Tournament Anglers Know the Value of Soft Plastic Baits, and if You Fish Bass, These New Baits Should Be in Your Arsenal
By Terry Otto
Nick Creme, the creator of the very first plastic worms, would be staggered by what his little innovation has evolved into. From those first worms manufactured on his stovetop have sprung the incredible array of modern soft plastic baits we enjoy today. The crude plastics used 60 plus years ago have been replaced with sophisticated plastics impregnated with scents and salts. Continue reading New Soft Plastic Baits Building on Fine Tradition→
Use These Tips on Using Spinners and Spoons for Steelhead All Year
By Terry Otto
With each cast I let the green Stee-Lee swing a little lower through the tailout. When the spoon wobbled through the area where I expected the strike to come I tensed, but I still wasn’t ready for it. The rod bucked and plunged, and the fish tried hard to run out of the hole, stopping just short.
Because bass fishing is a wonderful hobby and we all benefit from greater interest in the activity, you should always take the opportunity to introduce beginners to the world of artificial lures, and to the greatest gamefish to ever swim.
But remember the confusion you felt when first trying to learn about lures, rods, techniques, lines and so on? Do your best to help set up your coworker, child or spouse for success by teaching them the basics of lure selection, giving them the best chance at feeling a tight line. Continue reading Three Best Lures for Bass Fishing Beginners→