Author Archives: Baitshop Rob

Splitshot for Fly Fishing, What You Need to Know

July 15, 2024 | πŸͺ Fishing Sinkers | Baitshop Rob

Using split shot for fly fishing is a valuable technique for getting your fly to the right depth where fish are feeding. Here are some key tips on how to use split shot effectively: Types of Split Shot Split shot …

Don’t Overlook This Summer Fishing Hotspot!

July 10, 2024 | πŸͺ Featured | Baitshop Rob

Are you struggling to catch fish as summer progresses? It might be time to switch up your strategy. Most anglers stick to familiar shorelines, but the real action is happening away from the bank. Why Submerged Vegetation and Color Lines …

Texas Angler Shatters World Record with Massive Largemouth Bass

July 10, 2024 | πŸͺ Fishing News | Baitshop Rob

Lea Anne Powell has made history by catching the largest largemouth bass ever recorded in her line class at O.H. Ivie Lake, Texas. This monumental achievement has put Texas on the map for bass fishing enthusiasts worldwide. After months of …

Simplifying Your Tackle with Plastic Crawfish Lures

July 1, 2024 | πŸͺ Artificial Lures | Baitshop Rob

Discover the versatility and effectiveness of plastic crawfish baits as professional angler Kyle Welcher shares his insights on maximizing your fishing gear with the Rapala CrushCity Cleanup Craw. Welcher underscores the importance of integrating multifunctional baits like the Rapala CrushCity …

Where to Fish in Alaska This Fall, According to Local Anglers

Alaska is renowned for its summer salmon runs, attracting fishermen and grizzly bears alike to the rivers for red salmon and the elusive king salmon. While summer salmon fishing is a must-do, fall fishing in Alaska offers a unique adventure …

Yellowfin Tuna Fishing, What You Need to Know

July 1, 2024 | πŸͺ Baitshop Life | Baitshop Rob

Yellowfin tuna are renowned for their rapid growth, reaching up to 400 pounds (180kg) within a 7-year lifespan, and measuring between 59 to 88 inches in length. Their torpedo shape, pointed nose, sickle-shaped tail, dark blue backs, yellow sides, and …

How to Get Your Trout Limit While Fishing with Kids

Minnesota is known for its abundance of lakes, yet there are four counties without a single natural lake. Growing up in one of these counties didn’t mean missing out on fishing adventures, thanks to the network of streams and rivers …

Strategies for Success when River Fishing

River fishing offers diverse and exciting opportunities for anglers. Rivers provide habitat for various fish species and present unique challenges and rewards. Whether you’re targeting trout, bass, or other species, understanding river dynamics and employing effective strategies can enhance your …

Understanding Trout Behavior: Insights for Anglers

Trout fishing is a popular and rewarding pursuit for anglers of all skill levels. Understanding trout behavior is key to increasing your chances of success. By learning about their habits, habitat preferences, and feeding patterns, you can tailor your fishing …

Exploring the Art of Marlin Fishing: Techniques and Tips

Marlin fishing is the pinnacle of sport fishing, offering anglers the chance to battle one of the ocean’s most formidable predators. These powerful and acrobatic fish can provide an unforgettable fishing experience. Here’s an in-depth look at marlin fishing techniques …