Kayak Fishing with Gators

Monster Gator Head

When fishing in Florida it is common knowledge that any body of water can and probably does contain alligators. I have seen them in lakes, rivers, brackish water, saltwater beaches, golf courses, and even shallow roadside ditches. However this doesn’t change that fact that it really gets your adrenaline pumping when you see a big one floating close by or sliding into the water.

Fishing for Bass in the Rain

Largemouth Rain Fishing

When the summer heat hits don’t stop fishing, just change your tactics. When it rains during the spring or summer the rain oxygenates the water and the bass as well as baitfish come to the surface to breathe the fresh and cooler water. This gives them a burst of energy and they go into feeding mode. When both the bait and the predators are in the same area, it is on, and you need to be ready!

Best Lure Colors for Bass

Lure Color Chart Fishing - Small

One of the trickiest things to do when you first start out fishing, or even if you’ve been fishing for a long time, is to pick a lure color that you think will be eagerly snatched up by hungry bass. Lures look awesome at the store in the nice packaging, but when you start fishing them and haven’t had much luck, you blame your lure choice, and your confidence begins to sink.

The Bass Lateral Line

Science time, lets talk through cool stuff that will actually help you catch more fish; the bass lateral line. This is how bass ‘hear’ you walking around, talking, and yelling obscenities when your line breaks. The lateral line is a system of sensory organs in a fish that detect pressure and vibration.

Fishing Reel Drag Ringtone

We will be adding fishing reel drag ringtones to the website for download. I have been searching for a long time but have never been able to find drag ringtones online so I recorded it myself and I am posting them for everyone.

Rapala Scatter Rap

I received a press release from Rapala today regarding their new Scatter Rap lure that is supposed to present a totally new type of erratic and evasive action. More often than not I read these releases and let them sit in my inbox as I receive many each week and I typically feel that most of them are rather dull.

Costa Del Mar Kenny Chesney and Casey Ashley

Costa Del Mar has been busy working with both musicians and bass anglers in the past few months. They have had great success in producing a number of new products, as well as partnering with some of the biggest names in the fishing and music industries!

Chums Croakies

Ever heard of Chums? If you haven’t you should definitely check them out! Chums is a manufacturer of eyewear retainers, cotton clothing, and accessories, that is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Their products all feature the iconic red-footed booby that has come to be a mascot for Chums.

Spawn Fishing for Florida Bass

The Spring brings with it the time for the bass spawn. Bass spawning season presents great opportunities to catch trophy-sized bass with a particular emphasis on sight fishing. The article provides on the Florida bass spawn, where the bass bed, gear for spawn fishing, and bass considerations.

Winter Bass Fishing in Florida

Winter bass fishing in Florida is tough. The bass will hole up in inconsistent areas and are very lethargic when it comes to pursuing food. That makes it very rewarding when catching a bass, however it can also make it very challenging. Here are some tips on lure selection, presentation, and location for landing the elusive winter bass.