Make rigging a Wacky Stik-O worm easy in these 3 easy steps.
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Trolling rods and reels are specialized pieces of gear, designed specifically for this technically oriented tactic used for almost every species of fish. Learn the differences in various designs and features for trolling rods and reels.
This is a finely tuned instrument. When played the right way, we can become pied pipers, leading fish to strike our presentations.
Spinning reels are a preferred method of fishing for many anglers, with ease of casting, lack of backlashes and easily replaceable spools being some of their preferred advantages. While spinning reels have many positive benefits, matching the right rod to your reel of choice could have a dramatic affect on its performance.
Early fishhooks were crafted from bone or sharp shells, and then, as metals were discovered and designs refined, the modern hook began its evolution into the multitude of offerings available today.
Looking at huge racks and row upon row of fishhooks of all sizes and configurations, even seasoned anglers can be confused when it comes to selecting hooks. With so many fish, so many hooks and so little time, how do you pick the right hook for a specific technique?
Many anglers shy away from baitcast reels due to some common fears. Hearing the dreaded term "bird nest" evokes a reluctance to give these reels a fair shake.
Planer boards and in-line planers are ingenious devises that help anglers cover more water and get lures away from the boat and in front of fish that aren’t spooked.
Once feeding fish are located, the challenge facing all anglers is getting the intended bait down to the exact depth where the targeted fish are holding.
Downriggers are the ultimate method for targeting deep fish with a precise presentation.