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Tailoring Your Crankbait Rod Setup for Winter and Summer Fishing

May 27, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

Renowned bass angler Keith Combs shares his insights into the nuanced art of selecting the perfect crankbait rod setup for winter versus summer fishing. While acknowledging the critical role of a well-suited rod in angling success, Combs emphasizes that there …

Navigating the Depths: How Far Offshore to Find the Big Fish

May 27, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

For anglers, the quest for the big fish is a timeless pursuit, but the question of how far offshore one must venture to reel in these elusive giants remains a topic of intrigue. Contrary to popular belief, the answer isn’t …

A Comprehensive Guide to Selecting Baits for Inshore Fishing During the Summer

May 27, 2024 | Baitshop Kelly

Summer is a prime time for inshore fishing enthusiasts to hit the waters and reel in some impressive catches. As the temperatures rise, so does the activity of various fish species along the coastline. Whether you’re targeting redfish, speckled trout, …

How to Fish Effectively in Muddy Waters

May 19, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

Muddy water poses a unique challenge for bass anglers, but with the right strategies, it can also offer great opportunities to reel in some impressive catches. Here’s how to adapt your approach when facing muddy conditions: Fish Tight to Cover: …

Hooking a Hudson River Striper: The Ultimate Guide for New York Anglers

May 14, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

The Hudson River, a historic waterway teeming with aquatic life, transforms into a fisherman’s paradise every spring. Striped bass, also known as stripers, undertake their annual migration from the Atlantic coast, swimming up the river to spawn. These powerful fish, …

Conquering the Current: Fly Fishing Tips for Spring Runoff

May 13, 2024 | Baitshop Sarah

Spring runoff can be daunting for fly fishermen. Muddy water and raging rivers can make it seem like the fish have vanished. But fear not, these challenging conditions can actually be prime time for landing trophy fish! Here are some …

11 Top Fishing Spots in the Southwest for an Epic Summer Adventure

May 13, 2024 | Baitshop Kelly

The scorching summer sun might paint the Southwest in a dry, arid picture, but beneath the surface lies a treasure trove for fishing enthusiasts. From glistening lakes to hidden rivers, the desert landscape is surprisingly rich with opportunities to snag …

Spring Bass Tactics: Finesse Power Shot with BFS Reels

April 25, 2024 | Baitshop Garrett

Spring is prime time for bass fishing, and Arizona angler Josh Bertrand shows us a technique that combines finesse and power: the Bait Finesse System (BFS) power shot. This approach excels in clear water with woody cover, where precise casts …

Spring Bass Bonanza: How to Fish Cypress Trees

March 30, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

Winter is officially over and with it comes a whole new season for angling. Spring is prime time for bass fishing, and cypress trees are a favorite hangout for these spawning fish. Here’s how to target them: Depth Matters: Bass …

Top Lure Tactics for Early Spring River Walleye Fishing

March 28, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

As March rolls around, anglers in the Green Bay area eagerly anticipate the opening of the Fox River, marking the start of open-water fishing for the year. Early spring presents a prime opportunity to target Walleye, as these fish are …

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