How To Catch Crappie With Jigs – No Minnows Needed

One of the most targeted species of panfish in North America is the crappie. Referring to black crappie, white, and hybrids alike, it is also called a speckled perch, strawberry bass, calico bass, papermouth, or sac-a-lait. For a long time, anglers would use live minnows to target them because they are effective, easy to use, … Read more

How To Fish Senkos For Largemouth Bass

Man holding a largemouth bass with a senko in its mouth in water.

If you fish tournaments or would love to get more bites when nothing else works, you should learn how to fish senkos, stick baits, straight worms, straight tail worms, or stick worms. All of these describe the exact same bait body. The worm that works. Anglers as well as mankind, in general, have used worms … Read more

How to Use a Baitcasting Rod And Reel Correctly

Fisherman using a baitcasting rod. and holding it in the right hand.

Learning how to use a baitcasting rod is essential to catching very big fish. They are big fish rods. They can be used for a variety of situations including both freshwater and saltwater. Baitcasting gear allows you to cast your lure with pinpoint accuracy and precision. Baitcasters are much harder to master, however, often deterring … Read more