Saturday, July 29, 2017

Spinnerbaits Are Not Dead!

There are some bass anglers convinced that spinnerbaits have gone the way of the Do-Do bird. Some even claim they will never be used to capture a major bass fishing title…

It seems Kevin VanDam may just have a different opinion on that topic since a spinnerbait was one of his major weapons helping him capture MLF’s Summit Cup a few seasons ago in Alpena, Michigan.

What was the spinnerbait KVD used to trigger a record-setting bag of Michigan smallmouths into biting?


The Baby Burner by Strike King Lures!

In the following video, KVD discusses the Baby Burner and why it’s so effective for catching smallmouth bass in clear water environs…

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Selecting Ledge Fishing Baits


In part two of the video series on summertime ledge fishing, Strike King Pro Mark Rose describes his thought process when selecting baits for fishing ledges…

Though Rose discusses some of the more common ledge baits, keep other options like big spoons, 10″ T-rigged worms, Carolina rigs and hair jigs in mind as well!


Summertime is ledge fishing time in many parts of the country...

What about yours?

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Wacky Worming Deep-Water Structures

When most anglers hear the term wacky worm fishing, they instantly think of fishing shallow flats and cover…


Switch out the typical wacky worm and un-weighted hook with the a combination of the newer sinking worms and wacky jig-heads and a whole new dimension opens up …

Now’s the time watch the folks from Angling Edge TV demo how it’s done with heavy-weight worms in the video below!


I love fishing wacky rigged soft stickbaits...

Doesn't matter to me whether it's deep or shallow!

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Notes for Summertime Bass Fishing

We’ve all heard the phrase “dog days of summer” and many bass anglers are quick to use it when struggling to catch bass during summer’s heat…



Remembering few basic principles and concepts can help overcome fishing doldrums during the summer as outlined in the following graphic from the folks at Fix.com…



Early to bed, early to rise can often work wonders during the summer heat for sure 😎

Monday, July 3, 2017

Big Bass Tips Via KVD

We all have the goal to catch as many lunker bass as we can though most trips seem to be devoid of big fish…


Take a few moments and listen to top bass pro Kevin VanDam explain his approach to increasing the odds for a lunker catch…