Posts Tagged 'fishing tips'
Jerkbaits are one of the best bait categories for generating bites from bass during the cold water period — this includes fall, winter and spring. Wired2Fish’s Kyle Peterson shares some tips for triggering bites from tentative largemouth by getting jerkbaits deep, fishing them slowly, and coaxing bites by “video gaming” with Garmin Panoptix LiveScope. Giving the bass time to inspect and commit to jerkbaits is perhaps the most important tip for success. It’s also one […]
A fisherman who wanted to know what I knew about the guide service in the Bitterroot approached me recently. He was perplexed because he had never fished the Bitterroot and wanted to hire a guide for himself and his fishing buddy. Jack wanted to make sure that his friend had a good experience and enjoy the trip fishing the river. The approach made me think about what a new person faces when coming to the […]
Minnesota’s fishing season hits full stride over the week of July 4th. So we asked for advice from an assortment of local guides and denizens. They shared choice lakes and methods they’ll use in the coming week to catch walleyes, bass, crappies, bluegills, perch and northern pike. Walleye fishing on Whitefish Lake north of Breezy Point has been good. Try back-trolling with a Lindy Rig tipped with a redtail chub minnow. From 8 a.m. until […]
Up to 305,000 escaped salmon are heading for “every river in Puget Sound,” and Washington state has asked for the public to help catch them. If you’re headed out fishing this weekend, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has tips for you: • Fish shallow waters along the shoreline. WDFW authorities say the fish are staying closer to shore. • Look for finning and jumping fish. • State officials encourage fishing with spinners, buzz bombs […]
ANDERSON — FLW tour veterans made time during this weekend’s competition on Lake Hartwell for a good cause. Cody Kelley and Nicole Jacobs were on hand Saturday morning for the FLW Foundation’s United Fishing Derby at Chris Taylor Memorial Park. The free event encourages fishing by providing reels, bait and advice from the bass fishing professionals. Norman Gainey brought his grandson, Levi, to the park. The derby was a good excuse for the lifelong fisherman […]
After the last two winters, if anyone said they would be fishing 40-degree open water in January, people would fall over laughing. But it isn’t so funny now. In fact, the fishing is downright decent and has the potential of producing some good numbers of crappie, bass, stripers, pickerel and walleye. The time of the day you do your fishing is a key factor in fishing a mild winter. On a normal year, with the […]