Category Archives: Bass

Hair Jigs and Catching Smallmouth Bass

Catching bass and hair jigs, for a walleye guy, it just seems wrong in every regard.  Last spring though, I got a little creative with my color patterns and made some smaller sizes for taking a casting approach when targeting … Continue reading

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Layering Hair Jigs

When the weather outside is frightful, which translated means after three days of east winds all the docks on the west side of Lake Erie are flooded out and as I look outside, Mother Nature has turned the landscape into … Continue reading

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Old School Tournament Scale

Recently I was talking to a young angler who fishes bass tourneys on Lake St. Clair.  He was fairly certain that forgetting his electric scale cost him in a tournament this year.  I asked him, why didn’t you break out … Continue reading

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Mister Twister Top Props, only $3 each

Mister Twister Top Props:  Only 3 bucks each!     Recently I took a trip to the cabin in the Upper Peninsula and wanted some more Top Props, my favorite pike and muskie top water bait.  I Googled for days, … Continue reading

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Chillaxin’ in da U.P.

Reporting from HEAVEN!!!!  Been fishing n catching, and just relaxing.  Muskie have not been cooperating, lots of hammer handle pike, and had a good day fishing smallies via the drop shot rig.  Today was the good sized pike, but it … Continue reading

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New (Updated) Culling System

I promised to update this idea a couple of weeks ago, but with the some good catches and bad weather forcing me in other directions, I got a lil’ sidetracked so here it is. Last year I came up with … Continue reading

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane….IT’S A BOAT???????

With all the excitement around here lately, I had forgotten to post this pic from last Saturday’s fishing adventure. Not sure what class of craft this would fall into, but it was still pretty amazing to see from the waters … Continue reading

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Witch Tape and Willow Blades

Sometimes you just have to try something when it seems like everyone is using a trick to catch walleyes, giving willow blades a shot isn’t any different.  Now its not entirely new to the scene, in fact willows have become … Continue reading

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Forrest Wood Cup Conclusion @ 11 am

The FLW bass championship will be aired today on Fox Sports at 11 am this morning, and will last till noon.

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Forrest Wood Cup TV Coverage

The next two weeks, there will be coverage of bass angling’s Forrest Wood Cup on Fox.  Locally that’s every Sunday, starting at 11 am through noon on Fox Sports Detroit.  Pretty sure that’s channel 33 for Charter Cable. Held back … Continue reading

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