Tips and Tactics

Deep Freshwater Fishing Tip – Letting It Drop After Missing The Strike

Oklahoma Trophy Bass Guide Chuck Justice reminds anglers of one of the biggest mistakes they make after missing a strike in deep water.
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Getting More Strikes Using Chartreuse and Fluorescent Baits For Crappie

Why is Chartreuse and fluorescent  a good choice for Crappie and others fish within the sunfish category ? Jared Roper explains how bright colors illuminate with UV light and prompt a strike. By definition chartreuse is a color halfway between yellow and green.
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3 Tips to Help Catch More Smallmouth Bass

 I can remember as a young boy wading Mulberry Creek in Lynchburg Tennessee in search of smallmouth Bass. There is no better fighter on the end of your line than the acrobatic smallmouth Bass. I have often referred to the smallmouth Bass as the poor mans trout and the beauty of the bronzeback is unmatched to a Tennessee farm boy. There are many ways to catch smallmouth Bass and listed here
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Musky Spoons – Why Have People Abandoned The Spoon?

by Scott R Musky fishing can be expensive. Why? Lures, that’s why. But why are musky lures so expensive? Because they’re big and most are machined. And, in my opinion, there is tons of hype. Do the musky know this? No. So why do many musky fisherman just have to have a $40, 17 inch walleye replication to feel like they might catch something? Uhhh, because it looks oh so pretty.
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Five Easy Fly Fishing Methods For Trout

by David Manning Many fly fishing techniques can be difficult to master. Matching a hatch of small mayflies or dead drifting a nymph without an indicator can be very difficult for a beginner succeed at. There are techniques however, that any fly fisherman that can cast 20 or 25 feet of line can easily master. None of these techniques require much in the way of guess work and intuition. They
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Fishing Style and Lure Selection Based on Weather Conditions

Veteran Pro Angler Earnest Weathersby Explains Successful Bait and Fishing Styles Based on Certain Weather Conditions. Be sure to check out Earnest on his website http://zspider.weebly.com/ Follow Earnest on Facebook
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The Pressure Anglers Thrive On! Understanding Barometric Pressure Key to Patterning Big Bass

by Jim Root  - Recently I was having a discussion with my friends Gary Dobyns, Mike Barone, and Goodyear Pro John McGoey about the significance, or lack thereof, in the relationship between barometric pressure and bass fishing. In 2004 I began journaling my fishing trips, and trying to gather as much data from the internet as I could find. Frontal systems, wind direction, moon phase, etc.
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Fish Your Way For Success

by Blake Rankie - There are times when I am out tournament fishing or even fun fishing that I have to make certain decisions to catch fish. Very often to do well on any given day I have to go against the grain of what the majority of anglers are doing to be successful out on the water. Community fishing holes tend to hold fish but they get pounded day after day because they are well known.
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