There are two primary schools of thought when it comes to lure color selection – bold, bright, flashy colors and a more subtle, natural, match-the-hatch color template. As you’ll find out from this video, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution to this long debated question. Dave Genz – davegenz.com Brian Brosdahl – brosguideservice.com Jason Mitchell – [Read more…]
Panfish regulations (limits, slots, etc.) is a touchy, touchy topic, but it’s something we NEED to talk about because it’s EXTREMELY important. Here in the Upper Midwest, we’re seeing more and more pressure on panfish populations, and we need to respond accordingly. What do you think the ideal panfish regulations should be? Dave [Read more…]
Winter is finally here, and it’s time for rods of a shorter variety. Panfish, and crappies in particular, are some of the most targeted species throughout the hard water season. In general, crappies are a relatively nomadic species and can be found across countless types of structure throughout a body of water. This includes [Read more…]
Experiment with a variety of options, ranging from subtle live bait presentations to aggressive jigging lures, to determine which system crappies respond to best on any given day.
As we approach another change in season, another change in fish patterns follows. Crappies are often revered as a viable target only during the spring and winter months. Overlooking the fall crappie bite is a mistake made by far too many anglers. This time of year, as average temperatures drop, the crappies will push [Read more…]
If you want to catching MORE fish, you need to be using your electronics to cover water and FIND fish instead of casting or jigging aimlessly. Don’t fish spots. Don’t fish memories. Don’t guard your hole. Don’t sit around waiting for the fish to come to you. Thanks Brad Hawthorne for the sound advice! [Read more…]
Finding our most important fishing tools quickly (and without any extra exercise) has never been so easy thanks to Jason Rylander and his appropriation of one of the greatest inventions of the 1980’s. This storage system will help you be more efficient on the water, and it looks good too! 🔥 For more [Read more…]
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