There are thousands upon thousands of manufactured lures and other types of bait which can be used for bass fishing. However, there is no substitute for live bait when fishing for bass. It is easy to consider bass to be a humble game fish like any other, but it is actually a highly evolved and specialized ambush predator. Notice that the eyes of the bass are positioned in a way which allows them to easily focus forward or upward. Bass have natural Read the rest of this entry »
Whether you are looking for catfish for trophies or for dinner, you need to know where the big ones hide. You can fill your bucket with smaller specimens, but if you want something big, you need to know where to look.
When it comes to bagging the really big monsters, make sure that you think about river holes. Large holes in the water mean that the catfish have a place to hide from the current, to rest and also to feed without getting interrupted. Read the rest of this entry »
There are plenty of fishing programs on DIRECT TV that offer would-be fishermen out there tips on the ideal fishing experience. Most of these tips range from keeping your voice down to showing up at the crack of dawn to even more intricate details like what kinds of lures or bait to use. However, how many of these programs have ever told you to fish in the rain?
While the prospect of sitting in a creaky boat in the middle of the water, soaked to the bone, doesn’t immediately inspire motivation or interest, the truth of the matter is that fishing in the rain is one of the best ways to maximize your chances of catching a fish. The reason for this is because of how the raindrops upset the surface of the water, creating ripples. Fish think these disturbances are bugs (aka “Food”) and come closer to the surface to investigate.
For some people, the rain isn’t such a big deal and, as long as you have the right gear, you shouldn’t have anything to worry about. Just be sure to get out of those wet clothes as soon as you are finished or, if you are camping, start a fire.
When you are out camping get creative with new fish recipes for your fresh catches. The only equipment that you will really need for cooking is a campfire, a cast iron pan and a pancake flipper. Bring some fresh herbs and spices with you; keeping them fresh in a cooler. Also bring along some fresh lemons and limes, they add depth of flavor to any fish dish bringing a bright touch of flavor enhancement to the dinner table. Remember to only enhance the fish with herbs, spices and Read the rest of this entry »
One of the best types of river fishing is fishing for walleye. These fish are extremely fun to catch and taste great. However, like any type of river fishing, it will be different than fishing for that species in a pond.
Places that you want to be looking to cast for walleye are the deep holes at the bottom of the river or stream bed. Walleye tend to be attracted to these areas where the water has slowed quite a bit. Other areas that are good to look for include: steep points Read the rest of this entry »
The first thing you need to understand is that fishing for bass in rivers isn’t the same game as fishing for bass in lakes or ponds. Typically bass like to hide under trees or in a lot of plant vegetation. However, in rivers, especially with a fast moving current, plant vegetation will be very limited. There will also be very little trees; most will be pushed down stream. Even if there were trees, bass probably won’t be by them. The reason for his is because with a Read the rest of this entry »
If you’re a fan of bass fishing, you will certainly want to make your way to Texas so that you can enjoy bass fishing in some of the best lakes this country has to offer. You will find that you can catch the big bass on Lake Sam Rayburn in Jasper Texas. This lake offers plenty of space for you to fish comfortably with no one else in your zone. You’ll be able to enjoy a relaxing day of fishing on this Lake. This helps Read the rest of this entry »
Most people are introduced to fishing by learning how to pan fish, and the techniques they learn for success in this style will prove successful at every type of fishing they pursue. They will learn the importance of location based on visible structure like weeds beds and land formations, as well as knowledge of bottom structure of their fishing spot even if it’s not visible.
The equipment must fit the species, you don’t want anything too light where you will lose many of the fish you hook and nothing so heavy that fish won’t bite. Read the rest of this entry »