Tips and Tactics

An Imperium Baits One Two Punch For Summer Smallies

By Chad Wallace - In the summer when big bronzebacks move out offshore onto vast rocky mid-lake reefs and humps, they can be easy to find with 2d sonar, side imaging or down imaging when suspended on top or off the edges chasing bait fish. However, when their main forage base is crayfish like on Lake Mille Lacs in Minnesota, the most active fish are tight to the bottom between big boulders
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Can You Stop A Fish Bleeding From The Gills With Coke or Sprite?

By James Green - I’d never heard of this topic until the other day, but with a quick search I soon found a lot of other people talking about the same thing. It seems there are anglers all over the place pouring carbonated drinks into their fish in an effort to stop them bleeding from the gills. But can Coke, Sprite or Mountain Dew really help or is it just an old wives tale? For starter
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Randy Howell’s Top EZ Angler Fishing Tip – Hint: Go Long

  Bassmaster Classic Champion Shares with EZ Angler one of his number one fishing tips for catching more fish…..hint -go long!
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Bass Baiting by Season: Understand the Cyclical Feeding Habits of Bass

By Mike Cork - Bass are among the most sought-after freshwater game fish. Everyone from professional anglers to weekend fishermen spend countless hours trying to discover the magic lure to catch bass every time they fish. But the truth is, there is no single bait that mimics all the forage opportunities bass have throughout the year. Knowing the primary forage bass eat at any given time
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Catfish Baits – What is the Right Cut Bait Presentation?

By Mark Fleagle -  Catfish have a very tuned sensory system that allows them to taste catfish bait from sometimes 15 ft away. They can smell and taste very small concentrations of your catfish bait when it dissolves in the water and can detect them from some distances away. This is definitely an advantage on any waters where there is a current because the smell and taste drift down stream. It
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Dave Mercer Talks Casting Strategy with EZ Angler

Facts of Fishing host Dave Mercer talks with EZ Angler at ICAST 2014 about his top two tips for anglers.  
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Consistent Co-Angler

By John Boudreau The topic of having consistent success from the back of the boat is one that has many layers. As far as co-anglers in the tournament scene are concerned, we are all familiar with who typically places at (or near) the top on most days. Many people often wonder, “How do you get to be one of those recognized co-anglers?” Depending on the type of tournaments you fish, it could
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Don’t Let the Dog Days Of Summer Burn You At The Ramp!

By Jim Root - Since I began writing this blog I’ve started to get emails from people asking me what I would do in certain climates or weather conditions, and asking if there are presentations other than the ones I’ve suggested that are also an option to someone who might not feel that what I’ve suggested is something that they’re really comfortable doing. So with that
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