Fishing Tips Techniques
Knot How-To: Blood Knot - for leaders using two lines of similar diameter - SpiderWire
The Blood Knot is a great choice for splicing two lines of similar diameter. Ideal for attaching leader lines such as fluorocarbon or monofilament leaders to a braided mainline.
Tackle How-To: Fishing Big Finesse Baits with Yamamoto Kut Tail & Mustad's Double Wide Drop Shot Hook
Travis breaks down how to supersize your finesse fishing with Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits Kut-Tail worms and the Mustad Double Wide Drop Shot hook, included in he October Lucky Tackle Bass Box! He fishes this setup on a Daiwa Ballistic 2500SH.
Lowrance How-To: Update Your Lowrance HDS® or Elite™ Unit with a Mac
Lowrance Product Expert Jacob Scott walks through the steps to download and prepare the Lowrance Update Files from a Mac computer.
Tackle How-To: Rigging Swimbaits with Lucky Tackle Box
Lucky Tackle Box breaks down how to use the Impact Gripper Hook from Mustad that is included in the October Lucky Tackle Bass Box! Designed for any of the larger plastic lures that you would like to use.
Tackle How-To: Wrapping Feathered Treble Hooks
Tournament pro Ken Mah shows how to create custom-wrapped feathered treble hooks in this tackle Quick Tip.
Seaguar How-To: Spooling Up Your Flipping Reel
Tips for respooling your flipping reel from Bassmaster Classic Champion Denny Brauer.
Line Tips: Storage at Home and on the Water
Glenn Walker shares the storage tips that he uses for his Seaguar fishing line and braid.
Lowrance How-To: Using SpotlightScan™ Sonar
Watch as Lowrance Product Line Director Lucas Steward walks through the best ways to setup your SpotlightScan™ Sonar in four common fishing scenarios.
Bass Boat Care: Checking Your Lower Unit with Boatmasters
How to check the fluid in a lower end unit of a Mercury Optimax 250 Pro XS. Always make sure your ready for the water by performing a lower unit check. For Mercury, Mercruiser, Evinrude, OMC, Volvo Penta, and Indmar parts and accessories, please visit boatmasters.com
How-To Build a Fishing Rod: Chapter 7 - Wrapping the Rod
How to wrap a fishing rod when building your own with Batson Enterprises
Swimbait TIps for Deep Water Bass
Deep water finesse swimbaits: Pro Angler and Guide Paul Mueller discusses his favorite technique using the Reins Fat Rockvibe Shad finesse swimbait. Mueller talks color, line, rod length and more.
Seaguar How-To: Bait Awareness when Flipping to Increase Your Catch Ratio
Bassmaster Classic Champion Denny Brauer explains how "bait awareness" when flipping can increase your catch ratio. Time of year, water temperature and other things that change the feel of the bite. Brauer uses technique specific Seaguar Flippin' LIne.
Tackle How-To: Choosing Lure Colors - Right colors for the right situation that help catch bass
Learning how to pick the right lure colors. This video will help you catch more bass for sure...Deciding on which color lure to choose can be a hard question to answer. In this instructional fishing tip pro angler Scott Martin explains what he does to catch more fish.
Seaguar How-To: Boat Control When Flippin' and Pitchin' with Denny Brauer.
Bassmaster Classic Champion Denny Brauer explains the benefits of boat control when flipping and pitching. He's using Seaguar Technique Specific Line for his presentation.
Knot How-to: Non-Slip Loop Knot - SpiderWire
The Non-Slip Loop Knot creates a fixed loop so a lure can move freely (as opposed to a Clinch Knot where the knot is tightly tied to the hook.) This knot is a great choice for crankbaits, jigging applications and top water baits that need a lot of side-to-side action and freedom to move with the action of the lure
Knot How-to: King Sling Loop Knot
Matt Allen of http://www.tacticalbassin.com walks you through how to tie the King Sling - a connection knot. Its a great night for topwater, swimbaits, and any other bait that needs free range of motion.
Lowrance How-to: Calibrate the Touchscreen on a HDS® Gen3
Do you need to calibrate your touchscreen? Watch as Lowrance Product Expert Jacob Scott calibrates the touchscreen on a HDS Gen3.
Technique How-To: Fishing Deep Structure with Lucky Tackle Box
Learn How to Fish Deep Structure in this Lucky Tackle Box tips video. When the water is warm in Summer and early fall, the majority of the fish are going to be spending time on offshore structure... We're going to be using some Kicker Fish Bait Co. products for Drop-Shotting and Carolina Rigging to chase bass in structure. Watch this video and catch more fish while fishing deep structure.
Technique How-To: Tube Fishing with Lucky Tackle Box
Travis Moran is going to be breaking down tube fishing with Mizmo Baits 4" tubes. Tubes have been around forever but they're often overlooked. These baits are incredibly versatile and can match a ton of the baitfish that bass are often preying on.
How-to fish a wake bait using the Optimum Baits OB Minnow Top Water Bait
Bobby Barrack breaks down the OB Minnow wake bait by Optimum Baits. Bobby is on the California Delta and catching them good.
How-To Build a Fishing Rod: Chapter 6 - Wrapping Hook Keeper and Decal
How-To Build a Fishing Rod: Chapter 6 - Wrapping Hook Keeper and Decal with Batson Enterprises
Buzzbait How-To: Targeting Bass in Summer and Fall
Buzzbaits for summer and fall. We're going to be targeting those shallow water active bass in the early morning and late evening. We'll be showing you how to get the most out of Buzzbait fishing.
Square Bill How-to: Line, Rod, Retrieve and Secret Fishing Tip
Big Bass catching secrets revealed with the new River2Sea Square Bill Crank baits. What size rod, What size line and other important tips is what Scott Martin will show you in this "How to fishing Video"! Square Bill crankbaits are a very versatile fish catching crank bait and technique ....learn the pro tips to make you better.
Crankbait How-To: Fish Retrieve, Rigging and Location with Lucky Tackle Box Tips
Lucky Tackle Box breaks down the location, retrieval and rigging for fall fishing with a crankbait.
Tackle How-To: Refurbishing Tungsten Weights
Ken Mah talks about saving money by refurbishing tungsten weights in a step-by-step "Tackle How-To"
Casting How-To: Roll Casting
Dobyns Rod pro Tom Redington shows you how to make a roll cast with a fishing reel and fishing rod. The roll cast is used by fishermen to accurately place lures close to fishing targets from a long distance without a big splash that spooks fish. Follow Tom's tips to quickly learn how to master the roll cast to catch more bass.
Knot How-To: Double Uni Knot for Braided Line with Shaw Grigsby - Seaugar
www.seaguar.com -- Seaguar pro-staffer Shaw Grigsby, Host of One More Cast uses Smackdown 8-strand braid to demonstrate how to tie the Double Uni knot.
Dan's Delta Quick Tip: Rigging a Bad Bubba Shad
Rigging How-To: a bad bubba shad presented by Dan's Delta Outdoors.
How-To: Fish a Wake Bait
How to fish a wake bait using the Optimum Baits OB Minnow Top Water Bait. Bobby Barrack breaks down the OB Minnow wake bait by Optimum Baits. Bobby is on the California Delta and catching them good.
How-To Build a Fishing Rod: Chapter 5 - Wrapping 101
How to wrap guides on a fishing rod when rod building.
How-To: Fish a magnum shaky head - Bass Fishing Technique
How to fish a magnum shaky head- Ott Defoe, Bassmaster Elite Series Pro, explains how to fish magnum shay head jigs. Find the fishing rods used in this video at http://www.fenwickfishing.com/Fenwick.... FEEL THE ACTION!
Spooling Hacks from SpiderWire
Tips and tricks to help you spool correctly and get the best performance and longest life out of your braid.
How-To: The FASTEST Way to Fix a Backlash with Tactical Bassin'
Matt Allen of http://www.tacticalbassin.com shows two tricks that will help you get backlashes out immediately. No more picking for hours, just follow these steps and your birds nest is gone!
How-To - Fish the Ima Skimmer Grande with Fred Roumbanis
Looking for a Topwater Lure that will smoke the bass, cast great and give you and advantage on your fishing partners - try the Ima Skimmer Grande. Roumbanis talks retrieves, action and modifications.
Iaconelli's Top 3 Best Spinning Reel Secret Tips to Reduce Line Twists
Berkley pro Mike Iaconelli asks... Are you aggravated by spinning reel line twists constantly knotting up around your rod tip, reel parts, or balling up when you cast? Birds nests or knotting can be a real nuisance when fishing spinning reels, but getting off to a good start with proper technique of putting the line on the reel can reduce these frustrations considerably.
How-To Build a Fishing Rod: Chapter 4 - Measuring and Placing the Guides
How-To Build a Fishing Rod: Chapter 4 - Measuring and Placing the Guides
How-To: Texas-Rigging a Yamamoto Flappin' Hog
Effective hook-tying keeps you from missing fish when you Texas-rig the Flappin' Hog for punching mats and grass
Knot How-To: Arbor Knot - SpiderWire
The Arbor Knot is used for tying line to the reel and can be used for both baitcast or spinning reels. This knot is suggested for monofilament and fluorocarbon lines.
Josh Bertrand on Rigging for Deep Clear Water Bass
Berkley Pro Josh Bertrand shares a rigging tip for anglers looking to catch big bass in heavy cover that are in deep, clear water.
How-To Build a Fishing Rod: Chapter 3 - Set the Handle
Full materials list and step-by-step demonstration of setting the handle. Part 3 in the Batson Enterprises How-To build a fishing rod series.
Knot How-To: Modified Albright Knot with Andy Montgomery - Seaguar
Seaguar pro-staffer and Elite Series Angler Andy Montgomery talks about how he uses Seaguar® Tatsu™ double-structure fluorocarbon as a leader tied to Kanzen® braid. Watch as Andy shows how to tie the Modified Albright Knot he uses to connect the leader to the mainline.
How-To: Tips for Fishing the IMA Beast Hunter with Fred Roumbanis
Fred Roumbanis explains how the Beast Hunter is different and how he fishes it (line, retrieve technique)
Lowrance How-To: Setting up a Lowrance HDS unit for first use
After your new Lowrance HDS unit is installed, it is ready to be configured for first-time use. In this video, watch as Lowrance Product Expert Jacob Scott demonstrates how to set up a new HDS unit.
How-To Build a Fishing Rod: Chapter 2 - Spining the blank
How to Spine a blank when building a fishing rod.
How-To: Rigging the Yamamoto D-Shad with the Owner Twist-Lock Hook
Ron Colby discusses how careful rigging can help avoid line twist when using the Yamamoto D-Shad. He demonstrates rigging with the Owner Twist-Lock hook.
How-To Build a Fishing Rod: Chapter 1 - What You Need
Rod Building Series with Batson Enterprises - Chapter 1 - What you need to build a fishing rod
Lowrance How-To: Return to a WPT with Lowrance HDS Gen3 and MotorGuide Xi5 Integration
Join Fox Sports Outdoors host Barry Stokes as he demonstrates how easy it is to automatically return to a waypoint using a Lowrance HDS Gen3 unit and a MotorGuide Xi5 trolling motor.
How-to: Rig the Sebile A.T. Worm to "Walk The Dog"!
A Kayak Fishing Tales Exclusive! Patrick Sebile, the owner and designer of Sebile Lures shows Jim Sammons (and you!) how to rig his amazing A.T. Worm so it will walk the dog. Jim takes it out for a test drive and hooks up!
Lowrance How-To: Commissioning a Lowrance Outboard Autopilot
Commissioning a Lowrance outboard autopilot is quick and easy. Watch as Lowrance Product Expert Jacob Scott commissions a Lowrance Outboard Autopilot using a HDS Gen3 multifunction display.
Bass Fishing: How to Fish a Front Runner
Matt Allen of http://www.tacticalbassin.com discusses how to change the presentation of your walking top water baits by using a Front Runner. To read the whole article visit http://www.tacticalbassin.com/ To support Tacticalbassin do your shopping at http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/
How to fish deep on the ledges: Instructional Shortcast
In this "How to Series" learn to catch bigger bass on Kentucky Lake in the summer time. During this instructional video FLW Champion Scott Martin explains a simple approach to bass fishing deep on the ledges and shallow in the grass. Scott will also explain the right rod, reel and line up for each technique so you will be more successful. Deep Diving crankbaits and the River2Sea topwater Rovers are the stars of this ShortCast.
How To Make Swimbaits Last Longer
Matt Allen of http://www.tacticalbassin.com shows how to modify your swimbaits and swimbait harnesses to last longer. Catch more fish and save money with these easy steps.
Scott Martin Shows You the Secrets of River2sea Jointed Swimbait S-Waver
FLW World Champion bass fisherman Scott Martin discloses the secrets of how to use the lethal weapon from River2sea, S-Waver, the hottest swimbait in the West Coast which imitates the most natural dying action.
Lowrance How-To: Remove your Lowrance Elite unit from the Quick-Release Bracket
Watch as Lowrance Product Expert Jacob Scott shows you how to remove your Lowrance Elite Unit from the Quick-Release Bracket
Bass Fishing: How to fish a Popper
Matt Allen of http://www.tacticalbassin.com discusses how to fish a popper for big bass during the summer months.
Fishing a Neko Rig for Deep Bass
Fishing a deep wacky rig, also known as a Neko Rig with a nail weighted plastic.
Knot How-To: Improved Clinch Knot - Berkley
The Improved Clinch knot is one of the most widely used fishing knots. It provides a good method of securing a fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. The "improved" version shown here includes an extra tuck under the final turn. It is commonly used to fasten the leader to the fly. Because it is harder to tie in heavier lines it is not recommended if you are using over 30 lb test line.
How-to rig an Optimum Victory Tail for deep ledge fishing with Fred "Boom Boom" Roumbanis
Boom Boom Fred Roumbanis explains how he caught them at Kentucky Lake with Optimum's Victory Tail.