February 2014

BASS Elite Series Pro Chris Lane Talks 2014 Tournament Season and Family

Rick Dusek catches up with Chris Lane at the 2014 Texas, Tackle and Hunting Show to talk about the tournament year ahead including his anticipation of pushing speed in the new line of Legend Boats and the use of the Power-Pole Micro on is son’s boat.
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Flipping Baits For Success

by Adam Smith Through out the year my most consistent technique is flipping and pitching, whether it be structure or vegetation flipping produces fish. To be successful during spring, summer, and fall you must change up area/depths you are flipping, the structure or vegetation your flipping, and the baits your flipping. There could be hundreds of articles written on flipping but in this one I
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Keeping It Organized

by Rick Lawrence (AKA The Fish-N-Fool) If you’re a serious Bass, Pike or Musky fisherman the one thing you don’t want to do it is have to hunt through your whole tackle box looking for a lure or bait you want . I’m going to show you guys how I keep my tackle organized that make a huge difference in the amount of time it takes to find the right bait. First off the best way to store Bass
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That Crankbait Won’t Hunt. Or Will It? Crankbait Modifications – Part 1

by Thad Rains - What we will explore is modifications that might enhance your existing crankbaits and look at changes that will enhance performance and help some crankbaits hunt or react differently than most other baits. Some of these modifications are very basic, that most fishermen do anyway.  But there is the opportunity to change the look, sounds, running depth of your lures including,
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Opa-Opa IPA

by Stefan Scott - Maybe it won’t win any IPA prizes or extreme beerfests, but Massachusetts based-OPA-OPA Steakhuse & Brewry’s IPA is one damned good IPA in the Anglo-New Anglo tradition, not so much the Wrong Coast style (which I like as well). The quality in question is malt. This is a maltier than typical IPA offering. Also, the water quality seems excellent, which adds to
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Size Matters When Pursuing Trophy Crappie

Founder and Owner of CrappieNation.net and Pro Crappie Angler Jarad Roper talks with EZ Angler about bait size considerations for catching trophy Crappie. As Roper points out most anglers consider the length of their baits, before or if not at all, considering the circumference.    
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Have It Your Way – Bluegrass Barrels Custom Spirits Barrel

Steve Szceblowski (Dr. Mix) - Folks, ever had the dream of running your own distillery, but lack the familial pedigree, personal fortunes, and vast land holdings? Have a science fair project idea to research how spirits age and change over time in an oak barrel? Are you harboring an incontrollable urge to wear a white suit and talk like a Kentucky Colonel? Or perhaps just have the need for a
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Big Bass Dream’s Oliver Nyg Talks Big Baits for Big Fish and Chasing the Dream

EZ Angler catches up with Big Bass Dream’s Oliver Nyg and talk about the use of big baits for big time bass fishing and how he pursued his dream for only the biggest bass. Californian Oliver is known for having the most incredible run of fishing that a person could only dream about.  In a 7 week span, he hooked and landed 17 fish from 10lbs to 13lbs 5oz.  Breaking personal best twice in
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