As you become an avid fisherman and even in the early stages, there is one type of fishing that is sometimes even more rewarding than catching the large mouth bass itself. By this I mean “fishing ” for the ever elusive antique bass lure. This is an art among itself.
If you ever wanted to be a treasure hunter and a fisherman, looking and searching for antique lures can be a most rewarding experience. Lures have been used for many, many years and the availability of antique lures is becoming scarcer and harder to find. Fishing as a hobby is one [...]
In this article I’m going to list the best lures for bass fishing. The lures are being listed in no particular order as it would be impossible to say that one bass fishing lure is the “most effective”. All of these lures are effective for bass fishing and if any of them aren’t a part of your bass fishing repertoire, they should be. These lures are definitely the best lures for bass fishing.
When I use the term ‘bass fishing’ I’m referring mainly to the twp most popular species of bass, large and small mouth bass. All of the bass fishing [...]
Pike lures and musky lures are often associated with crankbait lures. Here is a brief review of the most popular crankbaits.
The Zalt Wobbler
The Zalt wobbler came on the market in the early 1990`s with an innovative design. This wobbler is from Sweden and has had great success in the market. The Zalt is a very lively wobbler which is very attractive when fishing for pike. The Zalt wobbler works at its best when using minimum 8 inches wire trace in front since its movement are dependent on the weight of the wire trace.
The wobbler can be bought in many colors [...]
Esca and pike lures, what does that mean you may think. I will explain this for you. Esca is a new invention from a Norwegian company called Esca Global A/S.
This company has combined a natural phenomenon which has been around for millions of years to fishing lures. In the night or at deep depths different creatures in the sea have evolved a light organ to navigate or attract other fish, either for spawning or for catching prey fish.
The company has through years of development made small units which create light. These can be placed near lures or baits to attract [...]
A little bit knowledge of a pike’s internal framework and how it behaves is needed in order to select the right kind of pike lures when we go pike fishing or musky fishing.
A pike is a pure predator but is very different from salmon which is a solely predator too. Both these two predators feed only on other fish but they use different methods.
A salmon moves more or less constantly and seeks prey. It often follow large schools of fish and attacks from behind or underneath with high speed and force. If the prey spots the salmon and tries to [...]
A species generally encountered in the northern fresh waters of the globe, pike is a favorite catch for many hobbyists. The largest fish from this species can grow up to almost 2 meters in length and weigh around 35 kilograms. If you are after pike, don’t forget to take special pike fishing lures, or you’ll fail to catch. Yet, you may have all the accessories possible and still be unsuccessful if you know nothing about the feeding habits and the specifics of the species.
All the baits and lures take their inspiration from the fish diet. Pike feast on shoal [...]
Plastic worms are prevalent to bass fish when compared to other kind of baits. The worms are available in all sizes and come in a range of colors. The plastic worms can be rigged using the Texas or Carolina style on the jig head and used to catch the bass.
The fact that they look alive makes them ideal for the bass. Despite being used by many, they are still not understood. To be an expert fisher of the bass using the plastic worms, it will take a lot of practice. Most use the Texas rig ‘style of hooking the [...]
In this article I will discuss the most common and used pike fishing techniques and their pike fishing lures. If you are new and interested in this highly recommended fishery, pick one or two techniques and learn and observe as much as possible to become a successful pike fisherman.
Pike Spoons/ Crankbaits/ Wobblers
The traditional northern pike lures are pike spoons and different pike crankbaits or wobblers. Many are still using these and catch many fish with them. They move in different depths from the surface to 15 – 20 feet deep and move straight forward with a wobbly and lively movements [...]