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Clark Fork River Sets New State Record for Westslope Cutthroat Trout

May 20, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

A round of applause for Daniel Whitesitt from Post Falls for reeling in a remarkable catch-and-release state record for westslope cutthroat trout. Daniel snagged this trophy trout while casting his line into the waters of the Clark Fork River in …

Crappie Conquest: Essential Tips and Techniques to Catch Slab Crappie

May 17, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

Crappie, also known as papermouth or calico bass, are prized by anglers for their delicate flavor and spunky fights. With their beautiful, compressed bodies and schooling tendencies, crappie offer exciting fishing opportunities throughout the year. But whether you’re a seasoned …

Top 10 Mid-Atlantic Fishing Hotspots to Hit this Summer

May 14, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

The Mid-Atlantic beckons anglers with its diverse waters, from vast bays to hidden mountain streams. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a curious beginner, the region offers a summer fishing adventure unlike any other. Here’s a curated list of 10 …

Stillwater Secrets for Fly Fishing Success in Spring

April 22, 2024 | Baitshop Kelly

Spring brings a unique opportunity for fly anglers who venture beyond the rushing rivers. Lakes and ponds offer a treasure trove of hidden moments, waiting to be exploited by those who understand the subtle movements happening beneath the surface. This …

Finding Success In High Water During the Spring Rush

April 20, 2024 | Baitshop Sarah

Spring runoff doesn’t have to mean the end of your fly fishing season. With a shift in perspective and some strategic techniques, you can turn high water into an opportunity. Dirty Water, Happy Trout Many anglers view muddy, high water …

Why You Might Need a Wading Staff

April 4, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

A wading staff is a crucial piece of equipment for fly fishermen who wade in fast-moving streams with rocky or uneven bottoms. It provides much-needed balance and stability, especially in deep water or strong currents. Why use a wading staff? …

Giants of the Deep: 5 Legendary Fish to Target

April 3, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

Have you ever dreamt of battling a fish so big it could pull your boat? These aren’t your average catches – these are the heavyweights of the ocean, the ultimate trophies for anglers seeking an epic fight. The King: Blue …

Bass Fishing Trees: Unveiling the Hidden Secrets in Familiar Cover

April 3, 2024 | Baitshop Sarah

Many anglers might breeze past trees, assuming they’ve mastered this familiar habitat. But beneath the surface lurk surprising complexities. This guide dives deep into the world of bass fishing around trees, revealing hidden secrets to maximize your catch. Know Your …

Mallard Bay, an App Revolutionizing Guided Hunting and Fishing

March 31, 2024 | Baitshop Sarah

The world of guided hunting and fishing is undergoing a digital transformation, thanks to Houston-based startup Mallard Bay. In a sector that has traditionally operated offline, Mallard Bay is bringing the convenience of online booking and the efficiency of vertical …

How to Catch Perch Like a Professional

March 27, 2024 | Baitshop Garrett

Mastering the art of catching perch can add a delightful twist to your fishing adventures. While largemouth bass may reign as the top catch across the nation, the yellow perch comes in as a close second. These lively, plentiful, and …

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