Bank fishing or as some call it shore fishing, is where most of us started out fishing as kids. Today we read, hear and even watch more about fishing techniques and strategies from a bass boat, than from the bank. It’s pretty safe to say that not every fishing enthusiast owns a boat, or even knows someone that owns a boat. For those anglers shore fishing is the best option.
According to a report from the folks at BassFan.com a high school teacher named Gabe Keen caught and landed a 15.20 lbs largemouth bass which when and if it’s certified, would take down the previous state record catch of 14.80 lbs caught back in 1954.
Keen caught the bass using an umbrella rig paired with fluke style soft plastics. The bass was weighed in at the Bi-Lo grocery store’s certified scale in Soddy Daisy, TN.
The drop shot is a rig that every bass fisherman should know how to tie and fish. It is truly one of the greatest fishing techniques ever invented. There are many different ways to make a drop shot rig. This detailed article will break down the different components that are used to make a drop shot rig and help explain why you would choose one of another. If you are not familiar with drop shotting, the basic concept is to allow you to suspend a soft plastic lure while maintaining contact with the bottom.
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So you spent the weekend reading about an interesting new fishing technique that’s all the rave on the bass fishing tournament trail. You go to your local tackle shop, pick up all the components necessary, call your buddy and head out on the lake. Your friend decides to stick with the technique that he’s used to, while you rig up the new one and begin to try to fish it.