- Published on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 14:48
Many successful panfish anglers will start with a small jig and a casting presentation. The specie of panfish you’re after will determine jig size. If you’re after crappies start with something like a sixteenth ounce Fire-fly or Gypsi jig. Crappies have a larger mouth than most panfish, so they can handle larger baits.
- Published on Thursday, 03 April 2014 14:51
Do a little research on local fisheries. Most of us have small lakes or ponds or rivers nearby that for one reason or another we don’t get to very often. This year, when you get maybe just an afternoon free, visit one of these spots. You might find that you have some good fishing opportunities closer than you thought.
- Published on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 14:48
When trolling for suspended fish, planer boards will be a big help. Boards will enable you to spread your lines and cover several different levels or depths. The outside board should be set so the bait is running shallow, the inside boards will be set so the bait is running deeper, which prevents the possibility of spooking the fish.
- Published on Monday, 10 February 2014 17:47
As mentioned earlier, you can spend a lot of money on a fishing pole, and many of the more expensive rods certainly are worth the extra cost. You can also get some very nice rods at a very reasonable cost. Cabela’s has developed an arsenal of rods that cover the entire price range.