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
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 accommodate the requirements with added aeration – this Livewell mod takes it a step farther.… ...Read More
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 few of… ...Read More
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… ...Read More
This article is all about trailer tips. Judging from the number of questions I see on various message boards, it seems that trailer setup is a common problem among boat owners. A lot of anglers refuse to take the boat on short trips because it is not worth the trouble that is required to launch and retrieve the boat after each trip. Given what this site is geared towards,… ...Read More