Fish Attractor

I came up with an idea for creating a fish attractor that hopefully would do two things: Provide shade and provide protection for fish spawning. I read about spawning benches and contacted several people about the dimensions of the benches and learned that anywhere from twelve inches to eighteen inches worked well.… ...Read More

Catching Bass…some very good presentations

Here is an article on catching bass and some very good presentations. Here are some presentations and tactics using a bait I call a zoomie developed by a fishing buddy and my wife as well as myself. We have caught a lot of bass using the following methods. I start with a package of Zoom Speed Worms in Watermelon/Red. I cut off the tails at the narrowest part of the worm.… ...Read More

Converting Transom Mount to Bow Mount

Converting a transom mount trolling motor to a bow mount trolling motor is a very common question with good reason. As the cost of bow mount trolling motors are through the roof, many of us are modding jon boats as a low budget alternative that allows us to fish just as well as pricier rigs. The process is actually very simple. On most transom mount Minn Kotas, if you… ...Read More

Building a LiveWell

This article is about building a livewell. Many of the older jon boats we buy today are not equipped with livewells, and in order to fish tournaments, we’re required to keep fish alive by means other than a stringer. A cooler or Rubbermaid container can accomodate the requirements with added aeration – this livewell mod takes it a step farther…… ...Read More

Hidden Structure

It is no secret that crappie love hidden structure. Why else would anglers spend so much time making and adding structure to bodies of water for their “honey holes”? Adding structure to a lake is a proven way to increase your catch limits, but there are countless other natural structures that will do the same. Drop offs, creek channels and stumps are just a… ...Read More

Float n’ Fly for winter smallmouth

There is a proven method that can produce some excellent winter action,It’s called the Float n’ fly(FNF) technique. What it entails is fishing a small “doll-fly” like jig under a fixed bobber on typically steep sloping banks, in hopes to target suspending smallmouth bass during cold water conditions. If any of you fish for bass… ...Read More