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How to Catch Bass – Techniques to Maximize Performance

One reason why bass fishing is among the most popular game is because they are somewhat easier to fish than other species; mainly because they’re so abundant. However, the fact that these fish can thrive in many bodies of water does not always indicate that you will constantly load them on the boat in each fishing trip.

It requires more than just a simple tossing of the bait and hoping there is a hungry bass close by willing to bite. Consistently catching these big fish essentially comes down to a good application of techniques. In this post we will share important tips to maximize your success and performance as a bass angler.

Whether you are an aspiring tournament angler or a weekend bass warrior wanting to learn more tricks of the trade, the tips you will learn here should help maximize your success and performance. Learning more methods and becoming a diverse angler will result in your catching the more lunker-size bass on upcoming fishing trips.

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How to Clean Boat Carpet – A Complete Guide

Is your boat carpet dirty? As soon as a boat carpet gets a mildew infestation, it’s just a matter of time until a mold develops. When this occurs, the whole boat can become infested with spores, which can be extremely bad for your investment.

Certainly, if you utilize a boat often, some grime will ultimately get traced onto the boat carpet. Regular vacuuming will just keep most loose items from becoming a problem, although a number of them will surely find their way into the fibers of the carpet.

Eventually, this can result in the carpet having a soiled appearance and losing its fluffiness, especially in high-traffic spots.

Frequently, boat carpets are treated to stop mold formation. Over time, such treatment can subside, resulting in the boat carpet being exposed to moist air. Normally, boats are dank and dark, and individuals wearing soiled shoes frequently traverse the carpet.

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How to Become a Professional Fisherman – Expert Advice

Becoming a professional fisherman sounds like a cool job to numerous people. But just like any other jobs, nothing worthwhile can come that easily. Essentially, a fisherman’s life consists of long periods of traveling, rough days, self-marketing, seminars, research, and a second job.

Professional fishing is rewarding and exciting, but it is not what many would imagine it to be. Thus, you need to know how to become a professional fisherman before you try and work in becoming one. This post will give you expert advice on how to become a professional fisherman.

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How To Line A Bait Caster – Fastest and Easiest Method

Becoming skilled with bait casters reel needs more practice and repetition than close faced or spinning reels. When spooling bait casters with new lines, it’s crucial to set up the new line properly for the reel to run smoothly. Keep track of the condition and state of the reel line and change it often.

The effects of reeling fish, sun and heat will degrade your line’s strength. An improperly installed line may result in tangles and backlashes. Fishing tackle needs a bit of maintenance, especially if it’s frequently in use.

The good news is, we are going to teach you how to line a bait caster in this post. The method we’re showing you here is fast and easy. You’re sure to learn this in no time.

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How to Keep Night Crawlers Alive

So let’s say you and your buddy went to the fishing store and bought a pack of worms. And in your fishing trip, you’ve used only a few worms, and you have a lot left over. But you know that in a couple of weeks or months you’re going on another trip and use the worms again. So you don’t want to throw them away.

Well, there are several ways to keep those creatures alive. In this article, we’re going to have a quick and comprehensive discussion on how to keep night crawlers alive; even if you have, you want to keep it alive for months. It utilizes items that you can find every day inside your home.

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Can One Catch Bass Jumping out of Water?

Does bass jump out of the water? This question is quite interesting and the thought is something that fish enthusiasts from different levels (both advanced and beginners) tend to ask. The question may not be a big deal to someone who doesn’t like fishing but anglers just how signification the answer to the question is.

Knowing everything you can about bass will not only help you devise plans and strategies; it will also increase your chances of having a successful catch. Even something that seems trivial like whether bass can jump on water or not can spell the difference between catching one and going home disappointed.

Thus, we will answer the question for you in this section to help you strategize on the best way to catch one.

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What Does Mullet Eat? (Tips and Tricks)

Catching Mullet is one of my passions. For many people, catching Mullet is a great activity because you can eat them, use them as bait but mostly because it's the thrill of catching the big one and then letting it go and live to fight some other day.

Personally, I like catching the big ones so I could use them as the best Crab pot bait there is. Whatever your reason is, Mullet is amazing and they're awfully great fun for adult and kids. Nothing is as kai-oken!You can find Mullet both in Saltwater and Freshwater and there are numerous methods of catching them. I will discuss how to catch them using a handline or Rod and Reel and also how to catch them with the use of a commercial trap as well as the kind of bait you need and how to use the bait.

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How to Fish a Swimbait – Bass Fishing Swimbaits Guide

I. Introduction

It’s the middle of summer and the water is about as warm as it’s going to get. In a lot of ways, it means that big bass are in deep water structures. If you’re fishing in a large reservoir we’re talking about large fishing, and if you’re fishing in natural lakes, we’re talking about deep weed lines and extended was shells.

If you have not used swimbaits for bass fishing, then now is the perfect time to get started. The fact is that swimbaits are now a more dominant method to catch numbers of pressured and big bass. What began as a huge bass craze out west, is now a permanent lure for catching bass.

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What do Bass Eat? The Answer Will Surprise You

I. Introduction

You’re sitting at the edge of the lake when you suddenly spot a bass swimming along a grassy part of the water. You watch in awe as it makes a splash while surfacing and dives into the water. And then you wonder - for such a huge fish, what do bass eat?

The answer to this question could be as obvious as anything that doesn’t eat it first, but for an angler like you, it could spell the difference between taking a picture with a large bass cradled in your hands, and going home disappointed.

Knowing what bass eats will give you an idea of what to bait it with. Finding the right bait will make things much easier for you, especially when dealing with a big and elusive fish.

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