these items when fishing.

Saltwater reels come in many varieties. When fishing for bass that can be found in brackish water, such as European Bass, be sure to use saltwater gear. Freshwater gear will rust up and fail before too long.

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Striped Bass River Fishing

It's not uncommon to catch Striped Bass weighing as much as 40 pounds, some 300 miles from the ocean.   Tip: Hot freshwater striper fishing spots are found below power-generating stations in fast rivers. Striped Bass lay in wait below the generator discharge tubes and...

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Rainbow Trout Night Fishing

What works? The best parts of the river for night fishing include slow areas just outside of bends where the water is calm as well as the shallows and open flats. Essentially, your standard spots for catching Rainbow Trout. Avoid baitcasting and using spinning tackle....

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Largemouth Bass Feeding Facts

What do bass fish eat? These fish are voracious feeders. Adult largemouth bass are largely fish-eating predators. But the food type changes as they grow from plankton, to insects, to fish, crayfish and frogs.   The largemouth bass is a sight feeder and takes food from...

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Largemouth Bass Night Fishing

    At night Largemouth bass follow the lure by its sound. Any disruption in the lure's pattern may avert the fish. Night bass fishing is all about the lake conditions. In the summer, muddy lakes produce more fish during the day. Clear water lakes that are busy with...

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Lake Trout Autumn Fishing

  As the air begins to cool and the sun starts to set earlier each night water temperatures start to dive with the start of September. Techniques for fall are much the same as used in spring, which we'll go through.   However there are several big differences that you...

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Brown Trout Night Fishing

Big Brown Trout are well known for their night feeding and many anglers love going after them. And often the larger brown trout are easier to catch at night than they are during the day.   They come into the shallows to feed off bait fish and insects. Especially in...

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Fishing Gear

Shimano Stella Reels Are Value for Money

The Shimano Stella reels are probably the most powerful, toughest, durable and smoothest fishing reels ever invented by this well-known reel manufacturer. This is a review of the Stella SW series Product Description Shimano's Stella SW spinning reels promise to...

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The Perfect Lures for Bass Fishing

There are no perfect fishermen, only well-educated ones.   Educating yourself on where to find specific species of fish and what type of bait or which lures to use can change the way that you fish. Instead of pulling in just a few, you'll be bringing in fish left and...

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Fishing Reels

Dive into the differences between reels here. Baitcasters, spinning reels, front and rear drag spinning, sea fishing reels, ice fishing reels and find out the best for the fishing you want to do.

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Fishing Rods

A guide for all types of fishing rods, their advantages and disadvantages as well as best uses. Ultralight rods, carbon fiber rods,telescopic rods,baitcasting, spincasting,ice fishing, trolling,fly fishing rods, surf rods and saltwater

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Fly Fishing Lures

Guide to fishing flies, types, best uses and techniques. What are fly fishing flies? Flies are created by tying hair, fur, feathers and other materials onto a hook using thread. They are light and designed to either float or sink, with floating flies being the most...

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Spinnerbaits

Spinnerbaits

What are Spinnerbaits? The ever popular, and universally loved spinnerbait comes in 2 basic shapes. The U or V shaped wire, and the Y shaped are the two major forms of this lure. And that's it.   Their variety comes in the type of spinner, the bait used...

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Fishing Techniques – Trolling

Fishing Techniques – Trolling

  Trolling is the process of placing fishing lines behind a moving boat. The lines can be baited with lures or live bait. Getting started Many bass anglers prefer casting to trolling. However trolling with crankbaits is far more accurate at various depths than...

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Crayfish – Live Bait

Crayfish – Live Bait

Catching big bass with crayfish Crayfish are popular and considered a large part of the diet among adult bass like largemouth, smallmouth, white bass and redeye bass.   Crayfish is one of the best live baits and is considered more popular than worms and minnows.  ...

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Fishing Tackle – Spinners

Fishing Tackle – Spinners

  A swivel is a must unless you want line tangles and twists on a regular basis. We recommend a ball-bearing swivel for the job.   Fishing spinners are seen as lures and also as an accessory to a lure or bait. It's important to remember that spinners generate a lot of...

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Fishing Tackle – Fishing Spoons

Fishing Tackle – Fishing Spoons

Fishing spoons are, as the name implies, mostly a spoon-shaped lure. The first spoons were almost identical to table spoons. These lures have changed over the years and apart from reflecting, they don't resemble spoons at all. Modern Spoons Modern spoons are often...

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How to Choose the Best Lure

How to Choose the Best Lure

Lures are designed to utilize movement, vibrations and color to catch a fish's attention and get it to strike. They've been around as long as baits, with no known earliest date. Although we do know that the Chinese were the first to make fishing line which was spun...

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Striped Bass Deep Water Fishing

During the day, Striped Bass enjoy the safety of the deep and only come to the surface at night, especially during hot summer months along the southern US coast. they enjoy feeding along the edges or drop offs stripers also prefer oxygenated waters Where landlocked,...

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Smallmouth Bass Feeding

Crayfish or crawfish (as they're called in the southern United States), are their top prey and will always land a good sized bass if they're the right size.   Small crayfish will quickly be gobbled up by other local fish like rock bass and perch. Crayfish may be the...

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Largemouth Bass Autumn Fishing

    Bass feed on large schools of gizzard shad and minnows living in the same general areas.   Cooler temperatures arrive in mid to late fall (and early fall in the north), but can take as long as November in the southern United States.   As the temperatures drop,...

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Brown Trout River Fishing

Brown Trout are a territorial species. They like to stake out a protected home area near the edges of fast currents. Check out these techniques and tips to put the odds in your favor. Any obstruction in the water that may provide cover for the light-sensitive fish is...

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Brook Trout Autumn Fishing

fall is the spawning season for Brook Trout As the water temperature drops, in the fall months Brook Trout return to the surface. They leave the deep pools and riffles of rivers and the deep parts of the lake. When Fishing Starts Forget the calendar when trying to...

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Atlantic Salmon River Fishing

Atlantic Salmon are mostly sea-going, but there are some that are landlocked. Most of the landlocked salmon are part of a stocking program and can be found in deep lakes and small ponds. However, even the sea-going Atlantic Salmon spend most of their time in the river...

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Tip of The Month

Smallmouth Bass prefer cool, oxygen rich water.

Therefore, try streams and rivers with fast moving water. Smallmouth can also be found behind brush or other debris and where rocks breach the surface, creating oxygen rich water.

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