Monthly Archives: November 2014

Beginner’s Guide to Crankbaits

Crankbaits are an extremely versatile lure which can be used in most situations and particularly when trying to locate fish on unfamiliar watersheds.  A good selection of these baits is a must have for any angler looking to catch fish.  Crankbaits can be used to cover large amounts of water in a relatively short time period. There are four main types of crankbaits on the market today, lipless, shallow diving, deep diving and sinking. Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Crankbaits


How to Fish a Plastic Frog

Booyah Pad CrasherNow that the rainy season has come to a close you can be sure the watersheds will be at their fullest.  With the pleasant weather coming in the next few months it is the perfect time to get out and do some fishing, particularly lure fishing.  Today we are going to look at the techniques used to catch fish on a plastic frog lure.  As I said before in my article Beginner’s Guide to Topwater Lures they are my favorite topwater bait to fish.  The reason being, they are often the most effective when targeting fish in heavy cover. Continue reading How to Fish a Plastic Frog

Beginner’s Guide to Topwater Lures

There is a lot of talk today about different lures and techniques for catching fish.  Which baits work best?  What colors should one use?  Etc.  There is no question however fishing topwater lures can be the most exciting way to catch fish.  Not much can compare to the thrill an angler experiences when a big predatory fish slams into a topwater lure being worked across the surface.   Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Topwater Lures

Beginner’s Guide to Fishing Tackle

So you’ve decided you want to take up fishing and done all your research but still can’t make heads or tails of what you really need to get started.  In this article I will give you a rough outline of exactly what you need to get on the water and start catching fish. Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Fishing Tackle

Abu Garcia Ambassadeur 5500-C3 Review

Abu Garcia Ambassadeur 5500-C3

As someone who has been fishing for 30 years, I have had a lot of time to decide which gear works and which doesn’t.  In that time I have gone through countless rods and reels and there is one reel that has always made it through even the toughest of applications. The Abu Garcia 5500-C3 is hands down my favorite all time casting reel. Continue reading Abu Garcia Ambassadeur 5500-C3 Review