Author Archives: Baitshop Garrett

Choosing the Right Fly Rod Length for Small Stream Fishing

When it comes to fishing in small streams, there’s a common misconception that a short, tiny rod is the way to go. However, experienced anglers know that opting for a longer rod, typically between 8 and 9 feet, can often …

All You Need to Know About Bass Fishing this Summer

As the summer heat sets in, many anglers may assume that bass fishing becomes less productive. However, with the right techniques and strategies, summer can be an excellent time to catch bass. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore top tips …

Unraveling the Mystery of Neon Green Fishing Worms

May 29, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing Bait and Lure | Baitshop Garrett

The sight of neon green fishing worms, glowing eerily in the dark, has piqued the curiosity of anglers and science enthusiasts alike. These vibrant worms, known as Nitro Worms, have become a popular choice for anglers seeking to attract fish …

Rubber Core Sinkers 101

May 25, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing Sinkers | Baitshop Garrett

Rubber core sinkers are a versatile addition to any angler’s tackle box. These sinkers feature an alloy oval or football-shaped outer body filled with a rubber core, complete with two twisting tabs at each end. The body includes a split …

Angler Arrested for Cheating with Weights in Louisiana Fishing Tourament

May 25, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Garrett

A man from north-central Louisiana, Aaron Moreau of Pollock, was apprehended in Sabine Parish by enforcement agents from the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for alleged fraud during a bass fishing tournament. Moreau stands accused of attempting to deceive organizers …

Navigating the Spectrum of Fishing Lines

May 23, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing Lines | Baitshop Garrett

Whether you’re an experienced angler or just dipping your toes into the world of fishing, selecting the right fishing line is crucial for success on the water. With a plethora of options available, from monofilament to braided lines, understanding the …

Fishing Big Rubber: The Plastic Eel Revolutio

May 23, 2024 | 🪝 Artificial Lures | Baitshop Garrett

In the realm of angling, a new contender has emerged to challenge the dominance of traditional eel baits. Soft plastic eels have made a splash in the fishing world, proving themselves as essential items in every angler’s arsenal. Despite initial …

Check Out These Funny Fishing Lures the Really Work

May 17, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing Bait and Lure | Baitshop Garrett

Forget run-of-the-mill tackle! These wacky wonders may not be the next big piscatorial breakthrough, but they’re guaranteed to turn heads (and maybe even get a chuckle out of a fish). They’re also perfect conversation starters and unique gifts for the …

Kentucky Angler’s Texas Triumph: Monster Turtle and Record-Breaking Gar

May 17, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Garrett

Kentucky angler Art Weston’s recent fishing trip to Texas was an adventure unlike any other. While aiming to break a record for alligator gar, Weston reeled in a surprising catch – a colossal, 200-pound alligator snapping turtle! Weston, accompanied by …

Mastering the Knot: Your Guide to Essential Fishing Knots

May 14, 2024 | 🪝 Basic Fishing Knots | Baitshop Garrett

Tying the right knot is essential for successful fishing. A secure knot ensures your line stays connected to your lure or hook and holds up against the fight of a fish. But with so many knots available, which ones should …