• Crankbait Action

    To give your crankbaits more natural action when bass fishing, try this; Instead of tying your line directly to the lure as usual, insert a small snap through the lure's line tie and attach your line to the snap. This will allow the bait to swim more erratically, and will also allow you to change quickly to another crankbait if needed

  • Crankbait Fishing Tips [VIDEO]

    We all know that you can fish a crankbait fast, but the best crankbait fishing tip I ever learned is how you can slow it down and get it to come through cover and trigger strikes from big bass.  In this video we teach you the subtle details that make this tip so effective.  Making contact with the structure you are fishing is critcal when it comes to crankbait fishing.  Once you learn how to finesse a crankbait through cover, the rest will come easy. 

  • The Bug of the Mud

    Arbogast Mud Bug

    Before Jerry Thompson (Jerry Thompson was synonymous with lunker winner; Jerry was a big fish specialist and when he was hot no amount of weight in a morning weigh-in was enough. Jerry was famous for big fish, big tournament weights, and his dips when he spoke at meetings) moved to North Carolina, he had a get rid of excess tackle at a sale at our monthly meeting.

  • Top 10 Crankbait Bass Fishing Tips

    Here’s a simple to follow 10 step guide to understanding crankbaits for bass. Let’s face it, when it comes to crankbaits, there are a lot of variables. So, we've layed out the 10 most important tips you need to understand to become a better crankbait fisherman.

     

  • Trapping A Bass

    Rattle Trap Bass

    In our ongoing quest to find new and improved ways to catch more bass fish, sometimes the answer is right before our very eyes. So often the most effective means of boating more fish is so simple, we simply overlook it. Chances are it is right in front of you, but you don’t see it. It’s like not being able to see the forest, for the trees, so to speak. What is it? The ole’ reliable Rat-L-Trap. That’s right, the simply looking, easy to use, noisy, baitfish imitating lure we all have in our tackle boxes that we’ve been using for years, a Rat-L-Trap. Rat-L-Traps are the number one selling bait in America.

  • Versatility - Key to Success

    Bass Angling Tools

    In today’s highly pressured and competitive bass fishing world, you can no longer just master one type of fishing technique or lure. If you do, when the checks are handed out at the end of a long day, your name will not be called.  You need to be skilled in as many techniques as you can learn.  If you have noticed over the past few years, some of the biggest names in Professional Bass Fishing who once where known for fishing specific baits such as jigs, crankbaits or topwaters have started winning tournaments by fishing other baits. You have to look at your tackle box the way a mechanic looks at his toolbox.